Victoria Fanslau
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Victoria Fanslau
Victoria Fanslau is a medical content writer and an experienced nurse with five years of experience working in acute care hospital settings on medical/surgical units and primary care. She is passionate about helping others better understand the complexities of healthcare through her writing. With her knowledge, Victoria can break down complex topics into user-friendly information that is engaging and informative. She has a knack for writing compelling and interesting medical content that resonates with readers.
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Medication

Can You Take Ibuprofen on an Empty Stomach?

Ibuprofen is a very well-known over-the counter medication that you can purchase at pharmacies, grocery stores, convenience stores, and online. It is primarily used as a pain reliever and fever reducer.  With so many over-the-counter pain relievers on the market today, what makes ibuprofen different from the others? Read on to explore the unique characteristics… Continue reading Can You Take Ibuprofen on an Empty Stomach?

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 25, 2022

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Health

Viral Syndrome – Everything You Need to Know

The COVID pandemic has had many negative impacts on the world but it has also led to some positive impacts such as people being more aware of how important their health is. Not making health a priority can have devastating effects.  Part of leading a healthy lifestyle is gaining more knowledge about health, medicine, and… Continue reading Viral Syndrome – Everything You Need to Know

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 25, 2022

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Women's Health

Flu-like Symptoms Before Labor? Should You Be Worried?

Being pregnant can be an exciting time in life but it can also be scary and overwhelming. This is especially true when it is your first pregnancy. Your body is going through changes that it has never experienced before.  You probably have so many questions and feel overwhelmed by all there is to learn about… Continue reading Flu-like Symptoms Before Labor? Should You Be Worried?

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 25, 2022

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UTI

Can a UTI Affect Your Period?

Urinary tract infections can be painful and frustrating. Some women question if a UTI can affect their menstrual cycle in any way. To answer this let’s first review female anatomy.  There are three openings in the female genitalia: the urethra, vagina, and anus. Each of these openings is connected to a different body system. The… Continue reading Can a UTI Affect Your Period?

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 16, 2022

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Health

How Long Does It Take to Lower Cholesterol?

There is no set answer to this question. Everyone’s body is different and changes at a different pace. There is no way to lower cholesterol overnight. Cholesterol takes time to decrease and will not drop quickly.  Cholesterol is a lipid/fat that is found in the blood. It is a necessity for the body and helps… Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Lower Cholesterol?

Victoria Fanslau Apr. 19, 2022

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Health

How to Get Rid of Severe Dandruff?

Dandruff is a common problem that affects about half the population. There are some other conditions that may be confused with dandruff. If you have dandruff that is severe you should see a healthcare provider. They will be able to differentiate between dandruff and similar conditions.  The most commonly used dandruff treatment are medicated shampoos.… Continue reading How to Get Rid of Severe Dandruff?

Victoria Fanslau Apr. 19, 2022

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STDs

​​How to Cure Chlamydia Without Going to the Doctor?

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. It is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. The treatment for chlamydia is antibiotics because it is caused by a bacteria. Antibiotics cannot be purchased over the counter and require a prescription from a licensed healthcare provider. Chlamydia needs… Continue reading ​​How to Cure Chlamydia Without Going to the Doctor?

Victoria Fanslau Mar. 21, 2022

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Health

Why Won’t My Nose Stop Running?

Having a nose that won’t stop running is not only an annoyance but could indicate various medical conditions. Of course, having a runny nose is common when you are sick, exposed to extreme temperatures, or exercising but having a consistent runny nose is not normal.  A runny nose is a common symptom if you have… Continue reading Why Won’t My Nose Stop Running?

Victoria Fanslau Mar. 07, 2022

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STDs

How to Heal Herpes Sores Faster?

Herpes sores are caused by a virus called the herpes simplex virus (HSV). The virus is catecorgized into two different types because it can cause oral herpes or genital herpes. Oral herpes are oftentimes referred to as cold sores or fever blisters. This virus is very common and affects many people throughout their life. According… Continue reading How to Heal Herpes Sores Faster?

Victoria Fanslau Mar. 07, 2022