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Health

Bruised Kidney: Symptoms and How to Treat It

Most of us are familiar with normal bruising, specifically when the skin becomes discolored and painful to the touch. What many individuals do not know, however, is that you can bruise your internal organs. More specifically, you can injure your kidneys due to trauma. A bruised kidney can be severe, requiring careful medical management. To… Continue reading Bruised Kidney: Symptoms and How to Treat It

Jessica Guht Jun. 22, 2022

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Medication

Wellbutrin vs Prozac – Everything You Need to Know!

With so many antidepressants available, each having its pros and cons and therapeutic properties, it can be difficult to determine which one works the best for you. Two commonly used antidepressants are Wellbutrin and Prozac, both used to manage major depression. Besides being used for depression, Wellbutrin is also used to treat the seasonal affective… Continue reading Wellbutrin vs Prozac – Everything You Need to Know!

Jessica Guht Jun. 22, 2022

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Women's Health

Cytolytic Vaginosis – Everything You Need To Know!

Cytolytic vaginosis is a vaginal infection caused by inflammation of the vagina, which causes a chemical reaction compared to the maturing of milk. The common symptoms include abnormal discharge, burning or discomfort while urinating or during intercourse, and pain while having sex. While there is no cure for cytolytic vaginosis, you can use self-help methods… Continue reading Cytolytic Vaginosis – Everything You Need To Know!

Jessica Guht Jun. 20, 2022

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Allergies

Can Allergies Cause Dry Mouth?

The changing seasons bring along a new host of allergens in the air, causing itching, sneezing, and watery eyes. However, one of the less well-known symptoms of allergies is a dry mouth, which can result from allergies or allergy medicine.  A dry mouth is not only uncomfortable, leaving you eternally wishing for a drink of… Continue reading Can Allergies Cause Dry Mouth?

Jessica Guht Jun. 20, 2022

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STDs

Ingrown Hair Vs Herpes: What’s The Difference? 

It’s natural to feel some unease when discovering a bump in your genital area. However, it can be hard to determine when that bump may be an STI, such as herpes, or when it is only an ingrown hair. Both of these conditions can result in bumps in the genital region, but there are some… Continue reading Ingrown Hair Vs Herpes: What’s The Difference? 

Jessica Guht Jun. 20, 2022

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Medication

Cymbalta VS. Lexapro: Which Is Better?

Cymbalta and Lexapro are two prescription medications, both of which are used to treat major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). While both Cymbalta and Lexapro are used to treat similar conditions, the two medications have some key differences. What Are the Differences Between Cymbalta and Lexapro? Cymbalta (a popular brand name for… Continue reading Cymbalta VS. Lexapro: Which Is Better?

Jessica Guht Jun. 16, 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

Stabbing Pain in Jaw When Drinking Alcohol?

Drinking alcohol is typically meant to be an enjoyable social experience. However, some people may have their time spent enjoying alcohol and the company of others interrupted by a stabbing pain in their jaw. This can be a concerning symptom that causes many to wonder what is causing sharp pain in the jaw when drinking. … Continue reading Stabbing Pain in Jaw When Drinking Alcohol?

Jessica Guht Jun. 13, 2022

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Health

What Causes Shortness of Breath After Eating?

If you have felt short of breath after finishing a meal, you may be wondering what causes it and whether you should be concerned. Feeling shortness of breath after eating can be distressing, but is it dangerous? Not always. Common causes of shortness of breath after eating include acid reflux, food allergies, or inhaling food… Continue reading What Causes Shortness of Breath After Eating?

Emily Maeve Milord May. 10, 2022

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Health

Can an Ear Infection Cause a Sore Throat?

A sore throat and ear infections can often go hand-in-hand, which may cause someone to question if ear infections cause sore throats. In most cases, ear infections result from viruses or bacteria that have already infected the throat, so while both occur simultaneously, the sore throat is from the viral or bacterial infection and not… Continue reading Can an Ear Infection Cause a Sore Throat?

Jessica Guht May. 10, 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