alcohol-intolerance

5 facts you should know about alcohol intolerance

Do you start to feel queasy or sick after consuming even the most insignificant quantities of alcohol? Do you feel unusually warm or notice that your skin tone changes? These might be signs that you have alcohol intolerance. What Is Alcohol Intolerance?  Alcohol intolerance or alcohol sensitivity is a metabolic disorder. It affects the way […]
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Pregnant Woman

5 things you should know about high blood pressure and pregnancy

High blood pressure (hypertension) can increase the risk of pregnancy complications for women and their babies. High blood pressure during pregnancy can affect the growth of the placenta, which supplies nutrients and oxygen to the baby. This can lead to early delivery, low birth weight, placental separation (abruption), and other complications for the baby. With the proper […]
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smoking

How to quit smoking and what to expect

Quitting smoking is also known as smoking cessation. Tobacco smoke contains nicotine, a highly addictive substance produced by the tobacco plant. The effects of nicotine withdrawal often make it difficult to quit smoking. Despite the difficulties in quitting, most adult cigarette smokers want to quit. In 2015, 68% of adult smokers wanted to quit. Over […]
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first-aid

First aid treatment for burn injury

Burns can result from any source of excessive heat that damages body tissue. They can be caused by the sun, radiation, chemicals, hot liquids, electrical appliances, fire, etc. A burn injury can be minor or life-threatening, so knowing first aid for burns is essential. Prompt attention can limit damage and promote healing. Types of burns […]
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