What Medicines Can Take While Pregnant? (Part-3)

Yeast infections Yeast infections are common in pregnancy. Still, it’s a good idea to contact your doctor for a proper diagnosis before treating it at home. Safe medications include: miconazole (Monistat; category C) clotrimazole (Lotrimin; category C) butoconazole (Femstat; category C) Home remedies and natural treatments are generally not recommended for yeast infections during pregnancy. Skin rashes, cuts, scrapes

What Medicines Can Take While Pregnant? (Part-2)

Mild and severe allergies Mild allergies may respond well to lifestyle measures. If you need some extra help, the following OTC oral antihistamines are generally considered safe: diphenhydramine (Benadryl; category B) chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton; category B) loratadine (Claritin, Alavert; category B) cetirizine (Zyrtec; category B) If your allergies are more severe, your doctor may suggest taking an OTC corticosteroid spray at

What Medicines Can Take While Pregnant? (Part-1)

During pregnancy, your focus may have shifted to your growing baby. But you, too, may need some extra TLC, especially if you get sick. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some 9 in 10 women take medication at some point during their pregnancies. Many over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and prescription medications are classified by the

Does Sugar Cause Diabetes? (Part-2)

What About Natural Sweeteners? Though natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup or agave are made from natural plant sources, they’re still highly refined — much like sucrose or table sugar. These products contain large amounts of sucrose and fructose and are considered sources of added sugar when used in cooking. Therefore, they should be consumed in

Does Sugar Cause Diabetes? (Part-1)

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes occurs when your body is no longer able to effectively regulate blood sugar levels. This can happen when your pancreas stops producing enough insulin, when your cells become resistant to the insulin that is produced or both (1). Insulin is the hormone required to move sugar out of your bloodstream and into

What is allergic eczema?

When your body comes into contact with something that could make you sick, your immune system promotes chemical changes to help your body ward off disease. You’re exposed to thousands of substances each day. Most don’t cause your immune system to react. In some cases, though, you may come into contact with certain substances that trigger

Please See: What causes yellow stool?

1. Diet What a person eats can affect the color of their stool. Carrots, sweet potatoes, turmeric, and foods that contain yellow food coloring may turn someone’s stool yellow. A diet high in fat or gluten can also lead to yellow stool. If a person regularly has yellow stool due to their diet, they should

What Is Folic Acid, and Should You Be Taking It?

What is folic acid? Folic acid is the synthetic version of the water-soluble vitamin folate, a B-vitamin (B9). Foods are often “fortified” with folic acid because in its natural state, folate doesn’t do well when it comes to food storage and prep. “You need folate to properly make red and white blood cells, utilize carbohydrates

Side effects of late sleeping

Sleeping late has become a worldwide problem, especially for the teenagers and youngsters. Nowadays, people sleep late even if they don’t have any work. It has become a bad habit of them. But do they actually know what problems or diseases might arise because of sleeping late? The results are dangerous. If they sleep late

Say no to contact lens!

The use of contact lenses are increasing day by day. People mostly teenagers and youngsters, who have eye problems use it. Before, they used to use it occasionally, but now they use it everywhere, if needed and also if not needed. They use it in their educational institutions and also in parties, programs and events.