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Food intolerance: Who should avoid gluten and lactose

Food intolerance: Who should avoid gluten and lactose

Who should really avoid gluten and lactose, and why preventive exclusion of these products fits a few? Today we’re talking about food intolerance. Its symptoms include increased fatigue, skin itching, bloating and abdominal pain after eating. Let’s define, why it happens, and how to cope with it. Food intolerance vs allergy The symptoms of allergy Continue reading Food intolerance: Who should avoid gluten and lactose

Hysterectomy: Why Lena Dunham told about getting rid of the uterus

Hysterectomy: Why Lena Dunham told about getting rid of the uterus

Everyone’s discussing why did Lena Dunham tell about her hysterectomy (a surgery on the uterus, when it is removed). The director says she made it after many years of agonizing pain due to endometriosis. We understand the importance of speaking about such interventions aloud. Hysterectomy most important facts In the US, hysterectomy is the second Continue reading Hysterectomy: Why Lena Dunham told about getting rid of the uterus

Irritable bowel syndrome guide: What is it and how to defeat it?

Irritable bowel syndrome guide: What is it and how to defeat it?

Despite the fact that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which causes pain and rumbling in the abdomen has been studied for several decades, its causes are still unknown. Our irritable bowel syndrome guide will help you understand the most important points. How to live with IBS? Can you treat it forever? What is irritable bowel syndrome Continue reading Irritable bowel syndrome guide: What is it and how to defeat it?

Obesity complications: 7 systems of the body to be affected first

Obesity complications: 7 systems of the body to be affected first

Excess weight can cause serious diseases, not just make you feel unattractive. We picked most common obesity complications, divided into groups. So, here are seven systems of the body that are under risk in overweight people. Obesity complications: Liver First of all, weight gain seriously affects fat metabolism in the body, therefore causing liver problems. Continue reading Obesity complications: 7 systems of the body to be affected first

Medical scans real and imaginary dangers

Medical scans real and imaginary dangers

Are medical scans, like X-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI, totally safe? Some people avoid any kinds of medical imaging, others insist on regular “tomography of everything.” So, which approach is better? In fact, the usage of absolutely safe diagnostic imaging techniques seems impossible Pure facts about medical scans #1: Radiation First of all, not all Continue reading Medical scans real and imaginary dangers