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Infertility, a problem increasingly common

Infertility, a problem increasingly common

Infertility, a problem increasingly common

The infertility consists in the incapacity of conceiving after more than a year of trying, affecting both men and women. The number of infertile couples constantly increased in the last 20-30 years and now there are countries with infertility rates as high as 10% of the population. The infertility can have many causes but fortunately there are also many treatments available.

The impact that infertility has in the social environment and for human development led to substantial medical research in this field, some studies being successful. (more…)

The proper hygiene when having acne problems

The proper hygiene when having acne problems

The proper hygiene when having acne problems

The acne affects millions of people worldwide from all races and ethnic groups. Usually the acne affects mostly youngsters and tends to clear away in mid twenties, but there are many exceptions of both men and women that still have acne problems in late forties and even fifties.

There are some treatments available but none of them can effectively eliminate acne. A very important aspect to pay attention when having acne problems is the hygiene. A good hygiene could ease up a little the acne and in some cases could improve the condition dramatically. (more…)

The most severe flu pandemics

The most severe flu pandemics

The most severe flu pandemics

Each winter the seasonal influenza, also known as flu, affects millions of people worldwide. The flu is caused by various types of viruses and could be confused with the common cold although the influenza is more severe.

The influenza viruses are transmitted through air or by direct contact with contaminated surfaces. The most common symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, sore throat, severe headache, muscle pains, coughing and fatigue. (more…)

Pilates workout benefits

Pilates workout benefits

Pilates workout benefits

Created abut a century ago by German gymnast named Joseph Pilates, this method of workout focuses on control, concentration, precision and breathing. The method has known some addition over time, but the basics remain the same.

Pilates method aims to increase the control, flexibility and the strength of the whole body. Currently there are more than 30,000 Pilates trainers around the world and more than 12 million people practice this method of workout regularly. (more…)

How to control your cholesterol

How to control your cholesterol

How to control your cholesterol

The cholesterol has been for the past few years one of the top subjects debated in medical TV programs, magazines and online articles. The interest showed for this subject is entitled because a high level of cholesterol indicates a serious health problem and could be life threatening.

Unlike the general impression, cholesterol is not really a fat. The cholesterol is an essential steroid that can be found in the cell membranes. Its main function is to create membrane permeability and fluidity, also contributing to the synthesis of bile acid, hormones and different vitamins. (more…)