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Overview of Gonorrhea

By at December 31, 2013 | 12:56 pm | 0 Comment

For a completely treatable, non-life-threatening sexually transmitted disease, gonorrhea has a pretty terrible reputation. In fact, just the word sounds menacing and mysterious – like apocalypse or cacophony. In today’s society, a stigma surrounds STDs. STDs aren’t openly talked about, and as a result, many people lack the education necessary to prevent, recognize, more...

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9 Things You Must Know About Vaginosis By Jacob Dawson

By at December 30, 2013 | 10:50 pm | 0 Comment

People sometimes mistake Vaginosis for a yeast infection. Like all sexually transmitted diseases  protecting yourself is the key to prevention. So here are the 9 things you must know about Vaginosis!  1.            Vaginosis is a disease of the vagina caused by bacteria and can be sexually transmitted from partner to partner by going directly from anal to more...

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About a UTI by Kristen King

By at December 29, 2013 | 4:16 pm | 0 Comment

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection caused by bacteria that affects any part of your urinary system including the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra.  A urinary tract infection can be called something different depending on where the infection is along the urinary track. If it is located in the kidneys it is called pyelonephritis or kidney infection. If more...

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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) / Heartburn / Acid Reflux

By at December 28, 2013 | 2:35 pm | 0 Comment

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is when Heartburn occurs more than twice a week over a period of time. When acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus it erodes the lining causing problems. Do you have heartburn and are not sure what to do? Avoid alcohol, coffee, spicy foods, etc Avoid overeating Eat small meals Lose weight, if overweight Wear more...

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9 Things You Must Know About Hepatitis C by Jillian Thornton

By at December 26, 2013 | 1:19 pm | 0 Comment

Hepatitis A, B, C, D, what is this all about? What exactly is Hepatitis C? Many people are uneducated about this disease and may get them confused with the various types. Well simply put here are nine things you should know about Hepatitis C and then maybe you won’t be as confused.   What exactly is Hepatitis C? Hepatitis in general is inflammation of the more...

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