Staying sane in a world where RSV, the Flu, and COVID-19 are present can be a bit difficult when it feels like these three viruses are just lurking around waiting to strike. The biggest question that has been on everyone’s mind is, what is the difference between all three of these very dangerous viruses? In this blog, we discuss the similarities and differences between these respiratory infections and what we can be doing to prevent catching and transmitting them to others. Keep reading to learn more.
Just when we thought life could go back to the normality of a pre-covid world, the COVID-19 Delta variant had different plans. They always say that everything’s bigger in Texas and as of August 10, 2021, so is the COVID-19 case count. Keep reading to learn more.
NASH, also known as Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, is an advanced form of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). NAFLD is caused by a build-up of fat in the liver and is considered a silent disease with few or no symptoms. Keep reading to learn more about the causes and symptoms of NASH and NAFLD.
As the number of people infected with COVID-19 starts to decline, experts are warning that RSV is becoming a threat in the southern part of the country and could put more people at risk than we think. RSV or Respiratory syncytial Virus mimics a common cold but can cause severe illness in infants and elderly individuals.
It’s no secret that the hesitancy to get vaccinated against COVID-19 is highest among millennials and Gen Z. Recent poll conducted by NBCLX/ Morning Consult found that 28% of gen Z, 22% of millennials, and 23% of individuals aged 18-34 do not plan on getting vaccinated. The big question here is why? Why is there so much hesitancy amongst the activist generations? Keep reading to learn all about why young adults are not getting vaccinated and what we can do to change that.
Muscle spasms are excruciatingly painful, but what causes them? Is there a way to get rid of it? Let's look at what muscle spasms are, how they happen, and what causes them. Continue reading to understand more about the pain you've been having and how to deal with it.
So, you have low testosterone. What does that mean? Let’s start by talking about what testosterone is and what it does for your body. Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body. This hormone is mainly produced by men in the male reproductive glands (testicles). This hormone stimulates sperm production, a man’s sex drive, and develops and maintains muscle mass and bone density. Having low testosterone means your testosterone levels fall below 300 nanograms per deciliter (ng/dL). For reference, the average rate of testosterone falls between 300 - 1,000 ng/dL, according to the FDA. Keep reading to learn about the different symptoms you may experience and the different treatment options that are available to you.
Ever been told by your doctor that you’re ovary-acting? Endometriosis is real, and so is the pain that comes along with it. In fact, Endometriosis is a prevalent gynecological condition in women. Read along to learn all about Endometriosis, symptoms, results of being left untreated, and different available treatment options.
The worst kind of media a woman could get would definitely have to be Chlamydia but, why is no one talking about it? Let's normalize the conversation about sexual health by discussing all we need to know about Chlamydia, the importance of getting tested, and what to do in the event you test positive.
While most would associate the springtime with beautiful weather and blooming flowers, for others, this may mean frequent exposure to asthma attack triggers. As this beautiful spring weather shows up, let’s discuss the difference between adult and childhood asthma and how the springtime could look a little bit different for someone who has this condition.