It is no secret that pets give companionship and fulfillment to their owner.Though they may be cute and cuddly, wild animals may carry germs, viruses, and parasites.
Animal diseases that people can catch are called zoonoses. Many diseases affecting humans can be traced to animals or animal products. You can get a disease directly from an animal, or indirectly, through the environment.
So we should be extra cautious while handling them…
Hence think twice before sharing ice-cream or kissing your pet.
Although the numerous health benefits of pets far outweigh the risks, it can’t hurt to know what to watch out for: 1. Lyme disease if your [...]
Perimenopause, or menopause transition, begins several years before menopause. It’s the time when the ovaries gradually begin to make less estrogen. It usually starts in a woman’s 40s, but can start in her 30s or even earlier.
Perimenopause lasts up until menopause, the point when the ovaries stop releasing eggs. In the last 1 to 2 years of perimenopause, this drop in estrogen speeds up. At this stage, many women have menopause symptoms.
How Long Does Perimenopause Last?
The average length of [...]
An Asthmatic attack can happen any time to an asthmatic… You should know how to deal the Emergency….
You should know what drug you are supposed to take while Exacerbation
If you are an Asthmatic… always Carry Some Emergency Medications with you as prescribed by your doctor
An asthma attack can take anything from a few minutes to a few days to develop. During an asthma attack coughing, wheezing or breathlessness can quickly worsen.
Anyone with asthma should be prepared for an emergency. Even if you’ve kept your asthma under control for years, it could still get worse without you realizing it. Knowing the symptoms of an asthma [...]
The physical activity increases energy levels, strengthens the heart, muscles and bones, combat anxiety and stress , and helps burn calories . With these advantages few would think that might affect health. However, the exercise outdoors in winterdamages the airways. Avoid risks and know how to exercise indoors .
In winter you have frequent exposure to low temperatures, which adds increased environmental pollution , because between December and January inversion, natural phenomenon refers to the change in position of hot and cold air intensifies, as the first tends to rise because it is lightweight and second down because it is heavier, then, because the contaminated gases and [...]
Prognosis of cancer depend on the stage at which the patient is diagnosed. Hence early diagnosis and treatment seems to be an important factor in determining the outcome.Turns out, many people aren’t paying as much attention to warning signs as they could be, says study author Katriina Whitaker, a senior research fellow from University College London. “Some people don’t think they [the symptoms] are serious, and cancer does not leap to mind.”
Here are 10 Symptoms you should not avoid, they may point to cancer:
1. Lump or bumps It’s best to have any strange lumps checked out by a doctor. In the survey, 7.5% of people reported an [...]
Anaphylaxis, also known as anaphylactic shock is an allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. In most cases, anaphylaxis you need an immediate help:People at high Risk of Anaphylaxis:
If you’ve already had an allergic reaction, you’re at risk of anaphylaxis. Not all allergic reactions lend uto in an anaphylactic shock .Allergic reactions that might put you at risk are:food allergies to milk, shellfish, soy, egg, peanut, and tree nuts allergies to medicines like penicillin insect bite or sting allergies
Less common causes of a reaction are:a latex allergy prior anaphylactic shock exercise Symptoms include: itchy skin or hives a runny nose or sneezing an [...]
Repeated and long-term exposure to certain irritants on the job can lead to an array of lung diseases that may have lasting effects, even after exposure ceases. Certain occupations, because of the nature of their location, work, and environment, are more at risk for occupational lung diseases than others. Contrary to a popular misconception, coal miners are not the only ones at risk for occupational lung diseases. For instance, working in a car garage or textile factory can expose a person to hazardous chemicals, dusts, and fibers that may lead to a lifetime of lung problems if not properly diagnosed and treated.
Consider these statistics :
Occupational lung diseases [...]