A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer in women. A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix — the lower, narrow end of your uterus that’s at the top of your vagina.
A Pap smear can also detect changes in your cervical cells that suggest cancer may develop in the future. Detecting these abnormal cells early with a Pap smear is your first step in halting the possible development of cervical cancer.
It is the best tool to detect precancerous conditions and hidden, small tumors that may lead to cervical cancer. If detected early, cervical cancer can be [...]
You’ve heard the line – an apple a day keeps the doctor away — forever now and must have dismissed it as an old wives’ tale. However, nutritionists are time and again shedding light on the numerous health benefits that this wonder fruit has in store. If you are unaware of this humble fruit’s health benefits, have a look at this post to get a clear idea why you should eat apple every day.
Nutritional Information for Apples Apples contain almost no fat, sodium or cholesterol.
Apples deserve to be called “nutritional powerhouses”. They contain the following important nutrients:Vitamin c: a powerful natural antioxidant capable of [...]
BMI is a useful measure of overweight and obesity.
It is calculated from your height and weight.
BMI is an estimate of body fat and a good gauge of your risk for diseases that can occur with more body fat.
The higher your BMI, the higher your risk for certain diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers.
Although BMI can be used for most men and women, it does have some limits:It may overestimate body fat [...]
Citronella oil is a fantastic way of keeping the bugs at bay. You can buy it in candle, incense and even soap form. This method is less effective in windy areas as it is odor based, but can be a great first defence against being bitten. Avoid using such substances on small children as it can cause mild skin irritation.Bug Traps
Light Traps, Suction Traps and Bug Zappers can prove very effective against mosquitoes. They are highly affected by wind direction however, which means you have to position them carefully to ensure maximum efficiency. You could try and use tactical repellant placement to guide them towards the traps.Chemically [...]
Being a Doctor is more than just curing patient , you have to support your patient at mental level also.
A Doctor should have Placebo personality, his mere presence and small conversation should make the patient feel comfortable and safe that he is in right hands.
Being a patient is entirely different stuff. You always feel that you should be treated nicely.
But the hospital environment and activities makes it a bad experience.
You have to stand in a Long queue first to see the doc and then for tests and other cumbersome procedures
But these days the health system is evolving and we are more focusing on patient [...]
Being Pregnant is one of the Beautiful phase of a Lady’s life….
Some symptoms can tell you a bit early before pregnancy tests
Obviously missing your period is an important sign but a lot of females have irregular periods.
So here are the signs of upcoming guest:
One of the most communal symptoms during conceiving is exhaustion or fatigue. During tiredness don’t take caffeine in extra amount if u think you have conceive, in this situation you should take rest and take it easy. Mostly women can start feeling remarkably fatigue almost one week of conceiving, the reason [...]
Contact lenses are the best optical instrument … if used properly. But they can create havoc at the same time if you are not careful enough . So get all the information , you need to know while using contact lenses.You should not wear contact lenses , if : Frequent eye infections; Severe allergies; Dry eye that is resistant to treatment; A very dusty work environment; or An inability to handle and care for the lenses. Contact lens safety tips: DO make sure contact lenses and lens storage cases are cleaned and disinfected regularly, according to your eye doctor’s instructions. DON’T place contact lenses in your mouth or use your [...]