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What Happens to Your Body If You Get Infected with the Coronavirus?

There are numerous versions of coronaviruses. Some simply cause the common cold. The newly appeared coronavirus, however, causes a sickness named COVID-19. And while there’s a lot of info regarding what precautions one should take as to avoid contamination, there’s not as much talk about what actually happens inside the body once the virus gets […]

Coronavirus Analysis: What Do We Know for Certain?

We are facing a huge challenge globally today – a merciless pandemic that isn’t quite so dangerous, yet, not even close to being something we ought to dismiss. Some even say that this began as a virus, but it has mutated into an IQ test. If you are wondering why that is so, it is […]

Tailor Your Lifestyle as to Avoid Fungal Infections

There are many types of fungal infections, but what they all have in common is that they are unpleasant. That and the fact that they are more common in people with a weakened immune system. This isn’t to say that people with a strong immune system don’t get these infections, but it happens less often and […]

Chinese Skin Care: Simple Steps to Follow for Natural Glow

Regardless of whether you’ve noticed it yourself or you read it somewhere, most of us already know that the Chinese have the highest percentage of people with flawless skin. Now while some may say they are simply lucky cause it runs in their genes, many dermatologists claim that it’s also about what runs in their everyday […]

Important Bits of Knowledge on Parasitic Skin Infections

Parasites are organisms that live off other organisms (the host). These low life forms of nature steal nutrients from the host, without doing anything to produce something on their own. Now while many types of microbes (bacteria, fungi, and viruses) can also fit a similar description, medical professionals use the term “parasites” to point to protozoa (in […]

The Various Types of Viral Skin Infections

There’s no shortage of viral skin infections – they come in many types. Some of them are quite common and familiar to everyone, while others are pretty rare. They also range from mild to severe and there are also viral skin infections that show up in people with associated systemic diseases. That all being said, here is […]

The Different Types of Bacterial Skin Infections

Bacterial skin infections are quite common. They can range a lot when it comes to severity – from mild, disturbing to life-threatening. A lot of bacterial infections occur as a result of the Staphylococcus aureus (staph) or Streptococcus pyogenes (this is the same bacteria that causes strep throat). Bacterial infection come in various forms, depending on where […]

Everything You Need to Know About Jock Itch

What Kind of Condition is Jock Itch? Jock itch is a type of fungal infection. The main culprit is the ringworms that like living in warm, moist places on the human body. Therefore, most commonly, this condition is found on people who sweat a lot, suffer from the skin condition called eczema or don’t have […]

Common Myths and Misconceptions about the Coronavirus

There is so much information being spread around regarding the latest epidemic – the coronavirus. While there’s no harm in being informed, a good portion of the statements being spread are false. Read on to find out what claims aren’t supported by medical experts or simply, basic logic. The Coronavirus is a Bacterial Infection That […]

Are Face Masks a Good Coronavirus Prevention

Wearing a face mask is one of the few preventative measures one can take in order to prevent getting infected with the coronavirus. However, whether everyone from the general public should wear a mask or jot is something about which the opinions of health experts are divided. It’s not that it can do harm, but whether it can […]

What are the Different Types of Skin Infections

Most people are aware of the fact that the skin is the largest organ of the body. Its what gets in contact with the world first which is why its function is to protect the body from external factors. One of those external factors are infections. The skin can be the medium through which the body gets […]

Oral Thrush: Here’s How to Detect Treat and Prevent It

Unlike most types of conditions that affect us humans, which are a direct result of something, yeast infections are a natural response of the body when something else is out of balance, or in other words, an indirect result of something. However, this doesn’t mean that they cannot be hard to get rid of and […]

The Various Forms of Ringworm and How Can One Get Rid of This Infection

When speaking about the condition named ringworm, it’s important to clarify from start that although the name may suggest it, this is not a parasitic infection – it’s a type of skin fungi. This infection is caused by mold-like fungi, a type that lives on the dead tissues of one’s skin, hair, nails and scalp. One of […]

Introduction to Nail Fungus: Diagnosis, Treatments and Prevention

Nails are not a part of the human body that is prone to various types of diseases, however, nail fungus is a type of infection that can appear quite commonly. It is, in fact, 50% of all nail abnormalities. Now as you may already know, fungus is not something inherently bad on its own, it is something […]

Vaginal Yeast Infections: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments

Vaginal yeast infections, also known as candidiasis, are a quite common occurrence among women. In order to clarify all possible confusion, it’s important to put emphasis on the fact that every healthy vagina contains bacteria and some yeast cells at all times. But trouble comes knocking at the door when the balance of bacteria and yeast […]