Give Up Smoking – Your Options

There are still around ten million smokers in the United Kingdom alone, despite smoking being the single largest cause of preventable disease and premature death in the country. Smoking kills more than a hundred thousand people every year in the UK and is acknowledged to be a risk factor in a variety of different health problems, including: Cancers of the oesophagus, kidney, pancreas, upper respiratory tract, bladder and stomach, as well as myeloid leukaemia Aortic aneurysm, heart failure resulting from coronary heart disease, and cerebrovascular disease Angina, macular degeneration, infertility,…

Sexual Health : The Importance of getting an STI Screening

All sexually active people should be tested for STDs to protect their health. Although most people are aware of the existence of sexually transmitted diseases, they are seldom tested for STIs, which are also a health risk. Having a detailed discussion with your health provider about STIs will ensure that you remain healthy. Nearly half of the males and nearly 80% of females don’t experience the symptoms for Chlamydia, despite of it being there, and if left untreated for a long time, it can cause pelvic inflammatory disease in women…

A Comprehensive Guide to Urinary Tract Infections

If you are a woman, the chances of you contracting the Urinary Tract Infections or UTIs are a lot higher than men. There have been countless reported instances in which woman have reported having UTI’s repeatedly. Here is what you need to know about a urinary tract infection, and if you are affected with it repeatedly, then the preventive measures listed down in this post will help you steer clear of it. Causes of UTIs One of the reasons we are taught to wipe thoroughly after urinating is because the…