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What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?

Date: Apr-21-2018
Some people use the term cervix penetration to refer to cervical stimulation. With this, the small canal behind the vagina is stimulated when the penis or other object rubs against it. Is cervix penetration safe, are there health risks, and what considerations should be made by those wishing to try deep penetration?

Why is my eyelash growing in the wrong direction?

Date: Apr-21-2018
Instead of becoming trapped under the skin, an ingrown eyelash may grow in the wrong direction, toward the eye. This is called trichiasis, and it can cause irritation, pain, and damage to the cornea. Injury, inflammation, or certain conditions may be responsible. Medical treatment is often necessary. Learn more here.

What does it mean if your RDW is high?

Date: Apr-21-2018
A red cell distribution width (RDW) blood test can help detect the presence of anemia, along with what could be causing it. The test identifies the size difference between the biggest and smallest red blood cells in a sample. In this article, we look at what to expect when having this test, and when it might be used.

How are Dexedrine and Adderall different?

Date: Apr-21-2018
Dexedrine and Adderall are two medications that are commonly used to treat ADHD. Both drugs are similar, but there are some differences in how they are used. In this article, we examine the similarities and differences between these two medications, along with the risks, side effects, and warnings that go with them.

Can essential oils reduce varicose veins?

Date: Apr-21-2018
Varicose veins occur when blood pools in the veins as it tries to return to the heart to pick up fresh oxygen. They are common in people's legs as they age and can be irritating and often painful. We discuss some essential oils and other treatments that may ease symptoms and reduce the appearance of varicose veins.

What causes blood in sputum?

Date: Apr-21-2018
Seeing blood in sputum or mucus can be worrying, but it is usually not a cause for concern. If a person is young or generally healthy, these traces of blood are often caused by a mild infection or bronchitis. In serious cases, they can indicate a severe infection or lung cancer. Learn about causes and treatments here.

Having an audience makes your brain perform better

Date: Apr-21-2018
New research examines what goes on in the brain when people perform a task in front of an audience versus when they are not being watched.

How inflammation and gut bacteria influence autism

Date: Apr-21-2018
A recent study looks at the links between the immune system, gut bacteria, and autism spectrum disorders. It uncovers some interesting interactions.

Why are my legs and feet numb?

Date: Apr-21-2018
There are many reasons why a person may feel numbness or tingling in their legs or feet. The most common is sitting in the same position for too long, which reduces blood flow to the legs. Causes for chronic numbness include multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatments here.

15 ways to prevent pregnancy

Date: Apr-20-2018
A person can choose from a wide range of methods to avoid pregnancy. Non-hormonal methods include condoms and natural family planning, where a person tracks their cycle of fertility. Hormonal methods include the pill, implants, and IUDs. Find out about preventing pregnancy, and when to take a pregnancy test, here.