Who Needs STD Testing?

Let’s be honest, STD testing is one of the important things a person can do for themselves.

It might not always seem like that but it is for many people, there is a lot of misinformation about STD testing. Now, for many youngsters growing up, they are told about the basics of staying protected while being intimate with someone.

However, many people don’t like to think or talk about … Read More

Uncovering The Hidden Secrets Of Therapeutic Ultrasound

Therapeutic ultrasound has been in existence since 1940 despite being surrounded with several controversies regarding its scientific foundation.

It is an ultrasonic procedure that stimulates or provokes the tissues beneath the skin surface using ultrasound to release its healing effects. An applicator or transducer is used in the process and gets in contact with the patient skin.

The process involves compression and rarefaction of sound waves with a very high … Read More

Are Home HIV Testing Kits Reliable?

Possibly no medical test is as important to understand as the HIV test. HIV tests are done to identify the existence of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), in saliva, serum, or urine.

By testing for the HIV, one can know for sure if they have HIV. People do not have an awareness of its symptoms and can live for many years without actually knowing … Read More

The Amazing Benefits Of Drug- Free Chiropractic Care

Millions of patients across the world seek chiropractic care to get low back and headache pain. Chiropractic is a drug-free process that involves a combination of hand-applied pressure, massage and other manual manipulations of the 24 independent vertebrae along the human spinal column.

Several cases of body pain are in one way or another related to the spinal column. Most people are unaware of the roles that the spine plays.… Read More

Health Insurance Quotes On Your Smartphone

Do you have a health insurance plan?

Are you covered as a citizen of the United States?

With the strict ACA health-care laws, the demand for health insurance has been on a steady rise over the years. As a result, a national website called Healthcare.gov has been established.  The Healthcare.gov website will have an application process which also can be used by your local health insurance agent.  You can … Read More

Know About Prostate Cancer

What is Prostate Cancer?

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 

Prostate cancer is a tumor development on the prostate. The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis of a male reproductive system between the penis and the bladder and has the function to help in the production of semen for sperm. The cancer cells grow slowly but sometimes quickly from the prostate to the surrounding body tissues and bones … Read More

Getting Tested For STDs

STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) are simply diseases that are caused mainly by sexual contact between two people. Sexually transmitted diseases include HIV/AIDS, which is the major one, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Genital Herpes, etc. The viruses that cause the infection are usually carried in body fluids meaning they can transfer through open wounds on one’s body.

With the current increase in the level of diseases all over the world,

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Dry Needling Therapy vs. Acupuncture

Differences b/w Dry Needling & Traditional Acupuncture

Both dry needling (DN) and traditional acupuncture (TA) involve the use of filament-like needles to penetrate the skin and bring about therapeutic effects. Because of these similarities, many patients and professionals alike often fall into the trap of thinking that dry needling and acupuncture are one and the same.

Although this is true to some extent, there are some distinct differences between traditional … Read More