Month: April 2020

4 Benefits and Uses of Lavender Tea and Extracts

4 Benefits and Uses of Lavender Tea and Extracts Lavender tea is made by brewing the purple buds of the Lavandula angustifolia plant with hot water. This tea is thought to calm nerves, lead to better sleep, improve skin health, and provide many other benefits, though research is scarce and mostly focuses on lavender extracts. Here are …

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Fertility Vitamins to Take When Trying to Conceive

Fertility Vitamins to Take When Trying to Conceive

Try These 12 Vitamins and Supplements to Boost Your Fertility Overview As anyone who has struggled to conceive knows, infertility can be a hard journey with various — and sometimes overwhelming — treatment possibilities. But there’s one option to boost your baby-making chances that’s relatively simple and non-invasive: your diet — and, more specifically, the …

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Aseptic Technique

Aseptic Technique: Uses | Benefits | Complications

Aseptic Technique What is an aseptic technique? Bacteria are everywhere, and some are good for us while others are harmful. Bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that cause disease are called pathogens. To protect patients from harmful bacteria and other pathogens during medical procedures, healthcare providers use an aseptic technique. Aseptic technique means using practices and …

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Marie Antoinette Syndrome: Real or Myth?

Marie Antoinette Syndrome What is this syndrome? Marie Antoinette syndrome refers to a situation where someone’s hair suddenly turns white (canities). The name of this condition comes from folklore about the French queen Marie Antoinette, whose hair supposedly turned white suddenly before her execution in 1793. Graying of the hair is natural with age. As …

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hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stages: Determining the Severity

Hurley Stages of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Overview Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a skin condition marked by painful acne-like boils that develop deeply under your skin. Previously known as acne inversa and Verneuil’s disease, HS is considered a chronic condition, meaning that you’ll likely experience recurring symptoms over a long time. Treating HS in its earliest stages …

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