Category Archives: General discussionn

What Causes Snoring?

If you are not one of the 45% of adults who snore on occasion, you probably know a person who is inflicted with the condition. Often people joke about it, but do you really know what causes it? While most of the time it is something simple, like being overly tired or sleeping in the wrong position, if… Read More »

Circumcision Before and After

Circumcision refers to the surgical removal of the foreskin that covers the glans or head of the penis. Every boy is born with this foreskin, which is surgically removed during circumcision to expose the glans. The procedure on adult patients is different from that of infant because it requires a higher level of skill and… Read More »

Organs of Skeletal System and Their Functions

The skeletal system in human is a major connective tissue system that is made up of organs, such as bones, ligaments, tendons and cartilages. The entire framework of body is made up of bones, which serves as a guarding system to protect the viscera and allows locomotion. Two bones are connected by fibrous tissues that… Read More »

Sperm Benefits During Pregnancy

You may not know about the benefits of sperm in pregnancy, and you may not even feel very intimate while you await your new arrival. However, knowing it can be good for your pregnancy and your relationship with your partner may re-ignite the spark so you can share some closeness. Always check with your doctor to… Read More »

Adult Tonsillitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

The tonsils are situated at the back of the throat, one on each side and two in total. They are made of glandular (lymphatic) tissues, and look like two small pads. Their main role is to protect your mouth from bacteria by creating white blood cells and antibodies that attack germs entering your mouth. Tonsillitis… Read More »

Uncircumcised vs. Circumcised: Which Is Better?

For many years, circumcising male infants was a common procedure in various countries. The practice can be performed in a hospital, during a religious ceremony, or in other occasion. Although most males were circumcised at some point in their lives in certain cultures, this is becoming less common. Families today are not automatically circumcising their… Read More »

Why onions make us cry

They’re a cupboard staple and feature in most culinary dishes, but why does the humble onion often leave us with more than we bargained for? Medical News Today report that a sophisticated chemical needed to defend the bulb of an onion from predators in the wild is the reason our eyes stream while slicing and dicing… Read More »

Is Sex at 37 Weeks Pregnant Safe?

So many things change when you are pregnant. Things usually considered safe may no longer be in the ‘safe list’ during pregnancy. The same is the case with sex during pregnancy. Many women think it would be harmful for their babies, especially if they engage in sex close to their due date. Is it safe… Read More »