Blood

  • new-site-blood-pressure

    How To Regulate Normal Blood Pressure

    When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked? If you are a man over the age of 45 or a woman aged 55 and above, then hypertension poses a real threat to your health. According to data from the Center for Disease Control, at least half...
  • 2615558474_b2f6642dc3_b

    Understanding Hemophilia

    Hemophilia refers to a hereditary disorder in which your blood does not coagulate or clot normally. If you suffer from this condition, any internal bleeding can cause damage to your internal organs and body tissues and may lead to death if not checked early. Notably, hemophilia is associated with...
  • ThinkstockPhotos-483744140 (1)

    Blood Clots: Symptoms And Preventative/Treatment Measures

    Blood clots are a medical condition, usually as a result of blood clumping together in your blood vein. They can lead to a serious medical condition if not properly treated early enough. Blood clots may take the form of Deep Vein Thrombosis or Pulmonary Embolism depending on where the...
  • new-site-blood-sugar-levels

    Do You Know How To Monitor Your Blood Glucose Levels?

    Bayer’s Contour Blood Glucose Monitoring System This device makes it easy and convenient for continuous glucose monitoring. You can even store your test results for up to two weeks and the test only takes five seconds each time! Notably, this device offers optimal and accurate results in that the...
  • new-site-blood-cord-meaning

    The Meaning Of Cord Blood And Why It’s Special

    After a baby is born and the umbilical cord is cut, some blood remains in the blood vessels of the placenta and the portion of the umbilical cord that remains attached to it. After birth, the baby no longer needs this extra blood. This blood is called a placental...
  • Nurse prepares a  for patients to help treat the disease in the hospital

    Useful Tips For Managing Your Diabetes

    Did you know that over 18 million adults and children in the United States have been diagnosed with diabetes? Common signs and symptoms of diabetes include: Always needing to urinate Always being thirsty Unexplained weight gain or weight loss Fatigue Prone to infections Slow healing of minor injuries (cuts,...