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There are so many amazing things about giving birth. We know pregnancy is totally empowering, hard, and you can hardly doubt your ability, but...
An erection normally occurs in men because of sexual stimulation and goes away when the stimulation stops. But, in rare cases, some people may experience an erection even without any sexual stimulation and the erection may last for more than four hours. This condition is called priapism and can be painful or even indicate an underlying disease. If untreated, it may cause erectile dysfunction.
Ginger is a popular aromatic spice used to flavor many foods, but its real powers go much further. Fresh ginger root has been valued...
Pregnancy is full of surprises. More surprising is the fact that you won't receive all the information related to the process of becoming a...
Carbonated water causes burping, bloating, and gas. In the mouth, it’ll destroy dental enamel and increase your risk for cavities. If you have a mouth sore, carbonated water slows down the healing. Additional side effects include fast heart rate, hunger, and acid reflux. It might even contribute to gastroesophageal reflux disease. Despite these side effects, carbonated water is great for treating an upset stomach.
While not all women find themselves releasing excessive amounts of gas during their period, flatulence is still a common symptom of the menstrual cycle and is experienced by quite a few of us. Hormonal fluctuations during your menstrual cycle, uterine contractions in direct contact with your colon, and eating junk-food that is high in sodium and sugar content could be a few causes of menstrual flatulence. While you can't do much about the anatomical and hormonal causes, you can certainly reduce menstrual flatulence by eating a healthy diet and getting a decent amount of exercise every day.
Lentils belong to the legume family and are edible seeds and pulses found in the form of two halves covered in a husk. The...
Dry beans are nutritious and can be very tasty if well-cooked. Beans also cause flatulence because of the sugars present in them. But, since they do not absorb moisture easily, some people suggest using baking soda to soften them. Baking soda may tackle both these problems, but it has its own disadvantages. Baking soda removes vitamin B present in the beans and may cause the beans to taste soapy.
Some doubts we have about our vaginas sound absurd and we end up feeling quite dumb. But there's nothing to be embarrassed about as every woman has these doubts. These can be anything from worrying about losing things in the vagina, its color, and the asymmetrical shape of the vagina to wondering why it smells so much. Here are some answers to help you.
Babies will cry when they’re hungry. Feeding should take place every 2 to 3 hours, especially since they’re growing so fast. After feeding, a baby might cry if she needs to be burped. Check to see if she has a dirty diaper or is feeling too hot or cold. If she’s teething or has colic, fussiness and crying will be common. Try to soothe her and make her feel comfortable. Sometimes, all she needs is a familiar touch.
Catnip isn’t just for cats. As a tea, humans can drink it for a natural sedative effect. Even colicky babies can drink catnip tea for relaxation. It also relieves muscle spasms caused by exercise, dehydration, or medicine. If you’re feeling gassy, drink catnip tea for a natural treatment. This herb will also promote menstruation if you have a late period or want to get it earlier. Catnip may even have anti-cancer properties, thanks to its ability to kill cancer cells.
Dogs are very sensitive to food. The food you give your dog can directly affect their health and behavior. If the food is causing health issues like allergies or if the food is just not nutritious enough, these signs can help you understand whether the problems are food-related.
Hearing your baby cry for the first time is an unforgettable experience. After the long nine months wait, when the baby is finally here, all...
Gut pain can be caused by appendicitis and gas. Pain from appendicitis usually starts around the belly and travels to the lower right side. It’s usually very sharp and tends to come and go. Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and poor appetite. You may also develop a fever and bowel problems. On the other hand, gut pain from gas isn’t as severe. Discomfort is more common, along with bloating, flatulence, and burping.
Consuming too many dates could lead to an increase in blood sugar levels and induce weight gain. In addition to this, it could also lead to stomach cramps, gas, and diarrhea. Besides these, dates could trigger allergic symptoms and cause tooth decay. They are also unhealthy for infants.