12 Health Benefits of Lemon

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Scientifically known as citrus limon, lemon is one of the most widely used fruits in the citrus family (Rutaceae). The fruit is considered to be one of the healthiest foods on the earth due to its large amounts of vitamins and minerals as well as …

10 Easy Ways to Prevent Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

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Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infection in women and young children, and the consequences of getting a UTI are far more dire when you’re older. Millions of older adults need to be hospitalized each year due to UTIs, and …

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Diagnosis and Treatment

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The diagnosis of UTI will usually be made after asking about the symptoms and testing a urine sample to assess the presence of blood cells and bacteria. Sometimes a urine sample is sent to the laboratory for microscopy and culture to identify the specific cause …

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Symptoms

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Not all people with a urinary tract infection (UTI) will have symptoms, however, when they do they may experience a painful, burning sensation when passing urine, which is the main symptom of UTI. Other symptoms may include: A frequent or constant urge to urinate. Cloudy …

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Causes and Risk Factors

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A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection of the urinary tract. The urinary tract is the body’s system that is responsible for removing waste and excess water from the body.  The urinary tract can be divided into two; the lower urinary tract and …

Frequent Urination: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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Frequent urination is a condition in which a person urinates more often than usual. It may occur both day and night. When this condition happens at night, it is called Nocturia. Frequent urination can affect anyone, but, it is more common in men and women …

Drinking Tea Daily Linked To Lower Risk Of Dementia In Elderly

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Daily consumption of tea can lower the risk of dementia in elderly by up to 50 percent, a new study suggests. According to a study conducted by the National University of Singapore (NUS), tea leaves contain bioactive compounds that can help protect the brain from …

8 Home Remedies for Nasal Congestion

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Nasal congestion, also known as a ‘stuffy nose’ or ‘blocked nose’, is the blockage of the nasal passages usually due to excessive secretion of mucus, leading to tissue swelling. The most common causes of nasal congestion are viral or bacterial infections. Conditions such as the …

9 Health Benefits of Grapes

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Grapes (Vitis vinifera) are berries that are grow on a vine. They are round or oval in shape that come in variety of colors and sizes. Depending on the variety, there are grapes with seeds, and some seedless, tasting from sweet to sour. Grape are …