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Diabetes and oral medication

DIABETES IN BRIEF Diabetes is a condition that is characterized by insufficient insulin production or inadequate cell response to the effects of insulin. This results in too much blood sugar (hyperglycemia). This phenomenon is responsible for complications related to diabetes, which affect the heart, kidneys, nerves, blood vessels and eyes, more or less long term. WHY AND […]

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Pregnancy diabetes

PREGNANCY DIABETES OR GESTATIONAL DIABETES For a pregnant woman, nothing is more normal than to yearn for a pregnancy without a hitch. However, some illnesses can occur when a child is expected, such as gestational diabetes or pregnancy diabetes. Gestational diabetes is an elevation, usually moderate, of blood sugar, which is diagnosed for the first time during […]

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Depression: an illness that heals

WHY DOES DEPRESSION OCCUR? The most likely cause of depression is undoubtedly an imbalance of certain chemicals in our brain that act as messengers. Other factors may contribute to triggering depression, such as heredity, illness, stress, drug or alcohol abuse, and the occurrence of significant events. That being said, it is clear that the ideal treatment will […]

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How to fight against hot flashes with food?

The Menopause is officially installed when a year has passed since the last menstrual period  . The dreaded hot flashes sometimes appear a few years before this pivotal moment, during the period of perimenopause , characterized by an irregular menstrual cycle. What is commonly called a hot flash is actually a vasomotor symptom (what?). The phenomenon is not fully understood yet, but it would […]

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How to reduce your pigmentary tasks?

WHAT IS A PIGMENTARY TASK? Have you ever consulted a professional, whether in health, finance or politics, without having grasped the message? What’s more frustrating than having a simple concept explained with complicated words! Never mind, here is a list of expressions for  different brown spots on the skin  : pigment spots; solar lentigo; aging spots; melasma; chloasma; pregnancy […]

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Ulcerative colitis

WHAT IS ULCERATIVE COLITIS? Ulcerative colitis is sometimes referred to by another medical term: chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is a name that includes two diseases: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. These diseases are characterized by the presence of chronic and progressive inflammation of the intestine, whose evolution is variable and unpredictable. In the case of ulcerative […]

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E-cigarette

PUT ALL THE CHANCES ON HIS SIDE When we want to stop smoking, all means are good to achieve it. However, the people who achieve this feat are most often those who have established a plan of action combining several different strategies, implemented according to a structured approach. If you try to stop tomorrow morning without help, […]

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Chlamydia and gonorrhea

Do you believe that sexually transmitted infections (STIs) only happen to others? Think again! Anyone with risky sexual behavior can suffer from such an illness. Learn about the safe practices to adopt in order to live a healthy and fulfilling sexuality! WHAT IS CHLAMYDIA? Chlamydia is an infection caused by a bacterium that can affect different parts of […]