Magnesium Stearate

What is Magnesium Stearate?

Supplements are taken by almost anyone who wishes to fulfill their recommended daily intake (RDI) of vitamins and minerals. However, not everyone realizes the ingredient or additive used in supplements, which is none other than magnesium stearate. Due to its presence in dietary supplements, there are misconceptions about it. What...

blackberries

Health Benefits of Blackberries

There are a lot of delicious fruits in the world, and people love eating these fruits as snacks. More often, even huge fruits such as pineapples and watermelons are cut into bite-size pieces to be eaten as snacks. Somehow the availability of small fruits becomes more satisfying since you can...

benefits of apple cider vinegar

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar and How to Use It

A common ingredient found in the kitchen, apple cider vinegar is actually beneficial for one’s health. Much like in cooking, it can also be used in a number of ways. You’ve already probably heard of the benefits of apple cider vinegar, but haven’t really tried it out yourself. Well, here’s...

vitamin k foods

Vitamin K Foods: Sources Aside From Supplements

The K vitamin is one of the essential nutrients that our body use to fulfill its different functions. One its role is by helping the building blocks of our body. It helps in the chemical processes regarding the building blocks of life. It also helps in the field of blood...

Connective Tissue Disease

Early Signs of Lung Cancer: What You Should Do

Connective tissue disease affects many people throughout the country. While this usually targets the joints, muscles, and skin, no organ is safe from it. Once it hits, it could cause a whole spectrum of problems that need immediate intervention. Here are some of the common types of this group of...

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

The Acute respiratory distress syndrome or ARDS is a failure of our lung due to inflammation. Shortness of breath, quick breaths, and a slightly significant bluish discoloration of the skin are the symptoms of ARDS. For many patients who successfully survived this syndrome, lead a somewhat diminished life in terms...

Do Not Resuscitate

Do Not Resuscitate: Understanding DNR Orders

A DNR or Do Not Resuscitate Order is a set of written instructions from the patient’s healthcare partner. Or it is a physician telling healthcare professionals not to perform CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on the patient if and when an emergency arises. It is common practice for healthcare professionals to...

diclofenac sodium gel

When to Use Diclofenac Sodium Gel

Diclofenac sodium gel, which is also familiarized with brand names Voltaren and Solaraze, is a known nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (or NSAID) that is mainly used as a topical gel to externally treat osteoarthritis and muscle strain, particularly on the knees and hands. Topical gels are medications that are applied to...

morphine side effects

Morphine Side Effects and Risks

Morphine, fentanyl, oxycodone, demerol, codeine, methadone - these are just some of the known painkillers that are classified as opioid analgesics. Each painkiller has its own characteristics and strength level, and out of all the different variations of painkillers that are most favored by many - morphine. History of Morphine...

persistent depressive disorder

Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)

Depression is not a joke. It’s not easy to deal with and today depression is common among people in different age due to different factors in the society it can be external factor or it can be internal factor. What is Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)? Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia) is...