How To Treat Bunions
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A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Declobbering Some Emergency Contraception Myths

Submitted by on July 7, 2009 – 11:36 amNo Comment

With a clutter of countless brands marketing their products to the hilt, one needs to get their perceptions clear to make informed decisions which will help woman lead side-effects free lives with zero risks from unprecedented health risks like sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancy or last but not the least, a diminished sex life.

Declobbering Some Contraception MythsMany vouch by the 100% effectiveness of the latex and polyurethane varieties of condoms. With its hassle-free reach across medicine counters, effortless storage, affordable prices and effectual safeguard against AIDS and wide range of STD, there are quite some loopholes to watch out for. Many factors like faulty use, wear and tear during use can cause abnormal genital lumps, herpes to site a few. There are others who disregard it use to due to deadened feeling, clumsiness or are simply sensitive to certain brands.

One can optimise the effectiveness of condoms by combining the use of jelly-like, creams, easily insert able spermicides that increase the acidic level of the vaginal wall, thus destroying the sperms. Although total aversion from most STD’s like HIV, is not guaranteed, many women complain of annoying side effects like itchy and irritable sensation and allergic symptoms. The main pointer is its use, which has to be about 20-25 minutes to commencement of coitus and use during every attempt.

The daily estrogen-progesterone pill taken through the cycle except on the leak days helps to revert ovulation and thereby successfully minimizing chances of conception. These pills are consumed by many women for as long as ten years without any problems. The positive aspects of the pill are regular flow and significant reduction in discomfort during flow. Many are known to reduce the risks of vaginal ailments like ovarian ulcers and cancer, fibroids and endometrium cancer. The negative aspect being that it offers absolutely no protection from STD, and many side effects like migraine, skin darkening, mood swings, nausea, lower sex drive and weight gain and skin breakouts in some have been reported. If the pill is started late in the cycle or if one misses even one daily dose, they seem to render no effect. Also, many women have to wait for periods of about 6-12 months or more to get their hormone levels to normal when they plan to have children.

If one experiences frequent headaches or migraine, or have family history of high blood pressure, heart disease, blood clots one is advised to stay clear from the dual estrogen-progesterone combo pill. They can opt for the progesterone-only pills, if showing above symptoms or reactive to estrogen.

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