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Early Sign of Pregnancy

Early Sign of Pregnancy

Am I pregnant? Sometimes it is difficult to know. Actually, every pregnant woman has early signs of pregnancy that can be recognized. Here are some early signs of pregnancy:
Missed period
This is the most common symptom, and is usually the first one you Might pick up on. During pregnancy, the uterus will not produce ova that can cause menstruation.
Feeling Nausea
The second …

Asthma

Asthma

Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the bronchial tubes (airways) that causes swelling and narrowing (constriction) of the airways. The result is difficulty breathing. The bronchial narrowing is usually either totally or at least partially reversible with treatments.
Bronchial tubes that are chronically inflamed may become overly sensitive to allergens (specific triggers) or irritants (nonspecific triggers). The airways may become “twitchy” …

Acne Treatment, The Common Sense Approach

Acne Treatment, The Common Sense Approach

Acne Treatment, The Common Sense Approach – The first thing to remember when starting acne treatment is that there is no overnight cure. The duration of treatment can last between a few months to a few years. Another thing to understand is that what may work for one person might not work for another. Each individual is unique and the …

The Immune System’s Defense Team

The Immune System’s Defense Team

Antibodies
Antibodies are specialized fighter proteins that your body produces in response to specific antigens. The two are attracted to each other, linking up like puzzle pieces, so that the antibody can destroy the antigen. Antibodies kill antigens in several ways, including:

making them clump together so they can’t move; macrophages, a type of white blood cell, can then swallow them up
punching …

Blood Marker Tests

Blood Marker Tests

Your doctor may order blood tests for cancer/tumor markers to detect cancer activity in the body. Proteins and circulating tumor cells are two types of markers that can be measured. A cancer tumor often produces a specific
protein in the blood that serves as a marker for the cancer. Circulating tumor cells are cells that break off from the cancer and move into …

Blood Chemistries

Blood Chemistries

Blood chemistry tests measure levels of certain substances in the blood that can tell your doctor whether or not various organs are healthy and functioning properly during treatment. Tests may be done to measure:

the levels of liver enzymes (special proteins involved in vital chemical reactions) and bilirubin (a substance that helps break down fat), to evaluate liver function
levels of potassium, …