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Descovy vs. Truvada: What's the Difference?
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Descovy vs. Truvada: What's the Difference?

The difference between Descovy and Truvada is that Descovy contains a newer form of tenofovir while Truvada contains the original form of tenofovir. Compared to Descovy, Truvada has been shown to have more adverse effects on kidney function and bone density.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan13 Sep 2021
How To Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor?
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How To Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor?

Your pelvic floor is the group of muscles found in the floor or base of your pelvis that supports pelvic organs. If this group of muscles is not strong, you may experience issues such as a lack of bladder control, or incontinence. In order to strengthen your pelvic floor, you should consider consulting with a physical therapist and performing daily exercises.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik2 Sep 2021
How To Find an LGBTQ+ Friendly Doctor
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How To Find an LGBTQ+ Friendly Doctor

To create a safe and welcoming space, physicians must acquire the training and knowledge regarding special considerations for LGBTQ+. Many local and online resources exist to enable members of the LGBTQ+ community to find comprehensive care without fear of adverse consequences.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks2 Sep 2021
Can Men Get UTIs?
Sexual Health

Can Men Get UTIs?

While UTIs are more common in women, men can get them as well. Men most commonly get urethritis, an infection of the urethra. UTIs' signs and symptoms display themselves differently in men than women, so it's important to know what to look out for.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini2 Sep 2021
Best Types of Medications for High Blood Pressure in 2021
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Best Types of Medications for High Blood Pressure in 2021

High blood pressure (HBP) is when the force that your blood travels through your arteries is constantly high. Prescription medications are often used as a treatment for HBP when lifestyle changes aren’t helping. There are many different classifications of medications, including beta-blockers, diuretics, and ACE inhibitors.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini24 Aug 2021
How To Tell if You Have Broken a Bone?
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How To Tell if You Have Broken a Bone?

If you have just sustained a painful injury, the severity might not always be visible. Fractures are oftentimes impossible to diagnose without imaging technology, but depending on the type of break may make the type of injury more obvious. Your level of pain and the amount of pressure you can put on the injury will help determine whether you have sprained, dislocated, or broken a bone.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks2 Sep 2021
8 Best Probiotics in 2022
Wellness

8 Best Probiotics in 2022

After thorough research, we have decided that the best probiotic for gut health is Culturelle, and have outlined the best 8 probiotics below.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik21 Apr 2022
The Best Health Insurance for Nomads and Full Time RVers
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The Best Health Insurance for Nomads and Full Time RVers

Some of the best options include Fixed-Benefit Insurance, Short Term Health Insurance, Healthcare Sharing Ministry Plans, Internet-Based Healthcare, and Travel Health Insurance.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley16 Aug 2021
The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin
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The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin

Foods such as avocados, nuts, fish, berries, and leafy greens contain key nutrients to fight off impurities and prevent signs of aging and irritation. Start from the inside out to improve the look and feel of your skin.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks24 Aug 2021
How Often You Should Visit Each Doctor
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How Often You Should Visit Each Doctor

It is advised that you visit a PCP once every three years, a dermatologist once a year, and dentist two times a year.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik10 Aug 2021
What's the Difference Between AHA vs. BHA Exfoliants?
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What's the Difference Between AHA vs. BHA Exfoliants?

Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) are water-soluble chemical exfoliants, aiding in removing dead skin cells, and beta-hydroxy acids (BHA) are oil-soluble chemical exfoliants, meaning they can penetrate the skin through sebaceous glands.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks17 Aug 2021
How to Get Health Insurance During the Special Enrollment Period
Health Insurance

How to Get Health Insurance During the Special Enrollment Period

If you did not purchase health insurance or are not previously covered, you might apply during the Special Enrollment Period if you have a qualifying life event.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley9 Aug 2021