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Ensure Vs. Boost Nutrition Drink

Nutritional drinks help provide dietary elements that may not be consumed during the day's meals. For some, nutritional drinks are used as a substitute for actual meals due to time constraints or old age. You may use nutritional drinks to…

When Should I Call My Doctor About Breast Symptoms?

There are various symptoms in the breasts that should prompt you to call your doctor. In particular, you should watch for the following: Any skin changes in the breasts (especially in the nipples and areola) Lump in the breast or underarm…

The Effects of Breathing Raw Sewage Fumes

Breathing raw sewage fumes can be both unpleasant and physiologically damaging. Raw sewage produces a melee of gaseous compounds. Common colorless gases encountered in sewage systems include hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide, methane and…

Normal Endometrial Stripe Thickness

The inner lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. The endometrium is the tissue to which a fertilized egg, or blastocycst, attaches for the duration of a pregnancy. The endometrial size varies throughout the menstrual cycle, but…

Breast Bud Development Signs

Breast buds are often one of the first signs of impending puberty. This early development of breast tissue signals the beginning of the change from a female child's body to an adult's body. Each girl's body is as different as her…

Why Would Breasts Become Firmer?

Hormone changes may cause breast changes in women and men as they age. Medical conditions may also cause firmer breasts. Puberty As young girls age, their breasts will become firmer as they hit puberty. The first signs of puberty in girls,…

What Hormone Makes Your Breasts Grow?

A number of different hormones make your breasts grow over your lifetime. The period of greatest breast growth is in puberty. As an adult, you may wonder if hormones can cause further breast growth. Later, in maturity, you might ponder…

Breast Increase During Menopause

Physicians will probably tell you that breast size may decrease after menopause because of a decline in estrogen levels, however, many post-menopausal women are apt to say that their breasts increased by at least one cup size, requiring…

Calorie vs. Carb Counting: Pros and Cons

What are calorie counting and carb counting? When you’re trying to lose weight, calorie counting and carbohydrate counting are two approaches you can take. Calorie counting involves applying the principle of “calories in, calories out.” To…

Breast augmentation recovery

Breast augmentation recovery typically requires that patients minimize physical activity for 3 to 7 days before slowly resuming more strenuous tasks. The amount of downtime required, and the amount of time needed to make a full recovery…