About Alena Scuk Bego

Alena is a guest blogger and full-time health and wellness enthusiast, combining her two biggest passions – healthy living and writing.
Lactose intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the lack of ability to digest the milk sugar or lactose. This inability cause s the most common gastrointestinal symptoms such as flatulence, cramps, bloating, and diarrhea in some individuals. When a person is lactose intolerant, it means that they don’t have enough of the lactase enzyme which breaks down milk sugar…

Hodgkin lymphoma treatment

Hodgkin lymphoma is a form cancer of the lymph system. Signs of the disease include swollen lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss. Test that examine the health of the lymph nodes include an exam of the body to check general signs of health, including checking for signs of disease, such as anything unusual…

Hodgkin Lymphoma

Lymphomas are cancers that start in lymphocytes — or white blood cells. There are two main types of them including Hodgkin (HL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). They respond to treatments differently. There’s lymph tissue in many parts of the body, so Hodgkin lymphoma can start almost anywhere, but the most common places are lymph nodes…

ginger

Ginger is one of the healthiest spices on the planet. Some proven health benefits include relieving colds, different kinds of body aches including arthritis, motion sickness, and nausea. It’s able to lower blood sugar. Scientist claim it helps when a loss of appetite. The rhizome (underground stem) of ginger can be consumed fresh, dried as…

omega-3 fish oil

Omega-3 fish oil (omega-3 rich fatty acids) are essential nutrients that are important in preventing and managing heart disease and many other health-related conditions. Fatty fish like salmon, sardines, or mackerel are rich in these omega-3 fatty acids, but most of us don’t consume enough of these important nutrients and it’s recommended to take the…

polycystic ovary syndrome

Even though there’s no cure for polycystic ovary syndrome, as part of the treatment, medicines can be used to help control insulin levels or a woman’s reproductive hormone. Some polycystic ovary syndrome medications include: Combination of estrogen and progestin hormones in birth control pills. They may fix irregular menstrual bleeding or absent menstruation. They may…

Polycystic ovary syndrome

Hair loss due to the polycystic ovary syndrome can begin early in life, even as early as 11. Polycystic ovary syndrome can be caused by a hormonal imbalance in which the ovaries produce too many male hormones. Polycystic ovary syndrome often causes infertility. The symptoms of PCOS include facial hair growth, hair loss, acne, irregular…

iodine rich foods

Most of the iodine that we get comes from different foods. The best food sources of iodine are dairy products, seafood, bread, eggs, iodized salt, but also berries and vegetables such as potatoes, beans, spinach, and chard. Vegetables that we grow in our soils deplete ground from iodine. The World Health Organization recommends all salt…

iodine deficiency

Iodine a naturally occurring chemical element. It’s present in fairly constant amounts in seawater. Natural levels of iodine are very low in the soil where people grow vegetables and grains, especially Australia, and the risk of iodine deficiency related diseases is quite high. It is the most common cause of thyroid disorders. A diet low…

simethicone drops

Simethicone drops are used to relieve symptoms of extra gas caused by certain infant formulas or swallowing too much air while feeding. It is an anti-flatulence medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1952. It acts by changing the surface tension of gas bubbles, breaking them down and forming into larger bubbles. This…

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