Immune System – What to Know?

Immune System
Immune System The immune system is made up of special organs, cells and chemicals that fight infection (microbes). The main parts of the immune system are white blood cells, antibodies, the complement system, the lymphatic system, the spleen, the thymus, and the bone marrow. These are the parts of your immune system that actively fight infection in the body. However, an underactive immune system does not function correctly and makes people vulnerable to infections. Consequently, it can be life ...
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What is Menopause?

What is Menopause
Menopause Menopause is defined as a lack of menstruation for one full year. It begins when you can no longer become pregnant naturally. Menopause generally begins between the ages of 45 and 55 but can develop before or after this age range. Consequently, it can cause uncomfortable symptoms such as hot flashes and weight gain. So for most women medical treatment is not needed for menopause. Why does Menopause Occur? Menopause is a natural process that occurs as the ovaries age and produce less...
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Foods for Energy

Energetic foods Many people feel tired or rundown at some point during the day. A lack of energy could affect your daily activities and make you less productive. However, this can be affected by the type and quantities of food you eat play essential roles in determining your energy levels during the day. Even though all foods give you energy, some foods contain nutrients that could help increase your energy levels and maintain your alertness and focus throughout the day. Bananas Bananas may b...
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Defining a Real Man in a Relationship?

A Real Man Some women feel a “Real Man” doesn’t exist—that he is impossible to find. Other women do not want someone like him. On the other hand, some men think they are the very definition of a “Real Man.” Other men feel there is no such thing. One thing is true, though: Those men who think they are the very definition of a “Real Man” and those who think they are not are both very often wrong. Facts If you want to know if you are a real man or are in a relationship with a real man...
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Best Vitamins for Strong Immune System

Best Vitamins
Immune system Your immune system is constantly engaging in battle with invading microorganisms. The risk of viral, bacterial and fungal infections will be minimized by strengthening the immune system. Essential vitamins for your Immune system There are certain vitamins which are essential for sustaining the normal activity of the immune system. Nutrients are a requirement for the production, proliferation and functioning of immune cells. So a deficiency of essential nutrients weakens the im...
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Male Sex Drive

Sex drive and the brain Sex drive is usually described as libido. There is no numeric measurement for libido. Instead, sex drive is understood in relevant terms. For instance, a low libido means a decreased interest or desire in sex. The male libido lives in two areas of the brain: the cerebral cortex and the limbic system. These parts of the brain are vital to a man’s sex drive and performance. They are so important, in fact, that a man can have an orgasm simply by thinking or dreaming about a...
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Common Skin Disorders

Skin Skin disorders differ greatly in symptoms and severity. They can be temporary or permanent and may be painless or painful. Some have situational causes, while others may be genetic. Some skin conditions are minor, and others can be life-threatening. While most skin disorders are minor, others can indicate a more serious issue. Acne Acne is usually associated with hormonal fluctuations experienced during your teenage years, but adults can experience acne too. Commonly located on the ...
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Human Body (Organ Systems)

 Introduction The human body system is the group of organ systems work together to make complete functional organisms. The different organs can work together to perform a common function, similar to how the parts of your digestive system break down food. The human body system consists of circulatory system, respiratory system, digestive system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system and reproductive system. Circulatory System The circulatory system is a body-wide network of blood, b...
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Oxytocin known as the “Love Hormone”

Oxytocin
What exactly is oxytocin? Oxytocin is a hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter. It plays an important role in reproduction. The hormone has also been shown to decrease stress and anxiety levels when released into certain parts of the brain. In females, the hormone triggers labour and the release of breast milk. In males, it helps move sperm. It may also help people with autism better understand and respond to social cues. What does this have to do with love? Couples in the first stages of ro...
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Real Men Get Tested For Diseases

Real Men
Introduction Real men get tested for diseases and screening tests can find diseases early, when they’re easiest to treat. Ensuring that you get all the required tests can make a huge difference not only to your health, but to the wellbeing of those who love you. Your doctor can tell you which diseases to be screened for according to your age and family history, but here are some of the more common issues you may need to be screened for: Body Mass Index (BMI) Your body mass index, or BMI, is a...
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