Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

How Do Drugs Work?

How Do Drugs Work?

Since the dawn of man, he has endlessly found ways of preserving himself for survival. Not only did he attempt to find better sources of food, but also developed a system for healing and prolonging life. The quest of man for health continues until the present, where medicine and technology constantly discover newer methods of […]

How to Quit Smoking

How to Quit Smoking

The tobacco industry is perhaps one of the most successful in the world, earning billions of revenue from cigarette sales per year. And why has the cigarette economy boomed? It is because of the millions upon millions of smokers who patronize their products, much to the dismay of health care professionals. Cigarette smoking is addictive, […]

How to Take Blood Pressure

How to Take Blood Pressure

Before you learn about reading your blood pressure or someone else’s, here are a few notes on how your heart operates and how blood is pumped through your arteries. When you listen to your heart beat through a stethoscope, you hear a rhythm that resembles a “lub-dub, lub-dub” sound. This indicates your blood pressure, or […]

How to Stop a Common Cold

How to Stop a Common Cold

Who hasn’t had the case of the sniffles? The common cold is a non-terminal condition that can afflict men, women, and children. Nearly everyone, if not all people on earth, are susceptible to this sickness. More technically known as acute coryza, the common cold is brought about by infection by viruses like rhinoviruses or coronaviruses. […]