Choosing a Primary Care Provider

Primary care providers (PCPs) are healthcare professionals that attend to common medical problems. Most often a doctor, PCPs can be nurses or physician assistants. Compared to other healthcare practitioners, they are often monitoring and treating you for a long time. Their general practice allows them to cater to the various non-emergency needs of their patients. Deciding on the PCP to trust …

5 Things To Do During a Heat Wave

There are a lot of problems that hot weather can cause for a person. If it’s too hot outside, it can result in illnesses like dehydration, sunburn, or even worse, heatstroke. Hot weather can also result in wildfires when the environment gets too dry. In this article, we’ll be discussing several things to do and keep track of when facing …

Check Your Vitamins, Minerals, and Trace Elements

It’s the middle of summer! Take advantage of the opportunity to soak up the sun and savor some vibrant summer food to meet your vitamins, minerals, and trace elements needs. However, if you fall into any risk groups, your body and mind may require additional supplements. Lack of vitamins and minerals is generally uncommon in Sweden. The extent of the …

Glucose Tests — Do They Really Matter?

Health junkie or not, learning information about your body and health is still a necessity. Book up your next doctor’s appointment now cause we’re about to tell you why you need to get a glucose test.   What is a Glucose Test? A glucose test or a blood glucose test screens the glucose (sugar) level of your body through the …

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Blood Tests Aging Individuals Should Get

As we grow older, we start to become warier of a lot of health-related things. We start watching what we eat, the physical activities that we do, and of course, we get more frequent check-ups. As aging individuals, we have to make sure that we don’t let illnesses rob us of the prime of our lives. Bloodwork is a critical …

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Importance of Vitamin D

Do you have enough of the “sunshine” vitamin? Yes, we’re talking about Vitamin D. Vitamin D Deficiency can lead to different medical conditions, so make sure you have enough of it. Read through this article, and you’ll get all your Vitamin D basics.     What is Vitamin D Deficiency? Vitamin D deficiency is a condition wherein you don’t have enough …

TATT: Stress, Fatigue, and Cortisol

TATT? If you understand this abbreviation, then you probably are. TATT stands for Tired All The Time. Well, worry not because if you keep reading, you’ll learn a whole lot more about it.   What are the possible causes of TATT? Before we talk about the solutions, let’s talk about the possible causes. If you’re constantly feeling tired for more …

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Common Diseases in Swedes

As of 2019, the population of Sweden is at 10.23 million. The country is a Scandinavian nation that has thousands of inland lakes and coastal islands. Generally speaking, they have a high performing health system, especially in their hospitals.  According to the OECD Health Policy, the life expectancy of Swedes is between 80 and 83 years old. Their acute health …

Importance of Testosterone: Everything You Need To Know

Testosterone is an important hormone present in both men and women. It’s primarily formed in the testicles and ovaries, and a lack of this hormone results in a lot of detrimental complications. Initially, testosterone levels are very high in newborn boys, but as they grow, it drops rapidly and rises again during puberty.   Importance Testosterone is important because it …

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Important Blood Tests Women Should Get

Blood tests should be part of habitual health checks for all women. Even if you think you’re fine and you feel perfectly healthy, there’s no guarantee that you are unless you get your numbers checked. Regular checkups are the key to peace of mind when it comes to your health, and they ensure that you avoid unnecessary health problems in the future. This article will discuss several blood tests that women should get and why they’re important.