INTRODUCTION Introduction Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a wide and diverse group of neurodevelopmental conditions characterized by difficulties in social interaction, communication, and behavioral regulation. It is a complicated, lifelong disorder that has far-reaching consequences for a person's cognitive abilities and maturation process. Because ASD is a...

INTRODUCTION What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a hormonal condition that mostly affects women of reproductive age. It is distinguished by the formation of tiny cysts on the ovaries, as well as abnormal menstruation cycles, excessive hair growth, and weight gain. PCOS can also cause reproductive...

INTRODUCTION What is Puberty? Puberty is a natural process in which boys and girls become sexually mature. This process usually begins at the age of 11 for girls and 12 for boys; however, it may vary for some individuals based on genetics and other underlying health conditions....

INTRODUCTION An In-Depth Guide to Understanding Menopause Did you know there will be approximately 1.1 billion postmenopausal women globally by 2025? And, yet, the State of Menopause Study indicates nearly 45% of women surveyed were unfamiliar with the difference between perimenopause and menopause and 73% of the...

INTRODUCTION Sleep Deprivation Impacts Your BodyHere are 8 Ways How Did you know, according to the Sleep Foundation, approximately 30-48% of older adults struggle with insomnia? And, approximately 90% of people who suffer from insomnia also have another health issue. Even though sleep disorders are common, if...

INTRODUCTION Why You’re Unable to Sleep Properly? Have you been suffering from poor sleep for a while? Issues falling asleep, staying asleep and/or not feeling well-rested even after sleeping may be a point of concern as it can result in fatigue, lower one’s energy levels, impact mood...

INTRODUCTION Why is There Blood in Your Urine? Spotting blood in your urine can be a scary sight. Referred to as hematuria, according to the NIH, nearly 20% of people evaluated by a urologist are diagnosed with this condition. And, according to the Jama Network, hematuria is...

INTRODUCTION What is Testicular torsion ? Testicular torsion is a medical condition in males where the testicles twist around the spermatic cord that supports them in the scrotum. When this occurs, the blood flow to the testicle is restricted. Adult men need to take note of...

INTRODUCTION What Is Urethritis? Urethritis occurs when the urethra, the narrow tube that carries urine and bodily fluids from the bladder to the external urinary opening, becomes inflamed and irritated. The urethra also carries sperm in males. Non-specific urethritis can also occur in males without...

Are you experiencing STD (sexually transmitted disease) symptoms? What Are STDs? ‚ÄėSTDs‚Äô is short for sexually transmitted diseases. These diseases spread via various sexual activities. The contact can be oral, vaginal, or anal. However, some may be transmitted via close physical contact of the skin as well...

INTRODUCTION What are Mumps and What Causes Them? Mumps is a viral infection caused by a virus called Paramyxovirus. It causes symptoms of viral infection, including fever, fatigue, and muscle pain. This virus infects a pair of salivary glands (parotid glands) found in the cheek, near the...