Health 2022-08-19T20:13:16Z

Spots in your vision? Why you have eye floaters and what to do about them

Eye floaters look like dark spots or wisps that float gradually into your periphery and out of sight.
Health 2022-08-12T17:46:48Z

7 reasons why you fart more than the average person, according to gut-health experts

It's normal to pass gas about 14-23 times a day — but if you find that you fart much more than this, there could be something amiss.
Health 2022-08-12T16:06:09Z

How to treat hormonal acne caused by PCOS, according to a women’s health expert and a derm

PCOS can cause acne in places where women don't usually get it — like the jaw, back, chest, and upper arms.
Health 2022-08-12T15:38:16Z

8 causes of black blood or discharge, from implantation bleeding to cancer

Black blood or discharge can suggest implantation bleeding, but it can have other explanations, too. Here's when it might be a cause for concern.
Health 2022-08-12T14:51:33Z

6 reasons why you have more discharge than usual, from BV to STIs

Increased discharge could happen around ovulation as part of your normal cycle, but it could also signal an infection.
Health 2022-08-10T16:12:21Z

Why does my vagina smell fishy? Gynecologists explain the most likely causes

It's not uncommon for your nether regions to smell a little fishy when something is off down there — here's what it could mean.
Health 2022-08-10T14:57:39Z

If you stare at screens all day and have sore, tired eyes, you might have computer vision syndrome

Computer vision syndrome, aka digital eye strain, is one consequence of rising remote work and school. Learn the signs, plus tips to rest your eyes.
Health 2022-08-09T16:26:59Z

10 reasons why you can't cry even when you feel sad, according to mental health experts

Crying matters more for your health than you might think. If you have trouble shedding tears, then your medication, age, or attachment style may be to blame.
Health 2022-08-06T14:58:00Z

7 reasons your left arm is tingling, from a pinched nerve to a heart attack — and when to call 911

Tingling in your left arm can have several causes, some more serious than others. Here are seven possible explanations and the key signs of each.
Health 2022-08-05T21:26:13Z

Lips always dry and cracking? 6 surprising reasons why and how to beat it, according to lip health experts

Unbeknownst to most, tons of lip balms on the market actually make your lips even drier — here are the ingredients you should avoid.
Health 2022-08-05T20:32:17Z

Farts that smell like rotten eggs? Why you might be passing sulfuric gasses, according to gut-health experts

An unbalanced gut microbiome could be the reason for these peculiar-smelling farts — here's how to rebalance it.
Health 2022-08-05T15:45:14Z

Not exfoliating your pubic area could be the reason for those red bumps — a derm's guide to shaving

Before you hit the pool this summer, you may want to add exfoliation to your shaving routine for clean bikini lines.
Health 2022-08-05T15:01:25Z

Can you die from monkeypox? Infectious disease experts discuss mortality rates, severity, and risk factors

Monkeypox is spreading rapidly but its mortality rate is extremely low. Here's who is most at risk of dying from the infection.
Health 2022-08-02T14:21:46Z

Super smelly feet? Some people host bacteria that produce volatile sulfur compounds

Around 10%-15% of people have an overgrowth of a super stinky bacteria called Kytococcus sedentarius on their feet.
Health 2022-07-29T16:04:03Z

9 reasons you could be bleeding after menopause, from vaginal atrophy to cancer

Postmenopausual bleeding can happen for several reasons, some of them serious. It's always best to talk to your doctor about bleeding after menopause.
Health 2022-07-26T17:45:40Z

The major heat exhaustion symptoms and how to avoid heat stroke

Heat exhaustion symptoms may include nausea, fatigue, and headache. It's important to treat heat exhaustion before it develops into heat stroke.
Health 2022-07-26T17:44:13Z

How to recognize early heat stroke symptoms and cool your body down

The early signs of heat stroke can be flushed skin, heavy sweating, rapid breathing or heart rate, and mental confusion.
Health 2022-07-26T17:44:00Z

Those bumps that look like pimples? They might be molluscum contagiosum, a contagious skin infection

Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection that can take up to 2 years to fully clear. Here's how to identify and treat it, in kids and adults.
Health 2022-07-25T19:51:47Z

Subtle signs that your vaginal pain could indicate a serious medical condition

Vaginal pain can be accompanied by symptoms like painful sex, burning urination, or general pelvic pressure.
Health 2022-07-22T19:57:27Z

Yes, people with PCOS can lose their hair but there are multiple ways to treat it

Excess body and facial hair growth are more frequent symptoms of PCOS, but the condition can also cause thinning hair.
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