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24 mayo 2022 adminBlog0

Anemia is a health condition which occurs when there isn’t enough healthy red blood cells in your system to efficiently carry oxygen throughout your body. Even though it’s a manageable condition that can be eased with simply adding iron into your diet, it does come with some potential complications, especially if you’re suffering from a rare type of anemia. 

Different Types of Anemia

The most common type of anemia is iron-deficiency anemia, but there are other, more serious types that require different treatment techniques and lifestyle changes. 

  • Iron-deficiency anemia – caused by insufficient iron in your blood
  • Aplastic anemia – occurs when your body stops producing new red blood cells
  • Sickle cell anemia – caused by sickle cell disease which changes the shape of red blood cells. They start to resemble ​​sickles or crescent moons which can become rigid and sticky, slowing down or blocking blood flow.
  • Thalassemia – blood disorder that causes your body to have and produce less hemoglobin than normal levels. It’s usually hereditary. 
  • Vitamin-deficiency anemia (pernicious anemia) – caused by low levels of B12 and folate
  • Anemia of inflammation – caused by certain chronic diseases such as HIV/AIDS, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, or Chron’s disease
  • Hemolytic anemia – anemia that occurs when your red blood cells are destroyed faster than bone marrow can replace them.
  • Anemias associated with bone marrow disease – certain diseases such as leukemia and myelofibrosis can affect the production of the red blood cells in your bone marrow

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30 marzo 2022 adminBlog0

Sexually transmitted diseases or STDs seem to be more common than we think, and even though most can be prevented with careful sexual interactions and protection, what is one to do when they actually get diagnosed with one?

The busy, fast-paced living of today created an environment of online dating and more sexually-focused encounters. With it, comes the inevitable risk of getting intimate with someone who might be positive for an STD which they aren’t even aware of. And even with all prevention and protection, there’s always a possibility of getting infected. 

All STDs start as sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, which if left untreated, turn into sexually transmitted diseases. And while an infection might result in almost no symptoms at all, a developed disease usually comes with clear signs of something being wrong. So, what to do with an STD? 


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19 noviembre 2021 adminBlog

According to the health resource services administration (HRSA), telehealth refers to “the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration”.

There are many options for Telehealth, you can talk live to your doctor over your smartphone or video chat, receive and send messages using secure messaging and secure file sharing.

Also, you can use remote monitoring. This is when your doctor can check on you at home without being there. An example is when you use a device to check your vital signs and let your doctor know about your status and progress.


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