The Definitive Guide to Labor Pains and Labor Contractions

The Definitive Guide to Labor Pains and Labor Contractions

Being a pregnant woman, you often find yourself in situations where people engage you in conversations about child birth, labor pains, and natural vs. assisted labor. Sometimes, this may be at a family gathering where your aunt is sharing her delivery experience or in the office cafeteria where a colleague would tell you about her […]

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Can Labor Pains Feel Like Constipation? Pregnancy Complications Explained

Can Labor Pains Feel Like Constipation? Pregnancy Complications Explained

What does labor feel like? Ask your sister, mother, or friends about their experience and you’ll hear very different stories. This is because every woman, every pregnancy, and consequently every birth is different. We all know the distinct stages of labor, but when it comes to labor pains there isn’t a definitive guide we can […]

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7 Amazing Facts About Periods

In an ideal world, period is just a blip on the radar which happens every month around the same time but always brings in a surprise with each installment. Sometimes you get uncomfortable and other times it feels nothing. Periods can be unpredictable and mind-boggling messy. They are different for all women irrespective of age, […]

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8 Better Than Claritin Natural Remedies for Fall Allergies

8 Better Than Claritin Natural Remedies for Fall Allergies

Temperatures may have started to cool down a bit, but according to allergy experts, the negative consequences of summer’s humidity will last longer than what people usually expect. The warmer weather pattern is most likely to result in a rich harvest of molds because when warmer periods are combined with any precipitation, a nightmare of […]

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What is Causing My Hiccups?

What is Causing My Hiccups?

Just when you’re about to start off your quarterly sales presentation that you’ve carefully planned and rehearsed, the most unexpected thing happens. You get hiccups. There are a lot of reasons that can cause hiccups and in this particular case, its nervousness. It all starts when something irritates your diaphragm, the muscle that separates the […]

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What Does Dark Period Blood Mean?

What Does Dark Period Blood Mean?

When a female’s uterine lining sheds, blood and tissue exits her body through the cervix and vagina. The blood flow may be light, moderate, or heavy and the cycle could range anywhere between 2 to 7 days. What’s Considered Normal When it Comes to Dark Period Blood? When it comes to menstruation or period, there […]

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Understanding Opioid Addiction: Interview with Dr. Richard Honaker

Understanding Opioid Addiction: Interview with Dr. Richard Honaker

Reviewed By: Dr. Richard Honaker It is increasingly harder to ignore the opioid epidemic in the United States. The affects of opioid addiction stretch far beyond those struggling with the addiction. It affects families, local communities, state and federal governments. But how did this happen? What can we do? Did you know that nearly 30 […]

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What Is Lupus? Lupus Medical Advice From Our Doctors

What Is Lupus? Lupus Medical Advice From Our Doctors

Authored By: Dr. Richard Honaker Reviewed By: Dr. Maham Majeed Our doctors get a lot of questions about Lupus from our members. This is not a medical coincidence either. Did you know that around 1.5 million Americans have some form of Lupus? Five million globally! But what is lupus? What causes it and how do […]

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How Do I Stop Snoring?

How Do I Stop Snoring?

Waking up in the morning feeling poorly rested or being told by a loved one how your snoring is affecting their sleep is more common than you may think. According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, about 45% of adults snore occasionally while 25% are habitual snorers. So, if you’re wondering ‘how do I stop […]

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Dr. Richard Honaker Explains Braxton Hicks Contractions or False Labor Pains During Pregnancy

Dr. Richard Honaker Explains Braxton Hicks Contractions or False Labor Pains During Pregnancy

Authored By: Dr. Asim Cheema, MD, PhD, MHCM Reviewed By: Dr. Richard Honaker, MD Braxton Hicks is a common pregnancy question we get via our free doctor chat. Women all over North America have asked us about these “ghost” contractions, and we want to ensure our members get authoritative medical advice. Am I Having Braxton […]

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