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by Shirin Borja | July 5, 2023
When To Take A Pregnancy Test A Comprehensive Guide -RTTC

When To Take A Pregnancy Test: A Comprehensive Guide

Whether you’re eagerly hoping for a positive result or anxiously waiting to find out, the result that lies in your pregnancy test kit can open a new chapter in your life.   This comprehensive guide will walk you through everything you need to know about pregnancy tests, including when to take

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How Does COVID-19 Spread

How Does COVID-19 Spread?

The question of COVID-19 spreads has been a subject of intense study and concern globally.   Here are scientifically backed methods on how this virus can affect others.   Person-to-person transmission  Person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 occurs predominantly through close contact between individuals. The virus spreads through respiratory droplets produced when an infected

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Symptoms of Pregnancy

Early Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life-changing journey that begins even before you know you’re pregnant. Here’s everything you need to know about the signs and symptoms of pregnancy, which marks the start of a new chapter in your life. When do early pregnancy symptoms start? Every woman’s body is different, and thus,

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Vitamin D Deficiency in Cystic Fibrosis

Vitamin D Deficiency in Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a complex genetic disorder that significantly impacts the lungs and digestive system.  This condition can lead to a multitude of challenges in maintaining optimal health, including managing sufficient vitamin and mineral levels.  Among these, Vitamin D deficiency emerges as a prevalent concern due to its critical

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The Connection Between Celiac Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency

The Connection Between Celiac Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency  

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of gluten and affects approximately 1% of the global population. It damages your small intestine’s lining and gives rise to issues like nutrient absorption. Vitamin D deficiency stands out due to its significant role in bone health and immune function. 

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Role of Vitamin D Deficiency in Crohn's Disease

Deficiency Of Vitamin D In Individuals With Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease affects millions worldwide and presents unique challenges in managing nutrition and overall health. Among the various nutritional concerns associated with this condition, vitamin D deficiency stands out due to its potential impacts on the disease’s progression and your quality of life. What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is

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Strep Throat vs Sore Throat: How to Tell the Difference

If you’re feeling soreness in your throat, knowing the differences between a standard sore throat and strep throat is crucial for so you can get treated correctly and recover in time. Here are all you need to know about the key symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for both conditions. Sore

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How Often Should You Get Tested For STDs?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a significant public health concern that affects millions of people worldwide. In this article, you’ll learn how often you should need to get tested for an STD. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), is one of

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Cystic Fibrosis, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment - RTTC

Understanding Cystic Fibrosis and How It’s Treated

Cystic fibrosis is a complex genetic disorder that can pose significant challenges to you and your family.   Despite the difficulties it presents, advancements in medical research have led to improved treatment options and a better understanding of the condition.   Here’s everything you need to know about this cystic fibrosis, including

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What are the Early Signs of HIV in Men and Women?

Have you ever wondered if you or someone you know might have HIV or the human immunodeficiency virus? The early detection and treatment of HIV are crucial for managing the virus and preventing its progression to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV manifests differently for each person. Some people may

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getting blood sample for hiv rapid test

How Accurate are Rapid Tests for HIV?

Since its discovery in the 1980s, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) continues to be a significant public health issue worldwide. Fortunately, medical technology made testing easier to the point that you can learn of your infection status in the comfort of your home. Here is a breakdown of the reliability

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Loving young asian wife taking care of her sick husband, checking fever with thermometer

Flu (Influenza): Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

The flu, scientifically known as influenza, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It affects millions of people each year and can lead to severe health complications, especially in vulnerable populations. Here’s all you need to know about the flu, its symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention strategies.

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Stethoscope and label tag written with STD stands for SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

STI vs. STD – What’s the Difference?

In recent years, the terminology surrounding sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) has evolved, which can make you confused. If you’re experiencing some symptoms, how do you know if it’s an STI or STD? Understanding the difference between STDs and STIs is crucial for awareness, prevention and

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Image concept with the result of the HIV test.

How is HIV Transmitted? Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Prevention

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was discovered in the 1980s and remains a significant global health issue today as it affects millions worldwide. To manage, prevent and control this, you must understand how it’s transmitted so you can protect yourself and your partners. Here is what you need to know

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HIV virus, medical concept, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Positive test

How to Test for HIV using an At-Home Test Kit?

In recent years, advancements in medical technology have made it more convenient for everyone to perform different health tests, including HIV. Here’s all you need to know about how to test for HIV from the comfort of your home. What are HIV and AIDS? Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), is an

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Woman with flu symptoms sitiing at home ill

Influenza: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Influenza’s ability to swiftly spread and cause substantial morbidity and mortality is a prevalent concern, especially with the existing threats of COVID-19. The onset of influenza symptoms can often mimic those of other respiratory illnesses, which can make it challenging for your healthcare provider to diagnose your condition. What is

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When To Take A Pregnancy Test A Comprehensive Guide -RTTC

When To Take A Pregnancy Test: A Comprehensive Guide

Whether you’re eagerly hoping for a positive result or anxiously waiting to find out, the result that lies in your pregnancy test kit can open a new chapter in your life.   This comprehensive guide will walk you through everything you need to know about pregnancy tests, including when to take

Read More »
How Does COVID-19 Spread

How Does COVID-19 Spread?

The question of COVID-19 spreads has been a subject of intense study and concern globally.   Here are scientifically backed methods on how this virus can affect others.   Person-to-person transmission  Person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 occurs predominantly through close contact between individuals. The virus spreads through respiratory droplets produced when an infected

Read More »
Symptoms of Pregnancy

Early Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life-changing journey that begins even before you know you’re pregnant. Here’s everything you need to know about the signs and symptoms of pregnancy, which marks the start of a new chapter in your life. When do early pregnancy symptoms start? Every woman’s body is different, and thus,

Read More »
Vitamin D Deficiency in Cystic Fibrosis

Vitamin D Deficiency in Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a complex genetic disorder that significantly impacts the lungs and digestive system.  This condition can lead to a multitude of challenges in maintaining optimal health, including managing sufficient vitamin and mineral levels.  Among these, Vitamin D deficiency emerges as a prevalent concern due to its critical

Read More »
The Connection Between Celiac Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency

The Connection Between Celiac Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency  

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of gluten and affects approximately 1% of the global population. It damages your small intestine’s lining and gives rise to issues like nutrient absorption. Vitamin D deficiency stands out due to its significant role in bone health and immune function. 

Read More »
Role of Vitamin D Deficiency in Crohn's Disease

Deficiency Of Vitamin D In Individuals With Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease affects millions worldwide and presents unique challenges in managing nutrition and overall health. Among the various nutritional concerns associated with this condition, vitamin D deficiency stands out due to its potential impacts on the disease’s progression and your quality of life. What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is

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