During pregnancy, increased blood volume and increased production of the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) work together to create a pregnancy glow. Greater blood volume brings more blood to vessels, resulting in skin that looks slightly flushed and plump. The hormones HCG and progesterone, which cause the skin glands on the face to secrete more oil, also help make skin look smoother and slightly shinier.
The factors that contribute to pregnancy glow can have a downside, however. If you commonly experienced acne breakouts during your menstrual period before you were pregnant, extra facial oil might make you more prone to acne.Read the whole article
To understand how ridiculous the latest health trend of drinking “raw” water really is, look to Yemen, where untreated, “raw” water has caused the worst outbreak of Cholera in history, killing more than a million people. Still, many in Silicon Valley are swigging it, paying the hefty price of $ 36.99...Read More
At least 27 viruses are found in human semen. While some of them, such as HIV, hepatitis C, and herpes, are well known and can be sexually transmitted, others may surprise you. That’s the finding published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a November 2017 research letter. Although public health experts have known...Read More
Yes. Although rare, penis fracture can occur when there is trauma to an erect penis. During an erection, the penis is engorged with blood. If an engorged penis is bent suddenly or forcefully, the trauma can rupture the lining of one of the two cylinders in the penis (corpus cavernosum) responsible...Read More