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5 Ways to Protect Against Erectile Dysfunction

By : James | Published : Thursday January 5, 2012 | Posted in : Men's Health
Prevent erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction in men can be caused by several factors. While a number of them are invariably related to a physical reason such as age or psychological cause such as depression or anxiety; the exact trigger is unknown as individual situations vary.

Unfortunately that means that avoiding impotence requires a fair amount of discipline and care with regards to your health. This doesn’t necessarily mean however that massive lifestyle changes...


New Year Health Resolutions

By : Chris | Published : Saturday December 31, 2011 | Posted in : Men's Health
New Years Health Resolutions

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and many people have already thought about the resolutions they would like to carry over to the next year. From eating less chocolate, to maybe finding a better job or settling down with their partners; New Year’s Resolutions are being made all around the world. While every resolution will come down to the individual person and their situation, making health resolutions for the new year will be universally...


Alcohol and Sexual Health

By : Chris | Published : Wednesday December 28, 2011 | Posted in : Sexual Health
Alcohol and Sexual Health

Drinking alcohol forms a large portion of the way people celebrate occasions in our society. It can range from birthday parties and sport events, to weddings and Christmas, or simply be done as a relaxing social interaction between colleagues at the end of a long day. Whatever the reason, alcohol plays a role in the lives of many people and significantly in the manner in which they interact with others. Sexual health and relationships are definitely...


Breast implants – Do they pose an increased health risk?

By : Chris | Published : Friday December 23, 2011 | Posted in : Women's Health
Breast implants – Do they pose an increased health risk?

Breast implants, which are usually inserted via a procedure known as breast augmentation, are medical devices that are used to increase the size, shape and feel of women’s breasts. This surgical procedure is done mostly for cosmetic reasons, but has also been done successfully in women who have undergone a mastectomy or suffered breast damage. Over the last decade, it has become the most popular form of cosmetic surgery in the United States alone and...


Cholesterol Medication – Statins helping influenza patients

By : Chris | Published : Tuesday December 20, 2011 | Posted in : Men's Health
Man with flu Many adults suffer from high cholesterol as a result of bad diets, poor amounts of exercise or simply inherit the condition from their parents. While cholesterol is used by the body for several functions, too much “bad” cholesterol can cause cardiovascular disease. This is when the low-density lipoproteins (LDL) transport too much cholesterol throughout the blood stream than is needed, and the excess substance accumulates around the arterial walls of the...

The Top 5 Anti-Smoking Ads

By : Chris | Published : Friday December 16, 2011 | Posted in : Stop Smoking

As health risks have become more pronounced and the dangers of smoking more documented, it’s only natural that legislative response would follow. But along with changes in laws and an increased understanding of the damage smoking can cause, anti-smoking advertising has stepped to the forefront.

These anti-smoking campaigns aim to use artistic expression to convey the damage smoking can cause the body and the people around those who smoke. While...


Hormonal Contraceptives - The information you need to know

By : Susan Ray | Published : Wednesday December 14, 2011 | Posted in : Women's Health
Hormonal Contraceptives - The information you need to know

There are a number of hormonal contraceptive options available to women who want to avoid unplanned pregnancies. These range from oral combined contraceptives that are taken throughout the month, to hormonal patches and rings that are replaced at varying intervals.

Overall, hormonal contraception has become the most popular form of pregnancy protection for women globally due to their safety and effectiveness.


OnlineClinic Product Update

By : Chris | Published : Friday December 9, 2011 | Posted in : OnlineClinic
OnlineClinic New Products

OnlineClinic.net has added further treatments and medications for two new important conditions. As part of our commitment to providing quality online healthcare, we believe that increasing our range of available medications is fundamentally linked with the growing demand for better services and treatments.

We hope that you continue to use and enjoy our medical service and find the addition of these new products helpful and effective for your...


How to delay your period safely

By : Susan Ray | Published : Wednesday December 7, 2011 | Posted in : Women's Health
How to safely delay your period

Period delay is a safe method of postponing your menstrual cycle for several days. There are a number of reasons why you would want to delay your period, everything from convenience to planning for a special occasion.

The important thing to know is that this can be done safely, although it should only be occasionally, as well as relatively easily; whether you are taking a combined oral contraceptive or are looking for period delay treatment on its...


The Emergency Contraception Debate - Is It Ethical?

By : Susan Ray | Published : Friday December 2, 2011 | Posted in : Sexual Health
Emergency Contraception - Good or Bad?

Emergency contraception, more commonly known as the morning-after-pill, refers to hormonal treatments used by women following the practice of unprotected sexual intercourse. They are popular as they are able to prevent pregnancy in the event of oral contraceptive misuse or condom failure.

However, they are not without controversy and many criticisms and concerns have been raised about their use and potential misuse.


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