Author Archives: Dr. Brilliant

Osteoporosis and Bone Health in Women

Osteoporosis and Bone Health in Women Osteoporosis is a problem that affects 4 times more women than men, and is especially critical in menopause. Discover why and how to prevent it! The ideals of beauty and health for women have changed significantly in recent decades. Losing weight is no longer the main priority within the exercise routine… Read More »

New function in B-wom: Breast self-examination

SELF-EXAMINATION OR BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION IS KEY TO THE EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST CANCER Breast cancer is the main cancer in women. It is estimated that 1 in 8 women will suffer this cancer at some point in their lives. But the good news is that it is also one of the few that can be diagnosed early,… Read More »

5 Ghosts of Women’s Health (Halloween Special)

If the theme of Halloween is fear, women have a bunch of ghosts that will appear in our lives causing chills. They are simply issues that concern us, and that often by not talking about them become myths. This is our selection of ghosts of female health. Knowledge is the best weapon to lose fear! MENSTRUATION (AND ITS ABSENCE) Unfortunately… Read More »

HYGGE: the happiness of small pleasures

Have you heard about the Hygge? Hygge is a concept originally from Denmark, which means something like creating moments and welcoming spaces and wellbeing. It has been the word of the year in United Kingdom 2016 and is a lifestyle trend for happiness and well-being. What does hygge mean ? It does not have a translation. It is used to describe a moment… Read More »

How does menopause affect sleep?

Sleep well at night becomes increasingly difficult as we get older, but in women, in addition, menopause especially influences, causing insomnia and other disorder. A 2016 study published in the Chinese Medical Journal found that approximately 55% of women in menopause experience serious sleep problems, as well as a higher prevalence of sleep disorders such as sleep… Read More »

Early Signs of Testicular Cancer 

Pain, swelling, discomfort in a testicle: many men are occasionally confronted with these signs. If they are not specific for cancer and may have other causes, what are the symptoms that should cause you to consult your doctor? SIGNS AT THE TESTICLE In the vast majority of cases, cancer is suspected by the discovery of a… Read More »

How to remove phlegm naturally

The accumulation of phlegm in the throat usually occurs when you have a flu, a cold or an allergy, because in these situations it is common for the throat to swell causing mucus to accumulate. Some natural and easy methods to help get this mucus out is by increasing your water intake to fluidize the secretions… Read More »

4 types of Nebulizations for Sinusitis

Nebulizations are a great home treatment for sinusitis, whether acute or chronic, dry or with secretion, as it helps to humidify the airways and fluidify secretions, clearing the airways, thus facilitating breathing. It should be done 2 to 3 times a day for approximately 15 to 20 minutes and preferably in the morning or before… Read More »

Symptoms of respiratory infection

The main symptoms of pulmonary infection are dry or phlegm cough, shortness of breath, rapid and superficial breathing, and high fever lasting more than 48 hours, only with the use of antipyretic medications.  Lung infection or respiratory infection occurs when microorganisms enter the body through the respiratory tract and remain in the lung, giving rise… Read More »