What is health?
Dorland’s Medical Dictionary defines health as a “state of optimal physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.”
Our bodies are wired for health and vitality, not for illness and disease.

Health is how our bodies function, not how they feel. Health comes from the inside out. And, importantly, the choices we make play a part in our health and well-being.

There are three components that make up the Triad of Health. They are Structural, Chemical and Emotional. Combined, they present an overall state of a person’s health.
Structure is the foundation of the human body and the Triad. It includes the bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons, cartilage and nerves. Shifts in structural alignment result from accidents, physical inactivity, or incorrect patterns of movement that have developed over time.

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Most men have a very slight curve to the erect penis. But approximately 400 men out of every 100,000 suffer from a severe curvature that can make intercourse painful for both partners. This condition is called Peyronie’s Disease or fibrous caverositis and referred to the condition of having fibrous scar tissue in the erectile tissue (cavernosa).

Most of the time doctors can diagnose Peyronie’s disease based on the quantity of visible plaque even when the penis is flaccid. For a more accurate evaluation, it will require an examination of an erection induced by injecting medicine into the penis in order to better judge the amount of the curvature. An ultrasound scan may be used to better pinpoint the position and amount of the area affected, and to check the blood flow to the area

Physicians still do not agree upon the exact cause of Peyronie’s. When scar tissue replaces some of the normal erectile tissue in the penis, an erection cannot symmetrically produce a straight erection, resulting in a curvature. It may also cause a shortening of the penis. It is thought that the condition may be caused by slow or abnormal healing from trauma from an injury or perhaps medical causes such as high blood pressure or diabetes.

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Sexually transmitted diseases or STD are one of the most severe clinical challenges faced by mankind. These diseases spread from person to person by means of sexual transactions. Common awareness is one of the best tools to fight these diseases. Although many people are generally becoming aware of these by help of government effort and NGOs, many still feel shame and are deserted when they are diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases.

One of the common names among the sexually transmitted diseases is the Gonorrhea. This disease is also known as the clap. The word clap finds its origin in the French word clapier meaning a brothel, as these diseases are most commonly spread by prostitutes and persons of other similar occupations. Others opine that it comes from the old French word clapoir meaning sexual sore.

Gonorrhea, one of the leaders of sexually transmitted diseases, is a bacterial infection that infects around 700,000 people in the US a year. This disease never spread by sharing toilets and bathrooms; but from vaginal, oral and anal sexual connections with infected people and also by birth (opthalmia neonatorum). Although the clap is seldom reported to spread despite safe sex, a male has 20% chance of catching it through an unsafe sex episode while a female has a risk factor of 60-80%.

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Jobs in health care offer you the chance to positively impact another person’s life — a great way to earn a living! What kind of jobs are available to you in the healthcare sector? That’s what this article is about. In it, I will discuss with you several options you may wish to pursue, when it comes to jobs in health care.

The fact is there will always be a demand for health care. The only time there won’t be a demand is when people stop getting sick. Besides being a doctor or specialist surgeon, there are many other jobs in health care that don’t require you to complete 10 years of schooling. For example, all hospitals, as well as nursing homes, need nurses and nurses aids.

In fact, you don’t even need a formal education to be a nurses aid, as there are programs that will help train you.

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Pharmacy technicians are jobs that are vital to the healthcare industry. Because of a greater demand for pharmaceuticals and rapid growth within the field, technicians today perform duties that were once reserved for pharmacists. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is being projected that the demand for technicians could soar to 376,000 technicians by the year 2016. Those with certifications; however, will be getting significantly higher salaries and better opportunities than non-certified techs. There are several online certification programs for those who wish to become certified pharmacy technicians.

Eligibility for Certification

Certification candidates must meet nationally imposed eligibility requirements. To begin with, candidates should either possess General Education Diploma (GED) or a high school diploma and should have attained the age of 18. A passing score on the certification exam is required and candidates must be in good standing with the State Board of Pharmacy. All candidates must notify the board of any criminal records and all actions put forth by the Board of Pharmacy are mandatory. Applicants who have criminal records and felony drug charges are immediately disqualified from consideration.

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