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10 Most wanted issues in My Life in 2017

10 Most wanted issues in My Life in 2017

Caring for the body and mind is essential to a balanced life, and to help you in this, My Life cares about providing relevant information that can help you change your routine for the better. In addition, in 2017 thousands of people accessed our content, but some of them were true search champions. Are you curious? Below, we reveal which were the most accessed subjects on the site that year is coming to an end. Check it out:

1. Urinary Tract Infection

Although it is more common in women, urinary tract infection requires attention as it can affect people of both sexes and of all ages. In Brazil, 80% of cases occur in adult women. Urinary tract infection is an infectious condition that can occur anywhere in the urinary system, such as the kidneys, bladder, urethra and ureters. This infection can have several classifications, but the most common types of urinary tract infection are cystitis and urethritis, which affect the bladder and urethra, respectively. Know what the symptoms, risk factors and how to treat.

2. Depression

Depression affects more than 300 million people of all ages in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In Brazil, the estimate is that 5.8% of the population is affected by the disease. Among the symptoms, there is a presence of sadness, pessimism, low self-esteem, which appear frequently and can be combined with each other. For medical diagnosis and treatment, medical follow-up is necessary. Learn more about the disease.

3. Thrombosis

Sedentary lifestyle, pregnancy, contraceptive pill use and obesity are just some of the risk factors for thrombosis. Thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more large veins of the legs and thighs. This clot blocks the flow of blood and causes swelling and pain in the area. See the causes and symptoms of the disease!

4. Sinusitis

Have you ever had that feeling that your whole face hurts? Could be sinusitis! Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus mucosa of the face, a region of the skull formed by bony cavities around the nose, cheekbones and eyes. The problem affects between 15 and 20% of the world population is a victim of the problem, which may be due to poorly treated cold, allergic processes and anatomical deformities of the nose, such as septum deviation. Learn how to discover and treat the disease.

5. Meningitis

Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, which are the membranes that surround the brain. There are several types of meningitis, and for each of them there are specific cause and symptoms. Most cases of meningitis are caused by viruses or bacteria, but the disease can also be transmitted via fungi. Check the causes, symptoms and treatment for meningitis!

6. Labirintite

Do you know that feeling of vertigo and constant nausea? These symptoms may indicate labyrinthitis. Labyrinthitis is an ear disease that affects the labyrinth and its structures responsible for hearing and balance. Infections and inflammation are considered the main causes for the disease, such as otitis media and cold. However, there are other risk factors, to understand more about the disease click here.

7. Gonorrhea

This year, a study by the World Health Organization (WHO) found that bacteria that cause gonorrhea are increasingly resistant to medications. Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD), which affects both men and women. All people who have unprotected sex can contract gonorrhea. The infection can be transmitted by oral, vaginal or anal contact. See the symptoms and how to treat it by clicking here!

8. Fibromyalgia

Feeling pain throughout the body for long periods may indicate the occurrence of fibromyalgia. According to experts, the syndrome is also directly linked to fatigue, sleep disorders, headaches, depression and anxiety. Fibromyalgia treatment aims to prevent physical disability, minimize symptoms and improve overall health. Learn more about the disease.

9. Hibiscus Tea

In recent times, hibiscus tea has gained a lot of fame by having several benefits. Among its main advantages is the contribution to weight loss, this is because the drink that has different antioxidant substances that help prevent fat accumulation. Check out all the privileges and prepare the tea!

10. HPV

Recently, the Ministry of Health published a study that points out a prevalence of 54.6% of HPV cases among the Brazilian population aged 16 to 25 years, 38.4% of which is a high risk of developing cancer . HPV (human papilloma virus) is a virus that attacks the skin and mucous membranes and can cause warts or cancer-causing lesions. Being a virus that is transmitted in the skin-to-skin contact can be considered a sexually transmitted disease, the main form of transmission is through sexual intercourse, but it is also spread through the blood. Know the types, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment!

Supplementation May Bring Health Risk to Prostate Cancer Patients

Supplementation May Bring Health Risk to Prostate Cancer Patients

Calcium and vitamin D supplementation may have health consequences for patients being treated for prostate cancer, according to a new study by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Supplementation is a standard procedure in treatment with hormone therapy for prostate cancer. This is because, this therapy can cause loss of bone density and increase the risk of osteoporosis, requiring calcium and vitamin D supplementation.


8 Causes of itching in the vagina

8 Causes of itching in the vagina

Itching in the vagina is a nuisance present in the lives of many women, and can range from a simple allergy to the presence of more serious diseases such as STDs. "Irritant processes for some external product, parasitoses, HPV infection, candidiasis, allergies and diseases like psoriasis, dermatitis and even cancer have as a common symptom the vaginal itch," explains the gynecologist Fabio Laginha, in charge of the Women's Clinic of Hospital 9 de However, if there are no other symptoms related to itching, such as burning, secretion of color and strange odor, pain when urinating, redness, swelling and pain in the act of sexual intercourse, among other signs, are great the chances of being an irritation that can be controlled with changing some habits.