Monthly Archives: December 2013


Migraine: Symptoms & Treatments

It has been observed that almost 30 million people in the United States suffer from migraine. Also, in comparison to men, women are more prone to migraine. Migraines are basically pulsating headaches that generally occur on only one side of the head. This pain may intensify with physical activity. There are also other types of migraines, such as abdominal, hormonal and hemiplegic.

How to use HCG

All you wanted to know about HCG!

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is a hormone that is produced during pregnancy. This hormone is made of cells which form the placenta and are responsible for nourishing the egg when it gets fertilized. The HCG levels can be detected through a blood test conducted about 11 days after conception. Also, a urine test is conducted about 12 to 14 days after conception. Usually, the HCG levels increase two times after every 72 hours. In the first 8 to 11 weeks of pregnancy, the level reaches its peak after which it steadily declines.