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The Ultimate Guide to STD Testing

The Ultimate Guide to STD Testing

The very thought of contracting an STD (or STI) can make you feel vulnerable and scared, and being contacted by a partner who has tested positive for an STI transforms the fear into a reality. For many young adults—and even older adults—there is still a mental stigma attached to STIs, leaving those who test positive […]

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What You Should Know About Food Intolerance Test Kits

What You Should Know About Food Intolerance Test Kits

A food sensitivity or intolerance occurs when your body has trouble digesting a certain type of food. A food intolerance is not the same as a food allergy. The former affects the digestive system, whereas the latter involves the immune system. If you believe you are sensitive to a certain type of food, you may […]

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How to Take An Anemia Test At Home

How to Take An Anemia Test At Home

Everyone feels run down at some point. If you’ve had less than stellar sleep or if you’re more active, that sluggishness could be your body’s reaction to the extra activity or a bout of insomnia. However, if you’re constantly feeling drained for no reason, and you’re experiencing symptoms like skin pallor, dizziness or headaches, you […]

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Using UTI Test Strips When You Suspect a Urinary Tract Infection

Using UTI Test Strips When You Suspect a Urinary Tract Infection

The pain is all too familiar. Going to the bathroom hurts. There’s an urgency, too. Your bladder feels like it constantly needs to be emptied. While men and women can get a urinary tract infection, women experience them more often. Some women are so susceptible that a doctor may prescribe a prophylactic antibiotic to lower […]

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Private At-Home Male Fertility Test

Private At-Home Male Fertility Testing

Tradition seems to put a lot of pressure and blame on women when it comes to conceiving a child. Many men don’t even consider that their own fertility could possibly be the issue, as they grow up trying to project power and strength, and even considering weakness is often looked down upon. Media also portrays […]

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The Health Benefits of Heavy Metal Testing

The Health Benefits of At Home Heavy Metal Testing

Knowledge about the effect of minerals, vitamins, and metals has become more readily available to the public. As a result, more and more people are using heavy metal testing to monitor their bodies to feel healthier and have more energy. These metals are found in our environment, food, and medicines. They can easily get into […]

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What is STD Testing?

What is STD Testing?

Every individual who is sexually active should regularly get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Since most of the country is on ‘shelter in place’ orders and everyone is practicing social distancing, you might be nervous about heading to your doctor’s office or clinic to take a test. If you’re not experiencing symptoms and just […]

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Rapid Strep Test - Feel Better Faster

Why Take an At Home Rapid Strep Test

Sometimes a sore throat can be caused by strep. This can make someone feel tired and run down. A rapid strep test can diagnose this quickly, and once you know what is causing the sore throat, it is easily remedied. Without performing any kind of test, it is often hard to be sure of what […]

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Why Would You Need to Take an At-Home Testosterone Level Test?

The Benefits of Taking an At-Home Testosterone Level Test

Having difficulty conceiving can lead a couple to investigate all the possible causes of infertility. Couples may need to undergo many tests to uncover the cause of infertility and this may lead to seeking out a testosterone level test.  Low testosterone, or Low T,  has many symptoms, including decreased energy, depression, and plunging libido. And […]

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How to Use an At Home Gluten Test Kit

How to Use an At Home Gluten Test Kit

If you have a sensitivity to gluten, you could feel crampy, bloated and gassy after you eat foods with gluten. Symptoms of Celiac Disease, however, could be much more severe. While your symptoms could be caused by other medical conditions or issues like other food allergies, an at home gluten test kit helps you rule […]

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Should You Take an At-Home Flu Test?

Should You Take an At-Home Flu Test?

The symptoms may hit suddenly. Your body aches, your head hurts. Your throat feels like you swallowed a shard of glass. And your fever is on the rise. Is it the flu? A flu test is the only way to know if those symptoms are the sinister influenza virus.  While at-home tests are convenient, should […]

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Gluten food sensitivity test guide

At Home Gluten Food Sensitivity Test Guide

Many people experience unpleasant symptoms after eating certain foods, but they aren’t sure why. If this happens to you, it’s important to consider taking a food sensitivity test to determine if gluten is the culprit. What is Gluten? Most foods on grocery store shelves contain gluten. This protein is found in wheat, barley, and rye, […]

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