What Causes Sore Throat

A sore throat is pain, irritation or scratchiness of the throat that often worsens when you swallow. A sore throat is the primary symptom of pharyngitis — inflammation of the throat (pharynx). But the terms “sore throat” and “pharyngitis” are often used interchangeably. Continue reading

How to Relieve Muscle Cramp

You are just lying there, doing nothing and wham! Searing pain and your muscle tightens up for no reason. This is one of the most common complaints people do and this complaint is all about muscle cramps but the question arises what to do about them and how to relieve from it. Continue reading

How to Firm Sagging Breasts?

It is said prevention is better than cure but in some conditions which happen to physical features can be repaired only after noticing the imperfections and sagging breasts is one among them.  Its causes are inevitable. This imperfection in women tends to lower down the self esteem because women always want to look best and to be admired by everyone. Breasts are very important feature in women which are considered to upkeep properly. These are the external assets of a woman that projects confidence for her. Continue reading

How to Create a Home First Aid Kit

Having first aid kit in your home prevents you from major consequences of injuries. It is not only legal mandatory to have first aid kit but also consideration of your family health. Usually, we came across several first aid kits in the stores, malls, shopping complex and other places. But we never take it seriously that we must have a first aid kit in our home emergencies strike without a warning.  Continue reading

What Are the Causes of Hormonal Imbalance in Men

In men hormonal imbalances are not as easily found as they are in women but finding and treating these imbalances can add significant benefit to health and quality of life. So every men and women should know the causes of hormonal imbalance. You may have seen, the imbalances found in men are quite common but are definitely different than those seen in women. Still many of the age related symptoms seen in men are directly correlated with their declining hormones levels. Continue reading

Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Knowing of signs and symptoms of breast cancer can save your life. If cancer is discovered in very early stage, then you have better treatment options and chances to cure increase. The most common sign of breast cancer is a lump or thickening in the breast. In most of the cases, the lump is always painless. Continue reading

Information on Lactation

Information on Lactation

The secretion of milk by the breasts or mammary glands is termed lactation.

The mammary glands are made up of:

  • Ducts that branch all through the tissue and converge at the nipples.
  • Alveoli are sac like structures from which the ducts start. The milk is produce by alveoli.
  • Myoepithelial cells which are special contractile cells. Myoepithelial cells are present surrounding the alveoli. When Myoepithelial cells contract the milk in the alveoli is pushed into the ducts and from duct it is released into the exterior.

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