Macrobid for Urinary Tract Infection – How Effective Is It?

Macrobid for Urinary Tract Infection – How Effective Is It?

How effective is the antibiotic Macrobid (nitrofurantoin) for urinary tract infections? That depends partly upon which part of the urinary tract we are talking about. While suitable for some bladder infections, it is ineffective against kidney infections....
Morning Sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum)

Morning Sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum)

  Becoming pregnant can be one of the most joyous occasions of life, especially if you and your partner have been planning to have a child for some time. However, sometimes complications occur in pregnancy. One common condition might be ‘morning sickness’ –...
Vaginal Yeast Infections: Symptoms and Treatment

Vaginal Yeast Infections: Symptoms and Treatment

Vaginal yeast infections (also known as candidal vulvovaginitis or vaginal candidiasis) can cause irritation, itchiness of the vagina and skin around it as well as whitish vaginal discharge. The infection is caused by a species of fungus known as Candida albicans and...
What Birth Control Options Are There?

What Birth Control Options Are There?

For sexually active individuals who are not ready to start families, there are several options for birth control. Condoms are available over the counter either at a drugstore or online, the latter being slightly less expensive. Unlike most forms of birth control, they...