The herpes simplex virus can be easily transmissible between two individuals. It is passed from one person to another by close, direct contact. The most common mode of transmission is through vaginal, anal, or oral sex.
In the video, Melanie is talking about oral and genital herpes myths. One of the most common myths about herpes is that in order to be infected you actually have to see genital herpes, and that is no true. Herpes is a virus and it actually can leave in the nerves in your body, so what happens is that you can be infected, you can newer have an outbreak and you can actually pass an infection on to somebody.
Genital herpes among athletes is very common. Here are Few Genital Herpes Myths That Athletes Need To Be Stopped Immediately:
Fortunately, getting regular, moderate-intensity exercise can help prevent herpes outbreaks by reducing stress and bolstering the immune system.
Many people consider both furuncle and carbuncle as same. However, they both refer to different things. A furuncle is an acute, round, firm, tender, circumscribed, perifollicular staphylococcal pyoderma that usually ends in central suppuration. Carbuncle is a collection of boils that develop under the skin. When bacteria infect hair follicles, the follicles can swell and turn into boils and carbuncles.
The given infographic by DrAxe on Furuncle vs Carbuncle will help you understand the key differences and similarities between both skin conditions.
Another similarity between furuncle and carbuncle is both affect athletes. Athletes can avoid skin infections at first place with knowing and spreading the knowledge about these infections. This may facilitate implementation of right treatment and preventive measures to ensure the least disruption in athletic community.
Everyone goes to a gym to get stronger and healthier, definitely not to get infections. Unfortunately, researchers have found it to be the breeding ground for a variety of germs. A majority amidst them affects the skin. That’s because the bacteria, fungus, and viruses responsible for skin infections thrive in sweat which is left on the equipment and other warm and moist areas of the gym. Without infection prevention, the dirtiest spots of the gym can lead to life-threatening problems.
Even though when everything is not avoidable, you can look out for such equipment and parts in the gym:
Weight Machines & Free Weights
Let not these nasty skin infections prevent you from doing great things in life. Infection prevention is not difficult if you know where and what you’re dealing with. We hope this post provided the insight you might have been longing for.
As an athlete, you must have had your share of tryst with injuries and infections. Talking about the two, they are infamous for leaving a mark. We also call these marks scars. Scars are signs of physical accomplishments, at least that’s what a lot of athletes like to believe in. We are not defying the truth. But there are other facts that are revealed via these scars. Yes, you may or may nor realize this but the infections you may have incurred are revealed by these scars. Simply because they all look different.
Would you like to know more? You sure would then read on…
Ugly Lines On The Foot
Candida Albicans is the most common type of fungal infection found in the mouth, intestinal tract and vagina, and it may affect, skin and other mucous membranes. If the immune system is functioning optimally, this type of yeast infection is rarely serious. Signs of candida infection include chronic fatigue, mood disorders, etc.
In the above infographic, Dr. Axe is showing various signs that you can have candida like internal stress, brain fog, skin and nail fungal infection, hormonal imbalance, intestinal distress etc. Individuals that have never experienced a serious yeast infection can find they have developed new sensitivities to a variety of foods. These foods include dairy, eggs, corn and gluten. Candida infection is something which can lead to many different health problems, from digestive issues to depression. But proper treatment can help in overcoming this infection.