Health News

Healthy Feet: Dealing with Onychomycosis

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 17:09

Fungi are plant organisms, without chlorophyll, found in the environment that surrounds us. There are some 100,000 species of fungi, of which only 100 are capable of causing diseases in humans.  Fungi live in our body in balance. This means that under normal conditions they do not produce infections. Certain conditions of the environment or of the person can cause a fungal infection to develop.

What is lactose and why is it important for our body?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 17:08

The sugar that is present in the milk of all mammals is called lactose. From the technical point of view, it is a disaccharide composed of two molecules: glucose and galactose. When we consume it through food, it goes to the intestine, where it is absorbed by the bloodstream and used by the body so that the cells function correctly.

Fatty Liver: How can you deal with it?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:26

Fatty liver is a liver disease that is usually benign. This disease is characterized by the accumulation of fatty acids and triglycerides in the liver cells. In many cases, fatty liver is related to cirrhosis, and there is a tendency to think that hepatic steatosis is due to excessive consumption of alcohol. However, it is important to mention that this is not always the case.

The Parasites Inside Us: Trichuris Trichiura

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 11:57

It is very recurrent for parasites to be found inside the human body.  They are one of the most contagious infections, and they are capable of harming other organs and generate unpleasant symptoms. But, what do these parasites look like and where do they come from? Can they really be avoided? Are there preventive measures? In this article we talk about one of the most conventional parasites that can cause great damage in our bodies.

Health Advice for when you Travel Internationally

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 16:07

The health risks associated with travel are greater for certain groups of travelers.  In recent years there has been a notable increase in those who travel to tropical countries. Beyond enjoying a few days of rest, it is important to keep in mind that certain diseases can pose a serious risk to health. That is why it is so important that travelers know each and every one of the risks they face so they can take the appropriate measures.

This Week get a 15% Off on ALL Bandages & Skin Care Products

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 11:25

This week at DMS we have a very special promotion going on. If you need bandages or skin care products this is the perfect opportunity for you to shop! When you purchase from both of these categories you will be able to get a huge 15% discount on ALL Bandages & Skin Care Products. Because we care for your skin and your well being, we wanted to do something different this time around. 

Back to Basics: All about Vitamin C

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:49

Surely, from an early age you have heard about the importance of the consumption of vitamins for our body. That being the case, vitamin C is one of the main ones to ingest. Let's talk in detail about vitamin C and its benefits, so that you know a little more about the importance of its use for our body.

The Great Benefits of Seawater

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:11

There are many people who consider that going to the beach consists only in tanning the skin and having fun. However, bathing in the sea is a very beneficial experience for both the skin and the body thanks to the wide range of nutrients in seawater.

The ABC of Phenylalanine

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 10:10

Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid found in a large selection of foods with a high protein content, such as red meat or legumes. It has very important properties as a sweetener when mixed with properties of aspartic acid. This is why it fulfills a great function at the time of both sweetening and aromatizing food and drinks.

It’s Back! Our Popular Incontinence Promotion Returns!

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 12:47

Once again we will have one of our most popular promotions up and available for you. If you or someone you love use incontinence supplies, then you know how much that can cost us on a weekly basis.  Whether the need is for an adult, or for a child, buying products such as diapers, briefs, bladder control or others will always get expensive.