Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B - Homed-IQ

Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus. While hepatitis B is curable, it can sometimes lead to a chronic, life-long infection. Transmission of Hepatitis B is possible through sexual contact or contact with infected blood. Have you had unprotected sex or otherwise suspect you may have been exposed? In […]

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea - Homed-IQ

Gonorrhea is an STI caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria. Gonorrhea is usually spread through unprotected sex with an infected person. Have you had unprotected sex or been advised by a previous partner to get tested? Using Homed-IQ’s simple home STI tests you can quickly check your STI status. Homed-IQ has several home tests available […]

What Is Good And Bad Cholesterol?

What Is Good And Bad Cholesterol? - Homed-IQ

Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in European countries—causing 3.9 million deaths in Europe and over 1.8 million deaths in the European Union annually. Among the factors that contribute to coronary heart diseases, such as obesity, smoking, low physical activity, and genetics, one is blood lipid levels. Lipids are fat-like substances […]

Healthy Habits for Feeling Great This New Year

Healthy Habits for Feeling Great This New Year - Homed-IQ

The beginning of a new year always brings the promise of new opportunities, experiences, and the chance to implement new habits after the relaxation and indulgence of the holiday season. As many of us faced unseen challenges and uncertainties in the last year, committing to maintaining good physical and mental health is one of the […]

Why Do We Need Vitamin D?

Vitamine D Home Test

Vitamin D deficiency is one of the most common vitamin deficiencies, with recent studies estimating that approximately 40% of Europeans are deficient in Vitamin D and nearly 13% are severely deficient. Since symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency are not always obvious, low levels can often go unnoticed. However, Vitamin D plays an important role in […]