Anemia: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Anemia: what is it and what are the symptoms? - Homed-IQ

Have you been feeling more tired, less productive than usual, and pale when you look at yourself in the mirror? Oftentimes, this is blamed on poor sleep or a busy work week. However, many people are not aware that these can be symptoms of anemia. But what exactly is anemia, how does it develop, and […]

How quickly will I get the results of an STI test?

How quickly will I get the results of an STI test? - Homed-IQ

When waiting for the result of an STI test, time can pass especially slowly and many people worry about the result, even if it is just a routine test. This  stress is absolutely understandable, which is why we would like to provide an overview of the processing times of an STI test from Homed-IQ. Homed-IQ […]

Vitamin D deficiency: symptoms and treatment

Vitamin D deficiency: symptoms and treatment - Homed-IQ

Have you been feeling drained, suffering mood swings, or are you tired all day? You may be suffering from a vitamin D deficiency. Did you know that around 40% of the European population suffers from a vitamin D deficiency? It is therefore quite possible that you are also affected by this. But don’t worry, a […]

How does an STI test work?

How does an STI test work? - Homed-IQ

If you have a new partner or have recently had unprotected sex you may want to test yourself for STIs to be sure. Unfortunately, testing for sexually transmitted diseases is still a sensitive topic in which one may like to to involve as few third parties as possible. This is exactly why all STI tests […]

All About STI Tests

All About STI Tests - Homed-IQ

Have you had unprotected sex recently or have been notified by a previous partner to get tested? While sexually transmitted diseases (STIs) are very common, many people feel nervous about visiting their GP for testing. For those that would rather get tested confidentially, it is now possible to test for STIs (also known as STIs) […]

Testing for diabetes – should you perform a home test or see a doctor?

Testing for diabetes - should you perform a home test or see a doctor? - Homed-IQ

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a home test for diabetes and a test from a doctor? In this article we would like to explain the differences between the different types of tests available in order to help you decide which test is right for you. What is diabetes? Diabetes is an […]

How much does a vitamin B12 test cost at the doctor’s office?

How much does a vitamin B12 test cost at the doctor's office? - Homed-IQ

The use of daily vitamin pills has become popular in recent years as part of a healthy lifestyle. Vitamin B12 is also one of the most popular vitamins to take in pill form. But what exactly is vitamin B12, what does it do and why is it so important to check your vitamin B12 levels […]

How to Treat and Prevent Iron Deficiency

How to Treat and Prevent Iron Deficiency - Homed-IQ

Did you know that approximately 30% of the world’s population is iron deficient? Iron is an essential nutrient that is required for many processes in the human body. These processes include red blood cell formation and oxygen uptake. Long-term iron deficiency can cause symptoms of fatigue, headaches, and dizziness. These symptoms are often mistakenly blamed […]

Hypothyroidism: Symptoms and Treatment

Hypothyroidism: Symptoms and Treatment - Homed-IQ

As you may have read in our article What Are Normal Thyroid Levels?, the thyroid is an incredibly important organ in our bodies. If you haven’t, here’s what you should know: The thyroid is a small gland that sits below the larynx. Its main job is to secrete hormones into the body – primarily the […]

What can be detected in a stool sample?

What can be detected in a stool sample?

Everybody has them, yet we don’t like talking about it – bowel movements. But did you know that a stool sample can tell you a lot about your health? It is important to check your stool regularly because its texture, shape, colour, and even smell can give you an indication of your health. But this […]