Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
June 30, 2010 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is an autoimmune condition leading to inflamed joint lining. The body wrongly assaults its own immune system. Rheumatoid arthritis could additionally afflict the cardiovascular, respiratory system, eye, nerve types or blood. It is an incessant condition typified by intermittent asymptomatic periods. The condition could aggravate with time and might be a life-long problem. When therapy is carried out aggressively and earlier on, it would help in slackening or halting advancement of the condition. Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Rheumatoid arthritis bears resemblance to other arthritis forms and RA-induced inflamed joints are accompanied by pains, warmness and swell up. However, disparate to other arthritis forms, the inflammation is classically proportioned. This means that the condition would occur on the right as well as left side of the body concurrently (like the wrist, knee and hand). Other rheumatoid arthritis symptoms comprise of rigidity felt in the  [...]


Shingles Symptoms to be Watchful about
June 28, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Shingles Symptoms to be Watchful about
Shingles or herpes zoster virus is an agonizing infection affecting the nerve roots. The viral form charts its course all along the nerve fibers affecting skin cells and leading to rashes. Shingles develops due to the analogous viral form that causes infancy chickenpox. As the viral form fails in totally clearing out from the system, shingles arises due to the virus reactivating. Shingles Symptoms Pains, itchiness, burning and tingling sensations are all shingles symptoms which could arise prior to the eruption of the skin rashes. These would start as tiny blister formations on a reddish base and newly surfacing eruptions that continually form for 3-5 weeks which makes shingles an agonizing condition. In case one doubts the presence of shingles then it is imperative to promptly seek medical advice. Shingles Causes Following a bout of chickenpox, the virus would continue to reside in the nervous system in a dormant state in the nerve roots. In several individuals, it ceaselessly remains  [...]


Surgery for Sinusitis Treatment – When is it necessary?
June 23, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Surgery for Sinusitis Treatment – When is it necessary?
Sinusitis is the result of mucous membrane lining the sinus cavities getting inflamed or infected leading to its swelling that could obstruct the usual fluid draining from the sinuses inside the throat or nose. There is greater likelihood of bacterial and fungal infection growth causing infection in the improperly draining sinuses. Sinusitis mostly leads to viral infections, classically colds and could additionally arise as a result of blocked nasal passages due to nasal allergy or other problems. Sinusitis is of duo forms namely acute (abrupt) and chronic (long-standing). One might be having chronic sinusitis in case: One has experienced over 3 sinus infections during a year’s time which required antibiotics usage for clearing it or One has experienced sinus infection for orver eight weeks which failed in clearing up despite antibiotics usage. Sinus surgery is ideal for individuals having chronic sinusitis. In majority of the cases, sinusitis treatment with antibiotics  [...]


A Guide to Essential Oils and Herbs for Your First Aid Home Kit
June 17, 2010 – 3:08 am | No Comment
A Guide to Essential Oils and Herbs for Your First Aid Home Kit
One could be faced with the most unanticipated of scenarios, often leaving one baffled as to what has to be done. Since time is critical in such cases and the basic home treatment could help salvage a potentially disastrous upshot. Here is a guide to all the necessary essential oils and herbs that should be part of your innate first aid home kit. Capsicum Extract or Capsular Form Its astringent and therapeutic properties are immensely beneficial and a vital cure in case of shock treatment and stimulating blood supply to promote healing. It has been conventionally employed for halting bleeding and has palliative property. Lobelia Essence It has demulcent traits and a muscle relaxant ideal for treating spasmodic or cramping sensations, relieving tensions during a panic attack, allaying stress headaches and respite for asthmatics. Ultimate Echinacea The fluid version of Echinacea could be given to kids and has blood purifying properties. Even Immune Stimulator could be offered to bigger  [...]


Vital Medical Tests for Senior Citizens–Part II
June 15, 2010 – 5:06 am | No Comment
Vital Medical Tests for Senior Citizens–Part II
Women senior citizens should essentially undergo the following medical tests: Caring for the Eyes Eye conditions like glaucoma, macular degeneration are commonly experienced problems related to aging. Eye check-ups in 1-2 yearly time intervals once sixty-five years of age has been crossed is imperative as getting screened could help in preserving and maximizing vision. One should pay frequent visits in case one has vision issues. Auditory Test A minimal of thirty percent of senior citizens past sixty years of age suffer from some form of hearing failure, majority of which could be treated. Hence, getting a hearing test done a minimum of once in 3 yearly time intervals is vital. Shielding Bone Health Osteoporosis could be a vastly devastating condition. In case one has it and suffers from a hip fracture then the risk of lasting disablement or fatality is very high. Hence, one must undergo a bone density test at sixty-five years of age onwards. In case a female is at elevated risk then  [...]


Lycopene - Are You Getting Adequate Antioxidant From your Diet?
June 10, 2010 – 9:05 am | One Comment
Lycopene – Are You Getting Adequate Antioxidant From your Diet?
Lycopene is a deep red carotenoid, carotene pigment present in the organs like prostate, liver, colon, lungs and even the skin. It is prevalently found to be present in red coloured veggie and fruit forms like tomato, carrot, papaya and watermelon. Several research findings have corroborated that lycopene has antioxidant properties and might be the key to upholding ideal health. During later part of the eighties, when antioxidants in lycopene were found to be two folds that of beta-carotene, there was huge attention and several researches were initiated for probing its part in preventing cancer. Lycopene and Your Health With the identified antioxidant properties of lycopene, investigators have been researching and are still doing so regarding lycopene's effects on overall health. Elucidated herewith are several of the noteworthy possibilities. Antioxidant Advantage A study based on rodent models indicated that lycopene similar to other carotenoid types might possess antioxidant  [...]


Bacterial Vaginosis
June 8, 2010 – 3:51 am | No Comment
Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the commonly experienced form of vaginal infection among females in their child bearing age. BV develops due to a combination of numerous bacterial forms that appear to show overgrowth in the similar manner as Candida does due to disrupted normal balance of bacteria in the vagina. BV is not contracted due to sexual contact yet it is prevalent among those females who are sexually active. Causes of Bacterial vaginosis: The precise cause for this form of excess growth is unknown. Factors like a new sex mate, polygamous relationships, expectant mothers, women with STDs or douching could increase the risk of developing BV. Also, BV is not contracted from toilet seat, beddings, swimming pool or due to contact with objects around. Women who are sexually abstemious could also be affected. Even post-menopause women could be affected with BV. Signs & Symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis: Females having bacterial vaginosis might experience an irregular discharge from  [...]


How Vitamin D Deficiency Affects You
June 3, 2010 – 2:10 am | No Comment
How Vitamin D Deficiency Affects You
Researches have indicated that vitamin D deficit could impact all ages from infanthood, kids, adolescent people as well as adults. One’s diet might raise chances of developing deficiency in case there is lesser consumption of milk or foods that have innate vitamin D presence like salmons, egg. Majority of the individuals having less vitamin D levels fail to spot any symptoms. Other risk factors comprise of: Being obese. Digestive problems such as celiac disease. Being over fifty years of age. Intake of certain medicines. Vitamin D Deficiency and Hypertension The risky combo of hypertension and vitamin D deficit can raise risk of suffering from cardiac episode, a study finding has shown. Vitamin D deficiency was not associated with heart ailments among people without high blood pressure. Vitamin D Deficiency and Breast Cancer Less vitamin D might deteriorate outlook among females having breast cancer. A research outcome found that females having vitamin D deficiency  [...]