How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Tips for Using Lemon Juice for Removing Freckles
September 8, 2011 – 2:36 am | No Comment
Freckles are flat and dark skin spots found particularly in people having blond or red hair and fair skin. These spots are found mostly in the skin areas that stay exposed to sunrays. The most effective way of preventing occurrence of freckles is applying a sunscreen having SPF (sun-protective factor) 30 on your exposed skin before going out in the sun. One should also wear sunglasses, hats etc when under sunlight. However, these things only help in preventing the occurrence of freckles; if you have already developed freckles on your skin, you should look for natural agents for removing them. This will ensure that you don’t suffer from any side effect after removing the freckles. One of the most effective natural ingredients used as a remedy of freckles is lemon juice. However, lemon juice cannot remove them completely; it can only fade the freckles and make them less visible. Procedure 1 of using lemon juice as remedy for freckles: Wash the hands well using warm water and soap before  [...]

Alternative Treatments for Hiatal Hernia
September 6, 2011 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Hiatal hernia is a medical condition marked by protrusion of stomach upwards through the patients’ diaphragm towards their chest cavity. This condition results in symptoms like chest pains, heartburn, belching and nausea. However, there are instances when patients with hiatal hernia do not experience any symptom of the condition.The usual causes of hiatal hernia include factors like obesity, too much coughing, smoking, genetics etc. In this article we have discussed the alternative procedures used for treatment of this medical condition. Digestive enzymes: The digestive enzyme, which are basically proteins break down the foods consumed by us into nutrients. These enzymes are known to help patients with hiatal hernia. Digestive enzymes used for treating hiatal hernia generally come in form of pills or tablets. However, some food items can also be used in place of the pills and tablets containing digestive enzymes. One example is papaya; papaya contains an enzyme called papain; this enzyme  [...]

Dietary Guidelines of Ulcerative Colitis Patients
September 5, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Dietary Guidelines of Ulcerative Colitis Patients
Ulcerative colitis is defined as a digestive disorder marked by inflammation in the rectum and colon. Chronic inflammation occurring due to ulcerative colitis might end up destroying the patient’s intestinal lining leading to ulcers that might bleed. One may develop this condition at any age; however, the disease is more common among individuals between 15 and 30 years of age. Doctors other than suggesting medication also prescribe a specific diet plan for patients diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. The discussion below will explain the some essential dietary guidelines these patients should follow. The intensity of ulcerative colitis symptoms might vary from one patient to another. Generally, dieticians ask these patients to follow a diet low in volume. Such diets produce residues in modest amount, which is helpful for people suffering from ulcerative colitis. Frequent bowel movement might result in further swelling of the patient’s rectum and colon. Eating low-residue diets will minimize  [...]

Dealing with Low Blood Pressure Naturally
September 2, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
The effects of low blood pressure on the sufferer might be as severe as high blood pressure. The medical term used for low blood pressure is hypotension. According to medical experts, people with chronic hypotension are susceptible towards developing other serious health disorders like endocrinal disorders, heart problems and neurological disorders. The common signs indicating abnormal decrease in blood pressure levels are: fainting and a feeling of lightheadedness. There’s no particular medicine for treating low blood pressure; this health problem can only be managed naturally by introducing certain lifestyle and dietary changes in the patient’s life. Lifestyle modification for managing hypotension: A bath using warm water twenty minutes before going to bed at night can help in getting rid of this problem. Adding Epsom salt to the bathing water will enhance the healing effect of the bath. If hypotension is triggered by circulatory conditions like varicose veins, wearing an elastic  [...]