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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Treating Open Pores at Home
November 19, 2011 – 2:32 am | No Comment
Treating Open Pores at Home
The primary cause of pimples and blackheads is lodging of bacteria and dirt inside pores of our skin. Individuals with large or open pores are more susceptible towards developing pimples and blackheads as open pores allow more impurities to get trapped in them. Proper skin care at home can help in closing the open pores; below we have discussed three of the most useful ways of treating open pores at home. Massage your skin: Massage works by loosening up the blockages of our skin and also improves circulation, as a result of which the exposed and open skin pores get closed. Our facial skin can be massaged with any non-comedogenic oil like castor oil or olive oil or water. When using oil for the massage, the massage should be continued for 5 to 6 minutes. The massage should then be followed by steaming the skin so that the oil gets released. Releasing of the oil will result in cleansing of the pores and the pores will also become smaller. For steaming, place your face 12inches above a bowl  [...]

Homeopathic Remedies for Migraine Headaches
November 18, 2011 – 10:20 pm | No Comment
The traditional treatment methods used for managing migraine headaches and other forms of vascular headaches usually involve use of extremely potent drugs. Having medications of such high strength leave the patients at high risk of suffering from harmful side effects; thus it is not advisable to use such medications for a prolonged period of time. Migraine attacks can continue to bother the patient for several hours or even days if not treated properly. Most migraine headaches are unlikely to subside by intake of mild pain relief medications like aspirin or only by taking rest. People looking to get rid of the migraine headaches and other signs of the disorder without taking the harmful painkillers should try homeopathic medications. The most useful homeopathic remedies for migraine are as follows: Aconitum Napellus: Aconitum Napellus are prescribed to patients experiencing acute and sudden migraine attacks. Such headaches either manifest in form of a band on the head of the patient or  [...]

Treating Insomnia with Homeopathy
November 17, 2011 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Insomnia is a common sleep disorder in USA. Majority of the insomnia patients in America try to sleep by using sedatives and other sleep inducing drugs. These drugs although solve the problem temporarily end up causing extremely discomforting side effects. Thus it is advisable to try alternative treatment methods like homeopathy for getting rid of insomnia. The homeopathic medications that are most effective in treating insomnia are: Aconitum: Aconitum is prescribed to patients whose insomnia come followed by fever or illness. This medication is extracted from a plant called Wolfsbane or Monkshood. The scientific name of the plant is aconitum aapellus. Aconitum is made using every part of the plant, which also includes the flower. Coffea: Coffea is a homeopathic remedy made using coffee. Coffea is prescribed to patients suffering from insomnia generated from an excitement. People requiring this medication finds it difficult to fall asleep and tend to sleep lightly; they can be awakened  [...]

What Are the Types of Alzheimer’s Disease?
November 16, 2011 – 9:32 pm | No Comment
Dementia is a condition marked by impaired brain function and is a complication associated with certain medical condition. Alzheimer’s disease is one type of dementia, which tends to get worse with time. Alzheimer’s disease can affect one’s thinking ability, behavior and memory. Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease occurs when the patients is experiencing symptoms like problems in speaking, memory impairment, lacking the ability of taking decisions, loss of judging power, change in personality etc. Alzheimer’s disease can be of three types early-onset, late-onset and familial. In this article we have discussed about these 3 types of the disease. Early onset AD: It is a rare type of the disease. Alzheimer’s disease occurring in individuals below the age of 65 years is referred to as early onset AD. Around 10 percent of all the cases of Alzheimer’s disease are of early onset type. People suffering from Down syndrome, a condition marked by premature aging are at higher risk of developing  [...]

What Are the Health Benefits Offered by Soy Yogurt?
November 15, 2011 – 9:40 pm | No Comment
What Are the Health Benefits Offered by Soy Yogurt?
The yogurt prepared from soy milk is called soy yogurt. Like the regular yogurt, the soy yogurt is also a source of the healthy lactobacteria; as a result, like regular yogurt, the soy yogurt also promotes production of certain healthy bacteria within our colon. Below we have discussed some other health benefits of soy yogurt: Improve cardiac health: Soy yogurt and most other soy products are extremely heart healthy in nature. A research conducted in the year 1993 revealed that consuming 20-25 gm of soy fiber and protein every day helps in reducing blood cholesterol levels by 12%. Based on the finding of this study, a health claim was released by American heart Association stating that consuming a diet low in cholesterol and saturated fat and containing 25g soy protein every day can reduce the chances of developing heart diseases. Help patients with type-2 diabetes: In the year 2006, a study was conducted on some plant compounds like soy that leave impact on the enzymes, which are targeted  [...]

Health Benefits Offered by Angelica
November 14, 2011 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Health Benefits Offered by Angelica
Angelica is an aromatic biennial herb grown widely in north Europe. The herb has erect stalk, greenish yellow flowers and spindle-shaped fleshy roots. The seeds of Angelica are off-white in color and oblong in shape. Since ancient times, Angelica is used for cutting a number of ailments. Below we have discussed the most common health benefits offered by the herb: It is widely used for treating stomach cramps, gas and indigestion. Angelica is also known to promote heart health and correct bronchial disorders. Infusion prepared by brewing leaves of Angelica acts as a wonderful remedy for conditions like rheumatism, tooth aches, insomnia, nervous headaches and fevers. Angelica can be of different species; A. atropurpurea or American Angelica and Angelicaarchangelica or European Angelica is used as treatments for bronchial and lung diseases, colds and headache. Dong qui or Angelica sinensis, on the other hand, can effectively treat menstrual cramps and is not for its ability of correcting  [...]

Natural Moisturizers for Pimple Prone Skin
November 11, 2011 – 1:42 am | No Comment
Natural Moisturizers for Pimple Prone Skin
Finding out the right moisturizer for pimple prone skin is extremely difficult. Most moisturizers available in the market contain too much oily substances, which end up making our skin more oily aggravating the pimples in the process. So, for people with pimple prone skin the best option is used moisturizers made using natural ingredients. Below we have discussed about some of the most effective options. Lavender oil: Lavender oil inspite of being oil possesses the ability of warding off pimples. Lavender oil boasts antifungal and antibacterial properties, which not only make it an extremely effective skin moisturizing agent, but also a useful remedy for the pimple causing bacteria. For using lavender oil as moisturizer, add 3 to 4 drops of the oil to 1 tablespoon jojoba oil and apply it onto your face in the same way as you apply regular moisturizers. Grapeseed oil: Grapeseed oil is another essential oil well-tolerated by pimple prone skin. Washing the face using with oil mix containing  [...]

Herbs for Controlling Sugar Addiction
November 10, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Herbs for Controlling Sugar Addiction
A 2010 study has revealed that high-calorie food items can result in addiction like substances such as tobacco, cocaine and certain drugs. In this article, we have discussed how herbs can help in controlling sugar addiction. Gymnema: Gymnema has been used for years as a remedy of obesity, diabetes and sugar cravings. A 1992 study found that gymnema contains compounds that fill our mouth with sweet flavors temporarily. People suffering from sugar addiction should chew this herb every two hours. The effects of the herb last for around two hours; during this time the person chewing the herb will experience a reduced response towards sugar. For instance, after having gymnema fruit juice might taste as bland as water. Gymnema is known for making sweet food items less satisfying and thus reduces the tendency of our body to long for them. Stevia: This herb is often called the sweet leaf. The reason behind this is that stevia is hundred times sweeter than regular sugar. However, it has no calorie.  [...]