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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Eating Habits for Glowing Skin
December 16, 2011 – 11:08 pm | No Comment
We spend a lot of money buying skin care products; some of them solve our problems some don't.. Many of us also try home remedies for improving our skin health. The best home remedy to have a healthy and glowing skin is eating the right kinds of food. This article will inform you about the eating habits that can make your skin glow. Include more fish in your daily diet. The fishes that are most beneficial for our skin health are cod, tilapia and salmon. These contain high quantity of omega-3fatty acids; this nutrient protects our skin from irritations. People who don’t eat fish can substitute it with food items like hazelnuts, walnuts, pecans, flaxseeds, flaxseed oil and eggs, which offer similar benefits as the above mentioned segments of fish.. Green tea is a rich course of antioxidants. Antioxidants are known for their anti-aging effects and also help in reducing skin inflammation. Some clinical studies have also shown proofs of the fact that antioxidants present in green tea prevents  [...]


Natural Wound Healing with Sugar and Honey
December 15, 2011 – 9:48 pm | No Comment
Natural Wound Healing with Sugar and Honey
Two of the most effective natural ingredients for wound healing are sugar and honey. Below we have discussed the process of wound healing using sugar and honey. How to treat wounds using sugar? Step 1: Unfold a piece of gauze and apply a coat of petroleum jelly onto it. Now, drape the gauze around your wound. Remember, the gauze should encircle your wound forming a doughnut like shape. Step 2: Now take enough sugar for covering the wound and apply it directly on the wound. The sugar must form a layer of ¼ inch. The gauze encircling your would be playing the role of a barrier and ensure that the sugar does not fall out. Step 3: Take a sterile wound sponge and place it over the wound. Finally, bandage the region carefully. The bandage must be close fitting; however, it should not be too tight. Step 4: Change this dressing daily or on alternate days. Irrigate your wound carefully using hydrogen peroxide or a saline solution every time you open the bandage for changing the dressing. How to  [...]


Homeopathic Remedies for Bipolar Disorder
December 14, 2011 – 10:20 pm | No Comment
Homeopathic Remedies for Bipolar Disorder
The homeopathic medications prescribed as treatment of bipolar disorder vary depending on whether the disease has affected a teen, a child, a man or woman. The symptoms of the disorder are also taken into consideration while prescribing homeopathic medications. Below, we have discussed the homeopathic remedies that are commonly prescribed to patients with bipolar disorder. Platinum Metallicum: This medication is prescribed to bipolar disorder patients experiencing signs like impaired thinking, indifference, apathy, crying and weeping. The other indicators of use of Platinum Metallicum for treatment of bipolar disorder are twitching eyelids, continuous buzzing noises and headaches. Agaricus Muscarius: This remedy is only recommended to individuals experiencing several bipolar disorder signs, especially symptoms like confusion, severe depression, lack of interest in work, languor and reading difficulty. Bipolar disorder patients treated with Agaricus Muscarius also have unnatural hunger  [...]


Essential Oil Based Recipes for Hair Growth
December 13, 2011 – 11:19 pm | No Comment
Essential Oil Based Recipes for Hair Growth
We may suffer from hair loss due to several reasons. The most common one among them are: lack of proper nutrition, hormonal imbalances, intake of certain medicines, too much use of chemical based hair products and dandruff. There are certain essential oils that help in reducing hair fall and promoting growth of new hair. This article will inform you about effective essential oil based recipes for hair growth. The essential oil known for being most beneficial in promoting hair growth is the oil extracted from sage. This essential oil other than correcting hair related issues is also known for being an excellent remedy for conditions like digestive disorders, pimples and wrinkles. Hair Growth Recipe 1: This recipe includes use of sage oil along with apple cider vinegar. To prepare the mix, blend 4 ounce apple cider vinegar and 4 ounce water. Now, add 10 drops sage oil to it. Apply this mix all over your scalp and hair. Cover your hair using a clean towel. Stay like this for a minimum of 30  [...]


What Are the Signs of Scleroderma?
December 12, 2011 – 11:44 pm | No Comment
Scleroderma is an autoimmune disorder affecting our connective tissues. Connective tissues are present in our blood vessels, skin, muscles and internal organs; this means scleroderma can affect all these parts of our system. This article will inform you about the common signs experienced by patients with scleroderma. The most frequently observed scleroderma symptom is Raynaud’s phenomenon, a condition marked by extreme reaction of the body towards cold temperatures Raynaud’s phenomenon might also be a result of excessive emotional stress. Constriction of blood vessels of the extremities can make the toes and fingers red, purple or blue colored in patients with Raynaud’s phenomenon. The feet and hands of these patients, on the other hand, might become numb or painful. Scleroderma is known for changing the appearance of our skin. The skin in scleroderma patient might turn lighter or darker than normal or can get thick and hardened. These patients develop extremely hard facial skin,  [...]


The Signs of Addison’s Disease
December 12, 2011 – 2:38 am | No Comment
The Signs of Addison’s Disease
Addison’s disease is defined as a disorder which stops our adrenal gland from producing adequate amount of hormones. Adrenal glands are located above the kidneys secreting hormones responsible for maintaining our blood sugar levels, suppressing our immune system, helping our body in responding to stress, regulating potassium and sodium levels in our system and affecting our sexual development. Lack of production of the hormones of adrenal gland thus can result in occurrence of several symptoms. Below, we have discussed about the most common signs of Addison’s disease. Addison’s disease often results in hypotension or low blood pressure. Decrease in blood pressure levels takes place because the adrenal glands of people with Addison’s disease fail to produce hormones responsible for regulating levels of salt in bloodstream. Hypotension is marked by signs like faintness, lightheadedness and dizziness. If treated in the right procedure, low blood pressure caused by Addison’s disease  [...]


Natural Liver Detox: What Are the Herbs That Can Help?
December 9, 2011 – 2:51 am | No Comment
Natural Liver Detox: What Are the Herbs That Can Help?
The herbs that can be used for detoxifying our liver effectively include the following: Milk thistle: This herb is an extremely potent antioxidant; moreover, it is also known to be an excellent lover cleansing and anti-inflammatory agent. In the past few decades, milk thistle’s use in correcting liver damage is discussed widely in the media. Several medical studies have also shown that consumption of milk thistle extracts have improved liver functioning in human beings and corrected liver damages successfully. Rosemary: Rosemary is a herb known for its several medicinal benefits. The herb offers anti-inflammatory and anti-toxin effects and thus helps in detoxifying the organs of our body including liver. The antioxidants present in rosemary flush out the toxins present in our liver making the organ healthier. Rosemary is also known to improve our blood circulation, which in turn results in moving of fresh blood to and from the liver. The Italians use this herb frequently as an culinary  [...]


Safe Exercises for Herniated Disc
December 7, 2011 – 10:34 pm | No Comment
Safe Exercises for Herniated Disc
Exercises and physical therapy are most effective remedies for herniated disc. Besides that, the doctor also asks the patients to take adequate rest and have the prescribed dosages of certain anti-inflammatory medications. Corrective surgery is only prescribed when the combination of the above mentioned treatment procedures fail to heal the condition. Below, we have discussed about the exercises that are safe for patients with herniated disc. Strengthening exercises: Majority of the strengthening exercises allows us to lie down for completing them.  The two strengthening exercises recommended to herniated disc patients are prone trunk raises and upper-ab curls. Steps of the prone trunk raises: Lie with your face facing the ground; the arms should be placed beside the body. Tighten the muscles of your buttocks and lift the shoulders and head straight up. Move up the shoulders and head as much as you can without hurting yourself. Stay in this position for 5-10 seconds and relax; this  [...]