September 28, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Boils can be  treated at home with natural remedies. Many people have medicines for boils. But it is the natural remedies that are the best for all those huge red swellings on the body. But successful natural treatment of boils is possible at home without any antibiotics. Boils or furuncles are infections of the skin that give a mechanism for release of toxins. They come as round, red and pus filled  [...]

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All About Menthol Addiction
August 14, 2013 – 1:17 am | No Comment
All About Menthol Addiction
Menthol addiction is a unique and intriguing  addiction that makes a person crave for this substance unknowingly and unconsciously. Applying vaporizer is also a part of this  addiction. People usually put it on their nose and sniff it. Then they also apply it on the lips for the reaction of the vapor to take place. Menthol addiction leads to people licking the vaporizer and consuming it. This is when the addiction and control has taken over your life. People usually start with inhalers, which gives them a rush of energy by snorting the menthol when they felt like. It starts with one in three weeks, and then twice in two weeks and then twice a week, then gradually increases to thrice a week. Slowly you become a menthol addict and the frequency increases. Menthol is an organic compound that is found occurring naturally in the mint plants. The uses of menthol are related to the manner in which the skins cold receptors are stimulated. When you have flu or a cold, then a menthol is what  [...]


All about Chocolate Addiction
July 24, 2012 – 11:36 pm | No Comment
All about Chocolate Addiction
Are you one of those who is addicted to chocolates? Everyone does like binging on sweets but if you are one of those who just cant do without a chocolate remedy then you surely have a problem. This is something that has to be tackled and has to be attended with lot of understanding and care. The first step that you have to take is to identify the symptoms. There are many psychological reviews which really do not support chocolate consumption as addiction. But there is the other theory which says that endorphins are released when one eats a chocolate and it is believed that eating a chocolate alters the mood and takes it to a high . So it is believed that a person finds it hard to resist when he is low and reaches out for the chocolate. The symptoms purely are based on day to day actions. If you find yourself reaching for a chocolate post lunch then you are getting into addition of chocolate. If you have cravings that can be controlled  then it is not an addiction. But if you reach  [...]


Addiction to Television Watching
April 2, 2012 – 2:07 am | No Comment
Addiction to Television Watching
Television Watching is a kind of activity that is very addictive and has to be controlled if it is being watched by kids. There have been surveys that have been conducted which show that the children who watch television a lot get distracted to a great extent and show a lot of performance problems. Television has a lot of impact on the children and the addiction to watching depends on many factors. It has to be seen how much television is watched and what their personality or age is and whether they can watch alone or whether they should watch with adults. Some programs should be monitored by parents so these programs have also contributed to the addiction to television watching. There are a lot of negative effects of television on the children and it is important to understand how the children get influenced by activities like television watching. There are many programs which showcase a lot of things that could be detrimental to them. For example violence is one thing that is  [...]


Addiction and their types
March 2, 2012 – 3:58 am | No Comment
Addiction and their types
Man is a victim of habits, actions and continuous incidents. When these continue on a regular basis, he gets addicted. All of us are addicted to some thing or the other, but when the addictions become hazardous to health, and then they are dangerous and have to be rectified. There are many addictions in this world, but when the word addiction comes to our mind we link it unconsciously to alcohol and drugs. We are said to be addicted when we are attached to something in such a way that it prevents our life and our activities and is a hindrance to our life, our thoughts and thus impediments our interaction with our family and friends. There are addictions which are sometimes physically dangerous and these do not allow us to continue life peacefully. People get a lot of addictions and they are more addicted normally to activities and the behavior related to it. Addictions can be many but all of them have the same symptoms. They could be loss of control, they build over a period of  [...]


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.  [...]


Role of Aromatherapy in Addiction Recovery
July 19, 2011 – 12:59 am | No Comment
Role of Aromatherapy in Addiction Recovery
Aromatherapy does not possess the ability of curing addiction; however, it can definitely help in controlling the withdrawal symptoms experienced by individuals while they try to get rid of an addiction. Aromatherapy is natural therapeutic procedure carried out using essential oils. These essential oils get extracted from both wild and cultivated herbs; each of these oils contains mixture of useful chemicals. The oils are classified based on their source and fragrance; each essential oil comes with a unique fragrance, which is due to the different combination of chemicals present in them. Counseling and Values suggest that a person requires to be motivated enough to get rid of an addiction to successfully recover from the habit of any substance abuse. This motivation must be accompanied by treatment of the underlying causes and ongoing support. The pharmacological interventions used for preventing withdrawal symptoms block effects of addictive substances and in the process decrease the  [...]


Bath Salts - Hottest Designer Drugs to Watch out For
February 11, 2011 – 3:49 am | One Comment
Bath Salts – Hottest Designer Drugs to Watch out For
The web site hawking the bath salts cautions in scarlet lettering – ‘Not-for-human-consumption’. You are also cautioned about not using alcohols & prescription drugs whilst ‘bathing’ and a note about not using it as snuffs. However, the smallish powder packs named as Vanilla Sky, Bolivian Bath, Ivory Wane among several others – aren’t devised for use in your bath tubs. Bath salts are potent artificial stimulants created to be akin to coke or meth, & with analogous risks. However disparate to them, bath salts are legalized in most of U.S., presently vending for around twenty-five to forty dollars a pack on the net & in small shops and mini marts. Bath salts have turned out to be the newest designer drug to trigger alarms with the over two hundred calls linked to their use being received in 2010 & 214 in 2011, as per information furnished by the AAPCC. Louisiana is the worst affected and many states are proscribing the drug. Conjecture is that majority of the  [...]


Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment Intricacies Unfolded
January 24, 2011 – 12:05 am | 2 Comments
Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment Intricacies Unfolded
The instantaneous objective of alcohol withdrawal treatment is calming patients at the earliest. Around ninety-five per cent of individuals suffer from mild to medium range withdrawal signs, inclusive of feeling agitated, quivering, sleep disturbances & lost appetite. In among fifteen to twenty percent of individuals moderate-ranging signs, short-lived seizure attacks & deliriums might arise, however they don’t advance to full-fledged delirium tremens. Treatment of these people could be done on almost all occasions on an outpatient-basis. Subsequent to examination & observation, these patients are generally discharged from the health facility with a 4-day reserve of anxiety-allaying drugs, with scheduling done for follow up & rehab, & recommended on returning to the ER whenever signs & symptoms of withdrawal turn acute. In case doable, a kin members or buddies must be supporting the patients throughout the subsequent couple of days of experiencing withdrawal. Diazepam  [...]