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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Overview of Ear and Eyelid Psoriasis
October 31, 2011 – 11:07 pm | No Comment
Overview of Ear and Eyelid Psoriasis
Ear psoriasis is a variant of psoriasis characterized by the inflammation of the skin around and inside the ear canal. This disorder appears in the form of red lesions, scaly patches, cracked skin, silvery or white colored plaques, skin pain, constant itching and more on the affected regions of the skin. Typically these symptoms are observed on the skin inside the ear, nearby regions and may in severe cases extend down to the neck. In addition, due to a high inflammation level, these lesions may sometimes pain even on a gentle touch. This pain sensation is a clear indicative of the sensitivity and high inflammation of the skin. Furthermore, apart from pain, these lesions may agitate the sufferer by consistent itching sensation. This mainly happens due to the excessive dryness on these symptoms which turn their appearance into silvery and white colored lesions. In the initial stages these silvery patches may be mistaken for a yeast infection, therefore, a proper clinical diagnosis must be  [...]


Taking Zinc for Better Health
October 21, 2011 – 11:22 pm | No Comment
Taking Zinc for Better Health
Zinc is an essential nutrient responsible for performing numerous activities in the body. One of the most essential functions is to encourage the metabolism of the body system. This system essentially works towards the exhaustion of fats and regulation of the body weight. In addition, adequate presence of this mineral essentially works towards healing the injuries, both internal and external. Certain percentage of the mineral also works towards the growth and development of the immunity, smell, fertility and taste. This mineral also plays an imperative role in strengthening the foetus among pregnant women. A person can take to both the natural and pills form of the mineral in order gain benefits of the mineral. The best natural sources of the element are meat, liver, oyster, wheat, pumpkin, sunflower seeds, milk and almonds. Adequate intake of this element strengthens the immune system to fight against the minor ailments like flu and cold. In fact, as per the doctors, patients suffering  [...]


What Are the Coenzyme Q10 Side Effects?
October 17, 2011 – 2:56 am | No Comment
What Are the Coenzyme Q10 Side Effects?
The Coenzyme Q10, which is also referred to as CoQ10 can be described as a vitamin-like component produced within human body. In spite of being produced naturally within the human body, supplementation of Coenzyme Q10 is known to cause a number of side effects. However, the side effects triggered by this component rarely turn serious. Majority of the people consuming supplements of Coenzyme Q10 tolerate them quite well; only a few among them experience side effects. In this article, we’ll be discussing about the main possible Coenzyme Q10 side effects. Studies conducted around the world for finding out the side effects of Coenzyme Q10 supplements have shown that this vitamin like components are unlikely to result in any severe side effect. However, these studies definitely inform about possibility of Coenzyme Q10 side effects that should be reported immediately to your doctor. Experiencing those side effects might indicate that you should discontinue the use of the CoQ10 supplement. Below  [...]


Overview of Chicken Pox
October 13, 2011 – 1:13 am | No Comment
Chicken Pox is a disease that occurs amid both adults and children, but the incidence is less common in adults. It is caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV) that belongs to the Herpes family. It can spread from contaminated food and water. Adult chicken pox occurs on coming in direct contact with a person infected with chicken pox or shingles or herpes zoster infection. It may also be transmitted through the infected person’s coughing and sneezing. In kids the disease may get transmitted through contact with a person infected with chicken pox or shingles or from lack of hygiene. The incubation period of chicken pox in both adults and children is the same namely 14-16 days and ranging between 10-21 days. Adult chickenpox is characterized by symptoms like 1-2 days of fever and fatigue. These are the early symptoms of chicken pox which are followed by rashes or itchy blisters on the trunk, face and scalp. They spread all over the body and eventually crust over. Adult chicken pox often  [...]


How to Measure Body Mass Index in English System and Metric System?
October 3, 2011 – 1:52 am | No Comment
Below, we have explained the two systems of calculating body mass index or BMI: The English system: The first thing you’ll need to do is weighing yourself. While measuring your weight, you must be absolutely in empty stomach; your bladder and bowel must also be empty. Other than that you must only be in your undergarments while standing on the weight machine.  Let us assume that your weight is 190 lbs. The next step is measuring your accurate height. You should seek help from another person to get the exact height of yours. You must not wear shoes and stand upright against a wall while your height is measured. The person helping you will have to mark the ending point of your head on the wall using a pencil. Now take a measuring tape and measure the length between the mark and the ground. Let us assume that your height is 72 inches. Assuming that your weight is 190 lbs and your height is 72 inches, your body mass index or BMI would be: 703(190/72x72), which equals to 26. The metric  [...]


What Are the Signs of Infectious Gastritis?
September 29, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
What Are the Signs of Infectious Gastritis?
Infectious gastritis occurs when an individual gets infected by bacteria variety called Helicobacter pylori, which is commonly referred to as H. pylori. Helicobacter pylori works by attacking our stomach lining and eventually results in formation of inflammation and ulcers. In this article we’ll be discussing about the possible symptoms of infectious gastritis. Some patients with infectious gastritis do not experience any symptom of the condition. However, due to inflammation of stomach lining, the stomach of these patients produces less mucus, enzymes and acid. However, majority of the individuals suffering from this gastritis type develop some specific symptoms. They are: Pain: Stomach pain is one of the most frequently occurring signs of infectious gastritis. Generally, the pain and associated discomfort occurs in the patient’s upper abdomen. The pain might be dull or sharp in nature. People experiencing stomach discomfort due to infectious gastritis may have a burning or gnawing  [...]


Opening up the Blocked Tear Duct with Home Remedies
September 22, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Opening up the Blocked Tear Duct with Home Remedies
The home remedies for opening up blocked tear ducts include the following: Massage therapy: Proper massage done by a trained and experience masseur can help in opening up the closed tear ducts. Massage is more effective in opening the closed tear ducts of infants. In case of adults if the blockage is caused by an infection, massage therapy can effectively offer relief from the discomfort. According to medical experts, the region surrounding the blocked tear duct must be massaged several times in a day for getting best results. Before starting the massage therapy, the eye area of the patient and the hands of the masseur must be washed well using a disinfectant and water. This will ensure that the eye don’t get exposed to more germs. While massaging one should use his weakest finger for instance ring finger. You can expect the best results, if the inner part of the eye that is massaged right at the point where it is meeting the nose. Running all the fingers faintly over the nose bone also  [...]


What Are the Causes of Night Sweats?
September 19, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
What Are the Causes of Night Sweats?
The possible causes of night sweats are: Cancer: Night sweats can indicate an early stage of certain cancer types; the most common ones among them is lymphoma. Theories of medical science suggest that severe night sweat is categorized as one of the B symptoms of lymphoma. The B-symptoms are defined as systematic symptoms affecting entire body of the patient. Menopause: Menopause results in night sweats in majority of the women. Women during menopause tend to experience hot flashes, which is often accompanied by extreme sweating, particularly during the nighttime. The fall in the level of estrogen in a woman’s body during early menopause and perimenopause is held responsible for these cases of night sweats. Medications:Certain medicines like antidepressants, antihypertensives, tamoxifen, niacin, leuptolide and medications used for reducing fevers might act as triggers of night sweats. There are 11 drugs that are specifically labeled for causing night sweats; some of them are: interferon,  [...]