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Candida’s Connection to Breastfeeding Thrush

The health benefits of breastfeeding are many: postpartum weight loss, increased immune system for the baby, a close bond between mother and child, yet sometimes the health and joy of breastfeeding can be disrupted by a very pesky fungus known as candida albicans. While candida occurs naturally in the body, when it is allowed to…

Candida Symptoms

Candida albicans is a yeast fungus that is present on our skin and in our body orifices (such as the vagina and mouth). Normally, the other bacteria present keep a healthy balance between the yeast and bacteria. In fact this symbiosis (balance) keeps us healthy, occasionally, the yeast overgrow and cause Candida symptoms. Other yeast…

Boredom and Depression: Top 6 Interventions

Boredom is that frustrated sense of having nothing interesting to do. It is the companion to loneliness and depression for when we are bored we are disconnected from a positive connection with our self. We no longer have a felt sense of our self as a productive, engaged, energized individual interested in our activities. When…

What Is Trypanophobia? Are You Afraid Of Injections?

The fear of injections is called trypanophobia. This is not too uncommon. This fear can be related to needle phobia which is actually the fear of needles, only it involves actual penetration through the skin. This was officially recognized as a specific phobia in 1994 in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 4th edition. Types of…

Insomnia And The Major Causes

Insomnia is a condition that has been described not a disease but rather a symptom.  It indicates that something is wrong in the body and should not be taken lightly. When you fail to initiate sleep or maintain it, this will be called insomnia. Also, if you can neither initiate nor maintain the sleep, you…

Does Vick's vapor rub assistance toenail fungus?

More Nail Fungus questions please visit : http://www.healthbeautyfaq.com Does anyone one know of a best path to draw from rid of staple fungus? I have yellow brittle toenails and I don’t know what to do. Help anyone? a really cheap way is walking in the the deep. the salt water works wonders. Yes, believe it…

Nail Fungus – Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Nail fungus is made up of tiny organisms that can infect fingernails and toenails. Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the finger or toe nails which is very difficult to cure. These fungal infections usually cause discoloration, thickening and often softening of the nails. Nail fungus is a difficult condition to treat and may often…

Metatarsalgia – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods

Metatarsalgia is pain in the ball of the foot. Metatarsalgia frequently affects runners and other athletes who participate in high-impact sports. Metatarsalgia often is referred to as a symptom, rather than as a specific disease. This is a common foot disorder that can affect the bones and joints at the ball-of-the-foot. Metatarsalgia (ball of foot…

What is Bile Reflux

We are all familiar with the condition acid reflux Bile reflux is another condition that is not discussed as much, but is very similar and sometimes can be confused with acid reflux. First, let me educate you a little bit about what bile is. Bile is a digestive fluid produced in the liver. Some of…

Hidden Causes of Sinus Problems Revealed

Tell chronic sinus problems good-by. You’ve had it with that vicious cycle of one antibiotic after another that only leaves your sinuses set up for another infection and more misery. Discover the hidden causes of sinusitis and you’re well on your way to overcoming those miserable sinus problems. Are you ready to break out of…