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Tonsillitis – Tonsillitis Treatment, Causes, Symptoms

Tonsillitis Definition : Tonsillitis refers to inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils.The infection may involve other areas of the back of the throat including the adenoids and the lingual tonsils.The tonsils are lymph nodes, or oval-shaped masses of lymph gland tissue, located on both sides of the throat. An infection of the tonsils is called tonsillitis.…

10 Health Benefits of Black Tea

Black Tea is made from the same plant as green tea and white tea.  Black tea doesn’t mean tea without milk, and white tea doesn’t mean tea with milk.  The difference is the way the tea leaves are processed after picking.  Green and white teas are hardly processed at all, whereas black tea is fully…

How to Reduce Chronic Inflammation in Your Body

Arthritis, Bursitis, Tendonitis, Plantar Fasciitis, Colitis, Dermatitis, Pancreatitis, Appendicitis, Sinusitis – what do all of these conditions have in common? Because they end with the suffix "itis" they are all a sign of inflammation in your system. Sometimes inflammation is just a sign or overuse or wear and tear, but sometimes something in the immune…

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Eye Inflammation

EYE INFLAMMATION What is eye infection? Infection is a process by which bodies react against infection, injury or irritation. Inflammation may occur due to quite harmless substances such as dust or even pollen grains. Body's immune system can also react against its tissues to cause an autoimmune reaction. Inflammation of the eye occurs in response…

Say Good-Bye to Penis Rash in the New Year

A handsome, good looking penis is an asset that is likely to please current partners or impress potential partners. When a man has a proper penis health regimen, he is much more likely to sport a penis with visual appeal – and not one marred by an unsightly penis rash. Now as the old year…

Caring For Your Beard

A common mistake which most men make is when it comes to washing their beard as they assume they can use their normal shampoo to actually wash their facial hair. This is not the case as the hair your face is more fragile than your head hair and requires special attention to ensure the hairs…

Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms And Natural Remedies

Psoriasis is a skin condition where there's an overproduction of new skin cells. The body's immune system mistakenly identifies ordinary skin cells for pathogens and causes new skin cells to grow. The result is scaly patches that itch or hurt, sometimes accompanied by cracks and bleeding. There is currently no known cure for psoriasis but…

Medicine for Allergic Rhinitis

Fexofenadine is a new non-sedating antihistamine. It is the active metabolite of terfenadine which has been withdrawn from the market in some countries. Fexofenadine is a safer alternative with similar efficacy in relieving symptoms associated with seasonal allergic-rhinitis or urticaria. Background Seasonal allergic rhinitis or hay fever has a significant impact on a patient's quality…

Understanding Depression – Part I

I believe, the term "Depression" has come to be used very casually and generically. The emotional states that earlier simply used to be "mood swings", "boredom", "loneliness" and "grief" have now been blown up to become "depression." The effect? While the normal people have started believing themselves to be suffering from a "Psychological ailment", many…

Deepression: 14 Important Facts

For those who have never had depression, the darkness is impossible to imagine. Chances are that in your lifetime you will be one of two people – depressed, or close to someone who is. For this reason, understanding depression is fast becoming a life skill. Here are 14 important insights. 1. Certain personalities are more…

Discover the Different Types of Phobias Today

There are many different types of phobias today. A phobia is a type of fear that is considered to be either excessive, or irrational in basis. In many cases, a phobia includes both an excess and an irrational fear. Individuals who suffer from these fears may or may not know and understand that their fear…

Anxiety Treatment 101 – A Guide for Getting Help

Even in today’s progressive culture and society, a stigma remains about mental illness. Most people recognize the symptoms of anxiety within themselves, yet suffer for many years before they get help (if indeed they ever seek professional help). Rather than suffer the potential shame, embarrassment, or other negative emotion that some may feel in seeking…

How to Fall Asleep Fast Without the Pills

Eszopiclone. Ramelteon. Triazolam. Zaleplon. Zolpidem. If you can not pronounce any of those words, well, neither can I. Millions of Americans take these synthetic drugs every night. And it's all to fight insomnia. These drugs are known as Ambien, Sonata, Lunesta, but that does not cover the fact that they're synthetic and not an ideal…