Medical Articles

What Do All the Aromatherapy Scents Mean?

In setting up a meditation area for relaxation, or for use in yoga classes, many people use incense, candles and/or essential oils. Scent is a powerful and wonderful tool that can be used to fill a space or our bodies with qualities and symbolism to match the intentions or goals for any practice. Sometimes, during…

Symbolism of the Machine in Modern Art – Technology As a Destroyer

World War I brought mechanized death in a measure unimaginable to prior generations. The machine that had promised during the Industrial Revolution to relieve mankind’s suffering had created chaos and crippled an entire generation. Obviously the machine’s productive efficiency for man’s benefit could just as easily become an extremely efficient means of death. An example…

Pre-Medicated Iontophoresis Electrodes or Phonophoresis Gel

Iontophoresis is the process of using electrical current to ‘drive’ ions of medication through the skin to inflamed tendons and ligaments. Similarly, phonophoresis is the process of using ultrasound waves to ‘drive’ medication from the ultrasound gel to those same structures through the skin. Because physicians, physical and occupational therapists, chiropractors, and other medical professionals…

Eight Foods Your Cat Should Never, Ever Eat

Most of us know that there are some human foods our pets shouldn’t eat. Keeping our cats away from alcohol, for example, is a no-brainer. But did you know that onion powder can cause anemia in cats and dogs? Because of their different metabolisms, many common foods that are safe for human consumption are not…

Home Remedies for Laryngitis That Work Effectively

Do you find your voice squeaky and hoarse at times? If yes, then there can be plenty of reasons for this. This problem is called Laryngitis. Mostly people confuse it with sore throat, because it results into hoarseness or complete loss of voice due to irritation in the vocal cords. Some of the common reasons…

7 Diseases Spread by Mosquitoes

No doubt, mosquitoes are such bothersome insects plaguing mankind today. With just one bite, this tiny pest can cause you trouble for a period of time. On most cases, a mosquito bite can be harmless. Small bumps may emerge on the bitten skin, which may itch for a while and then disappear and disregarded. However,…

Grape Seed Oil And Eczema

Eczema is an inflammatory condition that can be triggered by many factors. This often results to itching and the appearance of small blisters on the skin’s surface. Because there is no direct cure for this, there are only various treatment methods that provide relief to its symptoms. As one of the natural ways of treating…

How to Regrow Hair Damaged by Hair Extensions

Hair weaves and extensions when worn frequently can cause thinning and other hair loss conditions such as traction alopecia. Depending on the method of attachment, the damage caused could be anything from moderate to severe. Hair weaves based on the cornrow or track method when worn regularly can lead to traction alopecia because of how…