Concept of Mizaj in Unani system of medicine

Mizaj is the quality or power produced in the compound after intermixing of Ustaqissate Arba’ (four elements) with their equal or unequal quantities, which is equally distributed in the whole compound. This is the quality which provides a power to the compound, because of which the compound performs its functions. If this quality or power…

The Use of Iodine in Wound Care

Iodine has long been in use as an antibacterial agent and a skin disinfectant. It was discovered in 1811, and gained widespread popularity during the American Civil War, where it was used liberally to treat the wounds of soldiers. In its original form, iodine caused pain and irritation when applied to wounds, it has been…

Iranian Marriages and Iranian Temporary Marriages

The majority of the population of Iran follows the “Shia” beliefs of Islam. Most Iranians follow the primary branch of Shia Islam called “Ithna Ashariyyah” (or “Twelvers” in English). Iran’s Shia population constitutes almost 90-95% of its Muslim population and almost 40% of the entire world’s Shia population. “Sunni” Islam is the other major branch…

Viral Fever: Some Tips to Tackle It

The term “viral fever” refers to fever which is offset by a virus. Some of the typical symptoms, are high fever, joint pains, stomach cramps and indigestion, cough and cold, skin rash, weakness, and low energy levels. All symptoms may not surface in the individual, but of the list given, over half of the symptoms…

Physiological and Psychological Effects of Cancer

Cancer is, as we know, a life changing experience for both the cancer sufferer, their friends and families. Cancer and cancer treatment both have rather drastic psychological and physiological effects on the sufferer. Knowing of these effects before treatment may give you a head-start and a chance to mentally prepare yourself, just a little, for…

Acute Bronchitis Treatment – Coran Levision

Bronchitis and Acute Bronchitis Treatment – Another 8 Useful Hints Here are 8 tips about bronchitis. It always fascinates me that you can always find something new about a topic if you look hard enough, and these 8 tips are useful reminders – especially where acute bronchitis treatment is concerned. It’s always worth digging a…

‘surreal Shoes’ Dangerous

They look like something made by the late Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali who was known for his striking and bizarre images. They’re very unstable and dangerous. At £330 a pair, they’re also expensive. But fashionable women are bound to wear them. That’s what fashion experts say about Marc Jacobs’s new line of shoes which…

Reasons That Make Horses Great Pets

Unlike before when everyone thought that to have a pet horse you have to be rich, most people now are turning to keeping horses as their pets. The elegance that comes with the horse has been one of the main things that have led to people turning to horses as a type of pet. Just…

What to Consider When Comparing Hearing Aid Brands

First of all, there is no “best” hearing aid brand. There are many excellent companies from which to choose, though. I will briefly cover these manufacturers: Siemens, Phonak, ReSound, Sonic Innovations, Starkey, Widex, and Oticon. All manufacturers have numerous models, several levels of technology, and variable price points. Some are slightly less expensive than others,…

Spreading Genital Herpes

Herpes is a virus that once you have an outbreak it stays in your body whether you have any other outbreaks again. There are two types of herpes simplex HSV-1 and HSV-2 and either of them can cause genial herpes. HSV-1 is mostly associated with those nasty cold sores and HSV-2 is associated with genital…