Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy Bone Disease on Dogs

Hypertrophic osteodystrophy or HOD is a condition that affects young large breed dogs. HOD is a bone disease that affects the rapid growing bones of giant dog and may occur between ages of 2 and 7 months. The breeds that are at high risk for HOD are Boxers, Chesapeake Shepherd Dog, Golden Retriever, Great Dane,…

Shingles – Not Just For the Over 60 Crowd

In late summer 2009, I was enjoying a lovely Labor Day holiday with three generations of my family, frolicking, relaxing and bonding. As much fun as I was having, something was nagging at me. I felt an overall fatigue, had a daily headache over my right eye and soreness in my eyebrow that felt like…

Diabetes Definition, Symptoms, Treatment & Causes

Refers to diabetes mellitus or, less often, to diabetes insipidus. Diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus share the name “diabetes” because they are both conditions characterized by excessive urination (polyuria). Diabetes mellitus is a chronic health disorder. Chronic means that the condition lasts for many years. Diabetes can cause serious health problems. These problems include kidney…

7 Herbs to Help Soothe a Sore Throat

Sore throats are not very pleasant and those who suffer from relentless sore throats need to start focusing on prevention and stopping this condition before it begins. What does that mean, exactly? It means we need to embrace a comprehensive approach to natural health and wellness which includes, regular chiropractic checkups, fitness, nutrition, and most…

The Health And Beauty Connection

Health and Beauty are closely related. One cannot expect to be beautiful without working on maintaining good health, and vice versa. Health means having a body that works efficiently; and beauty is the outward manifestation of good health. Poor health can be visible and therefore affects your beauty, or the way you appear to others.…

Information on Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder that prevents the body to utilize glucose completely or partially. It is characterized by raising glucose concentration in the blood and alterations in carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism. This can be due to failure in the formation of insulin or liberation or action. Since insulin is produced by…

Heat Rash,Causes and Treatments

Did you ever go through this scenario? You feel itchy and notice some pink bumps and red spots on your body. A friend says it looks like prickly heat rash. Symptoms include itching and a couple of blisters. One thing that is different in your schedule is that you’ve been exercising more. In the past,…

Obesity – The Underlying Historic Causes

The scourge of obesity has reached such gigantic proportions across the world that it is now termed as globesity. The obesity is now accepted as a global epidemic and governments are pouring in money and resources to fight this menace, which is quietly swallowing the economic gains of a country. Obesity is a relatively a…

What Are Gallbladder Attacks?

There are many symptoms that are associated with a gallbladder attack. The only problem is that they are hard to differentiate from other conditions and symptoms. The symptoms of such as an attack can either be slow and uncomfortable for years or they can be acute which means they attack all of a sudden and…

Cold Sores And Fever Blisters – The Ancient Curse

Incredible, but true – Cold sores and fever blisters have been a world-wide epidemic since before Christ. The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 90% of earth’s population is infected with the cold sore virus today. Outbreaks of cold sores or fever blisters are caused by the replication process of the herpes simplex virus. Both…

How Do You Treat a Rash?

How do you treat a rash, doctor?” asked the patient. “Steroid pills and moisturizing lotions.” replied the doctor. “Do they work?” asked the patient again. “Not really,” said the doctor, “but you know, there is no real cure for rash today, so we stick with those.” I bet you heard this kind of story before.…

At Home Cold Sore Treatments

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus and though there are no cures for the virus there are a number of cold sore treatment options that can help get your back to feeling and looking like yourself in no time. Some of the most popular cold sore treatments are those that can be…