Causes of Toenail Fungus Infections

There are many possible causes of toenail fungus infections. One of the most common is the constant exposure to water or moisture. This explains why many athletes, particularly swimmers and divers, have a higher incidence of toenail fungal infections than other people. Fungus naturally grows much faster in wet environments. If your feet are constantly…

Laser Scars Resurfacing

Laser resurfacing or "laser peels" is generally used to minimize the appearance of fine lines, mainly in the areas around the mouth and the eyes. It is also an effective solution for treating facial scars or areas of uneven pigmentation. Laser resurfacing is performed both on the whole face as well as in specific regions.…

The Role of First Aid in Angina, and Heart Attacks

Angina vs. Heart Attack In angina one of the coronary arteries "hardens". This essentially means that sufficient deposits of fat have built up in an artery to prevent the tissues on the other side of the narrowing from getting an adequate supply of blood. When one of the coronary arteries becomes hardened the blood supply…

Dietary No Nos – What Not to Feed Your Dog

We've all encountered an untrained dog that will stop at nothing to get at whatever food is on the kitchen counter. A recent dog sitting experience for a friend's two terriers found, upon my return home, that a gift bag of Easter candy which had been sitting on the counter was divvied up, unwrapped, scattered…

A Real Life Heart Healthy Fairy Tale

Thanks to our all-knowing nanny state I need to say up front that I’m not a doctor and that this article in no way makes any medical claims. In fact, all I’m going to do is tell a fairy tale. If my story inspires you to take action please confer with your “healthcare professional” first.…

Liver Cancer Symptoms

Liver Cancer is a fatal disease and unlike other forms of cancer, gets detected at a comparatively later stage. It is thus also referred to as a silent form of Cancer. Chances of survival in the case of Liver Cancer are limited and almost all affected people pass away within a year. Like other cancers,…

Tips On Cold Sore Home Remedies

Finding the right cold sore home remedies that actually give you some relief is not an easy task it looks. We know about the expensive prescriptions, but what about some of the less expensive natural ways of treating a cold sore? Here is a look at some of the more popular home remedies that claim…

The Real Harmful Effects Of Cigarette Smoking

In each new research paper and each new study that appears, there’s just more and more negative news when it concerns the harmful effects of cigarette smoking. As doctors, biologist, and scientists discover more about the anatomy and are capable of tracing the smoking effects more clearly, they establish more about its harm. While lung…