Lupus – Symptoms and Causes of Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect various parts of the body, including the skin, joints, heart, lungs, blood, kidneys and brain. Normally the body’s immune system makes proteins called antibodies, to protect the body against viruses, bacteria, and other foreign materials. These foreign materials are called antigens. If you have lupus, your immune…

Lean Muscle Protein Shakes

A low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet is quite difficult to stick to for any length of time. Very soon, the craving for familiar stomach fillers like bread, rice and potatoes begins to hit you. Even if you overcome the mental cravings, you will find yourself getting hungry at odd times, and not feeling "filled up" after meals.…

Bed Sores

Bed ulcers/bed sores afflict patients in hospitals throughout the world. Various means of reducing bedsores have been tried, from frequent turning to synthetic padding, but medical research has shown that one of the most effective means of reducing the occurrence of bedsores is the use of natural sheepskin padding. Bedsores develop as a result of…

What is Secondary Lymphedema?

Swelling caused due to pooling of lymph fluids is known as lymphedema. It is usually the result of an injury to the lymphatic system or happens on account of its dysfunction. Primary and secondary lymphedema are the two types of the condition. Secondary lymphedema is an acquired condition, usually as a result of surgery to…

Treating Scalp Psoriasis

What is Scalp Psoriasis? Scalp psoriasis is a skin disease that may cause itchy patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales. It can range from mild, with only light scaling to severe, with thick, crusted scales covering the whole scalp. The large flaky scales can be very uncomfortable and can itch quite painfully. Severe…

Is IBS Hereditary? – The 64 Million Dollar Question

Fact 1: 30% of the UK population are affected by Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS. Fact 2: In the United States of America, IBS rivals the common cold for the major cause of absenteeism among employees. Fact 3: An estimated 25% of IBS cases are triggered by a bout of gastro-enteritis or food poisoning.   If…

Clinical Manifestation of Congestive Heart Failure in a Child

Despite compensatory mechanisms, the heart may be unable to maintain an adequate cardiac output. Decreased blood flow to the kidneys continues to stimulate sodium and water reabsorption, leading to hypervolemia, increased workload on the heart, and congestion in the pulmonary and systemic circulations. Since these hemodynamic changes occur at different times, the signs and symptoms…

ZetaClear Anti Fungal Solution Review

Onychomycosis is better known as toenail fungus, is a comparatively common condition which disfigures and can devastate the toenail. The big toe and little toe nails are more likely to get affected by fungus. This fungus in nails can be caused any of the several types of fungi which develop in the warm and moist…

Should I Be Taking Fish Oil Tablets?

It's getting harder to ignore the weight of evidence in favor of taking fish oil tablets these days. Numerous facts are emerging from a whole host of sources attesting to the way they're helping in such areas as the health of our brain, heart, skin, vision and immune system. Even nutritionally our bodies need these…

Should I Be Taking Fish Oil Tablets?

It's getting harder to ignore the weight of evidence in favor of taking fish oil tablets these days. Numerous facts are emerging from a whole host of sources attesting to the way they're helping in such areas as the health of our brain, heart, skin, vision and immune system. Even nutritionally our bodies need these…

Myrrh Essential Oil Can Help Fight Cancer

Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) comes from myrrh trees that grow in the Red Sea area. From the chemistry of myrrh essential oil we can expect it to have lots of healing properties. It is anti-infectious, antiviral, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory, hormone-like, anti-hyperthyroid, and supports the immune system. How Can Myrrh Aid in Fight Against Cancer ? In 2001…

Best Natural Remedies for Premenstrual Syndrome

Many women suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS). This usually occurs approximately a week or two before the menstrual cycle and ends during the first few days of the menstrual cycle. Some of the symptoms of PMS include: breast swelling, breast tenderness, trouble falling asleep, headache, irritability, anger, appetite changes, cramps, depressed mood, abdominal bloating, and…

Flu And Cold In Children – Causes And Treatment Explained

If a child's immune system is weakened for any reason, this child will contract viruses that will cause colds and flus. There are so many strains of these viral infections, there is no permanent treatment that will completely kill these viruses. However, these treatments will suppress the rate of growth. Treating the symptoms can help…

The Most Shocking Ending in All of Literature

“How oddly situated a man is apt to find himself at the age of thirty-eight! His youth belongs to the distant past. Yet the period of memory beginning with the end of youth and extending to the present has left him not a single vivid impression. And therefore he persists in feeling that nothing more…

Eradicating Depression

IT’S AN EASY MISTAKE TO MAKE If you experience depression then you know you can’t just snap out of it.  Especially if you’ve tried different techniques or been on anti-depressants or in counselling for a long time it’s easy to think that you’ve tried everything or that nothing will help. If you experience depression or…