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Choosing Alternatives To Toxic Skincare

If you are using a simple over the counter facial moisturizer you may actually be doing your skin a major disservice. Not only, do many brand name products contain harmful chemicals called Parabens, but should really be considered toxic. Parabens are chemical compounds that are widely used to preserve cosmetics and sometimes they appear as…

3 Acne Home Remedies I Highly Recommend

Acne home remedies are the cheapest ways to treat your skin problem. There are three major ways to improve your skin condition using home ingredients. On the other hand, it is equally important that you take note of each ingredient. It is then vital that you choose the treatment that would not pose further irritation…

Leishmania Infection

Leishmaniasis is rare in the United States but has been reported in areas bordering Mexico such as rural southern Texas. Most of the cases found in the United States are acquired elsewhere such as in travelers to Latin America. More recently, more than 500 cases of leishmaniasis were diagnosed over an 18-month period in soldiers…

Preventing Allergy Problems With the Right Vacuum Cleaner

Have you experience this situation? You try to clean your room to avoid allergy problems. You turn the vacuum on and before long you sneeze like crazy. Can vacuuming the house worsen your allergy symptoms? On the other hand, not vacuuming builds up those allergens too. How could you possibly handle this situation? It’s quite…

Christmas Depression

For many people the holidays bring thoughts of family, togetherness, and happiness. But for many others it brings anxiety and depression. It's difficult trying to live up to the expectations that the holidays bring, so it's important that we do not allow ourselves to fall into a trap of doing more than what we're capable…

Facts About Melanoma Chemotherapy

by Dr. Bill Ackart Surely you will learn a thing or two by reading the following article. Melanoma is a type of cancer that affects the skin and is recognized by the dark spots that appear on the dermis. These skin surface formations do not represent the only symptoms of the disease, more conclusive tests…

Whiplash Symptoms From Sneezing?

Most people have heard of whiplash and think of it as something that is caused in a car accident. And while that is true, there are also other causes of whiplash including a previous neck injury, sport related falls, being pushed or a bad fall. Even an intense sneeze can result in whiplash! That’s why…

Type 2 Diabetes – A Fruit Tea for Treating Diabetes

In March of 2017, the journal Phytotherapy Research reported on a study of Zizyphus jujube fruit tea for treating Type 2 diabetes. Investigators at the Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical and Health Sciences and various other research institutions in Yazd, Iran compared 116 people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and all over 30 years of…

Microdermbrasion Treatment, Effects & Side Effects

Microdermabrasion Exposure to environmental elements tend to make negative effects on your skin. Gradually, sun's rays, pollution, and other damaging agents start taking toll on your skin. Microdermabrasion acne treatment helps reduce the blot spots and signs of aging. Microdermabrasion could also help treating crow's feet, age spots, light acne scars, and undesired pigmentation that…

Cold Sore Free Forever Ingredients

Do you have a cold sore? You can also use over the counter medications to help relieve some of the symptoms. Even if you will be afraid of the sores, you should keep balance. It will end in pain and not use any antibiotics which will damage on immune system. Home treatment of Cold Sore…

Causes and Treatments of Knee Pain

Usually, back of the knee pain is a result of an injury, like torn cartilage or ruptured ligaments. But other medical conditions can also put yourself to your knees, including infections, arthritis, and gout. Some types of back knee pain are just minor irritations, while some can greatly disturb your lifestyle. Here are the common…

Compensation in the Case of Foot Injuries

Foot injuries are some of the most common injuries one faces in any kind of an accident. They’re also the most devastating, since we require feet for almost everything we do, and an injury to the foot can handicap us greatly. A permanent injury will result in having to use a wheelchair for the rest…

How to Fix Your Cheesecake – A Troubleshooting Guide

A cheesecake should be relatively trouble free but occasionally problems do come up. Over the years, we’ve been asked the following questions. “What’s the easiest way to make crumbs for my crust?” Lots of folks use a food processor; we don’t bother. We use a heavy duty zipper-type plastic bag and crush the crackers or…