How to Get Relief From Shingles Pain

Shingles is a painful skin condition caused by the chickenpox virus called herpes zoster. Shingles is characterized by clusters of fluid-filled blisters running along nerve paths in the body. The blisters usually itch and may be painful to the touch. The affected nerves are responsible for the pain associated with shingles. Different drugs and medications…

Chinese Food Culture: How Many Meals Per Day?

When I first came to England, I was very confused when people asked me how many meals per day do Chinese people usually have. I would simply reply: “obviously three, but don’t you have the same?”. Later on I found out that I wasn’t right. Of course, different cultures have different eating habits (in Spain,…

Sciatic Nerve Leg Pain – Causes

The Sciatic nerve leg pain starts in the lower back and continues down through the buttocks and down the leg. Pain associated with this nerve is called Sciatica which usually refers to a bulging or herniated disc problem. The movement of the disc can sometimes pinch or trap a nerve of the sciatic nerve which…

Food Poison and How To Deal With It

Food poisoning occurs when a person takes in food contaminated by bacteria, parasites or virus. It can also happen when one eats foods that are not ready prepared or foods that are not handled well during the process of preparing them. Symptoms of food poisoning Once a person takes in poisoned foods, they start showing…

Sore Throat And Remedies

Sore throat is a very irritating problem in which the throat is inflamed. This is generally caused due to colds and coughs. Sore throats can also be caused due to tonsillitis. Sore throat is usually caused by an inflammation of the tonsils, larynx or pharynx and can be painful and uncomfortable and it is one…

Larvicidal Dose Deworming For Horses

Dr. David Laird of Texas is nationally recognized for his expertise on internal parasite control and most recently for his work on encysted larvicidal treatments for cyathostomiasis, a condition that leads to poor performance and colic in horses: According to Dr. Laird, Quest (moxidectin) in reality will only kill about 15% of the encysted strongyles,…

Untreated Strep Throat Can Lead To Serious Complications

While sore throat is an ailment that clears on itself within a few days, strep throat often requires medical treatment with antibiotics. Physicians claim that in the absence of an appropriate medical treatment, strep throat can rapidly aggravate and lead to complications such as rheumatic fever, cardiovascular diseases or kidney affections. Before penicillin was discovered,…

Top 5 Facts About Skin Tags

Skin tags are a very common skin lesion and is basically a small section of skin that hangs from the surrounding area. They are benign lesions, so are non cancerous and rarely cause any damage, problems or discomfort. However, the most common places for skin tags are around the neck, eyelids, armpits and upper chest.…

5 Steps to Reverse Pcos Symptoms

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects 5-10 percent of pre-menopausal women, making it the most common female endocrine disorder. PCOS wreaks havoc on hormones: excessive amounts of insulin stimulate the ovaries to produce large amounts of testosterone. The result can be irregular periods and infertility, along with symptoms such as male-pattern baldness, fatigue, excess body hair,…

How to Be a Great Kisser

Are you a good kisser, a poor kisser or a fabulous kisser? Has anyone ever told you that you were a good kisser? Well it does take two to make it really good. First kisses are usually awkward, but further exploration of your partner’s abilities may surprise you. Kissing just to kiss is fun, but…