Spinal Cord Injury Symptoms and Facts

Spinal cord injury is defined as damage to the cells within the spine or the severing of the nerve tracts that send signals up and down the cord as a result of some accident or event. The common types include the following: – Contusion: bruised tissue – Compression: harm caused by excessive pressure on the…

Lyme Disease -causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Treatment of Lyme Disease Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.[1] Borrelia burgdorferi is the predominant cause of Lyme disease in the U.S., whereas Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii are implicated in most European cases.Lyme disease is caused by the…

How to Remove Scars and Acne Scars

Scars are fibrous tissue which replace normal skin after the dermis, which gets deteriorated following a wound or sore. A skin usually appears in the brownish, blackish or pinkish color. Scars though ugly looking are a natural way of the skin to repair itself from injury. The word scar owes its origin to the Greek…

How to manage psoriasis effectively

It is categorized as mild, moderate or severe, depending on the percentage of affliction on the body. It is one of the oldest known ailments affecting mankind and continues to be a medical challenge, as it cannot be cured completely and demands lifelong therapy for effective management. The symptoms of psoriasis differ from one person…

Getting Your Tonsils Removed? Important – Read This

If you have been suffering from complications with your tonsils or adenoids, you may be considering having your tonsils removed. How can you be sure surgical treatment will make a difference? Will a tonsil removal or adenoidectomy resolve issues with tonsiliths? Prior to surgical treatment, your health care provider may consider less invasive treatment methods.…

Fungus Infection of the Nails (part 1)

Many people seem to think that fungi can only infect the skin, but given the opportunity, fungi can also infect the nails. The problem is that most people do not know they have a fungal infection of the nails. Infact, the majority of individuals who have unsightly nails try and hide them with a cover…

Food Allergy

Food allergies happen when your immune system messes up. Your immune system is supposed to protect you from disease and germs. If you have a food allergy your immune system makes a mistake and thinks the food is going to harm you. The response is the same whether it is a food allergy, an allergy…

Obesity – Its Serious Complications On Pregnancy

Obesity is the major contributing factor for rising complications in pregnancy and is a major nutritional disorder. For a scale, if the BMI of the pregnant mother, in the initial stages of pregnancy, is above 25 units, she is considered to be obese. Obesity is one of the most common but a major nutritional disorder.…

Chamomile – Medicinal Uses, Interactions, Dosage

Chamomile Alternative Names: Matricaria recutita, Pinheads, Scented mayweed, Sweet false chamomile. Herb Description Chamomile is one of the oldest garden herbs, with wispy 2 to 3 pinnate leaves and terminal peduncles supporting single flower heads. For medicinal use, German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) is by far the most famous, but Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) is also…

How To Identify Shingles Without a Rash

Is it possible to develop shingles without a rash? Yes, but this is a rare case. Shingles is a condition which is manifested by painful rashes or blisters which show on one side of the body. It usually lasts for two weeks and can even be prolonged to a month. Most of the time, the…

Cold Sore Home Remedies

Cold sore home remedies are becoming more and more popular as people move away from applying harsh chemicals to their skin and look to find a natural alternative treatment instead. Also, I think one of the reasons that cold sore home remedies are so popular is because quite often you can find the remedy already…

Psoriasis, Fumaric Acid and the Natural Sun

In the past 30-40 years fumaric acid has been used to treat Psoriasis and many reports have indicated there is a problem of its becoming toxic in the liver. Almost everything could become toxic, even water, if a person did not use common sense. It was about 1969 when a fellow named Schweckendiek provided some…

Treatment For Toenail Fungus – The Best Non Prescriptions

Onychomycosis is the medical term for nail infections which affect toenails and fingernails but toenail infections are more common, and that is what will be addressed in this article. For the treatment of toenail fungus to be effective, the remedy needs to target the nail bed to destroy the infection. Treatments for Toenail Fungus The…