Suntan and Psoriasis

People with psoriasis enjoy sun tanning just as much as people without psoriasis, and usually even more. Not only the sun gives your skin a nice golden color but if you have psoriasis – the sun also helps you to temporarily get rid of your psoriatic plaques. Some of us are lucky enough to live…

Hepatitis Basics

Most people infected with hepatitis may not even be aware that they possess the virus because its symptoms are similar to that of the flu. Hepatitis cases are becoming more and more frequent in the United States, primarily due to the public’s lack of information about the virus and how it affects the liver. The…

Coffee's Liver Benefits

The healthcare community has done its fair share of investigating the effects of drinking coffee, and a subsequent array of health warnings and encouragements have been issued regarding its regular consumption. Since the liver processes all that we ingest, people living with liver disease, including hepatitis, must be extra vigilant in watching everything entering their…

Prevention Of Nail Fungus Infection

You may have ever noticed someone with rather awful looking nails. They may be rock hard and yellow in color or perhaps there is not a nail at all. The yellowing, hardness and non-existent symptoms are all common signs of such an infection. To some extent it’s awful to think about that but the non-existence…

Motion Sickness

At one point in our lives, we all tend to experience a little bit of motion sickness. Whether it’s getting a severe headache from reading too long in a car while it’s moving or whether we’re sitting on a small plane that’s going through some serious turbulence, motion sickness tends to affect everyone to some…

How to Prevent Food Poisoning

If you've never had the pleasure of experiencing the joys of food poisoning than you have not lived. That's just a joke, actually! Getting food poisoning is no laughing matter, though. I can tell you from personal experience that is no fun! I had it a few years ago from under cooked ground turkey meat…

Natural Cures For Peptic Ulcers

Peptic ulcer, also known as ulcus pepticum or stomach ulcer is an ulcer of an area of the gastrointestinal tract. It may be the symptoms of another disease or condition. It will get worse if not treated. Most peptic ulcers are caused by a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and anti-inflammatory drugs such as…

Causes and Symptoms of Menopause

Menopause Menopause is the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. The menopausal transition starts with varying menstrual cycle length and ends with the final menstrual period. Perimenopause means “the time around menopause” and is often used to refer to the menopausal transitional period. Menopause affects every woman. Premature menopause symptoms (or early menopause symptoms)…

Ayurvedic Basic Dietary Guidelines

According to the Ayurvedic principles your diet should be based upon your individual constitution (the three doshas or constitutions are: Vata, Pitta and Kapha). In the Ayurvedic literature there are several types of nutritional disorders: 1. Quantitative deficiency: insufficient food leading to under-nutrition or even starvation. 2. Qualitative deficiency: wrong food combination resulting in malnutrition,…

Herbal Solutions For Gaining Fertility

At some stage of life every couple complete their family by having their own child. However many are left disappointed when they can not conceive a child. One of the important leading factors behind inability to conceive is directly related to low sperm count and low sperm motility in men. The term fertility means, "One's…

Fear, Anxiety, Worry, Shyness, & Panic

If you have found this article then you probably are interested in knowing more about anxiety, social anxiety or shyness, stress, worry, and related problems or disorders, what they are & how to get over them. You are in the right place! I am a Santa Rosa based psychologist and psychotherapist who was formally the…

What Are the Main Causes of Anxiety Attacks?

The anticipation of a threat, which could either be real or imaginative, often results in anxiety and ultimate an attack. Whenever you are in a state of anxiety, your body undergoes numerous biological changes which are different from normal bodily functions. Let us now discuss a few of the causes of anxiety attacks: What Are…