What is Dermatitis and Eczema and How to Get Rid of Them

What is Dermatitis? Dermatitis is the skin’s reaction to chemicals or environmental elements. It will cause our skin to become irritated and inflamed, itchy and red, dry and flaky. When certain substances contact the skin and causes an allergic reaction, the reaction is called “contact dermatitis”. Examples of such substances causing contact dermatitis are deodorants,…

Five Easy Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Sore

It can be both painful and embarrassing to have a core sore. Unfortunately, once you catch the herpes simplex virus that causes it, there is no way to completely remove it from your system. It is however possible to deal with the sore itself and prevent its spread and further outbreaks. Take Medication People with…

Love in the Times of AIDS

Book Title: LOVE IN THE TIMES OF AIDS Author: Dr Mark Hunter: An Assistant Professor in Social Science/Geography at the University of Toronto. Publisher: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press Reviewer: Bhekisisa Stalin Mncube AIDS Transmission: HIERARCHY OF UBUFEBE (MULTIPLE SEX PARTNERS) IN SOUTH AFRICA LOVE in the times of AIDS is a valuable ethnography of Mandeni,…

Home Remedies For Scalp Psoriasis

Scalp Psoriasis is one of the most painful and most embarassing diseases to have. There is nothing like the constant itch and the scales that you cannot stop picking at that make you bald over time. The embarassasing trips to the barber shops and the stares from noisey people can make it very uncomforatable to…

The Development of Old Age and Related Issues

In traditional Chinese and other Asian cultures the aged were highly respected and cared for. The Igabo tribesmen of Eastern Nigeria value dependency in their aged and involve them in care of children and the administration of tribal affairs (Shelton, A. in Kalish R. Uni Michigan 1969). In Eskimo culture the grandmother was pushed out…

Nail Fungus – 5 Nail Fungus Myths and Facts

We are constantly being exposed to misleading information on different subjects, including health-related issues. What is dangerous about this is that if we are convinced and if we take the wrong information as the truth, we would not know the right thing to do. At times, we would choose to do nothing, but it would…

10 Effective Home Remedies for Eye Flu

Eye flu is the infection of the eyes. It is also known as conjunctivitis or the pink eye. It causes sore eyes. The thin transparent membrane over the white part of the eyes gets inflamed. The blood vessels present swell up, and therefore the redness occurs. The severity of the infection varies from one person…

Skin Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment

A skin allergy is the body’s over-reaction to one or more allergens in our environment. Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when your skin comes in contact with an allergen that your skin is sensitive or allergic to. Jewelry metals and fragrances top the list of substances most likely to cause serious skin rashes. It can also…

The Most Effective Visual Merchandise Display Strategies

The Importance of an Effective Merchandise Display Strategy A Good merchandise display strategy will increase the customer’s desire for the product on display. It is important that the need of the customer is the number one focus in the display strategy. Every profitable retail store has the following three components: a well organised product display,…

Different Options For Thrombosed Hemorrhoid Treatment

External hemorrhoids are swellings in the veins surrounding the anus. They are similar to varicose veins in the legs. A thrombosed external hemorrhoid is a painful complication of this. Thrombosed hemorrhoid treatment includes the use of preventive measures, home remedies and alternative treatments, and surgical excision for the removal of blood from the thrombosed hemorrhoid.…

Super Foods to Help With Headaches and Migraines

More than 100 million people suffer from different types of chronic headaches, such as tension headaches caused by stress, sinus headaches caused by sinus infection, hunger headaches, cluster headaches sometimes caused by alcohol or smoking, migraines, etc. Some of these headaches can be prevented by making lifestyle and dietary changes. Numerous studies show that foods…

Benefits of Eating a Low Cholesterol Diet

The liver makes most of the cholesterol in the body, but dietary cholesterol plays an important role in controlling all the cholesterol levels in the body. The levels include the total cholesterol and the good and bad cholesterol. Good cholesterol, the HDL (high-density lipoproteins), protects the heart by helping to transport excess cholesterol from the…