What Is Cedar Fever-How Can You Avoid This Illness

The nomenclature ‘Cedar Fever’ is confusing. In fact, cedar fever is not a type of fever but is an allergic health condition. Allergic reaction in cedar fever is characterized by sneezing, runny nose and itchy and watery eyes. In certain cases, cedar fever may produce allergic conditions like itchiness in the ears. Some people are…

Why Bow Legs and Knock Knee Lead to Arthritis?

Basics Bow legs (genu varum) is condition when legs have deformity outward of natural legs position. Knock knee (genu valgum) is condition when legs have deformity inward of natural legs position. Arthritis means a disorder of the knee joint, generally implying early joint surface damage. Leg axis is conventional axis that shows how the body…

Chiropractic And Shoulder Joint Pain

This is a very common problem that is seen daily in chiropractic practices. I have patients who come in to my offices  and complain about their painful and stiff shoulder. By this they usually mean that their upper trapezius muscles are tight and painful and that they have restricted movement and pain in the region…

Anxiety and Ear Reflexology: Rub Your Ears to Relax!

The Chinese have been doing it for centuries, as have other Asian cultures. Increasing numbers of Westerners are doing it too. Ear rubbing or ear reflexology that is; massaging of the ears to improve health, calm the emotions and enhance the general sense of well being. It’s simple, quick and effective. Your ears, according to…

Fracture Care: Manipulation versus Non-Manipulation

See to it that you take advantage of manipulation opportunity when your orthopedist performs fracture care or you could be losing out on your payments without the right manipulation knowledge. For instance the orthopedist carries out closed treatment on a fractured fibula; if she uses manipulation, the service is worth about $119 more than a…

Aromatherapy – Make Your Own in Minutes For Pennies

Perhaps the best thing about aromatherapy is that it is so easy and pleasurable to engage in; both for the creator of the concoction and most assuredly for the client. Few people will complain about receiving a prescription to bathe with scented oils or apply a fragrant body oil; two of the most popular aromatherapy…

What is Onychorrhexis and Nail Treatment?

Onychorrhexis is a very long and technical name for brittle nails. Nails that peel and or break easily would likely be suffering from onychorrhexis and understanding the nails and the body will help in coping with onychorrhexis. Both the fingernails and toenails are made up of protein layers and like the texture, strength and thickness…

Women and Saunas

In a luxurious sauna women and men alike can sit back, socialize, be themselves and relax. All of these are wonderful for your outlook and health, not to mention friendships. But beyond just being social or relaxing for a man or woman sauna can also have other benefits that are happening without you even knowing…

Lymphedema Cellulitis – A Major Complication

Being a bacterial infection, cellulitis causes skin inflammation. For patients of lymphedema, cellulitis is a common occurrence and a complication they encounter very often. In patients suffering from lymphedema, the swelling leaves the skin stretched and therefore more vulnerable to all kinds of infection. Since the lymphatic system and the immune system of the body…

The Hidden Truth on Cystic Fibrosis Exposed

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is caused by a genetic defect and is an inherited disease. The disease causes an interference with the body’s function of carrying both salt and water to and from the body’s cells. This problem will cause a buildup of very thick mucus that leads to clogging up the lungs and the digestive…