Infectious Nail Fungus

For most people, worries about infectious nail fungus are not an everyday concern. With cases of fungal finger- and nail fungus (onychomycosis) on the rise, however, it’s good to have a general knowledge of the problem and the personal hygiene steps that anyone can take to avoid this type of persistent infection. What are these…

Is There An Allergy Arthritis Connection?

Arthritis is one of the most debilitating conditions in the United States and a major cause of missed work. Unfortunately, traditional treatments are limited and almost solely focused on anti-inflammatory medications, not on eliminating the original trigger of that inflammation. What Does “Arthritis” Mean? The word “arthritis” simply means “joint inflammation.” There are basically two…

Herpes Zoster Treatment Tips

Herpes zoster also known as shingles, is the reactivation of varicella zoster virus, or VZV. It is a same virus that causes chickenpox. Herpes zoster manifests as a vesicular rash, usually in a single dermatome. Development of the rash may be preceded by paresthesias or pain along the involved dermatome. Ocular involvement and zoster keratitis…

Depression – Brief Definition

Depression can be defined as a mental state that is characterized by an attitude that is pessimistic and melancholic with a lack of mental and physical activity. When a person suffers from depression, there is a reduced amount of neurotransmitters located in the parts of the central nervous system of a person. The depression also…

How to Get Rid of Anxiety: Reverse Psychology

Hi. My name is David A. Bye from Moorhead, Minnesota, a town of about 30,000 located on the eastern bank of the Red River, the only river in the Northern Hemisphere that flows north instead of south. Why the geography lessen, David? I clicked on this site to find out how to get rid of…

Information About Sore Throat

Sore throats are an acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the lower pharynx. Tonsils and the soft palate may also be inflamed. The main indication of a sore throat is pain when swallowing and sometimes a burning sensation and a tightness in the throat. Secretions may be discharged from the mucous membrane or the…

How Serious Is Long Term Insomnia?

Long term insomnia is a serious sleep disorder that affects millions of people in the United States. Persistent insomnia, which is sometimes called chronic insomnia, is characterized by the inability to sleep that often persists for several nights. This type of sleep disorder can even last for up to months depending on the gravity of…

Top Five Benefits of a Hot Towel Shave

There’s a reason the best barbershops in town offer hot towel shave services for their male clients. Not only is it a relaxing experience that results in smooth skin, but it also has multiple health benefits. Below are the five advantages to utilizing this service once per week. It Opens Up Your Pores Barbers have…

What’s a Tonsil Stone? A Few Sensible Words

A Tonsil stone is a whitish or yellowish pile, which develops in the tonsil crypts and at last falls out when swallowed or coughed up. The sensation of having a foreign body that’s stuck in the back of the throat can be discomforting. It is usually a reason for dog breath or terrible breath, dry…

4 Stages of a Proper Workout Session

4 important steps in a proper workout. Step One: Start with a warm up. Warm-up is not stretching, as what we have been taught in schools. Start with light cardio work to warm up those muscles. Take about 5 to 10 min of lighter workout at the bike or treadmill. When you stretch when your…