Have You Been Involved in an Auto Accident?

First Shock.  Then Pain.  Now What?  There are more than 300 auto accidents each month in Contra Costa County.  In spite of the frustrations you may now be going through, if you are alive, the accident could have been worse.  First, let’s count our blessings!!!  Contra Costa County has experienced over 100 auto accident fatalities…

Know the Prevention of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease. It is virtually a disease on account of which the bones generally become fragile and weak. Osteoporosis if not taken proper care of lead may to the breakage of the bones thus leading to a fracture. Osteoporosis generally is found to be very much typical in certain parts of the…

All About Upper Back and Neck Pain

Back pain is of various kinds. Upper back and neck pains are just few out of many. Many of us know that this can occur to anyone of us at any time. Neck and upper back pain is as painful and troublesome as lower back pain. Usually injury or strains are the most common reasons…

What Are Sore Veins

Sore veins are disorders of the veins that can cause pain in the sufferer. The most common sore veins are varicose and spider veins, which, aside from being painful, can create a demarcation on the legs. A weakening in the vessel wall often causes varicose veins, which may appear as swollen, twisted clusters of blue…

Obesity: Common Causes & Alternatives

Obesity is one of the most common health problems in the Western world and amongst the higher income groups in India and other developing countries. It may be described as a bodily condition characterized by excessive deposition of fat in the adipose tissue. Obesity usually results from the intake of foods in excess of physiological…

Treatment for Skin Rashes

Got a skin rash yeast infection? I bet you probably thought that these infections were limited to women’s nether regions, didn’t you? No worries, most people think that. Before looking for a treatment you need to figure out if your rash is indeed the result of a yeast infection. Rashes can be really irritating and…

Can Abreva Treat Cold Sores?

Is there some sort of medication that can relieve a cold sore? You ask. So many remedies have been coming up and this only leaves you confused as to which one to believe in. However, Abreva has been approved by FDA and it is effective in healing this infection. Abreva comes in two formats: an…

Nail Psoriasis

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis (Ps) is a long-term (chronic) scaling disease of the skin, which affects 2% –3% of the UK population. It appears as red, raised scaly patches known as plaques. Any part of the skin surface may be involved but the plaques most commonly appear on the elbows, knees and scalp. It can…

Men’s Toenail Care

A nail is a horn-like structure at the end of living being and human being’s finger or toe. A toe nail consists of parts including the nail plate, the nail bed, the cuticle, the nail folds, the lunula, and the matrix. Toenails require 12 to 18 months to regrow completely. Generally the cases are seen…