Obesity: Symptoms and Their Effects

Obesity Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. A crude population measure of obesity is the body mass index (a person’s weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of his or her height (in meters). Overweight and obesity are major risk factors when people eat…

Do You Use Calamine Lotion For Most Rashes

Calamine lotion is a wonderful product. From poison ivy to eczema the lotion can help relieve the symptoms of several different types of rashes. The main uses for calamine lotion are to help relieve pain, itching and discomfort from skin irritations. These irritations can be caused from plants, household materials and even some airborne irritants.…

How to Treat Cold Sores

Cold sores are painful, fluid-filled tiny blisters that appear on the lips and around the nose. They usually appear in association with a cold-hence the name. It is caused by one of two highly contagious viruses:Herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2. When the body is stressed, or its immune system is compromised, the…

Psoriasis treatments

Psoriasis treatment What is Psoriasis, Causes and Types of Psoriasis Psoriasis:- Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease that appears on the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis is not contagious.[1] There are five types of psoriasis: plaque, guttate, inverse, pustular and erythrodermic. The most common…

Antifungal Melaleuca Oil Treatment for Toenail Fungus

Treatment for toenail fungus varies greatly. Many people suffer with a condition called toenail fungus or onychomycosis. In fact, an estimated 48% of people residing in the United States suffer with toenail fungus in at least one toe by the time they reach 70 years old. Onychomycosis is a very common ailment that occurs more…

Allergic To Red Meat

Question: Over the past four years, I have become allergic first to red meat and now chicken. If I eat it, my gums and tongue become swollen and very painful. The doctor and dentist say there is no such thing as an allergy to meat. What is your opinion, and what do you suggest I…

Learning About Elderly Body Changes

Most of us don’t have time to feel irritability, depressed, less energy, difficulty sleeping and more. We need all the energy we can get to get all the things we have to do in that one single day. Most people know that women experience menopause, but did you know that some men go through a…

Does Acupuncture Help With Insomnia ?

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese method to combat sleeplessness. To treat Insomnia, people sometimes use acupuncture. It is the best source of treating insomnia for many ages. Insomnia is a disorder in which the sufferer has poor sleep which prompts them to get up many times during the course of the night. Anti depressant medication…

Toenail Fungus – Tips For Treatment

The medical term for toenail fungus is “onychomycosis,” pronounced on * EE * ko * my * ko * sis. Despite the commonly used term “fungal toenails”, onychomycosis describes both fungus and yeast infections in the nail. The prevalence in America is about 2-3%, but some have reported it as high as 13%. Even at…

Vicks For Toenail Fungus

A sort of infection by fungi on the nail is known as nail fungus. Normally this fungal infection occurs on both finger nail and toe nail. The infection occurs in and around the nails. The toe nail fungus is the serious issue and makes more pain, occurs as white and turns the nail color to…

How to Heal Ankle Sprain?

Sprained ankles are one of the leading causes of athletes to miss games during the season. Many times they are taped up & rushed back to the field without proper rehabilitation. More often than not, the ankle gets re-injured or worse, they end up with a knee, hip or low back injury. These injuries can…

How to Get Rid of a Black Eye

Black Eyes A black eye is the result of a contusion, which is a fancy name for a bruise. Bruises occur whenever your body takes a sharp blow that breaks capillaries and causes blood to leak into surrounding tissues, collecting at the point of damage. Eventually, when blood leaks into the top layer of skin,…