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…

How To Get Rid Of Nail Fungus. Natural Remedy

WHAT IS NAIL FUNGUS? An infection of nail fungus can occur when fungi infect one or more of your nails. A nail fungal infection may begin as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the nail fungus spreads deeper into your nail, it may cause your nail to…

Feet Care: High Ankle Sprain

Broken ligaments which connect the tibia and fibula cause high ankle sprain, also called syndesmotic ankle sprain. Syndesmotic ligaments are torn when they are overly stretched. High ankle sprain usually results from sports or while doing strenuous exercise. In the case of high ankle sprain, the ligamets and tendons are actually torn unlike in ordinary…

Peptic Ulcer Symptoms

Ulcers that develop in the stomach are known as gastric or peptic ulcers. These ulcers are generally quite painful, and the pain is felt immediately after eating something. It lasts for about one to one and a half hours – this is the time taken ordinarily to digest food – and then it subsides. Due…

Top Tips to Treat and Prevent Colon and Rectal Cancer

The cells in your large intestine are exposed to many types of substances that result from digestion and the activity of micro-organisms. What’s more, the cells have a high turnover rate – your intestinal lining completely replaces its cells every week or so. All this metabolic activity makes the cells particularly vulnerable to damage. In…

The Facts About Types Of Ovarian Cysts

Many factors may be involved in the formation of ovarian cysts and the different types that there may be. Using the phrase “ovarian cyst” might seem over the top. It is however a fact that cysts are common in women particularly in menstruation. A woman when on her menstrual cycle will often develop small egg…

Yeast Infection- Treating Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is the occurrence of white lesions inside the mouth including the tongue, inner cheeks and throat. The lesions may cause pains and difficulty swallowing. If not treated the infection may spread down to your esophagus causing more serious health issues. Before it becomes a chronic problem, you need to know the effective ways…

Hepatitis Contagion in a Public Bathroom

For many people, the thought of using a public bathroom can be distressing and uncomfortable – and with good reason. Public bathrooms have a reputation for being one of the easiest places to pick up unwanted germs and viruses, and viral hepatitis is just one of many viruses to be aware of. Although there are…

What is Ascites?

Ascites is the presence of excess fluid in the peritoneal cavity. It is a common clinical finding with a wide range of causes, but develops most frequently as a part of the decompensation of previously asymptomatic chronic liver disease. The symptoms of ascites vary from patient to patient and depend largely on the quantity of…

Remedies For Foreign Objects Stuck In Throat

Throat obstructions due to swallowing of objects is a problem more common among children, though such instances do occur in adults as well. It may get stuck in your throat due to many unknown reasons. Children have a tendency to put everything in their mouth like small toys, coins, safety pins, buttons, bones, wood, glass,…

Information on Botulism-causes of Food Poisoning

Botulism occurs worldwide and affects more adults than children. Recently, findings have shown that an infant’s GI tract can become colonized with C. botulinum from some unknown source, and then the exotoxin is produced within the infant’s intestine. Incidence had been declining, but the current trend toward home canning has resulted in an upswing in…