Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Shingles

Shingles is virus infection. Virus name is varicella herpes zoster. Herpes zosteris same virus in Chicken Pox .Chicken Pox is very common in children mainly of age group between 1 to 10 years. Initially, red patches of rash develop into blisters. The first sign of shingles is often burning or tingling pain, or sometimes numbness…

Nerve Damage and Medical Malpractice

Nerve damage is a fairly common complaint that comes with a wide variety of symptoms.  Signs of the condition can range from a mild tingling sensation to a complete loss of feeling to the affected area.  In rare cases, nerve damage can cause partial or complete paralysis, and can even lead to death.  While there…

Sore Throat Home Remedies and Treatment Tips

Sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. Sore throats are common. Most of the time the soreness is worse in the morning and improves as the day progresses. Sore throat is a symptom of many medical disorders. Infections cause the majority of sore throats and are contagious. Infections are caused either by…

Not All Body Odors Are Caused by Lack of Hygiene

What is TMAU? TMAU is short for Trimethylaminuria — a metabolic disorder that can be inherited or acquired. It is a deficiency of the enzyme FMO3 that fails to process the chemical Trimethylamine, which results in a rotten fish body odor. Chemicals that contain sulfur, nitrogen, selenium, and phosphorus may also not be properly metabolized…

Diabetics And Teen Pop Sensation Nick Jonas

Apart from his doctors, his fans are also very concerned about his health as he is affected by diabetes. And this has brought diabetes to the from page of pop culture. One of the famous brothers of Jonas brothers Nick Jonas was not definitely trying to become famous for type 1 diabetes. But unfortunately he…

Obesity – its dangers and health risks

Fat in our body is actually good for us. Surprised? Let us get into the depth of this statement. Fat actually helps protect our internal systems, keeps us thermally protected and softens any blows we that we may be unfortunate enough to receive! Does that mean we should be fat? It means you should read…

A Summary of Some Common Skin Rashes in Babies

A rash is eruptions of red spots or patches on the skin and is a sign of an underlying problem caused by reactions to substances, allergies or infections Cradle cap is a condition whereby patches of greasy yellow flakes and small pimple-like bumps appear on the scalps of healthy babies. Sometimes it may appear on…

Stiff Neck -causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Causes of Stiff Neck Stiff necks can be annoying, but they might also be a sign of a serious infection, tumor or other problem that does not originate in the neck.Meningitis is an infection in the membrane and fluid of the brain that could (if it is the bacterial kind) require medical attention ASAP. Causes…

Psoriasis on the Feet

Q: What is Psoriasis?   A: Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the skin, nails and joints.  It causes scales to form on the skin (known as psoriatic plaques) and can cause pain in the joints.  Psoriasis normally affects the joints of the body and is most common on the elbows and knees;…

Jock Itch – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods

Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a pretty common fungal infection of the groin and upper thighs. Jock itch is also sometimes called crack fungus, crotch itch, bag rot or crotch rot, dhobi itch (after Indian washermen). It is a common fungal infection that affects the skin of your inner thighs, buttocks and genitals. Men and…

Common Causes For Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergies usually occur during spring, fall and summer. Winter is not a common time for Allergies because there are not as many plants in bloom during this time due to the cold weather. When plants bloom and flourish, so do seasonal Allergies but this does not mean that this allergy is caused mainly by…

Getting to Know Copd

COPD stands Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, here we go another disease for the drug companies to capitalize on. So what the heck is this COPD anyway? COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a progressive disease that keeps your lungs from functioning normally. It is characterized by a gradual loss of lung function. The airways in…

Does Depression Cause Divorce?

The break up of a marriage happens for many different reasons with chronic depression being one of the leading causes of divorce around the world. A depressed person will be very moody and down in the dumps and hard to be around and relate to. Depression often goes undiagnosed and the depressed person’s behavior is…

Weird Phobias

Have you ever heard the word ablutophobia? What about agyrophobia? Weird huh? Well, these words are as odd as what they represent; they mean fear of washing and bathing and fear of streets or crossing the streets. Phobias play a decisive role in people’s behavior, even preventing them to achieve their goals in the most…