Psoriatic Arthritis – What is It?

What is psoriatic arthritis? Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects 2% of the population. About 10% of those who have psoriasis may eventually develop an arthritis which is, as part of the course of the psoriatic skin condition, called psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic destructive arthritic condition, which, if left untreated, may…

Discover How to Treat Toenail Fungal infections

There are several types of bacteria and fungi residing in our body, some are useful and others are harmful when not kept in check.  Fungal infections can occur in different parts of the body including the nails. Nail fungi affect the toenails more often than finger nails. Aside from the pain of the infections, the…

What Are Wheat Allergy Symptoms?

Do you suspect you may be allergic to wheat and want to know what the wheat allergy symptoms are?  You are not alone, many people find that they have problems after consuming wheat.  There are really two different causes of reactions from eating wheat – allergies or intolerance. Wheat allergy symptoms are often confused with…

Baby Teething and Teething Symptoms

Baby teething can be a frustrating time for both the parents and the child. But it is a completely natural process and poses no danger to the baby. The first baby teeth to emerge are usually the two front teeth on the bottom gum, known as the central incisors. These will normally start to erupt…

What is Emetophobia?

I wanted to take the time to answer what is emetophobia? Most people haven’t heard of this because only a small minority of people actually suffer from this. It is something that has been growing more common though. If you’re unfamiliar, it is a person that has an irrational fear of vomiting. It may not…

Anxiety Attack Symptoms and Solutions

The symptoms of anxiety attacks can be defined as those feelings we experience when we feel we are in sudden danger. An Anxiety attack can often be a traumatic and scary experience. It is a period of sudden and intense fear or discomfort, typically with an abrupt onset and usually lasting for no more than…

Types of Insomnia, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Insomnia is a condition in which you have trouble falling or staying asleep. Some people with insomnia may fall asleep easily but wake up too soon. Other people may have the opposite problem, or they have trouble with both falling asleep and staying asleep. The end result is poor-quality sleep that doesn’t leave you feeling…

How to Treat Ingrown Toenails – Leena

When your toenail grows into your toe and its surrounding skin swells to give you discomfort, it usually indicates ingrown nails. Unless it grows chronic, ingrown toenails can be treated at home by the following method. First, wipe your nail clippers with alcohol or betadine, especially its underside. Then pour two capfuls of betadine solution…

Nail Fungus – Laser Treatment

Nail fungus has been reported in many of the ancient civilizations. The yellowing of the nails followed by brittle feel of the nail plates and later the disintegration into an ugly and tough but rugged nail was a concern for the high and might. Though the cause of the rugged nails was not really known…

Q&a For Sprained Ankle Treatment

What is a Sprained Ankle?Many thousands of people experience a lateral ankle sprain each day. It is a myth that a lateral ankle sprain only occurs to athletes. A sprained ankle is incredibly wide-spread with ordinary activities and non-athletes too. It may easily and often does happen in most actual activities, but may also happen…

ICD-9 Code for 'Easy Bruising'?

If you are wondering which ICD-9 code to use for ‘easy bruising’, just read on and find out: Easy bruising is a symptom of another condition rather than a standalone diagnosis. As such, the ICD-9 code depends on whether or not the internist identified a cause. So if a cause is identified, then code for…

Anabolic Steroids in the Coming Future

The action of testosterone can be in ways both beneficial and detrimental to the body. On the plus side, this hormone has a direct impact on the growth of muscle tissues, the production of red blood cells and overall well being of the organism. But it may also negatively effect the production of skin oils,…

Overcoming Duodenal Ulcer

Increasingly more people suffer from digestive disorder nowadays. Statistics indicate that ulcer is the predominant condition among people with digestive problems. Ulcer develops due to inflammation and corrosion in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Ulcers that occur at the level of the duodenum are referred to as duodenal ulcers, while ulcers that occur at…

How Can I Get Rid Of My Mouth Ulcers

Question: My mouth is very painful and inflamed and seems to be full or ulcers. The skin inside is so tight that it’s sometimes  hard to open my mouth. I don’t want to take any tablets that may have side effects. Please could you help me? Answer: The pain of mouth ulcers occurs because the…