Acetic Acid – Health Risks and First Aid Procedures

Acetic acid is the most important organic acid. It is present in vinegar, which is a common household acid and is used mainly in cooking purposes. In industries, it is used in the manufacture of plastics, paints, solvents, paper, textile and fabrics. This compound is known to be a simple carboxylic acid, and is also…

Understanding Frozen Shoulder Pain

The risk of having a frozen shoulder is becoming more common with each passing day. The bad news, however, is that the main cause of the problem is not yet known. The good news, on the other hand, is that the problem can be treated and the pain dealt with. Nonetheless, to achieve the best…

Hydrotherapy – Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation in the Pool

Hydrotherapy (also known as Aquatic or Pool Physiotherapy) is a “hands on” approach utilizing unique features of water to facilitate normal movement patterns and mobility. It is a beneficial form of therapy that is useful for a variety of medical conditions. Hydrotherapy is performed in a thermo regulated hydrotherapy pool by registered physiotherapists and hydrotherapy…

Is Scalp Paresthesias And Hair Loss Related?

Scalp paresthesias is medical terminology for tingling. Everything associated with the medical profession seems to stem from the Latin root meaning of a disease. In this case it is tingling of the head. The big question everyone is asking is if you do encounter these symptoms does this mean you will be losing your hair?…

Theta Healing for the Common Cold

Theta Healing effectively removes the symptoms of common cold without any of the side effects one would associate with traditional medicine. A cold is something we all suffer periodically. The symptoms of common cold are stuffy head, sore throat, tiredness, stuffy and runny nose, congested chest, and sometimes a fever. It can be a very…

Obesity: Associated Risks and Interventions to Prevent It

Introduction Overweight and obesity are both results of imbalances between calorie intake and expenditure. As the names would suggest, both are characterized by excess body weight (read fat). BMI (basal metabolic rate) is the chief criterion used universally to classify an individual into normal weight, overweight or obese. • BMI < 25 kg/m2: normal •…

Might Dry Erase Marker Fumes Harm You or Your Children?

Toluene The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety site publishes these cautions about Toluene and Xylene, which is also called Methylbenzene or Toluol. WHMIS classifies Toluene as “very toxic”. Toluene could cause your death if you swallow it. It can damage unborn babies if the pregnant mother breathes toluene fumes. If you breathe it…

Psoriasis and Acne Natural Treatment

Dead Sea Minerals Products- Natural Psoriasis Treatment The Dead Sea serves as a health and rehabilitation beauty spa. It holds many Beauty centers, Spa and Mineral pools that patients can rest in and cure their skin problems and achieve a mental relaxation. Patients who suffer from: Psoriasis/Psoriasis-Arthritis/ Atopic Dermatitis/Vitiligo/ Arthritis/Asthma, have been using Dead Sea…

Is Jock Itch Worse in Summer Or Winter?

The cause of jock itch, crotch itch, crotch rot (dhobi itch, or scrot rot in British English) is Trichophyton rubrum, a fungus that breeds in warm moist places. The groin, in both males and females, meets these parameters any time of year. In summer, heat, humidity, sweating, swimming in public pools and wearing wet or…