Asthma, "Hidden" Asthma, And Allergies

During the winter months, colds, flu, sore throats, and respiratory illnesses become more prevalent, outdoor activities decline, family members are in closer contact with one another, and our homes are sealed up against the wintry elements. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) declines as indoor airborne pollutants and indoor allergens increase. The accumulation of built-up antigens (allergens)…

How To Clean Pearls, Opals and Other Fine Jewelry Safely

Jewelry is one of our most intimate and cherished accessories. Elegant pearls, opals and other fine jewelry are beautiful in appearance however it’s very important that you give a thought to its care. Cleaning jewelry and other gemstones might sound fairly easy, but you also have to be careful that they don’t lose their shine…

Cranial Nerve VII – The Facial Nerve and Its Disorders

The seventh cranial nerve is predominantly a motor nerve supplying the muscles of facial expression. The sensory component is small, it carries taste sensations from the anterior 2/3rds of the tongue and cutaneous sensations from the anterior wall of the external auditory canal. Disorders of the Facial nerves are usually supranuclear facial palsy,Nuclear or infranuclear…

Seizures in Older Dogs

One of the worst experiences of owning a dog may very well be the day he or she has their first seizure. I am most talking about the grand mal type of seizure. In this type the dog will become unconscious, usually fall over on their side, and begin shaking and seizing all over. These…

Effective Stomach Pain Remedies and Cure

The term stomach pain refers to pain in any area between chest and the groin. The area above pelvic bone and under rib cage is commonly known as stomach. Pain can arise anywhere in this area when there is some problem with the natural function of internal organs. Stomach ache is mild in most of…

Best Cold Sore Treatment From Nature

If cold sore treatment is top priority for you right now, quickly read this short article. It reveals many outstanding cold sore treatment options from nature that you should begin using immediately. Cold sores are always the result of the herpes simplex virus when it is actively replicating new virus particles. The end result are…

Suffering From Swollen Lymph Nodes and Headaches?

Swollen lymph nodes that appear with a headache, while not always a medical emergency, could be compared to the double warning of flashing lights and a siren. It’s a signal from your body that it’s time to pull over unless you want to run the risk of getting into worse trouble! Not a disease in…

Important Facts Involving the History of Autism

Although the history of autism likely began well over a century ago, autism wasn’t previously recognized as its own condition, it was originally confused with another mental disorder, schizophrenia. For many years, it was also believed that autism was the result of one, basic cause. Today, it is known that autism does not only have…

Diabetes in Dogs is More Common Than You Think

Just like humans, dogs can develop or be born with diabetes; in fact, about one in four hundred dogs develop the condition, and it’s getting more common. Dog diabetes is similar in symptoms and action to the human variety. Watch for the following symptoms if you suspect your dog may have this problem: o Excessive…

Understanding RDA and Body Mass Index

The recommended dietary allowance / recommended daily allowance is is defined as the average daily dietary intake level that is sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of approximately 98 percent of healthy individuals. The RDA for individuals will differ when taking into account the varying requirements of males, females and their relative ages. Most food…

Don’t Buy Colored Rubber Bracelets Until You Read This

Rubber bracelets are made from recycled o-rings and rubber bands. They have been around since the 1980’s, and were used as an economical way to promote groups and ideas. Colored rubber bracelets have gained in popularity since then, especially after Lance Armstrong introduced the yellow “Livestrong” bracelet in 2004 to bring about cancer awareness and…

Chaulmoogra Essential Oil and Its Magical Benefits

Chaulmoogra essential oil is derived from the seeds of the plant through the complex process of steam distillation. The entire method of oil extraction is done through the traditional process in order to keep the purity and quality standards of the essential oil intact. The oil giving plant grows up to the height of 20…

Hair Loss in Squirrels

Squirrels lose hair for a variety of reasons. Many people assume that when they see a squirrel missing patches of hair, that it has contracted Mange. Mange in squirrels is caused by a tiny mite called Notoedres douglasi. They’re similar to mites that cause scabies in humans in that they cause intense itching, but there’s…

Alcohol Allergy and Asian Flush – Is There a Difference?

It is quite common for people to experience adverse reactions after drinking alcohol. Some of these symptoms include a swollen and red flushed face, headaches, hives, itchiness, nausea, and in more severe cases, even seizures and unconsciousness. This article will examine two of the most commonly reported alcohol related disorders: Asian flush and alcohol allergy.…