Is Primary Obesity Surgery Endolumenal the Best Weight Reduction Surgery?

Over the years, doctors and researchers have developed numerous weight loss surgeries. The trend of obesity surgery procedures has been showing a consistent improvement in the risk-factor, effectiveness and time consumption. Every weight reduction surgery developed in the last few decades have been less-risky, less-painful and more effective than traditional surgeries. Recently, doctors have come…

Bull’s Eye Rashes – Lyme Disease and Other Causes

Rashes always grip us with a bit of alerm. With the wide variety of causes, it’s no wonder that individuals seek out knowledge on various skin rashes that they are inflicted with. The bull’s eye rash is no exception. Sometimes referred to as a target, it has various causes and descriptions. Generally all these types…

What to Do When You Get a Saddle Sore: A Guide for Cyclists

Saddle sores almost inevitably occur amongst serious cyclists to varying degrees. If treated proactively, saddles sores should only be a short-lived hiccup. Left unchecked, saddles sores can progress into legitimate medical and/or surgical emergencies requiring prescription medications and painful procedures. Therefore, it is imperative to address these problems head-on when they first arise. What is…

How to Prepare the Perfect Black Fungus Salad

Only a few years ago, we went back to my hometown in China to see my parents, my dad ordered this once in a restaurant. I totally fell in love with it. It is traditionally prepared only with Chinese black fungus and cucumber. But, one day, I had some fried peanuts left, and I was…

Interstitial Cystitis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Interstitial cystitis is also known as IC, and is usually seen in women. This condition involves recurrent discomfort or pain in the urinary bladder and surrounding pelvic region. Affected individuals exhibit symptoms like frequent urination or an urgent desire to pass urine, and these symptoms are aggravated by menstruation and vaginal intercourse. The diagnosis of…

Managing Anxiety: The Externalizing Technique

When anxiety takes over, it can feel like you’re possessed. You may become paralyzed and unable to make decisions. You may question your every move. You may find yourself playing that tired old song, “What-if…” over and over till you get a headache. If you suffer from anxiety, there are lots of tools you can…

How to Identify and Treat Terminal Insomnia

Terminal insomnia, also called late insomnia, is a frustrating condition where you can usually fall asleep easily upon going to bed…. but then you wake up four-to-five hours later, unable to get back to sleep. So you are waking up too early in the morning, which leaves you feeling exhausted, foggy and cranky when you…

The Ultimate Athletes Foot Remedy

In an ever-changing world where physical beauty greatly matters, it is only natural for people to strive hard in maintaining their natural beauty. But since not everyone is endowed with perfectly-shaped eyes, nose, brows, and lips along with flawless complexion and lustrous hair, it is only a must that people find ways to somehow make-up…

Protect Yourself From Sprained Ankles

Sprained ankles are one of the most common injuries in sports that many athletes experience. For football players, this may be when a receiver runs with the ball and tries to juke the opposing team but lands on the wrong side of his foot and it becomes twisted. For the basketball athlete, it may be…