American Diabetes Association Guidelines

The American  Diabetes  Association is of course the leader in  diabetes  education, information and research. They help to fund research and then publish their findings so that medical professionals and diabetics alike have the accurate information that is needed to better care for themselves or their patients. The American  Diabetes  Association has developed a set…

Causes of Obesity in America – Obesity Help

Causes of  obesity  for Americans are easily discerned. The simple facts are that we eat too much of the wrong foods, we eat them in improper manners and we fail to exercise.  Obesity  statistics clearly show that the US is among the very fattest countries on the entire planet – and simultaneously supposed to be…

Dry Skin Rash – Eczema and Cortisone

Learn a bit more about eczema and cortisone by reading the following transcript from a telephone consultation done recently. JS: I, too, suffered from eczema. I had very bad eczema. And as soon as I cleared up my–I, too, suffered from asthma. And as soon as I cleared up my eczema, my asthma disappeared. And…

Cold Sores – Treatment For Cold Sores

Cold  sore  treatments are a great interest for all of us. We are all looking for that magical cure that will free us from this virus that continues to show up when we need the least. Cold  sore  treatments are essentially categorized into two broad groups, over-the-counter (OTC) medications and home remedies for cold  sore .…

Methotrexate Psoriasis – What You Must Know

This article looks at methotrexate for psoriasis treatment. Psoriasis on it’s own is an autoimmune disease that affects the skin, nails and body joint. A common feature of psoriasis is the dryness and reddish patches found on the skin. Psoriasis also happens on the knees and elbows, finger nails and the toes. The later effects…

Laser Toenail Fungus Treatment Zaps Fungus Fast

Toenail fungus affects approximately 40 million people in the US. This condition is caused by a fungus that may be a result of bad foot care or aging. The fungus thrives on warm humid conditions and attacks the nail and nail bed. The fungus is very hard to get rid of, so let’s ask the…

9 Foods to Improve Your Mood

Most of us are in the addictive cycle of using junk foods to improve our moods. Foods and drinks such as cakes, ice creams, alcohol, coffee, chips and chocolate are easily accessible everywhere to soothe us when we’re stressed, bored or down. But there are healthier alternatives to eating junk food for a quick fix…

Teen Depression – Treatment and Motivation

Your depression will be cured with the new attitude you will adopt in your life henceforth, because humanity needs you and because you need a purpose in your life. As you can observe, our world is a very sad place, where you cannot be happy as you imagined when you were a child. Here, things…

Do You Suffer From Phobia?

A lot of individual, suffer from one kind of phobia or the other. Just as the saying that one mans poison is another mans meat, what may be phobia for me may not be for you. Is it only kids that have phobias? No. Adults equally suffer from phobia. But childhood phobias occur most commonly…

How to Reduce Social Anxiety

Are you shy? Do you know someone who dreads exposure to any social situation? Over 13% of Americans experience some sort of Anxiety disorder. Social anxiety occurs when an individual feels anxious prior to or during social interactions with individuals. Additionally, these individuals avoid any social situations or experience them under intense anxiety. These occurrences…

Sleep Problems

Sleep problems are affecting more than a third of the adult population. The most common sleep problems are; Sleep apnea, Narcolepsy, Restless Legs Syndrome, Periodic Limb Movement Disorder and Insomnia. Although there are more than 100 types of sleep disorders, there is one symptom that a majority of them share and that is sleep deprivation.…

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a particular type of inflammatory arthritis that affects roughly twenty percent of those suffering from the chronic skin condition called Psoriasis. Psoriatic arthritis occurs much more frequently among those that have a particular tissue type. The tissue type most affected by psoriatic arthritis is HLA-B27. For the most part, treatment of psoriatic…

What Is Nail Fungus Treatment?

 Nail   fungus  also called Onychomycosis is a form of fungal disease caused by tiny organism known as Tinea Unguium infecting the toenails and fingernails. According to the research, these  fungi  thrive best underneath the  nails  due to the fact that nails provide a secure, warm, dark and moist environment hence making it difficult to treat…

Causes of Joint Pain

Joint pain is a feeling of uneasiness, stiffness, achiness, inflammation and soreness around the joints of the body. The pain is usually a sign of mild or serious diseases, conditions and disorders in your joints, which can result from trauma, autoimmune diseases, infections and other unusual diseases. This pain can sometimes be mild or moderate…