Facts About Cold Sores

Cold sores are unsightly, contagious and very painful sores, normally occurring on the edge of the lip or nose. Cold sores are created by the replication process of the herpes simplex virus type 1 or type 2. Current studies show that about 77% of cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex type 1 and…

Psoriasis Symptoms

Psoriasis symptoms vary based upon the type of psoriasis one is suffering from. Let’s take a look at the main types of psoriasis and the psoriasis symptoms associated with each. Non-pustular Psoriasis Vulgaris: This is the most ubiquitous type of this disease. Up to 90% of sufferers have this form of the condition. Also known…

Childhood Allergy Insights

Every kid seems to have childhood allergies of some kind. I was allergic to strawberries when I was in grade school… but maybe that came from having to pick too many of them each summer. At any rate, that allergy went away as I got older, as many childhood allergies seem to do. Obviously, some…

Learning About an Elderly Body Changes

Most of us do not have time to feel irritability, depressed, less energy, difficulty sleeping and more. We need all the energy we can get to get all the things we have to do in that one single day. Most people know that women experience menopause, but did you know that some men go through…

Inositol As Treatment For Depression

What is Inositol? Inositol is a naturally occurring isomer of glucose, found in various forms. It is a member of the "B Complex" group of vitamins, though it is not a vitamin in itself. The most common form of inositol is myo-inositol. The nutrient is a direct precursor of phospholipids, a major component of cellular…

Public Phobia and Blushing Socially

If you have a public phobia and you blush when faced with certain social situations, there are solutions. Being afraid of social situations and being scrutinized by others is also referred to as social anxiety or social phobia. Public phobias can be a very debilitating condition for the sufferer especially if there are other actions…

Weird Anxiety Symptoms

Anxiety can cause weird symptoms! Anxiety is really a primitive mechanism which makes us decide what to when faced with a stressful situation. We feel anxious, we feel uncomfortable and we move to make the situation better. Sometimes we might need to make a telephone call, write a letter or get into our car as…

Home Remedy For Good Sleep

A good night’s sleep can mean the difference between feeling wonderful and feeling terrible. Your body needs sleep to rest and recover from the day. Most studies have shown that 7 to 8 hours of good sleep at night is essential to function properly. There are literally dozens of over-the-counter sleep aids on the market.…

Homemade Foot Cream Galore

Many say that some of the best things in life are massages and foot spas. Enjoying these luxuries, however, is no piece of cake. For example, the best foot spas are delivered from the other side of the globe, in Phuket, Thailand to be exact. Don’t have enough to spend for an overseas trip? Of…

Curing Nail Fungus the Natural Way

Nail Fungus, also known as Onychomycosis, is a fungal infection of the nail. This condition can affect fingernails, but is most commonly associated with toenails. This is due to the warm, dark and moist environment favorable to fungal growth. Nail fungus is common to 6 – 8% of the adult population. It causes the nail…

Sprained Ankle Rehab

The Risk of a Sprained Ankle without Rehab According to a new study, proper ankle rehabilitation is absolutely critical to ensuring you do not have another injury on the same ankle. In fact, your risk of another injury is 70% greater if you do not strengthen the area that was injured. In the same study,…

The Backlash After Whiplash: What Can You Do?

Have you ever been in a motor vehicle accident? During the average lifetime, there is a strong likelihood that you or someone you know will experience an unfortunate event of this kind. Statistics show that during their life span one of every four people will be in a car crash. After a fender bender, whether…