The Dangers of the Halogens In the Workplace

The halogens are highly reactive elements and can be harmful or even lethal in sufficient quantities. It’s surprising to think that something as benign as table salt contains chlorine, which in its elemental form, is a poisonous yellow gas. Small amounts of bromine are used in halogen light bulbs and iodine is essential to health.…

Acid Reflux, Sleep Apnea and Heart Palpitations

Acid reflux, sleep apnea and heart palpitations are serious problems that people have to look after; otherwise, problems that are more serious could result in untreated symptoms. A person who suffers from sleep apnea may also complain of frequent headaches, dry mouth, and a sore throat in the morning, heart palpitations, urinating throughout the night,…

The Healing Power of Sunlight

Today, we are going to discover the healing power of sunlight in helping us to enjoy the health we desire. More than you may think, your well-being is linked directly to the sun. The sun not only triggers the reaction of photosynthesis in plants, which produces the oxygen you breathe and the food you eat,…

Characteristics Of Chronic Telogen Effluvium

Chronic telogen effluvium can be complex and difficult to overcome. Hair falling out at an alarming rate is the main characteristic of this condition. Because shedding occurs fairly evenly throughout the scalp rather than in localized areas, it is also commonly referred to as diffuse hair loss. Most women experience at least one bout of…

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 Floxies Get Floxxed

There are a large variety of possible Levaquin Side Effects, the most common being Levaquin Tendonitis and Achilles Tendon Rupture. ‘Floxies’ experience other possible side effects including spasm and cramping, anxiety and claustrophobia, muscle and tendon pain, tendon and ligament and joint degeneration, organ and brain damage, Tinnitus, etc. This article lists various side effects…

Relieve Foot Pain With Simple Exercises

Did you know that pain in the ball of the foot may be due to an inability to fully bend your ankle joint? Did you also know that the type of shoes that you wear (i.e. high heels) may be at the root of the cause of the pain? Don’t despair. There are some simple…

Chronic Urticaria – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Urticaria, commonly known as “hives” typically develops as rash on the skin, accompanied by severe itching. Acute urticaria is of short duration, up to six weeks, and is usually caused by certain food products, medicines, insect bites and infections. This usually responds well to standard treatment like antihistamines. Chronic urticaria is usually of much longer…

Owner’s Guide to Impaction in Bearded Dragons

Impaction in bearded dragons occurs when something blocks their digestive tract.  Although usually caused by a solid mass, the digestive tract can also be obstructed by a semi-solid indigestible mass.  A blockage in the digestive tract is a very serious situation and can be fatal if not treated in time.  So, what exactly causes this…

Undergoing a Male Genital Exam

Male genital exams are necessary especially if one is experiencing signs of STD. A lot of men are uneasy when it comes to undergoing genital exams because they can be quite painful and physically uncomfortable. Nevertheless, it is important to go through with the examination in order for doctors to understand the symptoms and prescribe…

Sinus Infection Symptoms – How to Identify and Classify Them

Acute Sinus Infection Symptoms (Sudden Onset) Sinus infection Symptoms vary somewhat, depending on the type of sinus and whether the infections are acute or chronic. The most common type of sinus develops in the largest sinus cavities in the skull, and those are situated in the cheekbones. Typical symptoms are as follows: Maxillary Sinusitis (in…