How to Stop a Sore Throat at The First Sign

You are just going through your day minding your own business when you get an odd sensation, a feeling in your throat, a tingle, or a tickle. You force a swallow down, trying to push it away, willing it to go away, because you just don’t have time to deal with this right now. After…

Acupuncture Meridian Chart

An acupuncture meridian chart is a chart that gives the specific pressure points for specific body parts. This is to ensure that pressure is put onto the correct pressure points. When this is correctly done, the desired effects are achieved. This could be relief from certain pains and aches, diseases, or reversal of certain conditions.…

Fighting Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is a condition that was only identified about 20 years ago. It’s a condition many people have but few understand. Even the experts debate its existence. But most would agree that the risk factors that make up Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome-X as it’s sometimes called are very real and very serious. According to…

Facts About Diabetes

Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have “pre-diabetes” — blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. There are 54 million people in the United States who have pre-diabetes. Recent research has shown that some long-term damage to the body, especially the…

Is Obesity A Disease?

Did you know obesity is now an actual disease in America? The American Medical Association voted to classify it as a disease last year. Overnight millions of Americans became officially “diseased”. Is this a crazy or clever move? I don’t really know. Basically they are saying being fat is the same as being sick. I’m…

Pressure Sores Causes and Treatments

Pressure sores, also called bed sores, or decubitus ulcers, are the result of tissue damage that is caused by pressure against the skin, the friction of bedding or other materials against the skin, and/or shear forces created when the skin is moved one direction and underlying tissues are moved in the opposite direction as a…

Types of Treatments for Psoriasis

There are treatments for psoriasis based on the severity of the condition. Among the types of treatments for psoriasis are topical treatments reserved for minor conditions as well as phototherapy-also known as light therapy-reserved for more severe cases. In addition there are systemic medications and drugs used to treat psoriasis. The topical treatments are applied…

Toe Nail Fungus Treatment Options That Work

Toe nail fungus is a very common problem. Fungal infections in general are very common in both finger nails and toe nails. Fungus is really an organism that thrives in dark and damp places and thus finger nail and toe nails are a good place for it to grow. Toe nail fungus is the most…

Allergy Medicine

 Allergy  medicine: Not all Medications work for every  Allergy  It is not fun to have an allergic reaction. You may suffer with sneezing, coughing, weeping, or even swelling, in some cases. Some people experience migraines because of their  allergies  while others may go into shock, in extreme cases.  Allergies  are unique and should be treated…

Painful Menstrual Periods

I have mentioned before how I imagine a long line of women up in heaven wanting a chance to “discuss” a few things with Eve, particularly those around menstruation and childbirth. There have even been times when I thought it might be worth the ten thousand or so year wait. Thankfully, there are things that…

Humor Therapy Against Depression

It’s not easy to have sense of humor if we have to face so many problems everyday… However, one has to cultivate it exactly because we live in a crazy world full of mistakes that stress us continuously. Humor can mean the indifference one has to the horrors of this world or one’s satisfaction with…

Is it True? Does NLP Cure Phobias?

Fear is not described as something that is inhumane. In fact, everyone battles a sense of fear of something at one point or time in their lives. However, it is how you deal with this fear that can cause a big problem in your life. If you let your fear take over your life then…

Medication And Social Anxiety

There are many different types of medications that can be used to treat social  anxiety . The problem is that medication does not cure social  anxiety . It simply makes social  anxiety  more manageable. In many cases, the use of medication masks issues that would be better addressed and eliminated. However, if medication is being used while…

Sleep Foods: Studies Show Top Foods for Insomnia

The National Institutes of Health reports that about thirty percent of the population experiences disrupted sleep and insomnia. Because sleeping drugs are addictive and come with side effects, many people are reaching out for natural sleep remedies. Research studies are confirming that certain foods are great as foods for sleep. There are those that are…