Cold Sores Skin Disease

Cold sores are another very common skin infection. They are caused by a virus called herpes simplex. The mention of herpes usually raises a lot of anxiety, as most people associate this name with a sexually transmitted disease. Indeed the cold sore virus is related to the one that causes genital herpes, but it has…

Scalp Psoriasis

Psoriasis appears as raised, red patches or lesions covered with dead skin cells on the skin. Scalp psoriasis can be mild, with fine scaling or thick with crusted plaques, covering the entire scalp. The areas of the skin grow very rapidly and form red, scaling patches. Patients experience severe itchiness, a feeling of tightness and…

Food Allergy – The Body’s Cry For Help

If you often feel bloated, tired, or not so good after a meal; if you gave frequent have stomach pains, cramps, or bowel problems; if you have strong food cravings or food dislikes; if you experience a collection of symptoms that you just cannot explain, or sometimes become more anxious, irritable, or depressed f you…

Why Does Irritability Occur During Menopause?

Most of the time, women will go through menopause in their forties or fifties. The first sign of the arrival of menopause is an entire year of missed menstruation. Only after that will the stage of menopause actually be confirmed. The start of menopause may also depend on the personal history of the woman, though,…

5 Easy Ways To Fight Depression

Most people nowadays are having difficult, troubled and extremely stressed times and it’s easy to find yourself depressed. Depression doesn’t choose its victim. Even rich and successful people often find themselves drowned and drained because of it. Sadly, depression is capable of taking your life or someone else’s. Even if you can endure it physically,…

Fear Vs Phobia

Phobias: A phobia is any excessive or unreasonable fear reaction which is linked to an object, place or situation. Phobias are extremely common. They develop usually after an incident in which our subconscious wrongly links fear to an object, place or situation. There are many ways a phobia can be created and some start without…

I Hate Anxiety

I wish to share my story. I hate anxiety, its so horrible feels like you are going to die. For me, a panic attack is almost a violent experience. I feel disconnected from reality. I feel like I’m losing control in a very extreme way. My heart pounds really hard, I feel like I can…

Insomnia – Common Causes

There are a lot of different sleep disorders out there that are affecting millions of people. This can be so frustrating since sleep is meant to help our bodies regroup and regenerate to help us tackle the toils of each passing day. One of the most common sleep disorders out there is that of insomnia.…

Mouthpieces for Sleep Apnea – How They Work

Sleep apnea and the role of mouthpieces When a person sleeps the muscle tissue that supports the throat, oral cavity, thorax relaxes and the airway and/throat contracts giving a smaller passage for the air to flow as your breathe. If it is partially obstructed enough snoring may happen as body parts vibrate. Apnea is even…

How to Get Rid of Nail Fungus

Finger and Toe  Nail   Fungus  Symptoms The most common signs of  nail   fungus  are: * Thickened nails * Brittle, crumbling nails * A mis-shapen, dull appearance * Discoloration – yellow, brown, green or black * Seperation of the nail from the nail bed * An ‘off’ or ‘foul’ odor Yellow Nail Syndrome Yellow nails are…

Is There a Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

How many times have you limped home after a sporting activity only to be slowed by the pain and swelling. to move the injured body part. Do you know whether you have a sprain or strain? Is there a difference between sprains and strains? There are many similarities between these two types of injuries. Both…

How to Keep Grapes Longer

Proper Grape Storage Grapes are a great snack to keep around. They are healthy, tangy, and juicy enough to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you fit as a fiddle. However, like all fresh fruits, storage is a bit of a problem with grapes. Learning how to keep grapes longer is essential if you want…

How To Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a debilitating disease in which the bones become brittle and prone to breaking. Though osteoporosis affects all bones in the body, of particular concern are fractures of the spine and hip. A spinal fracture or a fracture of the hip can have devastating consequences ranging from excruciating pain in the back or hip,…

Lipid Digestion

Most natural whole foods have inherent enzymes capable of completely or partially digesting lipids if the enzymes are not destroyed through heat and processing. This widely underestimated value of whole, raw, fresh foods has been by and large ignored. A common argument against the value of inherent food enzymes is the presumed inhospitability of the…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) And Elimination Diets

Foods may cause irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms: In the U.S., most doctors have been, and continue to be, skeptical that foods cause symptoms of (IBS) and elimination of specific foods can improve these symptoms. This is despite almost 70% of people diagnosed as having IBS reporting symptoms related to specific foods. There is accumulating…