Cold Sore Therapy That Works

Many cold sore sufferers want to eliminate them before they begin. Those who often have recurrent fever blisters know that an imminent outbreak is about to happen when they sense that dreaded tingling sensation. Herpes labialis is caused by the herpes simplex virus-1 or HSV-1. At the moment, approximately 80 per cent of North Americans…

Psoriasis Creams – Baths And-Or Showers

If you have recently been diagnosed with  psoriasis , you are probably already consulting with a dermatologist. Your dermatologist will explain for you exactly how you should now go about your skin care. The two leading topics will likely be moisturizing your skin and bathing yourself. Simply bathing correctly and with appropriate frequency can be a…

What is Nail Fungus?

Nail  fungus  is caused by very small organisms infecting one’s finger and toe nails. Generally, nails are very sturdy and can easily defend themselves against any kind of infections. They guard you like a strong fence blocking out all sorts of  fungi  and infections. However, in the case that a  fungus  gets through and is…

Allergy Tips – Living with Food Allergies

Living with food allergies isn’t as hard as it used to be. With so many people all over the world showing signs of allergies today, many food manufacturers have seen the benefit of offering a variety of food substitutes to help make life (and eating) easier for those with sensitive systems. While living with food…

When Anger May Mean Depression

“Irritable! That’s how I often feel!” And upon checking with my wife, she agreed. Strange as it might seem we both realised something was not right, separately, on the same day, after 18 months of struggle. Such was the realisation that the consuming anger that would rise up without warning was actually a sign that…

Adolescent Depression

The pressures of modern living are also having a detrimental effect on our adolescent youth. Take a look at the following statistics and be amazed. Figures never lie and they are perhaps the best means to highlight certain facts and when they are brought to the notice of the general public leave a lasting impression.…

Social Phobia Reasons and Methods of Overcoming

Social phobia is a frequently occurring disorder. It has a strong impact on personal and professional aspects of life. For example, a student who suffers from it can not learn properly due to the following fears: • To be presented to other people • To communicate with senior people as well as with group mates…

Cure Your Insomnia By Taking A Nap

So many experts proclaiming they have a cure for  insomnia  issue this solemn advice: “NEVER take a nap during the day.” They warn that daytime napping will ruin any chance of someone with  insomnia  from having a good night’s sleep. Nod off after lunch, they say, and you’ll be staring at the ceiling come 2…

White Spots on Toenails

Everyone occasionally gets white spots on toenails or fingernails and, most of the time, they’re nothing to be concerned about. Those small crescent shaped white discolorations that appear at the cuticle and move slowly outwards as the nail grows, are simply the result of minor damage to the root of the nail, where it is…

What Does Nail Fungus Look Like?

Do you have chipped, discolored or brittle nails? If you have thick, discolored, or flaky nails you may have a nail fungus infection that lives under your nail. This infection is caused by an active, live fungus, or dermatophytes (pronounced: der-mah-to-fites). The infection actually eats your skin and nail, so it can continue growing and…

Preventing Ankle Sprains – Taping (Part 5)

A very effective way of reducing the occurrence of ankle  sprains  is to tape the ankle. Ankle taping procedures have been used by athletic trainers for decades in with the goal of protecting the joint. Most ankle taping procedures are meant to restrict excessive motion of the ankle joint while allowing normal ranges of motion…

Big Toe Toenail Problems

Big toe toenail problems are not uncommon, and they are caused by a variety of different things. Perhaps because the biggest toe is so much larger than the rest, it seems to take the brunt of the punishment. This article will discuss a few of the things that occur with the biggest toe nail. One…

3 Of the Most Sensitive Sexual Parts of the Female Body

The female body has numerous erogenous zones, or hot spots that when sexually stimulated can give her amazing orgasms. Today in Female Sexual Anatomy 101 we’ll learn about the C-spot, the G-spot and the A-spot. Oh, and even the U-Spot. The C-spot (Also known as the Fabulous Clitoris) The clitoris is the number one hot…