Toenail Fungus – Causes and Prevention

Toenail fungus affects tens of millions of people each year in all walks of life. Almost ten percent of the people in the world will suffer from toenail fungus at some point in their lives. Fungal infection of the toe nails, or onychomycosis, causes unsightly thick, yellowed nails and can often be painful. Many people…

Sprained Ankle Causes and Treatments

A twisted ankle is very painful. This is caused by the tearing of one or more ligaments in your feet. This is also known as a sprain. There are three degrees of this kind of sprains. They are classified as 1, 2, or 3. To properly diagnose this, you need to see a physician. The…

Metatarsal Stress Fractures and Top of Foot Pain

A metatarsal stress fracture is a common occurrence amongst adults, and is the formation of small fractures in the long bones of the foot, something which they are prone to due to their weight bearing role. Metatarsal stress fracture symptoms are not exclusive to the hairline fractures in the bones of the feet, and can…

How to Apply Duoderm Wound Dressings

Duoderm dressings are among the most technologically-advanced wound care systems on the market today. They offer gentle, pain-free care for wounds of all types, something that anyone who has ever experienced a serious wound knows is crucial. Wounds are extremely painful, no matter how they originate. Whether it’s a healing burn, an abrasion or laceration…

Endometriosis and Silybum Marianum – Milk Thistle

As we mentioned in previous articles, endometriosis growing somewhere else other than the endometrium also reacts to hormonal signals of the monthly menstrual cycle by building up tissue, breaking it, and eliminating it through the menstrual period. As we know, herbs play a very important role in some cultures in treating all kinds of diseases.…

Infertility From Fibroids

Did you know that many women carry extra growths of tissue called fibroids on and inside their uterus without even knowing about them? This may seem unnerving but these growths are mostly unnoticeable and many live long and happy lives without ever having any procedures done on them. But sometimes these growths can become a…

Ovarian Cysts Causes

To fully understand ovarian cysts causes, it is important to know that there are a variety of different types of cyst that can form on the ovaries. Some are minor and clear up on their own, while others are more serious and require medical attention, perhaps resulting in surgery. There are a range of methods…

How to Cure Emetophobia Naturally

Many people, even experts, are unclear on how to cure emetophobia naturally or otherwise. Many emetophobics already display great skills in fighting nausea and it is an interesting fact that many sufferers actually vomit much less than the average person. Some deal with their emetophobia by taking anti-nausea medicine, such as Tigan or Compazine which…

Natural Home Remedies for Food Poisoning That Work

Food poisoning refers to severe gastroenteritis that occurs due to the consumption of contaminated and stale food items in hotels, restaurants and picnics. The inner lining of the stomach and the small intestine gets inflamed, followed by passing of watery stools, vomiting and abdominal cramps. The stool contains blood and mucous, and there is a…

Causes And Symptoms Of an Esophagus Ulcer

The sophagus is a part of the digestive system that connects the mouth and the stomach. When the food is swallowed, it travels to the stomach via the esophagus. This long and hollow tube is lined with mucus and when this mucus gets damaged, it results in an ulcer. Invariably, it has been seen that…