How to Get Relief From Shingles Pain

Shingles is a painful skin condition caused by the chickenpox virus called herpes zoster. Shingles is characterized by clusters of fluid-filled blisters running along nerve paths in the body. The blisters usually itch and may be painful to the touch. The affected nerves are responsible for the pain associated with shingles. Different drugs and medications…

Back Pain – Pinched Nerves May Be the Problem

So the first thing to ask is what causes back pain? Well, there can be several things that cause it with perhaps the commonest being a trapped or pinched nerve. Usually a doctor, physiotherapist or chiropractor can identify this as being the cause quite easily with only a cursory examination. Should this be the case…

Sore Throat Cure – The Natural Remedies

A sore throat is an infection that could be in the form of bacterial or viral. Both these sore throats have different reasons. Amongst the two the viral is the serious form of sore throat infection. Antibiotics respond well to the bacterial sore throat infections but not with the viral sore throats. That is why…

Tonsilloliths 101 – Quick Relief For Tonsilloliths

Tonsilloliths, or also popularly known as tonsil stones, are nasty whitish or yellowish colored, foul smelling bumps on your tonsils. They are caused by the accumulation of sulfur producing bacteria, food particles, post nasal drip, overactive salivary glands, mucous and other mouth debris that build up and lodge near the throat. There are some people…

The Hidden Dangers of a Beer Belly

For centuries people have known drinking lots of beer can lead to a large belly. While in the past a beer belly may have been unwanted for reasons of appearance, scientists are now discovering a beer belly is an unmistakable sign of major health problems. Researchers are finding there is a substantial difference between fat…

Obesity Facts – Children and Obesity

If you have children of your own, or if you are an aunt, uncle, or grandparent it is more than likely that you are aware of childhood obesity but don’t have a real idea of what it is, or how best to deal with it. Loosely defined, childhood obesity is a condition where excess body…

5 Remedies For Cold Sores

Cold sores, which are also known as fever blisters, are blisters that usually occur somewhere around the mouth or on the lips. At first they tend to ooze a bit of liquid, but they eventually scab over. They are caused by herpes and they not only look bad, but they are painful as well. You’ll…

The Risks of Using Daivobet for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that is characterized by red scaly patches of skin all over the body. Psoriasis is not yet fully understood, and there is no clinical cure. However, there are many treatments available to control psoriasis-natural remedies for psoriasis often work just as well as clinical drugs. A popular clinical treatment…

10 Home Remedies Against Vaginal Fungus

Vaginal fungus among women is quite common. The causative agent responsible for the infection is a yeast called Candida albicans. The infection occurs when the number of these organisms increases to a certain level. What keeps these fungi in check is the acidity of the vagina. But there are times when the acidity level drops…

Will Soy Candles Affect My Soy Allergies?

Do you know someone who has an allergy to soy beans? It’s more common than you think. According to the Asthma and Food Allergy Foundation of America, soy allergies fall within the top nine food allergies for child and adult food allergy patients. Reactions can vary from red and itchy skin to anaphylaxis which needs…

Stop Smoking – Side Effects of Quitting

It is easy to just stop smoking, but the hardest part of quitting comes after you stop. The cravings for cigarettes, the frustration, the irritability, tiredness etc. are just a few of the side effects that you may expect when you stop smoking. When you quit, do not expect your body to accept the new…

Phobias, Cures and Christianity

Do spiders give you the creeps? Do heights send you wobbly at the knees? Does flying send you in a loop? “OK”, you say, “enough of the corny jokes!” (apologies if you have a phobia of feet). Let’s get down to it: When confronted with certain situations, activities, animals or people, do you find: your…

What Are Some Results of Untreated Anxiety?

For people that experience anxiety and panic attacks on a regular basis, it’s not uncommon for these issues to go untreated for various reasons. Panic attack and anxiety sufferers may be so embarrassed, paranoid, and fearful that others may think they are “crazy” that they just do everything in their power to avoid situations that…