How To Cover Up a Bruise

Accidents that cause bruising occur during many every day scenarios such as tripping over your toddler’s toys and landing your elbow into the wall. Bruising can also commonly occur with the elderly and with individuals taking anticoagulant medications. The visible bruises can be embarrassing to both the individual and the individual’s family. A contusion –…

Cortisone Shots and the Side Effects You Should Be Aware Of

What is a cortisone shot? A cortisone shot or a cortisone injection is given to patients to relieve pain mainly caused by joint inflammation. The ankle, hip, shoulder, elbow, knee, wrist and spine joints are the most common areas in the body where patients receive cortisone injections. Outside of the common joints, cortisone shots may…

Gas Flatulence and Pancreatic Disorders

“I have the constant gas and bloating problem after meals”. “My belly is full of the gas”, many Americans say that pretty often. Typically, many people consider these symptoms “normal”, some other people take OTC medications counting on a quick fix. What is happening? What causes the gas, bloating, flatulence, and many other digestive problems?…

How Do You Know If You Have Candida

Candida overgrowth has been found to be a frequent complication or even a causative factor in many of today’s illnesses. Treatment is available but diagnosis has to come first. Yeast is normally found in the mouth, throat, intestines and genitourinary tract. Its presence in the body is not normally problematic and is balanced by a…

Natural Treatment for Period Pain (Menstrual Cramps)

Menstrual pain is pain that occurs in the abdomen or pelvis during menstruation. This discomfort is not normal, but it is extremely common. Over half of all women suffer from pain during their period, and surveys show that a staggering 90% of adolescent girls are affected. The pain can range from mild to severe and…

Colon Cleansing To Prevent Colon Polyps

Colon cleansing can help prevent the growth of colon polyps. Developing colon polyps is pretty common nowadays. If you have been diagnosed with them, you may wonder if this condition is severe at all and if they are signs of colon cancer. What are colon polyps? A colon polyp is a small growth of cells…

The Causes of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids, also known as Leiomyoma or just myoma for short, are non-cancerous growths made up of connective tissue and muscle that develop inside the uterus. Fibroids can be as small as a pin head or as big as a melon. These Fibroid tumors can even weight up to 20lbs. Fibroids of the uterus are…

Knowing More About Sinus Cyst

Does your nose drip continuously, making it hard to breathe? Is your sense of smell not as sharp as it used to be? If so, then it’s possible that you have a sinus cyst. But there is no need to panic. Having a sinus cyst is fairly common. In fact, according to studies, they are…

The 3 Types of Hepatitis

Hepatitis is a virus that can affect the liver. There are several types of it. Hepatitis A, B, and C will be discussed here. Hepatitis A is the most common type. B and C can also cause hepatitis. The virus is found in the stool if infected people. It is spread when someone eats or…

Cirrhosis of the Liver – What Are Some Symptoms?

Cirrhosis of the liver can bring a variety of symptoms. You can read more about some of them in this article. Before continuing, please remember that this list is not complete, as only some of the possible known symptoms are considered here. It is possible to have cirrhosis without having any of the symptoms mentioned…

What Causes Male Feline Urinary Blockage?

Male feline urinary blockage is caused by two combined problems, one an issue for all cats, and the second a particular problem for male cats. All cats are subject to the creation of crystals in their urine; crystals which can irritate the bladder and urethra, set up prime conditions for infections of the urinary tract,…

Carpet Stain Removal – Cat Vomit

Cat owners know that cats can be a real pain to clean up after at times. They knock things over, leave hair everywhere and often vomit up fur balls on your carpet. Even if you only have one room of carpet in your home they will find a way to make that room their favorite…