11 Effective Home Remedies for Stress

Stress is a term to which many are familiar these days. The modern era is an era of a predominantly fast paced life. Every one is in a hurry to reach the peak of success in all spheres of life, beating contenders and making the most of the time at hand. The craze for luxury…

Bipolar Depression

The criteria for diagnosis for depression specify that a person is in a depressed mood and / or experience loss of interest or pleasure for two weeks or more. Five or more of the following symptoms may be experienced by the person most of the day almost everyday, such as depressed mood (irritable, feels sad…

Causes of Toenail Fungus Infections

There are many possible causes of toenail fungus infections. One of the most common is the constant exposure to water or moisture. This explains why many athletes, particularly swimmers and divers, have a higher incidence of toenail fungal infections than other people. Fungus naturally grows much faster in wet environments. If your feet are constantly…

Laser Scars Resurfacing

Laser resurfacing or "laser peels" is generally used to minimize the appearance of fine lines, mainly in the areas around the mouth and the eyes. It is also an effective solution for treating facial scars or areas of uneven pigmentation. Laser resurfacing is performed both on the whole face as well as in specific regions.…

The Role of First Aid in Angina, and Heart Attacks

Angina vs. Heart Attack In angina one of the coronary arteries "hardens". This essentially means that sufficient deposits of fat have built up in an artery to prevent the tissues on the other side of the narrowing from getting an adequate supply of blood. When one of the coronary arteries becomes hardened the blood supply…

Dietary No Nos – What Not to Feed Your Dog

We've all encountered an untrained dog that will stop at nothing to get at whatever food is on the kitchen counter. A recent dog sitting experience for a friend's two terriers found, upon my return home, that a gift bag of Easter candy which had been sitting on the counter was divvied up, unwrapped, scattered…

A Real Life Heart Healthy Fairy Tale

Thanks to our all-knowing nanny state I need to say up front that I’m not a doctor and that this article in no way makes any medical claims. In fact, all I’m going to do is tell a fairy tale. If my story inspires you to take action please confer with your “healthcare professional” first.…

Liver Cancer Symptoms

Liver Cancer is a fatal disease and unlike other forms of cancer, gets detected at a comparatively later stage. It is thus also referred to as a silent form of Cancer. Chances of survival in the case of Liver Cancer are limited and almost all affected people pass away within a year. Like other cancers,…