Anxiety Attacks in Children

Anxiety attacks are quite common in children, but they are often overlooked. Nearly half of the individuals with prepubertal onset of anxiety do not receive treatment for at least 10 years, and recent research suggests that many of these children develop chronic and persistent anxiety as adults. Both pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic treatments are available for…

Insomnia – How to Help Your Child Fall Asleep

One in four children experiences sleep problems of one type or another during the course of childhood. Helping your child to fall asleep – to conquer her insomnia – is important to both of you. Neither of you needs the stress and frustration associated with childhood insomnia. In truth, you typically are not dealing with…

Complications of Hepatitis a

The good news is that most people who get hepatitis A recover completely in a matter of weeks. The disappearance of jaundice usually marks the beginning of recovery. Within one or two months, the liver, which is the target of the hepatitis A virus (HAV), is healed. And one bout of hepatitis A will make…

Cure Your Ingrown Toenail by Knowing How it Happens

Ingrown toenails are a pain, which those of us who have suffered from them never wish to experience again. If you want to cure your ingrown toenail, it helps to know exactly what caused it in the first place. Most ingrowns happen because they have been poorly cut. To cure your ingrown toenail, you should…

Nail Fungus – Background and Treatments

Onychomycosis, more commonly referred to as nail fungus, is an infection that results to discolored and disfigured nails. There are two types of fungus that cause nail infections. Dermatophytes more commonly cause toenail fungus while yeast, particularly Candida, more often infect fingernails. Any of these two types of fungus can infect the nails by entering…

Effective Ankle Sprain First Aid

Everybody will experience an ankle sprain. It's not a question of if but a question of when. Sometimes, ankle sprains happen in the most unexpected circumstances. Simply crossing the street or getting out of bed can cause an ankle sprain if you land badly. Losing balance is the usual culprit causing the ankle to twist…

How Do I Treat Bruises Homeopathically?

When a blood vessel becomes damaged by an injury or other means and a seepage of blood follows, it will show as a blue-purplish colour under the skin, this is known as a bruise. Also if the area is large, there will probably be considerable swelling and pain at the site. Consider the following remedies…

Diverticula – What are Diverticula?

A diverticulum (plural: diverticula’s) is medical term for an out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid filled) structure in the body. It usually implies that the structure is not normally present, i.e. pathological. However, embryologically, some normal structures begin development as a diverticulum arising from another structure. Diverticular disease is common in the Western…

The 5 Big Questions About Lower Back Pain

There are 5 big questions you should ask about lower back pain. These questions will tell you what is wrong and what you should do to change it. Low back pain and back pains in general affect over 80% of the adult population – yet most adults do not understand what you can do. So…

What Is Bile Reflux

We are all familiar with the condition acid reflux Bile reflux is another condition that is not discussed as much, but is very similar and sometimes can be confused with acid reflux. First, let me educate you a little bit about what bile is. Bile is a digestive fluid produced in the liver. Some of…

Get Rid Of Morning Sickness Fast

I wanted to talk to you about how you can get rid of morning sickness. Pregnancy is a hectic time. You’re extremely excited, emotional, uncertain, scared and unprepared all at once. There’s so much that needs to be done and you’re getting sick all the time. Most women have accepted this as an inevitability of…

How Do Probiotics Help Us to Enjoy Improved Health?

The term “probiotic” comes from the Greek word meaning “for life”. Antibiotic therefore means the opposite and although as a drug they can literally save lives by killing of bacteria that is making the body unwell, they can also devastate the good bacteria living happily inside our guts. Good intestinal health is one of the…