Jock Itch – Signs and Symptoms of Jock Itch

The term “jock itch” typically describes an itchy rash in a man’s groin. Although there are many causes of jock itch, this term has become synonymous with tinea cruris, a common fungal infection that affects the groin and inner thighs of men and women. Tinea is the name of the fungus; cruris comes from the…

Grete’s Metamorphosis

Gregor Samsa’s sister, Grete, in The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, seems to undergo a metamorphosis that is parallel to her brother’s. As Gregor takes on the characteristics of an insect, Grete gains her independence and maturity. Before Gregor’s transformation, Grete seems to be his only close companion. She writes letters to him while he is…

Psoriasis Treatments Compared

Over the years, many treatments have been developed for psoriasis and other related diseases, such as eczema. One treatment modality that stands out from others because it treats psoriasis cost effectively, without the use of drugs, with little or no stress involved for the patient and considerably less expensive for the patient than an in-house…

Is MLB Hurting Andropause Sufferers and Male Hormone Industry?

On February 2, 2009, Alex Rodriguez admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs while playing for the Texas Rangers from 2001-2003. According to a Sports Illustrated published on February 9, 2009, Rodriguez tested positive for Primobolan and testosterone–two anabolic steroids in 2003. Under the Major Baseball League’s drug policy, the use of steroids without a valid prescription…

Tips To Get Rid Of Cellulite – Load Up On Potassium

Potassium is the most valuable mineral when it comes to fighting cellulite. The proper amount of potassium is necessary for the body to take in oxygen and nutrients, expel wastes, repair and renew and ultimately replace cells. All of these things compliment a smooth youthful body. When this function is impeded in any way, a…

The Skin Care Benefits of Azulene

Azulene is a constituent of the volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from Chamomile, Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile), Achillea millefolium (Yarrow), or Tanacetum anuum (Blue tansy), and it is distinguished by it’s spectacular blue colour. Azulenes are unsaturated blue hydrocarbons, isomers of naphthalene. Chamomile contains a wide variety of active constituents. Each one of these…

Take On Agoraphobia With Psychotherapy

Having a phobia of walking outside your own home and being in a wide open public space can be debilitating and wreck any chance of a normal happy life. Even the thought of this situation can send a sufferer into a terrible panic attack with feelings of anxiety that could soon develop into depression. One…

Effective Pool Maintenance Tips

During a scorching summer, a swimming pool is a welcome respite from the heat. However, it is no fun swimming with dust, debris, fungus and frogs. Therefore, make sure to perform all the maintenance drudgery appropriatively before diving into the cool blue water. The key ingredient for a pristine pool health is the regular, routine…

Anxiety Attacks Treatment – Do These 3 Treatments For Anxiety Work?

Many folks now receiving anxiety attacks treatment first attended their doctor because they thought they had suffered a heart attack. Once having confirmed that it wasn’t a heart attack but ‘only’ an anxiety attack, they may have been prescribed drug-based treatment. The most commonly prescribed medications for anxiety attacks and general anxiety being antidepressants, anti-anxiety (tranquilizers), and beta-blockers, which are summarized here… 1.…

When Kidney Stones Cause Pain, You Need Treatment

The kidney stone pain possibly will not be created until they start to come down the ureter. The pain is frequently serious and regularly begins in the flank area, afterward goes down to the groin. Pain relievers perhaps required to control renal colic (pain related with the passage of stones). Acute pain might need narcotic…

What is Rheumatic Fever (RF)?

It is a disease of children / adults, and is characterized by fever and painful circulation of the joints, mostly of the limbs, especially of the ankles and knees. The notable feature of the painful swilling of the joints is that it is fleeting in nature ie the sailing of the joints travels from one…