How Depression Can Threaten Your Marriage

In my work through the years as a counselor, I’ve talked with many depressed individuals. I’ve also had personal experience with depression myself and know firsthand how debilitating it can be. Nearly everyone at some point in their life will be affected by depression–either their own or someone else’s, such as a spouse, parent, sibling,…

Anxiety – A Quick Self-Diagnosis

It is quite normal to have some stress and anxiety in everyday life. But people worry about different things and to different extents. Having some anxiety does not necessarily mean that you have a problem. That said, if your anxiety level is producing uncomfortable feelings that are affecting your physical and/or emotional wellbeing, diagnosis and…

Cyproheptadine , Periactin, Allergy

Brand name: Periactin Generic name: Cyproheptadine Synonyms: Apt, Dronactin, Eiproheptadine, Periactinol, Peritol Description: Periactin is an antihistamine given to help relieve cold- and allergy-related symptoms such as hay fever, nasal inflammation, stuffy nose, red and inflamed eyes, hives, and swelling. Periactin may also be given after epinephrine to help treat anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction.…

Effects Of Insomnia

To understand the effects of insomnia or lack of adequate quality sleep, it is imperative to understand sleep. It is a very complicated process involving body and brain. During sleep the body tissues are repaired and the organism, in a sense, rejuvenated. The brain receives a lot of input during the day and it processes,…

Ingrown Toenail Cure

In order for an ingrown toenail cure or treatment to be effective, you need to look for the cause. While some cases seem to be genetic, because of abnormally shaped nails or an overgrowth of skin around the toenails, most cases are caused by tight shoes, cutting the nails too short or rounding off the…

Effective Treatment For Depression Anxiety Symptoms

Help for depression and anxiety can seem like the relief of a lifetime. Nearly 17 million Americans each year are affected by a serious illness called depression which is often accompanied with anxiety. Depression and anxiety can affect anyone across all age groups and genders. The fact that you are suffering from these diseases does…

Nail Fungus – Laser Treatment

Nail fungus has been reported in many of the ancient civilizations. The yellowing of the nails followed by brittle feel of the nail plates and later the disintegration into an ugly and tough but rugged nail was a concern for the high and might. Though the cause of the rugged nails was not really known…

Dogs That Have Noise Phobias

Summer thunderstorms and celebratory fireworks are horrors for those unfortunate dogs that suffer from a noise phobia. Its a phobia that is more common than we think and can be helped by looking at natural remedies that have no side effects. Anti-anxiety drugs such as Prozac and Buspar can work but take 3-4 weeks to…

Understanding Deep Tissue Injury

A deep tissue injury (DTI) is commonly mistaken for a stage 1 pressure ulcer or a bruise. This is a serious error and can have a profound impact on patient outcomes, liability, and reimbursement. What is a deep tissue injury (DTI)? Deeper, full-thickness damage to underlying tissue which may appear as purple areas or dark…

Lower Back and Hip Pain

Hip pain is related to back pain in most cases. The lower back and hip pain will normally go hand in hand. The causes of these two problems are normally the same. Movement is normally painful if one is facing this problem. The old are in most case prone to this condition and will normally…

Treatment for Helicobacter Pylori Peptic Ulcer

The purpose of the treatment that your doctor recommends in case you have a peptic ulcer caused by H. Pylori is to destroy the bacteria, to lower the quantity of acid from your stomach and duodenum and to preserve the lining of your stomach and duodenum. Antibiotic treatment will kill the bacteria if taken for…