Food Allergy

Food allergies happen when your immune system messes up. Your immune system is supposed to protect you from disease and germs. If you have a food allergy your immune system makes a mistake and thinks the food is going to harm you. The response is the same whether it is a food allergy, an allergy…

Obesity – Its Serious Complications On Pregnancy

Obesity is the major contributing factor for rising complications in pregnancy and is a major nutritional disorder. For a scale, if the BMI of the pregnant mother, in the initial stages of pregnancy, is above 25 units, she is considered to be obese. Obesity is one of the most common but a major nutritional disorder.…

Chamomile – Medicinal Uses, Interactions, Dosage

Chamomile Alternative Names: Matricaria recutita, Pinheads, Scented mayweed, Sweet false chamomile. Herb Description Chamomile is one of the oldest garden herbs, with wispy 2 to 3 pinnate leaves and terminal peduncles supporting single flower heads. For medicinal use, German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) is by far the most famous, but Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) is also…

How To Identify Shingles Without a Rash

Is it possible to develop shingles without a rash? Yes, but this is a rare case. Shingles is a condition which is manifested by painful rashes or blisters which show on one side of the body. It usually lasts for two weeks and can even be prolonged to a month. Most of the time, the…

Cold Sore Home Remedies

Cold sore home remedies are becoming more and more popular as people move away from applying harsh chemicals to their skin and look to find a natural alternative treatment instead. Also, I think one of the reasons that cold sore home remedies are so popular is because quite often you can find the remedy already…

Psoriasis, Fumaric Acid and the Natural Sun

In the past 30-40 years fumaric acid has been used to treat Psoriasis and many reports have indicated there is a problem of its becoming toxic in the liver. Almost everything could become toxic, even water, if a person did not use common sense. It was about 1969 when a fellow named Schweckendiek provided some…

Treatment For Toenail Fungus – The Best Non Prescriptions

Onychomycosis is the medical term for nail infections which affect toenails and fingernails but toenail infections are more common, and that is what will be addressed in this article. For the treatment of toenail fungus to be effective, the remedy needs to target the nail bed to destroy the infection. Treatments for Toenail Fungus The…

How To Overcome Agoraphobia

One of the most debilitating things of all must be to suffer from agoraphobia. To not be able to go out and walk around freely, or to just pop to the shop to buy a pint of milk or simply cross a street makes life very, very difficult. People who suffer from agoraphobia are affected…

Coping With Depression And Anxiety

Most people experience normal fluctuations in mood. This is a relatively normal experience. However, there are many who suffer with fluctuations in mood on a consistent basis. Many even experience relatively low moods for extended periods of time. This is often referred to as “depression”. There are also individuals that suffer from the effects of…

Depression – Fight Depression With the Best Treatment

Prolonged sadness or popularly known as depression is factually quite rampant in a number of countries, especially in the United States, nearly 9.5% of the total population of the US have this problem. Nonetheless, only few of them may be treated and so depression along with its ill effects is continually bothering some people. Depression…

Emetophobia – How to Overcome Emetophobia

Emetophobia self help programs are designed to help you overcome your fear of vomiting. The first step is to identify your phobia and gauge its severity. You can take control of your fear of being sick no matter how long you have had the phobia. Identifying Emetophobia It is perfectly natural to be afraid of…

Menopause and Insomnia

Losing sleep during the critical years of a woman’s middle age can be frustrating, not to mention inconvenient. Menopause insomnia, in fact, is inescapable, and a symptom of the slowing down of a woman’s reproductive system. Menopause insomnia is caused by many factors, but it can be treated or made milder with the proper medication,…

Insomnia Sleep Disorder – What Causes Insomnia

The inability to sleep soundly for the duration normally required by the body is called insomnia. The disorder has many causes, and it may be transient or persistent, if it lasts more than a few days. Women are more susceptible perhaps because they undergo hormonal changes more intensively and frequently than men. Insomnia may be…