Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine – Know the Differences

It isn’t unusual to use the terms sports medicine and physical therapy interchangeably. However the two aren’t exactly the same things even though you may find yourself the patient of both fields at the same time. While compatible, the difference between the two branches of medical discipline is clear. Both are effective for treating injuries,…

The History of Eureka Vacuum Cleaners

The history of Eureka vacuum cleaners begins in Detroit, Michigan in 1909 with a man named Fred Wardell. Within three years, the Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Company was selling six models of vacuum cleaners that also came with attachments specialized for different cleaning jobs. Because Eureka’s vacuum cleaners were lighter and better designed than their competitors…

What Can a Transvaginal Mesh Lawyer Do For You?

Have you been suffering from complications due to a vaginal procedure that has used vaginal mesh? There are lawyers that can help you. If you have been injured or damaged because of something that is not your fault it is always a good idea to look into a lawyer for their expertise on the subject.…

Food For the Singer’s Voice

Disclaimer: The following list is not intended to treat, diagnose, or prevent any disease or illness. Before taking any of the following vitamins, mineral, or herbs, I urge you to contact your physician for consideration, and proper dosage amounts. I have been asked many times if there were any “tricks” to keep your voice healthy.…

Skin Rash

You know when you have a rash. Its an outbreak of red bumps on the skin. The most common types of rash are as follows. Scaly patches of skin not caused by infection. Scaly patches of skin caused by a fungus or bacterial infection. Red itchy bumps scattered randomly on the skin. Rashes are seldom…

Type 2 Diabetes – Can Diabetics Be Great Athletes?

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disorder associated with a family history of diabetes, obesity and even a lack of exercise. For many years Type 2 diabetes has been typically linked to myths, ideas and misconceptions that individuals suffering from this form of diabetes are always fat and lazy due to their inactive lifestyle. In…

How to Stop Cold Sores?

Cold sores can be extremely irritating, uncomfortable, and itchy and sometimes it feels impossible to resist scratching cold sores. Cold sores are annoying, small, painful blisters around the lips and nearby skin. Herpes simplex virus type I most commonly causes the cold sores on your mouth. These viruses attack the skin and nervous system of…

Argan Oil – Making Homemade Soap

Argan oil is extracted from the kernels of the Argania Spinosa tree, found in the southwest territory of Morocco. This thorny tree has a green fleshy type of fruit, similar to an olive, but larger and rounder in shape and size. Inside this fruit is an extremely hard shell containing one to three almond-shaped kernels.…

Vicks Vapor Rub For Nail Fungal Infections

Vicks Vapor Rub is a product that is commonly known to fight colds and to help an individual to breathe easier. While there are no medical studies or findings to support theories, some nail fungus sufferers have reported success in using Vicks Vapor Rub for nail fungus. This medication is available at any supermarket or…

Does Water Therapy Help Cure Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a common digestive disorder that actually affects the bowels which is characterized by troublesome and persistent chronic symptoms such as constipation and diarrhea, abdominal pain, gas and bloating, and even vomiting and nausea. These are mainly due to the sensitivity of the bowel resulting in spasms of the bowel…