Heat Rash,Causes and Treatments

Did you ever go through this scenario? You feel itchy and notice some pink bumps and red spots on your body. A friend says it looks like prickly heat rash. Symptoms include itching and a couple of blisters. One thing that is different in your schedule is that you’ve been exercising more. In the past,…

Obesity – The Underlying Historic Causes

The scourge of obesity has reached such gigantic proportions across the world that it is now termed as globesity. The obesity is now accepted as a global epidemic and governments are pouring in money and resources to fight this menace, which is quietly swallowing the economic gains of a country. Obesity is a relatively a…

What Are Gallbladder Attacks?

There are many symptoms that are associated with a gallbladder attack. The only problem is that they are hard to differentiate from other conditions and symptoms. The symptoms of such as an attack can either be slow and uncomfortable for years or they can be acute which means they attack all of a sudden and…

Cold Sores And Fever Blisters – The Ancient Curse

Incredible, but true – Cold sores and fever blisters have been a world-wide epidemic since before Christ. The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 90% of earth’s population is infected with the cold sore virus today. Outbreaks of cold sores or fever blisters are caused by the replication process of the herpes simplex virus. Both…

How Do You Treat a Rash?

How do you treat a rash, doctor?” asked the patient. “Steroid pills and moisturizing lotions.” replied the doctor. “Do they work?” asked the patient again. “Not really,” said the doctor, “but you know, there is no real cure for rash today, so we stick with those.” I bet you heard this kind of story before.…

At Home Cold Sore Treatments

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus and though there are no cures for the virus there are a number of cold sore treatment options that can help get your back to feeling and looking like yourself in no time. Some of the most popular cold sore treatments are those that can be…

The Truth About Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disease that occurs when cells in the outer layer of skin reproduce faster than normal and pile up on the skin's surface. This produces scaling, itchiness and irritation of the skin. Psoriasis is non-contagious. Currently in the United States almost 5 million people are affected by this disease. It occurs in…

Jojoba – Part of My Toenail Fungus Remedy

Toenail fungus infection is hard to treat. Nails are not porous compared to the skin so any ointment or solution takes time to be absorbed. It is important to be patient. Toenail fungus is usually positioned on the nail bed covered by the nail so it is harder to reach. Choosing a toenail fungus remedy…

Clotrimaderm cream: Topical Cream for Fungal Infections

People suffer from a number of fungal infections; these infections mostly affect the skin. Clotrimaderm cream is the topical medication used to treat these fungal infections. It is marketed commercially under the name Clotrimaderm cream, while the main essential constituent of this is Clotrimazole. This is a prescription drug and can be purchased at any…

Help I Am Allergic To Chlorine

If you are allergic to chlorine then you suffer from Allergies Type 4 is also called cell-mediated or delayed allergies. See my article on allergies type 4 for a detailed description of the allergy type 4. The most common symptom is an itchy rash under the armpits and in the groin area. Scientists consider chlorine…

Treatments of Eczema – Overcoming Food Allergies

Are you one of the 45% of the population who suffer with some kind of food allergy? The sort of foods that generate allergic reactions range from dairy produce, wheat and peanuts. The kind of allergic reaction you can suffer includes immediate eruptions of spots, boils and hives, rashes, difficulty swallowing, swelling of eyes, face…