World Keratoconus Day 2017

World Keratoconus Day is a chance to raise extra awareness of the disease and this year falls on 10th November. Keratoconus is a disease of the cornea which is progressive but non-inflammatory. Keratoconus is caused by weakening of the collagen fibres which would normally maintain the cornea’s dome-like shape. With this disease the weakened cornea…

Piles Home Remedy – How to Treat Piles Without Surgery

A piles home remedy is, quite simply, the best option for treating this condition. When many people hear the term “home remedy” they somehow have the impression that this can be an inferior treatment method when compared to those expensive creams and potions you can buy at the pharmacy. When you use the topical treatments…

Understanding Alternative Medicine: 5 Key Points

The phrase “alternative medicine” is becoming less alternative every day, though it is still a very controversial topic. As this concept creeps into the mainstream of American culture, it’s important to be clear about what types of medicine would legitimately fall within this category. The phrase has become a catch-all for any healing practice that…

Social Anxiety Versus Life

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) affects millions of people worldwide. In fact, SAD is the third largest mental health care problem in the world, affecting about 7% of the population every day (about 1.3% of the US population). Any person has badly a 13% chance of suffering from SAD during their life. Ironically, and unfortunately, even…

Alternative Treatments For Allergy Sufferers

Doctors often prescribe medicine to treat allergies. But taking medicine has caused some allergy sufferers to end unnatural effects such as drowsiness and headaches. With growing concern of chemicals and pills, alternative approaches to treating pollen and springtime allergies are becoming more popular. Interestingly, alternative medicine is being considered even by the mainstream. Approximately 40%…

How to Find Out If a Baby Is Teething

Assume that you can see signs as early as three months. There are big differences for the beginning of teeth. Some parents may notice the signs as early as three months, with the tooth breaking through the gum at the age of four to seven months. Most children have all 20 milk teeth when they…

Oxidative Stress Accelerates the Disease Process in Diabetes

From Pubmed.gov Role of oxidative stress in the progression of cardiovascular diseases accompanied by diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus induced oxidative stress at least through through NADPH oxidase activation, and significantly accelerated the progression of cardiovascular diseases. In addition, hypoxia may be implicated in the development of diabetes mellitus and production of reactive oxygen species (ROS),…

Knowing Your Metabolic Type to Lose Weight Naturally

Nutrition is a key component to help you lose weight naturally. If you’re trying to lose weight by dieting and starving yourself, then you’re not allowing your body to function properly. In addition, you’re setting yourself up for eating binges. And even if not eating much works initially to help you lose weight, the chances…