Is Your Large Purse The Cause Of Your Back Pain?

You can get back pain, neck pain or shoulder pain relief by changing what you carry around in your large purse. The fact is that most of us carry far too much in our bags these days – laptops, iPads, phones, makeup, wallets, personal hygiene items, books, documents, water bottles, snacks and the list goes…

Vitamin P For Skin Care

Vitamin P is not a vitamin per se, but it is classified as a vitamin to speak for a variety of bioflavonoids. Bioflavonoids are not produced by our bodies, so we need a supplement or skin care product to deliver this special component. Vitamin P enhances the action of Vitamin C. As we know, Vitamin…

What Causes Acid Indigestion?

There are many things that can cause acid indigestion! Your digestive tract can not only be upset by underlying disease but it can also be affected by emotional fluctuations and stress. Some of these would be fear, worry, anxiety, anger, frustration and not taking the time required for elimination when you feel the urge to…

Controlling Chronic Lymphedema – A Surmountable Challenge

Hear ye, hear ye, lymphedema people! Good news! Chronic lymphedema can be controlled. Mine (involving my left arm) came about as a result of breast cancer surgery and radiation in 1996. Today my affected arm is not noticeably larger than the other.   It’s important to find resources on this condition. My main source of information is the National Lymphedema…

Diseases Caused by Alcohol

Since your college days, or maybe even earlier, you may have found that you have an affinity for alcoholic beverages. Perhaps you enjoy a beer every now and then, or take shots like a boss, or maybe there is never a time of day that you are not drunk. Whatever your relationship to alcohol is,…

Ayurvedic Cure For Chikungunya

Introdution Chikungunya has become the largest scare in the world currently. After the epidemics of dengue and SARS, now chikungunya has attracted the attention of people of the world. In some parts of the world, chikungunya is also called as Chicken Guinea, though this is a misnomer as chikungunya has nothing to do with chicken.…

Life is a Series of Choices (Fortune Cookies)

Fortune cookies are true … so I now believe. Two days before my Friday December 2008 wedding, my wife ate at a Chinese restaurant, where she received a fortune cookie that read: "A lifetime of happiness lies ahead of you." The next day, on Thursday, she went out for Chinese again and her fortune cookie…

Chronic Dacryocystitis

Definition : Chronic inflammation of the lacrimal sac secondary to obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct. This is the most common lacrimal sac disorder. Etiology Predisposing factors: • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Acute dacryocystitis. Causative agent: • Pneumococci: 80% of cases. • Staph, Strept, Trachoma & Fungi. • TB & Syphilis: Rare. Symptoms 1. Watery eye. 2.…

Understanding Cellulitis and Lymphedema

Cellulitis in lymphedema patients is a complication that many of them may have to face at some point in time. The reason for the ailment could be several: a small scratch, a bruise, a cut or an insect bite is enough to trigger an attack of cellulitis. A nightmare that most lymphedema patients would like…

Discovering What's Triggering Your Allergies

Allergies is the one health issue that seems to never go away. At least, not without the right lifestyle and diet changes. Naturopathic doctors have already found various methods to help people overcome their allergies forever. One type of natural allergy treatment is SLIT. This is a non-invasive method and works gradually over time. If…