Conditions That Restrict Mobility

One thing that shows you are alive is your ability to move. Your body needs to move in order for you to perform certain activities. When you go to work, you need to walk. When you write, you need to move your hands. When you drop something, you need to bend and pick it up.…

What Causes Our Fingers To Swell?

Mild boiling of your fingers is not something you need to worry about. However, if you notice that the swing is severe and it happens often, it is time for you to take the necessary action. You need to deal with it immediately to avoid further problems with your fingers. First, you will have to…

Home Remedies – Onion Cures

How To Use an Onion To Remove A Splinter If you are wondering how you can remove a 1/4 inch [6 mm] splinter from your child’s foot, here is how an onion can help! Take a 1/4 inch thick piece of onion, place it over the splinter site, and wrap a bandage around it to…

Treatment of Clavicle Fractures

The Clavicle is sometimes referred to as the collar bone, and makes up the Shoulder or Pectoral Girdle. The Shoulder Girdle combines the two collar bones and the scapulae bones, which are triangular shaped bones on the back of the rib cage. The Clavicle along with the scapular connects the arm to the upper body,…

Prevent Obesity in Your Child

According to the CDC (2004), 62% of children participate in vital physical activity, such as basketball, soccer, running, or swimming, for at least 20 minutes 3 or more days a week. Only 24% of children participate in moderate physical activity such as walking or bike riding. Considering that childhood physical activity habits persist into adulthood,…

Top 5 Ways to Clear Up a Black Eye

Back in the early 1900s doctors would put a leech on your black eye to cure your bruise. Boy, am I glad times have changed! These cures were later put to rest when it was discovered that cold meat worked much better. There is no reason to waste a good steak though! These are the…

Lymphedema Pump

Lymphedema causes excess of lymph fluid to lie stagnant in the certain parts of the body, generally the limbs thereby causing swellings. Lymphedema pumps are exclusively used to get rid of the excess lymphatic fluid that is collected in the limbs and is sent back to the cardiovascular system. These systems helps flush out all…

Remedies For Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungi are a pain in the foot, to say the least. In their wake, they leave your feet looking flaky and unattractive. To make matters worse, toenail fungus is terribly infectious, so if one nail gets infected, the infection easily spreads to other nails. That is why it is important to start remedies for…

Bipolar Medications

The treatment for bipolar disorder usually involves bipolar medication. Often medications are used in combination for effective results, and it can take a period of trying different medications before a suitable medication or combination of bipolar medications is found to suit the individual. Because bipolar mood swings often move between periods of mania and depression,…

Hepatitis C and Cats

There seems to be a lot written lately about Hepatitis C. It is a disease that can develop into cancer causing liver failure. There is a herb that grows in the Peruvian Amazon and sold as an over the counter drug in South America called Cats Claw. It contains substances in its inner bark that…

Cowboys Running Back Out With Toe Injury

While many were carving turkey, the Dallas Cowboys were defeating the Seattle Seahawks. Although a sweet victory, Marion Barber left the game with a foot injury. The Dallas Cowboy's running back dislocated his right pinky toe. Now many wonder if he will be able to play in their next game against Pittsburgh on December 7th.…

Lymphedema of Legs – Causes and Treatments?

For the most part, lymphedema of legs or leg lymphedema, as it is most often called, was thought to be due to heredity. Nonetheless, there are other causes. With surgeries for different types of cancers resulting in more cures, there is an increase in lymphedema. Prostate, ovarian, lung, abdominal and liver cancer surgeries can result…