Post-Herpetic Neuralgia – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Herpes Zoster or shingles is a painful rash on the skin and is caused by a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, which remains dormant in nerve cells for years. The rash usually subsides within a month, however, in some affected individuals – usually the elderly – the resulting nerve damage causes severe pain, which may…

Foods for Helping Achieve a Lower Cholesterol Level

Everyone can suffer from high cholesterol or hypercholesterolemia. Men and women, young and old can suffer from high cholesterol that can result in more serious problems like heart attack and stroke. Medication that can be recommended by your doctor are one of the solutions. However, you may also take the initiative to change or improve…

Chiropractic For Back Pain

Introduction to Chiropractic Care Chiropractic is a continuously growing practice of non-invasive procedures used to alleviate pain and headaches. It is a healthcare approach focusing on the relationship between the body’s structure, specifically the spine, and the body’s functions. Practitioners may use a variety of approaches, but primarily they perform adjustments to the spine with…

Home Remedies For Oral Thrush – Candidiasis Treatment

Oral thrush is medically recognized as oral candidosis, and it can be cured with the help of home remedies for oral thrush. It is an infection caused by certain fungi. As the name mentions itself, this disease affects the mucosal membranes of the mouth. Moreover, the fungus that causes this infection is known as candida…

A Look At Sleep Paralysis And The Old Hag Syndrome

You wake up and realize that you can not move. You can not speak, and then, all of a sudden you realize you're not alone. If you've never experienced Old Hag Syndrome, then you're very, very fortunate. If you're unfamiliar with the phenomenon, let me enlighten you … so to speak. A person wakes or…

An Overview of Abdominal Pain

We can hardly find a person who has not suffered from abdominal pain at least once in his life. Abdominal pain may be of different types, caused by a number of causes, which range from simple to life threatening conditions. Irrespective of the cause and the severity, it is troublesome for the sufferers and the…

Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and 2 – Who Suffers?

Diabetes mellitus affects people of all age group. most times, the type that affects children and young adults is different from the one that affects middle and old aged. A better understanding of each type and which age group is vulnerable can help to understand the disorder better. Type 1 diabetes mellitus is also known…

Are Parents to Blame For Childhood Obesity?

 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over the past three decades the obesity rate for children between the ages of 6-11 has tripled. As a result the cases of childhood Type 2 diabetes has exploded, as has the number of cases of bone and joint problems caused by excessive weight.  Our super-sized…

Black Fingernail

If you have a black fingernail, you may be wondering whether it is caused by a fungal infection under the nail. This may well be the case, however, other things can cause a nail to turn black, so it's important to consider other possibilities and possibly consult your doctor before jumping to conclusions. Fungal infection…

Soothing a Vagina Rash

Vagina rash is relatively common, but can be frustrating when you're suffering from it. A rash is sometimes connected to conditions like yeast infections, herpes, and some sexually transmitted diseases. More often though, it's a result of simple irritation. What is a vagina rash? A rash on the vagina appears much the same as a…

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,…