Are you experiencing facial numbness and not sure what the cause is? This article explains why pregnant women might experience this symptom as well as other causes. It also shares treatment options.
Flying increases the risk of blood clots, particularly for people with pulmonary embolism, DVT, Factor V Leiden, or thrombophilia conditions. Learn how to prevent blood clots while flying.
Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare but very aggressive disease that is sometimes called the silent killer. Learn what IBC is and how to recognize it. Share this information with your loved ones.
Warts are ugly and annoying—but more importantly, they're contagious! Get rid of them with these simple steps, and get back on the mats ASAP.
This article explains the lung disease of bronchiectasis, including tests and treatments. Childhood cystic fibrosis is also discussed, as it can be related.
Your feet can itch for all kinds of reasons, ranging from skin irritations to systemic health issues. This article will explain everything you need to know about itchy ankles.
When you sing or speak, do you sound hoarse? If you keep losing your voice, you may have vocal nodules. Learn about vocal nodes and nodules: what causes them and how to avoid them.
Hypercupremia is a state of high copper within the body that alters our biochemistry in a prominent way. It increases the likelihood of neurological/behavioural alterations and mental illness.
Why are your hands blue? Let's explore the potential causes. Do they turn blue somewhat regularly? Perhaps you have Raynaud's disease. We'll discuss that, too!
Lumbosacral neuritis is a term that is used to describe the irritation of the several nerves that line the vertebrae or spinal column, particularly in the lower back of the person being diagnosed.
Untreated, high blood sugar, also known as hyperglycemia, is a dangerous health risk. Learn the signs and symptoms. Should you have your glucose tested to see if you have diabetes?
People with COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, suffer from chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both of these disorders. Treatment often slows lung deterioration.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that until recently was thought to be caused solely by wear and tear. Scientists have discovered that inflammation may be involved in some cases of the disorder.
Are you experiencing a sharp pain in your upper back between the shoulder blades? How can you tell if it's something serious or not? Learn about the many causes and treatments for this type of pain.
Polydactyly and syndactyly are both congenital malformations of the fingers and toes. These anomalies can occur in humans as well as cats.
A step-by-step guide (with pictures) on getting your health information with your AncestryDNA results.
What causes a rash to suddenly appear around your mouth? Learn the causes and how you can treat them.
Pinworms are parasites that live in the intestine. Sometimes they try to exit through the anus and cause an uncomfortable and embarrassing itch. Here's how to get rid of the worms and the itch.
The symptoms of water retention (also known as fluid retention or edema) can sometimes be confused with the appearance of chronic diabetic skin blisters. Do you know how to tell the difference?
The synovium is a membrane that lines the inside of many of our joints. Inflammation of the synovium is known as synovitis. Symptoms include swelling and pain.
When a person undergoes surgery, the raw surfaces created can leak out tiny amounts of fluid that usually get absorbed back into nearby capillaries. However, in some instances, the leaking fluid may accumulate, leading to a fluid-filled collection known as a seroma.
Rabies is found throughout the world, caused by lyssavirus that is transmitted through bite wounds. The disease is now treatable, though the success rates vary immensely.
Gallbladder disease can mimic other conditions, such as IBS and food intolerances, making it difficult to pinpoint the problem.
My cluster headaches created intense pressure on the eye region. This article describes how I managed to get rid of these headaches without the use of medication.
Difficulty sleeping spoils your day, undermines relationships, and makes you less effective at work. Many causes of sleep problems relate to your lifestyle. This article explains 13 gentle but effective changes you can make to help you get a good night's sleep and wake refreshed and raring to go.
Written by someone who knows sciatic pain inside and out, this article takes a detailed look at the range of medications available to treat this condition.
When the pain of costochondritis flares, it can feel like a heart attack. Once cardiac causes have been ruled out, you are often just given a prescription. Here are other healing treatment options.
Although certain signs of heart attack are the same between women and men, there are some important differences, as well. Learn about the differences. It may save a life!
Seborrheic dermatitis is excess production of sebum accompanied by dry, flaky skin. It can be seen in its mildest form as dandruff and in its most severe form as large, thick yellowish scales, that bleed when scratched. Learn about the condition with photographic examples.
A hunched posture not only looks bad—it is also a bad sign. If your posture looks hunched, that means your spine is hunched, as well. Learn what causes a hunched back and how to correct it.
Does milk cause your body to produce more mucus, making your cold and asthma symptoms worse? The research says no. But you might be surprised at the other tricks that milk can play on your system.
Neuropathy has become a very common ailment. There are three different kinds of neuropathies, but all of them have common symptoms. This article is based on my own experience managing this condition.
When we touch objects, our hands are contaminated by bacteria on the surfaces of the objects. It's very important to wash hands regularly to prevent infections.
Biotech companies are striving to find new cancer treatments using immune therapies and targeted biologics. New detection and screening tests are also under development to diagnose patients earlier.
Dust mites cause allergy problems and they live in the mattress and pillows. I found out that microfiber encasings helped, and I slept better. Here's my story.
An ear abscess (medical name - mastoiditis) is a dangerous infection of the skull, provoked by bacteria in the ear. It primarily affects toddlers and infants, although in rare occasions older individuals may be susceptible. The cause is always the...
Obesity is a complex and serious condition that is becoming increasingly common. Evidence that specific gut bacteria cause or contribute to obesity is growing.
Escherichia coli is a bacterium that exists as different strains. Some strains live in our gut and are very helpful. Others cause foodborne illness and disease.
Sjögren’s syndrome mimics many diseases, so getting a diagnosis is often difficult. Take my short quiz, see what your score is, and I'll tell you what your score means.
A popping, clicking, or cracking sound of your sternum, or breastbone, is usually not a cause for alarm. What causes this phenomenon, and when should you be concerned?
Ever wonder just why binge drinking kills people? Take a close physiological look at the risks of alcohol poisoning. Understanding how it kills is important.
Find the causes, treatment, and pictures of lumps that occur in different parts of the body, including the throat, armpit, neck, chin, earlobe, wrist, jaw, and other parts of the skin.
Skin that bruises easily can be caused by a number of factors, including some medications. Here are some self-help ideas to help improve skin that is thin, easily bruised, or torn.
Urinary Tract Infections can occur in any person of any age. The one thing they have in common is that they totally suck. Learn at-home-treatment options and ways to prevent future infections.
The normal blood glucose level is 80-90 mg/dL before meals, and up to 120 mg/dL after you eat. Understand that you can prevent and, in most cases, reverse type 2 diabetes with these simple changes.
Get quick pain relief from toe infection or swelling caused by ingrown toenails. Try this easy home treatment for ingrown toenails and experience pain relief quickly.
When your glucose levels spike and there are no emergency medical resources around, here are some ways to quickly and naturally lower your blood sugar. Look for these diabetes symptoms.
Have bloating or gas in the afternoon or evening? Here's how to diagnose the source of the problem; the culprit is usually something you ate for breakfast or lunch.
While relatively uncommon, an avocado allergy can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from mild to life-threatening. Here are some facts about this type of allergy.
Proteus mirabilis is responsible for urinary tract infections in some people. The bacterium causes inflammation and the production of stones in the urine.
What is pityriasis rosea? What causes it, and how do you get rid of it? Full-body rashes can be very scary, and this one, although harmless, is one of them.
Psoriasis is a chronic and recurring inflammatory condition of the skin. It has been linked to an increased incidence of obesity, heart disease, and strokes.
Nasal folliculitis, or nasal vestibulitis, is caused by a buildup of oil and/or dead skin cells. This leads to the pores getting infected by staph which can lead to a painful and maddening pimple.
Sleep apnea was a major contributor to NFL star Reggie White's death at age 43. What is sleep apnea, and how is it treated?
A migraine is a severe headache that is often accompanied by nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, and other symptoms. Sumatriptan, or Imitrex, helps some migraine sufferers.
The gallbladder stores bile, which helps fat digestion take place. Gallstones are solid lumps in bile that can cause a lot of pain when they enter bile ducts.
Proper posture is not the only reason why reversal of cervical or lumbar lordosis is necessary. There are many important reasons to correct poor back and neck posture; this article provides the details.
Bone cancer has few symptoms. When my sister received her diagnosis, I learned a lot about the symptoms, treatments, and how to help a loved one cope with this condition.
Stubbing your toe or catching a fingernail can cause a blood blister to form under the skin. Relieving the pressure is a simple and painless procedure that can prevent complications from occurring.
Dry skin appears on our body - the arms, face, behind ears, and legs. You may not talk about it with friends, but dry skin is nothing more than a problem people face. Find its facts, symptoms and ...
Is your ankle swollen and painful? How do you tell if your ankle is broken or sprained? Here's helpful info including an option for a hands-free crutch for an ankle that's sprained or broken.
Telogen effluvium is a condition that involves rapid and excessive hair loss or hair shed. The causes vary and are often difficult to discern. Here are some tips I've learned that may help you, too.
A hip labral tear is a painful condition that may require arthroscopic surgery to repair. The cause may be traumatic or spontaneous.
What exactly are parabens, and do they cause cancer? Parabens are found in most widely-manufactured lotions, shampoos, conditioners, and moisturizers.
Insulin resistance is a serious problem for many people who are trying to lose weight but can't. Do you think you might be? Learn about why this is and what you can do about it.
A explanation of what blepharitis is including how to treat symptoms of swollen, red, puffy eye lids, what to tell your doctor, and how to prevent symptoms from coming back.
Swollen ankles in the summertime not only look unsightly but can be very uncomfortable, too. Read on to find the cause and how to avoid swelling.
When I went through chemotherapy, I had to figure out some critical things for myself. Here are the top 10 things I wish somebody had told me ahead of time.
Cystitis is a painful illness, but there are a few self-help ideas that you can try. Based on my experience, these remedies will work relatively quickly, as long as you follow these instructions.
Tons of easy, fun, and successful breast cancer fundraising ideas that allow you to simplify your group's fundraiser planning and get down to the business of raising money for charity.
Did you know that up to 80% of Americans have a magnesium deficiency? Coincidentally, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes are reaching epidemic levels in the United States. Is there a correlation between magnesium deficiency and diabetes?
What are freckles and how do you get them? Find out what causes freckles and who is more likely to get them. If you don't like your freckles, there may be ways to remove or fade them.
Learn the signs and symptoms of diabetes, then ask your doctor for a simple blood test to determine if you have the disease
Learn more about cholesterol—what it is, why it matters, and what you can do to lower it naturally, without medication.
Most adults have the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in their body. The virus is either dormant or active. The active form causes mononucleosis, some types of cancer, and perhaps other diseases.
Lysozyme is an antibacterial enzyme in body secretions that helps to protect us from infections. It's also present in eggs, where it may cause allergies.
The trick to uncovering the culprit for that cold feeling in your throat is to determine whether you're also experiencing other symptoms associated with certain common disorders, like acid reflux, or silent reflux, or anxiety.
Insomnia is a side effect of steroid use. It can vary in its intensity and duration, but it is quite normal given the way steroids interact with our bodies.
Stress is one of the most common causes of adult acne today. In this article, we'll see how stress causes acne, how it worsens your acne, how you can manage your stress-acne, and other triggering factors.
Slipping rib syndrome occurs when one of the ribs intermittently slips out of place, thereby stretching the ligaments that support the front and back of the affected rib.
How to distinguish between allergies, the common cold, and influenza, and when to seek medical intervention.
Our faces can say so much about us—the mood we are in and the emotions we feel. However, look more closely, and it can also reveal something about our physical health.
My family has dealt with scabies twice, and I want to share what I've learned. In one case we struggled with these mites for over 3 months until completely getting rid of them within 2 days.
What does a green bowel movement in adults mean? Is it a sign of a serious medical condition? Green stool can be the result of several different causes, which range in severity. Learn more here.
Does it seem like no matter how hard you try, your belly doesn't seem to go away? It could be due to something called diastasis recti, or abdominal splitting.
Sort out your itchy, flaky scalp! Find out what causes this condition and how to relieve the symptoms. You may need to evaluate your hair products as well as your diet.
Learn how to take care of your skin when you have lupus. Reduce malar rashes and other skin irritations by following a few common-sense precautions, as well as your doctor's instructions.
Iliac crest pain is common in people with lower back pain, older individuals, and athletes (especially runners). This article discusses symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention.
In this article I share what worked for me in terms of treating athlete's foot. I also discuss treatments for toenail fungus.
Corn allergies and intolerances mean avoiding all sources of corn derivatives. But what happens when you get sick? How do you find safe medication? What do you eat? A guide to all this and more.
Learn about the causes of dyshidrotic eczema, as well as both medical and home treatments for the condition.
The color of your snot can tell you a lot about what is going on inside your body. Clear, white, yellow, green, brown, red, or gray—what does your mucus say about you?
If you have a mole that looks strange, is causing you problems, or is located in an area you dislike, you can easily have it removed. Read on to learn more about how to have your mole removed.
Eczema is a distressing condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. It afflicts children and adults alike.
Having a sore throat at night is a problem that many people have. Sometimes, the problem fades away by daytime prompting individuals to shrug it off. Here are the possible causes of the condition.
Are your hands, feet, and/or legs red and blotchy? I was shocked when my doctor told me I have poor circulation. This is what I've learned about how to treat this condition.
Toxoplasma gondii causes toxoplasmosis and may affect brain chemistry and our behavior. The pork tapeworm may enter our brain and cause serious health problems.
A personal account of symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for avascular necrosis of the femoral head (AVN). Also, a list of available resources in the UK.
Sinus headaches can be a real pain. Here you'll find information on what causes sinus headaches, how to treat them, and the best ways to get rid of them for good.
After being diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri, I was surprised and dismayed to find so little information about this disease. This is my experience with the disease.
Sometimes it's hard to know what to say to a friend who is facing the loss of a loved one. Here are some words and verses that may provide comfort . . . as well as some advice about what NOT to say.
An in-depth review of the early signs of diabetes. Find out what the symptoms are, discover whether you should be screened, and learn if you fall into one of the high-risk groups.
Costochondritis is a painful and serious lifelong condition that affects many people of different ages. Chest pain, as well as back and shoulder pain, is one of its symptoms.
Blood platelets help blood to clot after an injury. A low platelet count caused by faulty platelet manufacture or platelet destruction may result in bleeding.
If your body does something unexpected, it's often a sign that something's wrong. One of the things that should never happen is bleeding from the belly button or navel.
Chronic back pain, stiff neck, frozen shoulders, and all posture-related pains can be prevented and cured with simple gravity inversion.
Spotting fordyce spots for the first time can be very distressing and can make people think of cancer. This article aims to provide some reassurance and explain what is really going on.
A staph infection is caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus. Usually, we find these bacteria on our nose, mouth, genitals and anal area.
Pulmonary embolism recovery can be difficult due to the heart and lung damage that occurs. This article focuses on things that patients can do to help themselves throughout the recovery process.
Scabies is a nasty condition and is usually extremely itchy. Sadly, treatment is not instantaneous, and the condition can get worse before it gets better. Here are some tips to help you cope.
Sleep architecture is the amount of time spent in each sleep cycle. Abnormal architecture may be caused by sleep-disordered breathing, periodic leg movements, or other sleep disorders.
Cervical osteoarthritis can be very painful. It can cause symptoms such as headaches and migraines, but it is often misdiagnosed. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this condition.
Sciatica-related lower back pain is caused by an inflammation of the sciatic nerve, which runs from the spinal cord through the hip area and down the back of each leg.
Have you considered moving because of your chronic arthritis pain? Could living at a higher altitude be helpful?
Measles and rubella (German measles) are viral diseases. They both produce a red body rash and can cause complications, but there are important differences between them.
Whether having pets as an infant causes or prevents childhood asthma has long been debated. Some research has shown that owning pets early on can reduce sensitivity to allergens, but experts have not reached a consensus.
Tangles of alpha-synuclein fibrils in the brain are a feature of Parkinson's disease. Under some circumstances, the substance also appears in nerves surrounding the gut. Evidence suggests that it can travel from the gut to the brain, where it may cause or contribute to Parkinson's disease.
Can fallen arches cause knee pain? Not only that, flat feet affect the entire body structure. Learn how the foot works and practice these simple exercises to cure the painful symptoms of fat feet.
Suffering from eczema? There are many so-called 'cures' out there, but Silcock's Base stands out from the crowd. It' s cheap, soothes the skin, and gets rid of eczema or dermatitis.
Although only prescription medications can kill scabies, they don't really address the symptoms. Conversely, over-the counter treatments are useful in reducing itchiness and redness caused by a scabies infestation, but they won't kill the mites or the eggs.
Over my many years in the medical field, I've witnessed many deaths. Some people see death as a tragedy. Some see it as a release from pain and suffering. One thing is certain: death is inevitable.
Waking up can be refreshing. However, waking up with swollen fingers is no one's idea of a perfect morning. Learn what causes swollen fingers and how you can treat them.
Have you experienced swelling or itching of the mouth, lips, or throat after eating fresh fruit or vegetables? It could be Oral Allergy Syndrome!
A biphasic sleep pattern is a type of segmented sleep that allows one to gain an extra 2 hours a day!! You could do a lot in 2 hours!!
There are certain circumstances and medical conditions that cause a rash around the belly button. Learn about the common causes as well as medical treatments and home remedies for navel rashes.
Men are far less likely to get multiple sclerosis than women. This may be because testosterone provides protection. Studying how the protection works may help both men and women with the disease.
Solanine is found in green potatoes and other nightshade vegetables. It's poisonous at high concentrations. Some people say that nightshades make their arthritis worse.
Bone spurs are projections or outgrowths that extend from a bone. They may press on nerves or other tissues, causing pain, numbness, or difficulty in moving.
This article is based on questions I’ve received from readers of my other tinnitus articles. This is a compilation of those questions and my answers.
Selenium is one of the most overlooked nutrients. It can boost your mood and prevent and slow the progression of cancer.
Cruciferous vegetables contain glucosinolates, which produce indole-3-carbinol in our digestive tract. The latter chemical is thought to decrease the risk of colon cancer. New research may explain how this process works.
If you get up a lot during the night to urinate, this is a method to totally empty your bladder that actually worked for me! No drugs or catheters; just a few extra minutes.
Staph infection is caused by a bacterium that has evolved to resist many of our current antibiotics. Though many infections are minor, some can cause serious damage or even death.
It might be that you find yourself dropping things without, seemingly, any reason. The objects you are dropping might not even be heavy or in any way difficult to handle: You pull a fork out of the drawer and it mysteriously slips out of your hand,...
In this article, common causes of high LDL cholesterol are discussed, and suggestions for improving cholesterol levels are given in the conclusion.
Explanation for the newly diagnosed and their caregivers about lupus. Tips about living with the disease, exercise and saying "no."
Lemons are not the miracle cure for diabetes—but they may offer some surprising benefits that could be helpful to diabetics.
Remedies for every stage of the cold sore. If you get cold sores, these are some of the best ways I've found to get rid of them.
Have you ever seen someone who can bend their thumbs backwards? A hitchhiker's thumb is a recessive trait that causes this flexibility. Here is an explanation, complete with video and pictures.
Do you feel chilled but you don't have a fever? There are many possible reasons for why you may experience chills without a high temperature, and this article explores them.
Anemia is a condition in which you do not have enough red blood cells or your red blood cells do not carry oxygen efficiently. This can lead to many other complications. Knowing the symptoms of anemia can help you treat the condition before it gets worse.
If you have diabetes, you should be aware of the recommended foods that best maintain your health. You can get healthy blood sugar levels by combining complex carbohydrates, low-fat protein, and fiber in your diet.
Scabies mites burrow under the surface of the skin, causing a very itchy disease. Demodex skin mites are often harmless but may cause rosacea or blepharitis.
Walking pneumonia is often used to describe a case of pneumonia that is not severe enough to require hospitalization or bed rest. Learn about its contagiousness and how you can treat it at home.
Vitiligo is a skin disorder involving loss of melanin, the pigment that colors skin. It's most likely an autoimmune condition. A variety of potentially helpful treatments are available.
For some people, nail biting is severe enough to cause nerve damage or permanent nail loss. If you have this nasty little habit, there are ways to nip it in the bud before it goes too far.
The pancreas makes digestive enzymes and essential hormones. Pancreatic disorders include inflammation, known as pancreatitis, and type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Your stool can serve as a good indicator of your general state of health. Discovering black specks in the stool can be distressing for anyone. Learn why this might happen—and when to worry.
The appendix is often thought of as a useless organ, but it may be helpful. In appendicitis, the appendix becomes inflamed and swollen and may rupture.
Zika, dengue, and chikungunya are poised to spread in the United States thanks to climate change and a little pest.
Death is difficult to accept, and yet it is a part of life that we cannot change. Having a better understanding of the stages of the dying process will help ease the experience for all involved.
Sleeping with a sleep apnea face mask and hose may seem difficult, but it is possible to get comfortable and get some rest using a CPAP machine using these tips and suggestions.
Not all cultures see death as negative or frightening; it is, after all, a natural process we all go through at some stage after our birth. Let's investigate the dying process.
Blood pressure tends to rise as we age. Continually high blood pressure (hypertension) can cause serious health problems. A healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of hypertension.
A bite by a lone star tick can cause a red meat allergy in some people. The allergen in meat is alpha-gal. Tick saliva can sensitize a person to this chemical.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS, formerly known as RSD, is a real disease that causes excruciating pain, depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a bacterium that lives in the nose of many people. It's often harmless but can cause a variety of diseases. Some of these are serious.
In someone with an anemia disorder, there are either not enough red blood cells in the blood or the cells contain abnormal hemoglobin. Symptoms range from mild to severe.
Find out more about this frequently misdiagnosed type of headache. It's like a migraine but different. It's called a cervicogenic headache or migraine, and it's a real pain!
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, or FOP, is a genetic disease that turns the human body into a living, breathing statue. There is no cure. Louise Wedderburn and Harry Eastlack are discussed.
Three simple exercises to help you relax those muscles and help resolve your pelvic floor dysfunction. Gain control over your pelvic muscles with stretching and soft-tissue massage.
A sleep disorder called catathrenia causes a person to moan in their sleep, which can make it difficult to sleep next to them. Yet, there are several methods which help to prevent this condition.
Pilonidal cysts can cause a significant amount of pain and discomfort. If the symptoms are detected early, however, they are fairly easy to treat. Learn the signs and symptoms and talk to your doctor.
Sleep paralysis is a fairly common condition characterized by either partial or total paralysis of muscles. It occurs upon awakening from sleep or falling asleep, and can be quite frightening.
This article defines systolic and diastolic pressure, ranges of normal readings, and conditions like prehypertension and hypertension. Includes labeled photos and a video tutorial.
Prevention, removal, and recovery information regarding aging spots. Plus, natural remedies and other possible procedures.
Removing corns and callused skin on the feet can take a little time and effort. This article is based on the experience of both my wife and myself.
The vagus nerve may be the connection between stomach bloating and heart palpitations and dizziness.
Sickled feet are considered as the bane in any form of dancing. It is also a problem of many athletes as well. Well there is that and rolling, which make two of the biggest issues out there. However, it should be noted that sickling of the feet when performing is a bit harder to get rid of.
In GERD, acidic material in the stomach moves in the wrong direction and enters the esophagus, causing heartburn. Dietary changes may relieve or improve symptoms.
Pneumonia can be a killer. It is often a serious complications of other medical conditions. What exactly is pneumonia, and is it the same as pleurisy?
When there is difficulty moving, clenching, or opening the jaw, there could be a lump under the jawline. A discussion of the possible causes, treatments, and when to seek help.
Colon bacteria make butyric acid. This acid improves the health of the intestinal lining. It may also reduce inflammation and decrease the risk of colon cancer.
Many people who use Accutane (isotretinoin) for acne are aware that it can cause severe hair loss. I lost 70% of my thick, long hair from Accutane; luckily, I managed to regain most of my hair within 2 years due to topical minoxidil (Rogaine), peppermint oil and an anti-inflammatory, fat-rich diet.
Impetigo is a debilitating skin disease that affects both children and adults. Learn about its symptoms, causes, types, diagnosis, complications, treatments, and remedies.
Sciatica is a common painful and debilitating condition that is often misdiagnosed. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Chemicals in urine react with pool disinfectants. The resulting products can be irritating to the eyes, skin, and airways and might cause more serious effects.
Sudocrem is used to prevent and treat nappy or diaper rash, but it can be used on many other mild ailments too. It is good to use on sweat rashes, groin itch, sunburn, pimples and on a pet's sore skin.
Arthritis is a very painful disease, and is typically a result of the aging process. But it doesn't have to be. There are steps you can take to decrease your chances of getting arthritis, and this article explains how.
How to treat cracked fingers and fingertips. You know, those painful little slits that look like tiny paper cuts, but feel like major surgery.
Liver spots are a common skin condition typically caused by sun exposure. Learn more about its causes, treatments, and removal options below.
Is a person more likely to develop multiple sclerosis if he or she has a family member with the condition? Recent developments have shed some light on the matter.
To determine whether your body is processing sugar properly, you need to know what normal blood sugar levels are, especially if you have a metabolic disorder like diabetes.
Scar tissue may form on or in our body when we're injured. It replaces damaged tissue but is sometimes troublesome. The appearance of scars can often be improved.
Histamine has important functions but also causes the symptoms of hay fever. It's released from mast cells. Helpful techniques can prevent or reduce hay fever symptoms.
Helpful facts about gout and information explaining the effect certain foods have on this condition. Learn which foods to avoid and which to include in a gout diet.
Bright red blood in stool can be from a life-threatening medical condition. It can also be a false alarm, hence completely harmless.
Urine can have many colors, ranging from black to colorless. A change in pee appearance may be unimportant or may indicate a serious health problem.