9 Effective Treatments For Eczema

Eczema is a type of skin infection that causes inflammation and inching. Eczema can happen on any area of the body, making the skin look red and flaky due to the rashes which aggravate itching. The most common type of eczema is the atopic dermatitis, where dermatitis stands for skin inflammation and atopic indicates the affinity for allergens. But it’s surprising to know that the cause of atopic dermatitis is not allergy. However, eczema patients can be susceptible to [...]

6 Possible Treatments For Ear Infections

Ear infections are not just restricted to children as they are often susceptible to it, but can happen to anyone and mostly show as inflammation as a result of allergy, severe cold, infection etc. There are mainly two areas of the ear that are generally vulnerable to infection namely: the ear canal and the middle ear (tiny empty area; at the back of the ear drum). The infections in the ear canal and the middle ear are also known as [...]

8 Treatments Options For Graves’ Disease

Among others, Graves’ disease is one of the most common causes of hyperthyroidism. Graves’ disease is a result of an autoimmune disorder that causes excess production of the thyroid hormones in the body. The thyroid hormone is produced by the thyroid gland (located around the neck area) necessary for the producing thyroxin in the body. The thyroxin is in charge of absorbing iodine from food, controlling the metabolism of the body and involved in various other metabolic processes taking place [...]

Treatment Options For Fibroids

Treatment Options For Fibroids

Fibroids also known as Uterine Fibroids, are tumors that develop in the uterus and affect a majority of women. The fibroids or tumors can be benign (non- cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) in nature. However, malignant tumors are extremely rare. Fibroids can be situated in the wall of the uterus (Intramural), or outside (Subserosal). (more…)

8 Best Treatment Options For Gastritis

Gastritis is the term used to describe the inflammation or irritation of the lining of the stomach. Very often, infection is caused by the Helicobacter Pylori or H. Pylori bacteria. Apart from that, gastritis can also be due to virus, fungus or parasite invasion. In some people, factors like autoimmune disorder (where the body’s own immune system attacks the lining o the stomach), back flow of bile (which is a substance needed for fat digestion) in the stomach and [...]

Treatment Options For Hypertension

Treatment Options For Hypertension

The present hectic lifestyle and poor eating habits has led to hypertension among many people. Many are unaware of their hypertension condition and it is only when they show symptoms like breathlessness, nausea, palpitations or restlessness that they are realize they are suffering from hypertension or high blood pressure. (more…)

Treatment Options For Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is a condition where the person is unable to absorb the glucose in the blood stream due to insufficient or absence of the hormone insulin, which helps in the utilization of glucose in the body. This is when the symptoms such as high blood sugar (hyperglycemia), restlessness, tiredness, excessive thirst, etc. come to surface. Diabetes can be of two types: Type 1 diabetes- an auto immune disorder where the body attacks the insulin producing cells in the body [...]

10 Tips On How To Treat Gallstones

Gallstones are like the size of small pebbles forming in the gallbladder, are a result of bile imbalance. Bile, a liquid which aids in fat digestion is made by the liver and stored in the gallbladder. The components of bile are: water, cholesterol, fats, bile salts and bilirubin. When the concentration of any of the bile components (except water) in the gallbladder increases, it hardens to form stones. Gallstones are generally of two types: cholesterol stones- made from hardened cholesterol and [...]

Treatment Options Of Hemorrhoids

Treatment Options For Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids also known as piles are blood vessels near the anal canal or rectum that are ruptured during passing of hard stools in case of constipation causing extreme pain, bleeding and discomfort. Hemorrhoids are of two types: internal and external, occurring inside or outside the anal canal respectively. (more…)

Hemorrhoids Causes And Symptoms

Hemorrhoids also known as Piles is a problem which can be described as a condition wherein lumps or masses containing enlarged or inflamed blood vessels and tissues are formed within the rectum or around the anal canal. The anal canal is the area through which stools are passed. The hemorrhoids cause certain amount of discomfort and pain and can either form outside or inside the anal canal are termed as external or internal hemorrhoids respectively. At the same time, a [...]

Flu Causes And Symptoms

Flu which also stands for Influenza is an infection caused by the Influenza virus. Flu virus mainly affects the breathing or respiratory system which includes the nose, throat and lungs. Although influenza is an illness that can be treated by vaccines, the influenza viruses change constantly due to which new vaccines have to be developed each year to get a best match for the strains of viruses that may be expected for a possible upcoming outbreak. Flu and cold may [...]

8 Treatment Options For Kidney Stones

Kidney stones also go by the name of Renal stones or Nephrolithiasis. A kidney stone is made of chemicals that get left out from the urine in the urinary tract. These chemicals otherwise required to perform many other functions which get left behind aggregate to form crystals or stones. A person having experienced kidney stones in the past would tell you that the pain is simply unbearable! One moment you are feeling great and active and next minute there [...]