6 Best Ways To Prevent Acne

Acne Vulgaris is a skin condition that is characterized by pimples and zits on the surface of the skin. Acne can occur anywhere in the body but it most commonly occurs on the face, back, chest and underarm region. These are the areas which are sweat prone and secrete sebum. Sebum clogs the skin pores and causes acne to occur. Acne is known to occur in adults but it most commonly occurs in young teens that are going through puberty. [...]

6 Ways To Treat Dry Eyes

Our eyes are one of the most sensitive organs in the body. They are not only the windows to our soul but we see the world with our eyes as soon as we get up in the morning. The eyes are protected by a layer of mucous and the tear glands which keep our eyes moist and protect them from dust, germs and harmful particles which could otherwise irritate the eyes and cause an infection. An imbalance in the tear [...]

How To Treat Allergies

Allergies are adverse and unpleasant bodily reactions to environmental contaminants. They occur when the body is not able to cope with the external stimuli. This gives rise to histamines in the body. It is these histamines which cause allergic reactions to occur. Allergies are present in numerous forms. (more…)

17 Home Remedies For Hepatitis

Hepatitis is a disease of the liver characterized by massive inflammation. Hepatitis occurs due to the Hepatitis A, B or C virus. It is a food and water borne disease and is generally contracted through contaminated food and water and in rare cases through sexual contact. Consumption of alcohol can cause cirrhosis of the liver and can also lead to hepatitis like conditions in the body. The common symptoms of hepatitis include general malaise, fever, vomiting, headache, dark urine and [...]

22 Home Remedies For Hiccups

Experts in the field of medicine say that hiccups are a nuisance reaction to digestive ills or digestive complaints in the body. They occur when the vagus nerve, which runs from the brain to the nerve, is irritated. Hiccups can be very embarrassing and prolonged though they do not have any immediate side effects. Here are some tried and tested home remedies to get rid of hiccups. Home Remedies for Treating Hiccups Eat Something Sweet It has been seen that the consumption [...]

17 Home Remedies For Gallstones

The gall bladder is a small pear shaped organ that is located directly below the liver. The gall bladder stores the cholesterol rich bile, which is primarily responsible for digesting the fatty foods in the body. When you consume a very fatty dish like a double whipped cream chocolate pastry, the brain sends a signal to the gall bladder to secrete some of its bile. The bile breaks down the fat, which then moves down the small intestines for the [...]

21 Home Remedies For Headaches

A headache is one of the most common medical ailments known to man. A headache can occur due to a variety of reasons. Stress, hunger, illness and migraines can trigger headaches. Sometimes a headache is symptomatic of a deeper problem. In most cases, mild to moderate headaches taper off and disappear on their own. (more…)

13 Home Remedies For Diabetes

There is an alarming rise in the incidence of diabetes in India making India the diabetes capital of the world. The killer combination of sedentary lives and bad eating habits coupled with genetics has made it the number one killer in the country. Unlike other diseases, diabetes is a slow killer having an insidious onset. It destroys most of the major organ systems and plays havoc with the health of the heart. Diabetes occurs due to a lack of insulin [...]

15 Home Remedies For Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. It is often termed as a silent killer and is one of the leading causes of heart disease and fatalities in the world today. The blood pressure is calculated by taking the systolic pressure over the diastolic pressure. A consistent reading of blood pressure that is over 140/90 is considered to be high blood pressure. Symptoms of high blood pressure include light-headedness, giddiness and dizziness. Luckily, blood pressure can be easily [...]

15 Home Remedies For Back Pain

Back pain and backache is a common problem, which is experienced by people of almost all ages. It is, however, more prominent amongst the elderly. This happens due to incorrect posture, poor lifestyle, and lack of exercise and degeneration of the spine. In young people obesity and sedentary lifestyles are the two leading causes of back pain. Poor and incorrect form during exercise can also put you at risk for injury. Severe back pain should never be ignored and should be shown [...]

19 Home Remedies For Anemia

Anemia occurs due to a nutrient deficiency in the body. The deficiency of iron in the body is the primary cause of anemia. Iron helps to build haemoglobin, which helps to transport oxygen via the blood to different parts of the body. In the absence of haemoglobin, the red blood cells count is so low that not enough oxygen is carried to the different parts of the body. The primary symptoms of anemia are fatigue, dizziness, weakness and pale skin. Iron [...]

15 Home Remedies For Conjunctivitis

Pink eye or conjunctivitis is a very common eye infection, which occurs in babies, adults and young children. It is highly contagious and is passed when someone comes into contact with an infected person. Conjunctivitis often becomes an epidemic, spreading very fast from person to person. Conjunctiva is the white portion of the eyes, which keeps the eyes moist. Luckily, it is a self-limiting disease as it rids itself after 7-10 days. You can use some medicated eye drops for [...]

17 Home Remedies For Chicken Pox

Chicken pox is a very common and highly contagious viral infection caused by the herpes zoster virus. It mostly affects young children but is known to occur in full-grown adults as well. The incubation period is of two weeks after which the patient develops a rash all over his/her body. Uncomfortable blisters form which eventually heal, form scabs and then fall out. It is often accompanied by fatigue and very high fever. The disease spreads via air and skin contact. It [...]

18 Home Remedies For Bloating

Bloating is a general swelling that can take place anywhere in the body. More specifically, it is associated with intestinal bloating, gas, flatulence and widespread water retention or oedema. The diameter of the abdomen can painfully increase with swelling or bloating. This is caused by the build-up of gas, which leads to burping and flatulence. Bloating occurs when you overeat, eat foods fast, thus swallowing a lot of air. It can be very uncomfortable and can cause abdominal distension and [...]

15 Home Remedies For Blisters

Blisters can occur anywhere in the body. Most commonly, they are found on the feet especially after you have worn a striking pair of new shoes and have trotted in them for hours. Blisters are raw and tender spots on the skin that have been burnt, rubbed or pinched. These spots become raw and fill with fluid, which makes them intensely painful. (more…)

18 Home Remedies For Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a disease caused by aedes aegypti mosquito bite. It is a dangerous disease and without the right treatment, it can prove to be fatal. Symptoms of dengue fever include fever, rashes, muscular pain, headache, joint ache and fatigue. Until now, there is no certified vaccine for it. However, with medications and preventive home remedies, patients can seek relief. Here are some home remedies for dengue fever. Home Remedies for Treating Dengue Fever 1. Orange Juice The juice of an [...]

20 Effective Home Remedies For Dandruff

Dandruff is a very common scalp problem that afflicts both men and women. Dandruff is nothing but the shedding of dry and dead skin cells on the surface of the scalp. Dandruff usually occurs due to allergies, changes in the weather, hormonal fluctuations and even stress. The good news is that it can be easily treated at home with simple home remedies. Home remedies for dandruff are more natural and effective in keeping dandruff at bay. Home Remedies For Dandruff Shampoo [...]

18 Home Remedies For Eczema

Eczema is also known as topical dermatitis. It is characterized by excessively dry, scaly and itchy skin. Severe eczema can be very debilitating and painful. The itching can be so severe, that it can make your skin raw and make it bleed. It occurs in both children and adults. Recent research has shown that simple home remedies can alleviate it to a large extent. Let us study each one of them in detail. Home Remedies for Eczema Massage Therapy A number of [...]

16 Foods To Help Relieve Diarrhea

Diarrhea is nothing but loose, watery stools or faeces, which occur as a direct result of gastroenteritis or food poisoning. Diarrhea may also occur due to a drug reaction or an allergenic reaction. Long and severe bouts of diarrhea are dangerous and can leave you severely dehydrated and weak. In such cases, it becomes all the more important to eat healthily without overloading your digestive system. Here are some of the top foods that you can consume while [...]

17 Tips To Treat Cough

Coughs are your body’s way of eliminating harmful substances from the body. It is the body’s natural physiological reaction that helps to keep the lungs and the airways in the body clear. We all have coughed at some point in time especially when we swallow food very suddenly. In most cases, coughs are productive. However, in case of disease, the cough can become severe enough to impair day to day functioning and make you extremely uncomfortable. In such cases, [...]

16 Home Remedies For Ear Infections

An ear infection is a typical infection, which occurs in the middle ear. Ear infections typically occur in infants due to blockage or very severe cold in which the Eustachian tube that connects the middle ear to the eardrum is blocked. The blockage occurs due to severe swelling and fluid accumulation. The typical symptoms of an ear infection are pain and swelling in the ear, stiffness and fever. Luckily, for patients, an ear infection can be easily alleviated with the [...]

15 Home Remedies For Constipation

Constipation is a very common problem but often neglected. Very few people want to admit that they suffer from constipation. Constipation occurs when a person experiences great difficulty in passing stools. The stools become infrequent and often painful. There is no regularity in the bowel movements. Chronic constipation can lead to other complications like cataract, piles, arthritis, hypertension and anal fissures. The common culprits that cause constipation are incorrect eating habits, insufficient intake of fruits and fibre and not taking enough [...]

Effective Treatments For Body Odour

It has been said that nearly 90% of young adults in America regularly use deodorant to prevent the pungent aroma of foul body odour to seep into the noses of unsuspecting passersby. Body odour can be very offensive and acutely embarrassing. While sweat and heat are the biggest culprits, some simple and effective treatments for body odour can help to nip it in the bud. Here are some of the popular treatments for body odour. Treatments for Body Odour Stay Clean One of [...]

23 Home Remedies For Canker Sore

Canker sores are small blisters that occur in the mouth. They can cause immense pain especially when you eat or drink something. A canker sore is not contagious like a cold sore. A canker sore has a typical whitish-greyish surface with a red border surrounding it. It is normally located on the lips or the insides of the tongue. (more…)

15 Home Remedies For Depression

Depression is more common than what we normally believe. Many of us have suffered from depression at some point in our lives. It may range from mild feelings of sadness to chronic and severe depression that can last for more than two weeks. Skyrocketing stress levels and our hectic, fast-paced living is predisposing many people to depression. Depression can be very painful and debilitating as compared to a physical ailment. The typical symptoms of depression include an acute sense of [...]

19 Home Remedies For Fever

A fever occurs when there is an elevation in the body temperature. A fever is a normal immune reaction when the body is fighting disease-causing microorganisms. The normal human body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit but it varies throughout the day. In a fever, the temperature can shoot up to dangerously high levels hovering anywhere between 104-106 degrees Fahrenheit. (more…)

19 Home Remedies For Morning Sickness

It has been estimated that at least 70% of women suffer from mild to moderate morning sickness during their pregnancies. Morning sickness is the term given to acute nausea and vomiting that occurs in the first trimester of pregnancy. The word ‘morning sickness’ is quite a misnomer as the symptoms of morning sickness can last throughout the day. The nausea and vomiting occur due to the hormones circulating inside the body. The hormones progesterone and HCG cause the stomach muscles [...]

16 Bad Breath Causes And Symptoms

Bad breath is also called as halitosis. It is one of the most embarrassing ailments and can cause ostracism and social ridicule. People suffering from bad breath often become social recluses. Young men and women out on their first date have become increasingly conscious about how they smell to their potential mate. People are known to suck on mints and brush their teeth just before an important assignment or meeting with a professional client. In order to understand bad breath [...]

15 Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is also known as hypertension and is one of the modern lifestyle diseases that is fast gripping this world. It acts as a silent killer and is one of the major reasons for heart disease. Stress and hectic lifestyles are causing blood pressure in individuals to shoot up. The normal blood pressure in a human being is measured in terms of systolic and diastolic blood pressure. A normal count in a healthy adult is 120/70. A blood [...]

16 Home Remedies For Dry Skin

Dry skin requires a lot of special care and attention as it is easily prone to roughness, wrinkles and ageing. People with excessively dry skin do not respond very well to routine moisturizers and creams and therefore their skin needs special care and attention. Men and women world over spend humungous amounts on chemically laden creams and cosmetics not knowing the harm they do. (more…)