Remedies For Candida

5 Natural Remedies For Candida

Candida albicans is a type of fungal microorganism which exists in 70% of healthy individuals. It is also the most common fungus which causes infections ranging from mild to severe and almost lethal in especially the immuno compromised patients. Colonies of Candida exist in the digestive tract, mouth, skin, urinary tract and the genitalia. These fungi are harmless and coexist with the healthy bacteria which keep a strict check on them. If the balance of the normal bacteria is overturned [...]

How To Cure Flu

Flu is caused by the RNA viruses belonging to the Orthomyxoviridae family which affects birds and mammals. This highly infectious disease is transmitted through the air. When an infected person coughs or sneezes, droplets of sputum containing the virus are created. People can also become infected by direct contact with bird droppings or nasal secretions, or by touching surfaces which have the virus on it. Flu spreads in seasonal epidemics and often new strains of the virus are formed when an existing [...]

How To Cure Dermatitis

Dermatitis is a skin condition in which the skin becomes irritated and inflamed by particular factors which trigger skin reaction. Contact dermatitis is caused by laundry soap, cleaning products, detergents or skin soaps. Exposure to rubber, metal jewelry, cosmetics, fragrances and certain plants like poison ivy and other weeds can also cause an adverse reaction and result in inflammation of the skin. Neurodermatitis is caused by an exceptionally dry skin, chronic irritation and psoriasis. Physical stress, neurological conditions and a [...]

How To Cure Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. This condition which is a biologically based disorder is common among children and seems to affect more boys than girls. Severely afflicted children can have deep intellectual disability. Several factors like high maternal age at the time of birth of the child, severe bleeding, tuberous sclerosis, cerebral dysgenesis and some biochemical defects can contribute to autism. The development of the brain is affected and some children have [...]

Remedies For Gum Disease

5 Home Remedies For Gum Disease

Gum diseases are caused by improper oral hygiene. Food debris which is left stuck between the teeth and on the back of the tongue become a feeding ground for bacteria and results in their overgrowth. The toxins which they release irritate the gums and leads to inflammation, swelling, bleeding and tenderness. The initial stage of gum disease is known as gingivitis and if left untreated, leads to periodontitis which is a more severe form of gum disease. The bacteria begin to [...]

Home Remedies For Periodontal Disease

  Periodontal disease is a disease of the gums in which the soft tissue and the bone which supports the tooth get damaged. The bacteria which live in our mouths combine with mucus and food particles and form a sticky and colorless film known as plaque on the teeth and the gum line. If this plaque is not removed by proper dental care then the bacteria cause inflammation and the gums become swollen and tender. Gradually the gums begin to bleed [...]

Home Remedies To Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a kind of fat which is produced by the liver. It is crucial for all the normal functions of the body and the outer layer of every cell in the body is made up of cholesterol. It is transported in the blood plasma and helps to build and maintain the cell membranes and prevents the crystallization of hydrocarbons in the membrane. It also helps to produce the sex hormones and determines which molecules can pass into the cells. [...]

Remedies For Diarrhea

5 Home Remedies For Diarrhea

Diarrhea in other words is an upset stomach. Loose and watery stools are its main characteristics and it can be caused by indigestion or by bacterial or viral infections. The bacteria secrete a toxic protein which causes the gut to secrete more fluids than usual or makes it unable to absorb fluids properly. Sometimes overuse of laxatives or pancreatic disease or undigested magnesium and lactose lead to too much water being drawn into the bowel which passes out in [...]

5 Home Remedies For Cold Sores

Cold sores also known as herpes labialis is a recurrent type of infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. An outbreak of this infection causes small painful blisters or sores on the face and in and around the mouth. Even if the blisters heal, the virus remains in a latent state in the facial nerves and becomes reactive periodically, to cause sores in the same place in which they had originally occurred. The frequency of the outbreaks can vary from [...]

Best 5 Home Remedies For Flu

Flu or influenza is the most common ailment from which children as well as adults suffer from time to time. It is caused by the RNA viruses and is very contagious as infected people keep shedding the virus in the air through sneezing and coughing and anyone inhaling the contaminated air gets infected. The virus infects the upper respiratory tract and causes such symptoms as high fever, severe headaches, joint and muscle aches, body aches, cough, sore throat, weakness, runny [...]

Home Remedies For Stomach Virus

Stomach virus also known as gastroenteritis or stomach flu is caused by the ingestion of the virus through contaminated food and water. The virus infects the intestinal tract and causes abdominal cramps, watery stools, diarrhea and fever. There are also headaches, muscle aches and nausea and vomiting. If the infection is severe then the stomach cannot hold even water which is at once expelled either through diarrhea or vomiting. The chances of dehydration increase rapidly and it becomes imperative to [...]

Remedies For Edema

5 Home Remedies For Edema

When excess fluid gets trapped in the body’s tissues, it causes swelling which is known as edema. This disease is linked to the venous and lymphatic systems and it mostly occurs in the feet, ankles, legs and arms. Edema can be in one particular area or it can be general, affecting the whole body. Its development is slow and subtle, and its first sign is weight gain and puffy eyes when one wakes up in the morning. This common disease [...]

Remedies For Nasal Congestion

5 Home Remedies For Nasal Congestion

When the nasal passages get blocked by excessive mucus or by the inflammation of the mucous membranes then it is known as nasal congestion. Viral infections causing the cold, flu and sinus infection are mostly responsible for nasal congestions. One finds it difficult to breathe or speak and has to resort to breathing through the mouth which causes dryness and extreme discomfort. Nasal congestion can also cause severe headaches, sinus pain, fatigue and general malaise. Allergies, hay fever, nasal [...]

How To Cure Chapped Lips

Chapped lips affects people of all ages and is a most common problem which occurs due to dryness. The lips do not contain any oil glands like the rest of the skin as a result of which the lips are more prone to dryness and hence they become chapped and cracked. Chapped lips can cause great discomfort. The skin on the lips is very thin and extremely soft. When the lips become dry, tiny cracks appear on the skin, which [...]

How To Cure A Bladder Infection

The kidneys contain capillaries through which the blood circulates and which remove all the toxins and other impurities from it. The kidneys also help in the production of red blood cells, in regulating the blood pressure and in maintaining a standard level of electrolytes such as calcium, phosphorous, sodium, chloride and potassium. The waste matter leaves the kidneys in the form of urine and it is stored in the bladder until the bladder becomes full and it is evacuated out [...]

How To Cure Kidney Stones

Many people develop kidney stones at some point in their lives. Males between the ages of twenty to forty years are more prone to them and males suffering from gout are bound to have kidney stones. They are formed from deposits of mineral or organic substances. Women are less likely to develop kidney stones because their hormones prevent their formation. If the kidney stones are small they may lie in the kidneys for years without producing any symptoms but large [...]

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Headaches

Headaches cause severe pain and discomfort in the forehead, scalp, temples and neck. Headaches are a common ailment from which everyone suffers now and then either due to too much stress or too much anxiety. Most headaches occur due to the tightening of the muscles in the shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. These tension headaches cause pain on both the sides of the head. They start at the back of the head and travel forwards. The pain can be throbbing, [...]

5 Ways To Treat Cough

There are two types of coughs. Productive coughs and nonproductive coughs. A productive cough produces phlegm or sputum and it clears the accumulated mucus from the lungs and the airways. Mucus which does not drain down the throat or which is not expelled through the nose is generally eliminated by the action of coughing which is the body’s way of getting rid of impurities along with the mucus from the lungs and the upper respiratory tract. A productive cough is [...]

How To Get Rid Of Dandruff

When the scalp sheds dead skin cells it is known as dandruff. Flaking of very small of amounts of dead skin cells is normal but large amounts of flaking can cause deep embarrassment as the white powdery flakes look very unsightly and unhygienic. It affects the self esteem and leads to social problems which can have a deep effect psychologically. Dandruff is the most common scalp disorder which affects almost all people of both sexes regardless of age or race. [...]

Remedies For Heartburn

5 Best Home Remedies For Heartburn

Heartburn is a very disagreeable feeling which rises from the stomach up towards the lower chest and the throat. A fiery burning sensation swamps the chest causing pain in the sternum, chest area; rising up to the throat and the jaw. The pain becomes more intense when the patient bends or lies down. Occasional heartburn is common and occurs quite frequently after a particularly heavy or spicy meal but constant heartburn can become a cause of concern and can indicate [...]

How To Cure Allergies

Allergies can cause frequent indispositions and make your life thoroughly miserable by incapacitating you to carry on with your normal and routine tasks and chores. Allergies are caused by environmental factors and host factors. Environmental factors include air pollutants, pollen, dust, pet dander and molds while host factors include heredity, gender and age with heredity being the most prominent factor. Inhaled allergens can lead to sneezing, itching, runny nose, stuffy nose, sore throat, cough and teary eyes. They can [...]

5 Best Ways To Treat Canker Sores

Children as well as adults have canker sores and that too quite frequently as they are mainly caused by irritation to the tissue inside the mouth. Sometimes, while eating, or talking too fast, you inadvertently bite the inner cheek and the injured area turns into a sore or ulcer, resulting in pain and discomfort. Certain foods like acidic or spicy foods or citrus fruits, deficiency of vitamin B-12, folic acid, zinc and iron and a weak immune system can [...]

5 Treatments For Psoriasis

The growing of new skin cells to replace the old skin cells and the flaking away of the old cells to make way for the new ones is a continuous process in normal skin. The new skin cells grow gradually but in psoriasis, the new cells grow so quickly that they have to move to the surface of the skin where they begin accumulating forming thick patches known as plaques. These patches are red or silvery and mostly appear [...]

Top 5 Ways To Cure Anemia

Anemia is a blood condition in which there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood. Hemoglobin, which is the main component of the red blood cells attaches the oxygen and supplies it to the cells in the body. If the red blood cells are abnormal or very few in quantity and likewise with the hemoglobin, then the cells in the body are deprived of oxygen which is vital for their proper function.If the cells do not [...]

How To Cure Arthritis

Arthritis is a very debilitating joint disease. It is also known as degenerative arthritis which affects millions of people all over the world. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in which there is a breakdown in the cartilage which covers the ends of the bones which meet together to form a joint. As the cartilage wears away, the bones become exposed and they rub against each other which results in inflammation and severe pain. The deterioration of cartilage [...]

Home Remedies For Dark Circles

Dark circles under the eyes detract from your charming and appealing looks and give you a fatigued and ugly appearance which causes great distress and consternation. Every person whether it be a male or a female wants to get rid of the dark circles as fast as possible. There are a number of reasons which can give rise to dark circles under the eyes. Heredity plays an important role and people who have a very thin skin under the eyes [...]

How To Cure Bad Breath

Bad breath is a very common and a very embarrassing problem which is generally caused by improper dental hygiene and gum diseases such as gingivitis, pyorrhea and periodontal disease. As soon as you open your mouth to speak, an explosion of foul odor makes people avoid you like the plague. Foods containing strong odors and digestive problems can also cause bad breath. The bacteria feed on the residual food particles left in the mouth and which are not removed by [...]

5 Natural Cures For Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is a problem related to the scalp, where the scalp produces yellow pus instead of oil which keeps the hair silky. Seborrheic dermatitis can also develop in other body parts like the face, especially the eyebrows, and the sidelines of the nose, chest, or back and specifically those parts where the skin is very oily and greasy. Seborrheic dermatitis though not harmful for the overall health, can be a cause of embarrassment due to its ugly appearance. Even [...]

Home Remedies For Dry Hair

Dry hair looks dull, unhealthy and lusterless. Many women as well as men are troubled by this ubiquitous problem and try countless hair care products which do more harm than good and are very expensive into the bargain. If the hair lacks sufficient moisture and natural oil produced by the sebaceous glands it becomes frizzy, lifeless and limp losing its natural sheen and gloss. The hair has three layers and the outer layer protects the inner layers and keeps [...]