Bleeding can induce panic – when you don’t have a first aid around. Even if it is a minor cut or scrape, the blood starts clotting quickly. But, sometimes, the bleeding doesn’t stop. In that case, you can look for natural remedies readily available at home that can stop bleeding quickly. Here[.....]
Gingivitis is a type of gum disease caused by bacterial infection. The disease is mostly caused by poor oral hygiene. When you don’t clean your mouth properly, it leads to the build up of plaque. Plaque is a sticky, invisible film of mucus, food particles, and bacteria which cover the teeth and[.....]
Dementia is an umbrella term for different mental symptoms. It’s a decline in psychological health that makes it hard to function normally. The most common signs are memory loss, impaired thinking, and poor communication. But since dementia progresses over time, it’s possible to slow it down.1 Not all hope is[.....]
It’s easy to forget about your belly button. What does it do, anyway? It’s basically a scar from your birth! And while it might seem pointless, a belly button can let you know when something goes wrong. Learn about these five health signs from the belly button and what they[.....]
Schizophrenia is a complicated mental disorder that impacts 1% of Americans. It can make it difficult for a schizophrenic to socialize and interact with others. But it is totally possible to manage and live a healthy life.1 While the signs of schizophrenia can vary, these are the seven most common[.....]
First aid is a crucial skill everybody needs to know. An emergency can strike any time, any place and knowing basic first aid procedures can help save someone’s life. You should be well versed with the procedures that need to be followed during an emergency. Since you will not have time[.....]
Meningitis is an inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. The swelling is usually caused by an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and the spinal cord.1 It most often affects children and adults under age 30. The treatment of meningitis[.....]
There are plenty of viruses in the environment that cause the common cold. Your infant’s delicate immune system will not be able to fend against all these viruses, making it vulnerable to the illness. Colds are infections of the mouth, nose, and throat and include symptoms like stuffy or runny nose,[.....]
Uterine fibroids are benign lumps or growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. Symptoms may range from heavy bleeding between or during periods to pain in the pelvis, lower back, and/or during sexual intercourse. Other signs to watch out for include frequent urination, leakage of urine, and difficulty in conceiving.
If you've bronchitis, you're probably coughing up a storm. All natural remedies that can help thin the phlegm in your chest and get it moving include inhaling steam with a few drops of eucalyptus oil added to the water, drinking copious amounts of water, and having warm soups, spicy foods. If your throat hurts, try warm honey-lemon water or gargling with salt water.
Sweet flag (Acorus calamus) is a perennial herb with immense medicinal value. It is a semi-aquatic herb with distinctive aromatic underground stems, which has numerous medical properties. The dried rhizome of the plant contains a yellow odorous oil. It is an important ingredient in many Ayurvedic medicines, not just for[.....]
For a quick fix, try sucking on an ice cube or licking a popsicle. A mouth rinse with ice cold water or simply eating a spoonful of yogurt or honey may help too. To help the pain subside, sprinkle a pinch of sugar onto the burnt area and let it dissolve or apply a little aloe vera gel straight from the plant. Be sure to avoid any acidic or salty foods that can irritate a burn further.
A switch from glasses to contact lenses can be very pleasing. They are convenient, aesthetically appealing, and give you a perfect peripheral vision. However, they also need proper care, since even slightest ignorance could cause infections, damaging your eyes irreversibly. Below are some common contact lens mistakes which should be[.....]
Chest congestion is a very uncomfortable condition that is caused by the build up of mucus in the respiratory tract. The mucus build up can be a result of common cold, flu, asthma, pneumonia, and other respiratory tract infections. The symptoms of chest congestion include chest pain, wheezing cough, throat[.....]
When certain cells in your body divide uncontrollably and spread to their surrounding tissues, it is known as cancer. In breast cancer, the cells of your breast that grow out of control can be felt as a lump or can be seen on x-ray. These cells can affect their surrounding tissues[.....]
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