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5 Causes Of Itchy Armpits

An underarm itch may stem from a rash or ingrown hair caused by incorrect shaving techniques. Although rare, but it could also be a potential indicator of hormonal changes during pregnancy or underlying health conditions such as cancer or hyperhidrosis. Other common causes include lack of hygiene, use of antiperspirants immediately after shaving.

Dealing With The Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS is a variety of symptoms that, if the cause is not found, can cause diverticulitis or inflammatory bowel disease. But most of these symptoms can be managed with a tweak to your diet and lifestyle. Know what the symptoms are and how you can treat them.

7 Signs Of An Allergic Reaction

From pollen to peanuts, allergies are extremely common. In fact, a whopping 50 million Americans suffer from allergies yearly.1 So there’s a good chance you have one! When left untreated, allergies can cause unpleasant health problems. They can also interfere with our daily activities. In more serious cases, allergies may[.....]

Side Effects Of Almond Milk and Who Should Avoid It

Due to the presence of proteins, calcium, minerals, and vitamins almond milk has gained a lot of importance since ages. It is prepared by finely blending almonds in water to get a nutty and creamy beverage. It is mostly preferred by people who have lactose intolerance or are allergic to[.....]

Can Your Blood Type Decide Your Body's Response To Allergies?

Blood type affects the type and amount of allergy-causing lectins circulating in the blood stream. Type As have higher levels of selectin (a substance that increases inflammation) and produce more mucus. Type Bs are prone to viral infections and lung inflammation, including asthma. Type Os tend to have higher levels of overall inflammation. Type ABs are relatively less prone to allergies.

5 Ways To Remove Bags From Under Your Eyes

Drink copious amounts of water, but at the same time cut down on common dehydrants like coffee and alcohol. Place soaked tea bags (preferably green tea!) over each eye and relax for a few mins before removing. Always remove makeup off of your face before going to bed and consider applying sunscreen outdoor to decrease the chance of swollen eyes.

How To Get Rid Of Mucus In Your Throat

Allergies and infections can cause excess mucus (phlegm) which irritates your throat. Sipping on warm fluids like chicken soup, thyme or aniseed tea, or just a plain glass of warm honey-lemon water can help loosen up or thin out the mucus, making it easier to expectorate. Equally soothing can be gargling with salt water and inhaling the eucalyptus-scented steam.

The 3 Foods You Should Never Eat For A Healthy Life

People usually make a list of foods to eat/not to eat, eat together/ separately, etc. But more emphasis should be on these three foods which should not be eaten for a healthier life - Foods which you do not like, foods that upset your stomach or make you feel uncomfortable, and foods you are allergic or sensitive to.

9 Symptoms Of An Oyster Allergy

It’s good to know if you’re allergic to a type of shellfish called oysters. After all, shellfish are some of the most common allergens out there.1 Reactions can vary from mild to severe, so it’s important to recognize the signs.2 Your life might depend on it! Do yourself a favor[.....]

Is Tea Tree Essential Oil Effective For Chronic Sinusitis?

Tea tree oil has antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. Its main compound terpinen-4-ol has been proven to possess antimicrobial functions so tea tree oil can effectively fight with any type of sinuses invaders. To use, add it to water and to steam the nasal passageways with the help of a vaporizer.

Most Dangerous Insects In The US

Like all other continents, North America has its share of dangerous insects. When humans cross their path, it often leads to disastrous consequences, sometimes even fatal. Learning to identify and avoid dangerous insects is important when you live in areas where they inhabit. Here are eight insects that you must[.....]

6 Warning Signs Your Body Needs To Detox

Your body cleanses everyday on a daily basis. Nature’s boonful gifts keep you cleansed keeps you healthy everyday. In spite of eating right and working out, are you still seeing these signs? Watch out for these detox warnings. 1. Adrenal Fatigue If you are often exhausted, have trouble losing weight,[.....]

9 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency (and How to Get More)

The sunshine vitamin – vitamin D – helps boost bone and muscle growth, but a lack of it can really hurt your health. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to heart disease; breast, colon, and prostate cancer; depression; weight gain; and more.  Given here are a few signs of vitamin D deficiency.[.....]

8 Everyday Foods That We Eat But Can Actually Kill You

In a world that is slowly going back to nature and consuming its foods in all its raw glory, or if you’re experimenting with various ingredients or even trying to be that adventure junkie that eats the foods of the forest, especially when travelling; be aware. Before you go biting[.....]

8 Amazing Benefits Of Following A Paleo Diet

A paleolithic or ‘paleo’ diet is known to be one of the healthiest ways you can eat, as it follows the methods our ancestors once followed. This doesn’t mean you have to go hunting or go into the woods in search of berries and tubers- it basically means you eat[.....]