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Treatment Of Dementia

Most people experience a decline in their mental capacity as they age. The fear this causes often means that elderly people will not admit when they start having the early signs of dementia. more...

Allergic Reactions

This might surprise you, but it is possible that you have had an allergic reaction without even knowing it at some point in your life. When most people think of allergic reactions, they picture allergy attacks. more...

Stomach Flu Remedies

There is no cure for flu except for inoculation, and even this option is not available in the case of stomach flu. If you have ever had stomach flu, you know what a miserable experience it is. It hits suddenly. more...

Sinus Infections

There are many other things and conditions that can mimic sinus pain and inflammation that are often mistaken for sinus troubles. Even the common cold can be mistakenly called an infection. more...

Side Effects Of Stress: From Insomnia To Cancer

There is stress all around us, in the work place, at home and in emotional contexts. Stress, in all of these contexts, do not serve our bodies well. What do you know about the effects of stress on the body? Stressful situations usually have negative effects on our general health and bears a closer look. more...

Need To Increase Testosterone Level?

At some point in our lives it feels necessary for a testosterone increase. Again, there are drugs to aid us with this. How does a man achieve a testosterone increase? Is it through playing football with the guys; lifting two ton cars off the ground; or possibly entering the UFC? I seriously doubt it. more...

Causes of Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

It’s not something many men want to talk about with anyone, but they should find out some of the cause of erectile dysfunction with their doctors if they are having problems. Though many men think this means that they are losing some of their manhood, it is usually more of a medical issue, or even a mental block that they can’t seem to get around. more...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder seems to be everywhere these days. I know some adults who are self-diagnosing themselves with the condition. While the signs of ADHD shouldn’t be ignored it is still important to keep our heads when it comes to over-diagnosing a problem. more...

Short Term Memory Loss

When I started to suffer from loss of short term memory, I feared the worst. Although I was only in my mid thirties at the time, I still suspected that it might be Alzheimer's disease. I had had a grandfather who came down with this awful condition, and I had seen first hand what it could do. more...

What You Have To Know About Pancreatic Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute, pancreatic cancer is diagnosed in more than 29,000 people per year. It is the most serious of all cancers because it often spreads before it’s diagnosed; it is the fifth leading cause of cancer death. more...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder is impossible to understand if you have never suffered from it. Although at first appearance, an obsessive compulsive sufferer can look just like anyone else, in reality it ranks among the worst psychiatric disorders. more...

Bladder Infection Remedies

Anyone who has had a bladder infection knows that they can be really uncomfortable. The relatively common problem can be addressed with medication as well as natural approaches that have proved to be quite effective. more...

Natural Remedies For Anxiety

I have a doctor who is completely fascinated by herbal medicine. When I came complaining of chronic stress and severe anxiety attacks, he pointed me towards some natural remedies for anxiety.  He started me off on some herbal pills, gave me meditations to do, and prescribed diet, exercise, and a good nights sleep. more...

Natural Cures For Constipation

Some of the best natural cures for constipation are things that you eat every day. In many cases, there are no medications needed. If you were to eat, for example, raisin bran on a daily basis, you will find that you are more regular thing you ever were before. more...

How To Fall Asleep Fast

There are some things that you just know how to do, and one of those things is how to fall asleep. It seems simple enough, but you would be surprised how hard it can be for many adults to do just that every night. more...

Deadly Dangerous Effects Of Anorexia

There’s so much in the news lately about the problem of anorexia as it relates to young women. Many girls are feeling the pressure to be thin and are turning to starving themselves to reach this ideal. To them it’s a price they are willing to pay to be what they perceive as beautiful. However, most of them are unaware of the long-term effects of anorexia and how it can impact their lives. more...

Urinary Tract Infection Remedies

Although there are urinary tract infection home remedies, I would highly recommend against them. Urinary tract infections are no joke. The only foolproof urinary tract infection remedies are the prescription drugs. Otherwise, you can actually end up in the hospital. more...

Ginseng - Love Portion And Blood Pressure Regulator

Many people want to break the habit of taking prescribed medication for their ailments and to find a safe, natural alternative. The Chinese and Koreans have been using ginseng for thousands of years, and there is a growing interest in the West. Many claims have been made for the effects with science only supporting these up to a point. However, anecdotal evidence will say that consumers benefit. more...

Cures For Genital Warts

There are those pesky STDs that don't go away. They may not kill you, but they'll stick around until the day you die. Genital herpes is a major one. Although scientists have come up with treatments and cures for genital warts, genital herpes is still a paramount concern. more...

Gastric Bypass Support Groups

Having surgery is traumatic no matter what kind of surgery it is. Many people may underestimate the need for gastric bypass support groups but they are necessary for many recovering patients. There are so many challenges individuals who have the procedure face. more...

Chinese Herbal Remedies

A lot of people are pretty casual about Chinese herbal remedies.  It is true that Chinese herbs are everywhere nowadays, so many people reason that they are always safe to take. Herbal weight-loss supplements, immune systems support boosters, and many other drugs are all derived from herbal Chinese remedies. more...

Leukemia Information To Be Aware And Lessen The Fear Of The Unknown

Leukemia is a very scary word and it carries with it the connotation of terminal illness, cancer, and death. This is a great misconception and in many cases, can be completely cured. Reliable leukemia information can be found on a number of sites on the internet, most of which provide leukemia facts in an easy to understand layman’s terms. more...

Natural Gout Remedies - Cherries And Berries Fight Arthritis

Gout is a form of arthritis, usually affecting men over the age of 40, and is caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood. The excess uric acid crystallizes in joints, causing the characteristic pain and swelling. There are a number of natural, effective gout remedies, which bring relief by flushing or decreasing uric acid levels in the blood. more...

How To Prevent Conjunctivitis Or Pink Eye

Every single one of us had pink eye at least once in our childhood. A relatively benign illness, pink eye is mostly an annoyance because of its extreme contagiousness. Before a child shows symptoms of pink eye, he or she can pass it on to many people without knowing it. more...

Natural Remedies For Depression

Naturopathic doctors and herbalists agree that combinations of several herbs are most effective as natural remedies for depression. The individual herbs employed in such a mixture are designed to minimize side effects while taking the individual's specific condition into consideration. more...

Cold Remedies - From Echinacea To Garlic

There are three herbs you'll want on hand in your cupboard, ready at the first sign of a cold. These powerhouse herbs can prevent the cold from taking root, knocking it out within a couple of days, saving you most of the miseries of the common cold. These herbs are echinacea, garlic and ginger. more...

Can Drinking Red Wine Reduce Risk of Alzheimers?

What are your chances of acquiring Alzheimers? Well, once you've hit the ripe old age of 85, your chances are about 50/50. That's horrible! It's basically a coin toss. There's got to be a better way of steering clear of this atrocious mind disorder. However, there is a hope. According to new research, red wine may help sharpen the mind and reduce risk factors associated with Alzheimers disease. more...

Hangover Prevention - How To Drink Without Consequences

While I do enjoy the occasional outing I do have to admit that I feel awful the next day and it seems to get worse the older I get. Hangover prevention has become almost a necessity if I even want to consider going out with the guys again. There are some simply strategies that I have learned over the years and hopefully they will work together as the ideal hangover prevention approach that I can use. more...

Sinus Treatments

If you have sinus problems, you probably know that they flare up more during certain times of the year. Sinus treatments vary, but usually medication is enough to clear out your head somewhat, and relives a lot of the pressure associated with sinus problems. What you may not know is that many people think they have sinus problems when they actually are having other problems. more...

Herbal Remedy For Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflamed condition of the joints, and afflicts some 50 million people in the U.S. There are many types of arthritis, most often arising from simple wear on joints over time or resulting from injury. Some cases are genetic, while others are caused by infections. more...

Arthritis Support Groups Help You Cope With Pain And Fear

When we think of support groups we rarely think of conditions like arthritis. However, chronic conditions like this are very difficult for many people. Arthritis support groups have been developed to help individuals cope with there discomfort as well as the psychological ramifications of having a chronic illness. more...

Depression Medication

What is the deal with modern-day depression medication? When did this even ever come about? Did we have depression medication back in the 50s? No wait; I think we just performed lobotomies on folks who needed such things. Well, thank God a few nuances have been introduced to the medical profession. The last thing we need is more shock therapy treatments. So, my big question regarding this whole issue is; why are so many individuals depressed? more...

Migraine Headache Relief

My mother has suffered from  migraine headaches for many years now, and has never found a successful cure for them. She used to use a product called Wigraine for migraine headache relief, but at this point, no one makes it and she is unable to find it. They make a variation of it, but since it is time release medicine, it gets absorbed very slowly, and so she does not get any real  migraine headache relief from it. more...

Common Cold Cure and Medication

There's nothing more annoying, in my opinion, than catching a common cold. Somehow, I seem to get a common cold no matter what season it is. I've been known to be sneezing and coughing on the hottest of summer days. It drives me absolutely insane. I think that what bothers me the most about having the annoying common cold is that there really isn't too much that can be done to rid of it. more...

Mental Health Disorders

Society tends to shy away from the discussion of mental health disorders. Sometimes, the moment you even say anything to do with mental health disorders, people begin to get visibly uncomfortable. You see them shuffle their feet or shift their eyes. Perhaps their tone of voice changes. more...

If You Have Attention Deficit Disorder

I have Attention Deficit Disorder.  Have had it since I was old enough to “know better” and most likely before that—as ADD is not something one picks up or develops, like an allergy, in adulthood all of a sudden.  It was not until my early forties I was diagnosed with it, though, and so I have in the past four years read up on and written on Attention Deficit Disorder and the options for treatment. more...

Stress Relief

Some people find that they can find some stress relief through the use of natural herbs and vitamins.  For something simple you may want to consider a B vitamin supplement.  The B vitamin group is known for lowering stress and anxiety levels. more...

Nasal Spray Addiction

For people who seem to catch every head cold that goes around, or they find themselves allergic to almost everything, they are also prone to something else; nasal spray addiction. With all of the different and effective nasal sprays on the market today, this is a very common occurrence. more...

Blue Light Acne Therapy

I hadn't heard about blue light acne therapy until I saw an ad in a magazine. Apparently, blue light acne therapy is based on the fact that sunlight has been shown to be an effective treatment for pimples. From what I could make out, blue light acne therapy involves concentrating the rays of a metal halide lamp onto affected areas of the skin. more...

Birth Control Patch Is Not That Harmless As It Seems

The birth control patch has come under serious scrutiny lately. It seems as though the birth control patch comes with a much higher risk of blood clotting than its counterpart the pill. more...

Misconceptions About Contraceptive Pills

One of the major concerns with taking birth control pills in the past has been the potential side-effects. It has become a common misconception that a woman should expect to gain upwards of ten pounds after she starts taking contraceptive pills. more...

How To Prevent A Cold

Anytime we are unlucky enough to come down with a sniffle or cough, someone always approaches us and shares their words of wisdom on how to prevent a cold. Our mothers were the first ones with scare tactics like, “don’t go outside with wet hair”, or “don’t forget your jacket, you’ll catch a cold”. more...

Woman Vaginal Yeast Infection Cause And Treatment

Things as simple as wearing underwear made of synthetic material or taking a bubble bath can lead to yeast infections. The biggest question is not how you get a yeast infection, but rather how you should treat it. more...

Myocardial Infarction Symptoms

Myocardial infarction is most commonly known as a “heart attack”. This is a life threatening situation that occurs when the muscle of the heart is deprived of oxygen, causing the permanent damage to the heart through death of the tissue. more...

Ingrown Toenail Treatment

Basically an ingrown toenail is when a sliver of the nail begins to grow up into the corner of your toe. Sound painful? Some of the more recommended ways to dissolve this dilemma require hot water and foot soaking. It helps to soak the foot, which softens the toenail. This makes it easier for you to clip off the affected corner. If this home ingrown toenail treatment does not bode well for you, I would like you to reconsider. more...

Lap Band Surgery To Combat Obesity

In lap band surgery, an adjustable ring is placed around the upper portion of the patient's stomach. This allows the doctor to control the size of the stomach and how much food the patient can eat at one time. The lap band is adjustable and can be changed at any time. This is one of the most attractive aspects of lap band surgery. more...

Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is fast becoming a popular alternative to conventional medicine. People of all age groups are finding naturopathic medicine a successful strategy to regain optimum health and resolve long-standing health problems. more...

Sore Throat Causes And Remedies

Whenever I have a sore throat, I am confined to the remedies I can put together in my kitchen. Most doctors will tell you that a sore throat can be treated with home remedies. I am a big believer in hot tea and lozenges. more...

Motion Sickness Medicine

Have you ever had to use motion sickness medicine? I can honestly say that I have not. Regardless of whether I'm riding in the backseat, driving up front, or reading a book to my daughter, I never get car sick. Anyway, I changed my mind down the road when my daughter started getting motion sickness. Then all of the sudden it was a big deal to me. I needed some motion sickness medicine, and fast. more...

Lower Back Pain Treatment

When you feel pain all the time, you need to look into lower back pain treatment so you can reclaim your life. Lower back pain treatment might just mean trips to see the chiropractor. Sometimes, the pain is just caused by your spine being out of alignment. more...

Acne Medicines

Have you had it with ineffective acne medicines? Yeah, I hear that. The redundant cycle of pimples and zits seems to be a never-ending one. Regardless of which generation you come from, chances are you battled acne at some point or you still do. The big dilemma lies in the acne medicines. So many of these "miracles treatments" barely even work. more...

Acne Vitamin A Treatment

Are you happy with your current complexion, or do you wish to make a few changes? Remember it is up to you in the end. This is your skin we're talking about here. Maybe what you need is a quality acne vitamin A treatment. Are you ready to tackle the cosmetic market in search of the right acne solution to your affliction? more...

Gastric Bypass Surgery

If you are seriously overweight or obese you have most likely considered undergoing gastric bypass surgery to help you manage your weight and health. Although there are other options besides gastric bypass surgery to help you in this endeavor, this procedure appears to be frighteningly popular. more...

Alternative Cancer Treatment

Although an alternative cancer treatment may have proven effective for someone with skin cancer, it may do little for a woman suffering from breast cancer. It’s really important that you understand what type of malignancy the alternative cancer treatment is designed for. more...

Cough Medicine To Mend Or To Get High?

Who in the world ever discovered this way to get high, I found myself wondering? I also learned that 1 in every 10 teenagers has used cough medicine to get high. Wow. That means that over 2 million teenagers all over this country have experimented with this concept. more...

Buy Blood Pressure Equipment To Use At Home

What if you want to keep a close eye on your blood pressure but you aren’t interested in visiting your doctor that frequently? It’s time consuming and expensive to take time off work, and pay for a doctor visit just for blood pressure readings. That’s the main reason several medical supply companies have developed blood pressure equipment that can be used by anyone in the comfort of their own home. more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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