Category: Home Remedies

DIY Hair Treatment for Hair Fall and Dry Scalp

Often referred to as a person’s crowning glory, hair is an important part of human’s physical appearance. In fact, for most girls, hair health is as important as maintaining healthy skin. However, having perfect hair is easier said than done. Millions of people suffer from all types of …

Pink Eye

Also known as conjunctivitis, pink eye is an irritating condition but it doesn’t typically affect your vision. Pink eye is characterized by inflammation and redness and may also be accompanied by itching. This condition spreads easily, so making an early diagnosis and starting treatment is very important. Keep …

Parasites

When you think of parasites, you might think of things like fleas and ticks – parasites that tend to bother cats and dogs – but there are also some that can bother humans. Intestinal parasites are some of the most common parasite infections in humans, though they can …

Sore Throat

A sore throat is often a sign of an oncoming cold, but it could also be a symptom of numerous other conditions. A sore throat can range from mild irritation or scratchiness to severe pain, even difficulty swallowing. Because sore throat is a symptom and not a disease, …

Smoking

As many as 20% of adult men and 16% of adult women are smokers, though the highest percentage of smokers are between the ages of 21 and 34. Smoking cigarettes is extremely damaging to your health. In fact, it contributes to more than one-third of deaths caused by …

Peptic Ulcer

Peptic ulcer is described as sores that develop in the stomach lining, small intestines, and lower esophagus. These ulcers are commonly caused by H. pylori bacteria, as well as stomach acids. Although considered a common health condition, peptic ulcers can become worse and lead to other health issues …

Prostatitis

The prostate is the gland that produces the fluid which contains semen. Its size is often compared to a walnut and is located below the bladder. The main function of the fluid produced by prostate is to protect that semen as it travels to a female’s egg. Prostatitis occurs …

Obesity

Obesity occurs when a person has too much body fat. It also means that the person’s weight is higher or above to what is considered healthy for his height. Obesity is different from being overweight. Obesity is usually developed by consuming more calories that a person burns. These …

Moles

A mole is a small, dark brown spot on the skin that is caused by clusters of pigmented cells. It is generally harmless and commonly appears during childhood. In general, a person can have 15 to 40 moles all over the body, with almost every single mole appearing …

Enlarged Liver

Enlarged liver, also called hepatomegaly, occurs when there is an increased in the size of the liver. Whatever the cause, an increase in the size of the liver is usually not felt by the patient. An enlarged liver is commonly detected by a physical exam conducted by a …

Hiccups

A hiccup occurs when the diaphragm involuntary contracts. The diaphragm is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. The “hic” sound is produced by the sudden closure of the vocal chords. Hiccups can happen several times in a minute. It is often experienced as a result …

Cold Sore

Cold sore, also called fever blister, occurs when a group of blisters appears on the lip and mouth area. The surrounding affected area is usually red, swollen and painful. For some cases, the blisters may break and secrete a clear white fluid. Scabbing will follow for a few …

High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is defined as the pressure that is exerted on the artery walls as blood passes through them. High blood pressure or also called hypertension occurs when the arteries are experiencing too much pressure. People who have blood pressure measuring 140/90 mmHg or more are suffering from …

Corns

Corns are thickened and hardened layers of skin developed by pressure, rubbing, force or friction. Corns are commonly seen in the hands, toes, and feet. For healthy people, treatment is done by simply avoiding putting pressure or friction on the affected area. Most of the time, treatment is …

Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, also referred to as pink eye, is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the thin tissue over the white part of the eye and the layer surrounding the eyelid. It is caused by bacteria and viruses the can spread easily from person to person. Although highly …