Category: Home Remedies

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 …

Skin Chafing

Chafing develops when the skin is irritated due to repeated friction against the skin of multiple body parts or other objects. The repeated contact causes redness, pain, and itchiness. Skin chafing commonly occurs in the inner thighs, stomach, nipples and armpits. Causes • Skin chafing can be caused …

Bursitis

Bursitis occurs when the bursae, which are small sacs filled with fluid that act as support or cushioning for muscles, tendons, and bones surrounding the joints, are inflamed. Bursitis can be very painful and commonly develops in the elbow, hips, and shoulder. Joints that are used for repetitive …

Gastritis

Gastritis occurs when the lining of the stomach becomes inflamed or swollen. It is commonly due to the infection of the same bacteria that causes stomach ulcers. Other common causes of gastritis include excessive alcohol consumption, intake of certain medicines and injury in the stomach area. Statistics show …

Diarrhea

Diarrhea is diagnosed when at least three liquid bowel movements happen in one day. It commonly lasts for a few days and can sometimes reach one week. It often results in dehydration as liquids from the body are also released through abnormal bowel movement. There are two type …

Fever

Also called hyperthermia, pyrexia, or elevated temperature, fever is the rise of body temperature that is higher than normal. Short term fever is generally considered healthy because it helps your body fight off illnesses. However, when fever becomes long term and more serious, medical attention is immediately required …

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin disease which develops red and itchy patches on the skin. Psoriasis is occurs when the cells multiply at a faster rate than normal and cause rapid buildup on the surface of the skin. Psoriasis usually develops on the knees, elbows, palms, soles and …

Diabetes

Diabetes develops when the pancreas produces none or very little of the hormone insulin, which primarily functions by storing and using the sugar and fats consumed by the body. Diabetes, also called Diabetes mellitus, is defined as a group of metabolic diseases that occur when high level of …

Cough

Cough is a natural reflex of the body to clear the throat of mucus, phlegm or any foreign object. Cough can be sudden or frequent, depending on the condition. Acute cough occurs in less than a week. On the other hand, chronic cough lasts for more than eight …

Scar

A scar develops when fibrous tissue called fibrosis replaces old skin after a wound or injury. Scarring is a natural part of the body’s healing process. Almost all types of injury results to scarring. There are many factors involved in the degree or level of scarring such as …
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