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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400Calcium plays a vital role in our body. Calcium deficiency leads to a lot of health problems. It is necessary to maintain normal heart rhythm, strong teeth, strong bones, hormone function, contraction and relaxation of muscles, and even for controlling blood pressure. It is necessary for normal functioning of your body daily. Calcium deficiency leads to diseases such as renal failure and osteoporosis.
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500When it comes to pretty women, mostly fair ladies are correlated with prettiness. So, every lady wants to achieve a fair complexion. Fairness is generally decided by the level of melanin production in the skin. When there is a higher level of production of this element, the individual will be dark, but when this is at minimal level, the individual will have a fair complexion.
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500Revival capsules are the best cures to strengthen weak immune system that gets hindered due to any reason be it toxic blood flow, or age factor, or liver health issues, etc. These supplements can be used with any other supplement.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400GERD or gastro-esophageal acid reflux disease is quite common these days. The basic cause of GERD is improper closing of the muscle at the end of esophagus. Esophagus is a tube transporting food from mouth to stomach. When the transportation is over, the ring of muscle at the lower end of esophagus is supposed to act like a valve, relaxing and shutting down the route.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Genital wart is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the human papilloma virus or HPV. The warts are soft, flesh-colored bumps growing in the genital area of males and females. They are flat or cauliflower shaped. Some warts are so tiny that cannot be viewed with naked eyes. Having sexual union with an infected partner transmits genital wart infection.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Gastritis is the outcome of the depletion and inflammation of the stomach lining. The hydrochloric acid produced in the stomach exceeds normal production and eats up at the stomach wall, eroding it and inflaming it. Gastritis reduces the production of certain digestion aiding enzymes. Gastritis patients, therefore, suffer from severe indigestion. Gastritis may be acute or chronic.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Gallstones are stones formed in the gall bladder, a pear shaped organ located beneath the liver on the right side. Gall bladder stores the bile, a waste product produced by liver. When the bile is high in salt or cholesterol, it may solidify in to small pebble-like structures or gallstones. Gallstone formation is often seen as an inflammatory condition of the gall bladder. The condition is differently termed as cholecystitis.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Flabby skin is a common problem these days. Child-birth, heredity, age related drop in production of elastin and collagen proteins, exhaustive dieting, weight loss surgery, physical inactivity, high intake of alcohol, rapid weight loss etc puts on the flab on you. Skin, owing to any of these factors, loses its tightness and elasticity; becomes flabby and saggy. Thus the root cause of flabby skin is abrupt loss of muscle mass along with fat.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Fibroid is the name given to 2 different types of tumor: uterine fibroids or tumors composed of smooth muscle cells and fibroma or tumors composed of fibrous connective tissue. Uterine fibroids grow in a woman's uterus or womb whereas fibroma may occur on ovaries, nerves and many other parts of the body. Also unlike, fibroma, uterine fibroid symptoms may not show up at all in a woman's lifetime.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Fibrocystic breast is a condition in which a woman's breasts become lumpy and quite painful. It usually develops in some women when they cross 30 years of age. This condition precedes the onset of monthly menstrual cycle and subsides gradually after the cycle ends. Actually certain hormones produced in the ovaries during the menstruation cause these fibrocystic changes in breasts.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Ear mites are the mites or parasites that can be found in the ears of pets that are infected with them, especially cats. Other pets like dogs, rabbits and cattle too can have these mites. The symptoms are quite clear. When a pet constantly scratches its ears or shakes its head in discomfort, it is sure to have ear mites. Some dogs with long ears are more likely to have ear mites, since mites find a good place to breed inside the moist ear, where the passage of air is very little. These mites run around in the pet's ears and make its life miserable.
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Bleeding gums is the result of unhealthy dental habits, such as when food particles left in the teeth are not cleaned, and the teeth are not brushed or flossed. The food leftovers decay, causing toxins, which lead the gums to bleed. The decayed particles harden and form tartar, which further allows the germs to breed under them.
Sat, 10 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Wrinkles appear after we pass certain age which is quite embarrassing because a person starts feeling elderly as soon as first sign of this dermatological problem develops on the skin. But there are many effective home remedies for wrinkles which may help to get rid of the dreadful feeling of getting old.
Sat, 10 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Whiteheads are a nightmare for both males and females, but this problematic situation is easy to handle with effective home remedies for whiteheads. In addition, this dermatological problem is also recognized as comedones.
Sat, 10 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Urinary tract infection is commonly known as UTI. Moreover, as the name suggests, this medical condition occurs due the bacterial infection in the urinary tract. Furthermore, the bacterium that causes this infection is clinically recognized as Escherichia coli.
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Sinuses are hollow spaces or cavities filled with air and lined with mucus membranes. There are four sinuses, which are located behind the forehead, cheekbones, nose and eyes. The inflammation of these cavities is medically referred to as sinusitis. This condition can be acute, subacute or chronic and is mainly caused by bacteria, virus, or fungi. Certain medication condition can also contribute to the development of sinusitis, including nasal polyps, nasal tumors, hay fever, tooth infection, gastroesophageal reflux disease, enlarged adenoids, deviated septum and cystic fibrosis. The causes of chronic sinusitis may also include respiratory tract infections, trauma to the facial bone and immune cells known as eosinophils.
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Sinus infection can be caused by many pathogens like bacteria, virus and fungi. Sinuses are paired air-filled cavities situated behind your eyes, nose, cheekbones and forehead. They are lined with mucus membranes and the mucus from the sinuses drains into the nasal cavity. It usually takes place when the sinuses become infected with a pathogen. It is undoubtedly a painful and frustrating condition and may affect the quality of your life.
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a painful infection caused by a virus known as varicella-zoster virus. It is this virus that causes chicken pox. Once this virus gets into the body, it will remain there forever. Even after the chicken pox is healed, the virus stays dormant in the ganglia. Later in life, typically in old age, it can become active again and cause shingles. The varicella-zoster virus can be transmitted from a person with shingles to others through direct contact with open blisters. However, they will get chicken pox and not shingles. It is believed that shingles can be triggered by a weak immune system, trauma, sickness, or stress.
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Rosacea refers to an inflammatory skin problem that is characterized by tiny, pus-filled, and red-colored bumps on the forehead, nose, cheek, and chin. Other symptoms of this skin condition may include bulbous nose, easy blushing or flushing, and telangiectasia or small dilated blood vessels on the nose and cheeks. Most people with rosacea also suffer from ocular rosacea, a condition that can cause sensation of burning and grittiness in the eyes. Rosacea can also lead to conjunctivitis or inflamed eyelids.
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Ringworm is a highly contagious fungal infection that can spread through skin-to-skin contact or through contaminated objects. The fungus can also transmit from pets to people. This infection can affect your body, scalp, feet, nails, and groin area. Ringworm of the body is medically referred to as tinea corporis, while the scalp ringworm is known as tinea capitis. If the infection affects the groin, it is called jock itch or tinea cruris. Ringworm of the foot is also known as athlete's foot or tinea pedis.
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder in which a person feels an overpowering urge to move the legs. The exact reason for the occurrence of RLS is not yet known, but it can run in families. This condition is also found in people with chronic kidney problem, Parkinson's disease, peripheral neuropathy, iron deficiency, or pregnancy. Actually, women seem to be more prone to get restless leg syndrome than men. The main symptom of this syndrome is an unpleasant feeling in the legs. This symptom is often described as a tingling, burning crawling, cramping, pulling, aching, creeping, itching, tugging, or electric sensation in the legs.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Yeast infection is actually fungal infection caused mostly by Candida ablicans, a strain of yeast. Yeast infection ranges from the superficial type like oral yeast infection or thrush and vaginal yeast infection or vaginitis to systemic yeast infection. When yeast enters bloodstream, it results in systemic yeast infection which could cause fatal complications like fungemia or candidemia. Candida fungus thrives in warm moist areas of body such as underarms, between toes, etc.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Whiteheads are a form of acne vulgaris, a very common skin problem these days. Excess sebum or body's natural oil combine with dead skin cells and clog hair follicles, resulting in whiteheads. Whiteheads appear as tiny white bumps or spots and they generally throng the areas where the skin is delicate. Usually sides of nose, under eyes, temples, cheeks and foreheads are areas where whiteheads occur in plenty. Whiteheads generally lie just below the skin.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Vaginal infections are quite common in a woman's life. When pathogenic organisms like bacteria, fungi, parasites or viruses thrive and multiply in and around the vagina, vaginal infections crop up. Lowering of acidity of the vagina makes it susceptible to the growth of these pathogenic organisms. Some of the common vaginal infections are discussed...
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400UTI or urinary tract infection is the infection of the urinary tract caused by pathogenic organisms like bacteria, fungi or parasite. The urinary tract comprises of kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra and an infection in any of these parts is referred to as UTI. UTI is however a broad term; there are separate medical terms for infection of each of the structures of urinary tract.