Category: Alternative Therapies 2

The upper respiratory tract which includes nose and throat continuously makes thin fluid called mucus. The thin lining of nose and throat produce this secretion to keep the cavities moist. Mucus also serves other purpose of clearing bacteria and other …

Metabolism is a chemical reaction that leads to breakdown of consumed food and drink into simple constituents such as protein, carbohydrate and fats. These components act as fuel to produce energy required by each and every cell of the body …

The invention of antibiotics is considered to be a boon to human society. The credit of invention goes to Alexander Fleming who first invented penicillin in the year 1928. The discovery of antibiotics is considered to be a greatest scientific …

Venous leg ulcer is the most common form of skin ulceration found in lower extremity. This debilitating chronic condition causes significant impact on overall health of a person. An ulcer is an open wound caused due to breakage of the …

Toothache is one of the worst excruciating pains that a person may have experienced in his life. It is a leading cause of orofacial pain. Common causes of toothache as we all know are tooth decay, infection in tooth and …

Eczema on palms and fingers is a common skin ailment that affects many people. The most likely trigger for eczema on palm and inside of finger is contact allergy and dry irritated skin. Other contributing factors that also play a …

Xanax is a brand name of generic drug called alprazolam. It belongs to the benzodiazepine family of psychiatric drug that is usually prescribed for mild depression, anxiety neuroses and panic disorder. It has a calming effect on brain and central …

Stress is a type of response to a particular situation or an event that may have negative impact on mind and body. Studies have indicated that at least 50 percent of visits to a health care professional are due to …

Most people do not take care of their scalp as much as they take care of their hair. A healthy scalp is easily forgotten. But for some people it is an ongoing concern when they suffer from scalp issues. Dead …

Ice pick headaches are nothing but sharp, shooting and stabbing headaches that appear suddenly from nowhere and last for 5 to 30 seconds. This intense headache generally occurs around the temples and eye socket. A person suffering from this type …

Green stuff in throat is nothing but greenish mucus that is coughed up from the throat. Also called as phlegm, green mucus is quiet worrisome as the normal mucus secretion is colorless and watery. It is produced by the mucus …

Smelly mucus in nose is not an uncommon condition. Many people complain of foul odor in their nose. The prominent reason for this unpleasant smelly nasal discharge is sinus infection. It is mostly a sign of chronic sinusitis where the …

The rib-cage is made up of bones and cartilage. The function of rib-cage is to protect the vital organs such as the lungs and heart situated inside it as well to support the upper part of body. Cartilage is a …

Perspiration which is also known as sweating, is fluid secreted by the sweat glands present in skin. The fluid is made up of water and salts. Perspiration is a physiological process and is very essential for the body for its …

Soft tissue injury is the most common type of injury. Anyone can suffer from this injury while doing his daily activity, although it is a frequent injury among sportsperson. The term soft tissue injury is self explaining. It means injury …

Floating kidney as the name suggest is floating, it is not fixed in one place as it should be normally. The kidney is wandering or hypermobile. This abnormality of kidney is also called nephroptosis in medical terminology. In this condition …

People feel different type of sensation in the abdomen and it is very difficult sometimes to relate these symptoms with a particular or probable abdominal disease. You may have heard vast majority of people complaining of abdominal discomfort. This term …

Spasms and cramps in stomach can afflict any person and at any time. Children as well as adults both are equally prone to this problematic condition. Pain in stomach may be of varying degree. Usually stomach spasm is a term …

Lhermitte’s sign is sudden electric shock like sensation felt from neck to the spine and further down to the legs and arms. Pronounced as Ler-meets, this sign is elicited by bending the neck forwards mostly in people suffering from multiple …

Inflammation is a process in which the body tries to heal an injury on its own. The immunity system of the body responds when the cells and tissues are injured or damaged. This response is manifested with five cardinal signs …