How Long Is Ringworm Contagious? Causes & Symptoms

Is Ringworm Contagious

Ringworm – what is it? Ringworm is the commonly used name for the medical condition of Tinea. It is a skin infection cause not by a worm, as its name suggests, but by fungus. It is a fairly common infection that causes a rash. It … Read more

13+ Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Scabies Fast

Getting Rid of Scabies Infestation

If you are suffering from a persistent red rashes all over the body that is either itchy or painful (sometimes both) then chances are that you may be suffering from scabies. This article will provide a brief overview of the condition and will suggest some … Read more

Tea Tree Oil for Skin Tags & Moles

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is a pale-yellow oil extracted from the melaleuca alternifolia plant in Australia. It has been used for centuries by the Bundjalung people of eastern Australia to treat skin disorders, wounds, coughs, and colds. The oil has antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties … Read more

Causes and 7+ Home Remedies to Get Rid of Diarrhea

Bananas to Get Rid of Diarrhea

While diarrhea is not a life threatening condition, it still causes a disruption to our daily lives. About 1.7 to 5 billion people suffer from at least one bout of diarrhea each year and everyone will experience this gastrointestinal (GI) disorder at some point in … Read more

Is Chronic or Acute Bronchitis Contagious?

Is Bronchitis Contagious

What is Bronchitis? Bronchitis is a condition that affects the passages of the nose and lungs and it is usually a result of repetitive irritation and injury to the lungs. The infection causes swelling and inflammation of the bronchi (bronchial tubes), which affects the flow … Read more

7+ Remedies to Treat Ringworm Naturally at Home

Ringworm Treatment

What is Ringworm and it’s Causes? Dermatophytosis, which is also known as ringworm infection, is a common skin infection that affects people of all ages. Having this condition can be quite distressing. However, the term “ringworm” is actually a misnomer because parasitic worms do not … Read more

5 Best Home Remedies to Treat Sprained Ankle Fast

Turmeric to Treat Sprained Ankle

What does it mean when you sprain your ankle? The word sprain is used pretty liberally in the common vocabulary. As one can now guess, an ankle sprain is a bit different from hurting one’s ankle. You are only suffering from an ankle sprain if … Read more

7+ Ways to Get Rid of Razor Burn Anywhere on the Body

Lemon Juice for Razor Bumps

Many people who shave, tweeze, or wax tend to experience a type of skin irritation called razor burn, and this skin condition often triggers tiny and itchy inflammations usually referred to as razor bumps. Razor bumps, which are medically known as Pseudofollicultis Barbae, form as … Read more

9 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Mosquito Bites & Stop Itching

Basil Leaves for Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes can be a nuisance both indoors and outdoors. While males are harmless, feeding only on water and nectar, female mosquitoes need blood to survive. Blood from humans and mammals allows these insects to reproduce. As a result, the females of most mosquito species have … Read more

Headache Behind The Eyes: Top 7+ Causes and Treatments

Headache Behind Eyes

Headaches behind the eyes typically stem from one of several major causes which include headaches, eye problems, and nerve disorders and in some cases, a more serious issue. Each eye or both eyes can develop headaches behind them, however, the pain usually travels throughout the … Read more

7+ Ways To Get Rid of Hickey Fast

Banana Peel to Get Rid of Hickey

A hickey, which is also known as a ‘love bite’ or a more sedate ‘kiss mark’, tends to occur after a passionate physical exchange between lovers. It may happen to you if your lover kisses or bites on your skin a little too hard. Hickeys … Read more

SIBO and Stress: Is it Beneficial or Harmful?

In the modern lifestyle, stress is being an omnipresent part of our life. Literally, stress denotes emotional or mental stress and physiological or physical stress. In a stressful event, our body likely responds with sympathetic nervous system, release of various hormones and helps us to … Read more

Probiotics: Side Effects and Safety

What are Probiotics? The word probiotic which means ‘ for life’ was coined in 1965 by Lilly and Stillwell [1] and is defined as live microorganisms, which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host. Probiotics are essentially the microorganisms that … Read more

Natural Remedies to Get Rid of a Cough Fast

Salty Water Gargle to Get Rid of Cough

Coughing is a reflex reaction of the upper respiratory system characterized by the rapid expulsion of air from the lungs through the mouth. It’s the body’s natural way to clear the throat and breathing passage of foreign particles, irritants, fluids and mucus. Healthy people cough … Read more

Treatment of SIBO and IBS with Rifaximin

Small Bowel Intestinal Overgrowth

What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders and is characterized by chronic abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating and alterations in bowel habits[1]. A meta-analysis including 260,960 subjects showed that the prevalence of IBS was about 11.2% … Read more

Cold Sore Treatments: Creams, Medication and OTC Products

Coldsore Treatment

In the majority of cases, cold sores will heal on their own in 7 to 10 days. In the meantime, though, the sores may cause unbearable discomfort, intense embarrassment, or serious complications. Luckily, there are a number or over-the-counter and prescription medications you can use … Read more

Hives Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Hives Symptoms

What is Skin Hives? Hives (urticaria) is a skin condition characterized by red, raised bumps that may or may not itch. Typically, hives are an immune-system response to contact with an allergen. However, a person may break out in hives for other reasons, such as stress. … Read more

Top Signs and Symptoms of Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD

Cause of Acid Reflux and Heartburn

Heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD are medical conditions that are often mistaken to be one and of the same. In fact, if you do a simple search online, you’ll come across countless websites and people who use those terms interchangeably. But while these conditions are … Read more

Microdermabrasion for Acne Scars

Microdermabrasion for Acne Scars

You can consider many treatments for permanently getting rid of Acne Scars. One of the most common treatment approaches is Physical Resurfacing. In its earliest version, this treatment was referred to as Dermabrasion. Now, it has progressed into a more precise and effective form, called … Read more

Chemical Peels for Treating Acne Scars

Chemical Peel for Acne Scars

You can choose across different types of treatments for getting rid of your acne scars. Some treatments are rather invasive and expensive, such as Surgical Treatments while some are non-invasive and affordable, like Chemical Peels. Introduction to Chemical Peels Chemical Peeling was introduced as a … Read more

8+ Best Home Remedies to Remove Moles on Face or Body

Apple Cider Vinegar for Moles

Moles, which are also known as melanocytic naevi in the medical community is usually a benign (non-cancerous) skin lesion that may occur anywhere on the human body. They are dark brown or black in color and may appear alone or in a small cluster. Their … Read more

9+ Home Remedies to Get Rid of Lice Fast & Naturally

Head Lice Treatment Results

Head lice are caused by Pediculus humanus capitis a six-legged parasite that lives on the human head. They do not cause any long-term harm, but it causes the sufferer to constantly battle an incessant urge to scratch the scalp non-stop! These organisms are really hard … Read more

11+ Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff Fast Naturally

Lemon for Treating Dandruff

Dandruff is an extremely common, non-infectious scalp condition. It is characterized by a chronic production of visible white flakes that can be highly embarrassing for the sufferer. It rarely has any serious implications on the health of the sufferer. Causes of Dandruff Dandruff can be … Read more

Top 8 Ways to Increase Height & Grow Taller Fast Naturally

Sleeping to Increase Height

Many short people tend to be disappointed with their heights because a tall stature can be a desirable trait for many reasons. Even if you don’t have a specific reason for increasing your height, being tall provides many advantages. It can boost your confidence, save … Read more