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Home Remedies to Get Rid of Eczema

September 12, 2019 DrWales

Eczema is a chronic skin disorder that causes skin to become dry, cracked, and irritated on various parts of the body including on face, hands, feet, on scalp, and even around eyes and eyelids. The bad news is there is […]

SIBO and Probiotics: Any Good?

September 12, 2019 Editorial Staff

The Gut Microbiome Human gut is home to ~100 trillion microbes (collectively referred to as gut microbiome) which play a major role in controlling many aspects of host physiology and pathophysiology. Gut microbiome makes up about 2 kg of total […]

Difference Between Shingles and Herpes

September 12, 2019 Editorial Staff

There is a lot of confusion among the general population concerning herpes. Popular culture makes us believe that herpes is solely a sexually transmitted disease (STD), which couldn’t be further from the truth. The Herpes Human Virus (HHV) come in […]

Eczema: Types of Eczema and Symptoms

September 12, 2019 DrWales

When people talk about eczema, more often than not, they are talking about atopic eczema, which is a very common skin disorder. However, the term eczema is also used to refer generally to a group of skin diseases that share […]

Probiotics: Side Effects and Safety

September 12, 2019 DrGoel

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 […]

Is Jock Itch Contagious? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

September 12, 2019 DrWales

What is Jock Itch? Jock Itch, known medically as Tinea Cruris, is a common fungal skin infection which typically manifests as pruritic skin lesions, affecting the groin region in young adolescents and adults. Epidemiologically, Jock Itch has a global distribution, […]

Hives Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

September 12, 2019 DrGoel

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 […]

5+ Best Home Remedies for Safe Ear Wax Removal

September 12, 2019 Editorial Staff

Medically known as cerumen, earwax is a sticky substance produced by the glands in our ear canal. Although mostly made up of dead skin cells, earwax also consists of soluble water secretions such as alcohols, cholesterol, squalene, fatty acids, antibacterial […]

Is Chronic or Acute Bronchitis Contagious?

September 12, 2019 DrGoel

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 […]

Home Remedies to Get Rid of SIBO

September 12, 2019 Editorial Staff

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by diminished levels of ‘good’ bacteria’ and excessive growth of ‘bad’ bacteria in the gut (dysbiosis) that leads to impaired digestive health. SIBO is linked with several gut-related and systemic conditions including irritable […]

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