Best Ways to Get Rid of Mice from Your House or Walls

  Having mice in your home is both a health hazard and nuisance. After invading your living space, they will eventually cause damage to property, create a mess, and produce bad smells. Additionally, getting rid of these creatures can be challenging especially if you’re not … Read more

8+ Ways to Get Rid of Blisters on Feet or Hands

Blisters on Feet

Blisters are pimple-like bumps on the skin that contain a clear fluid in them, and they mainly form on the hands and feet. They’re formed when layers of the skin experience repeated trauma while rubbing against each other and break. This may happen when you … Read more

6 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Works for Weight Loss

Aple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is not a new creation. It’s been around for ages, and has been used as a home remedy for just about everything from skin care, to flu symptoms, to warts. People swear by its seemingly magical powers to help many different … Read more

SIBO and Hormonal Imbalance

There are many factors that are said to cause SIBO. Malfunctioning of the MMC waves, reduced secretion of gastric acid, viral infections or even some medications have also been shown to cause bacterial overgrowth in small intestines. But do hormonal imbalance might be playing a role? … 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

SIBO and Liver Diseases

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by the presence of >10 5 colony forming units (CFU)/ml in the jejunal aspirate.  SIBO occurs as a result of disruption of the gut microbial community in response to various environmental and genetic factors, phenomenon called dysbiosis. One … 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

SIBO and Probiotics: Any Good?

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 body weight and outnumber our … Read more

Dietary Fiber: Is it Good for SIBO

Any food or nutrients that cannot be processed by the digestive organs of the human body are called dietary fiber or roughage. Fiber absorbs excess water from ingested food and helps the movement of food along the digestive tract, thus helping to maintain healthy bowel … 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

Sibo Recipes

A dietary approach towards treating SIBO Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO is a condition caused by misplaced gut bacteria. Treating SIBO can be really tricky. To treat this condition, doctors have prescribed antibiotics like metronidazole or levofloxacin in the past. [1] This has caused … Read more

SIBO and GERD: The Relationship Revealed

What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder where there is a reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus. GERD affects 18.1%–27.8% in North America, 8.8%–25.9% in Europe, 2.5%–7.8% in East Asia, 8.7%–33.1% in the Middle … Read more

Sibo and Hemorrhoids: The Connection

Hemorrhoids

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO is misunderstood. As the name suggests, people suffer from this disease when there is too much bacterial fauna in the small intestine. Is SIBO caused by good bacteria or bad bacteria? There is a lot of debate on this … Read more

9+ Causes of Cramping But No Period

Cramping But no Period

Cramping before the start of a period is common and is caused by the uterus contracting (due to prostaglandin) to expel its blood vessel-filled lining. The lining builds up during the first two weeks of the menstrual cycle in order to house and nourish an … 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

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

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

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

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+ 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

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