Monthly Archives: January 2014


warts on the eyelid

A chalazion is best described as a small-sized lump that develops on the eyelid due to an obstructed oil gland. It can grow on either the upper or lower eyelid and it usually disappears on its own without any treatment in a span of a month. Nevertheless, it is best to consult a doctor if you suspect a chalazion particularly ... Read More »

Canker sore

canker sore

A canker sore is basically a mouth ulcer that is open and painful. It is the most common type of mouth ulcer that is usually present on the inside of the lip or cheek and usually white or yellowish in color and surrounded by inflamed soft tissue. The sore can be a simple canker or a complex canker. With a ... Read More »

Acute low back pain


Acute low back pain causes abrupt or short-term pain or discomfort in any area in the lower part of the back. The pain can be mild or severe and debilitating. Individuals suffering from the condition can last for several days or even weeks. This condition is common since the muscles in this area function as the main stabilizer and support ... Read More »

Providing first aid care for heatstroke

heatstroke-first aid

As one of the heat-related problems, heatstroke is considered the most severe after heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Always remember that heatstroke often occurs due to exercise or strenuous work in warm environments along with inadequate intake of fluid. The elderly, young children, obese and individuals with impaired ability to sweat are at high risk for heatstroke. Other risk factors ... Read More »

Winded (Solar Plexus Syndrome)

Peanut allergy

What is the strange condition? What if somebody hits you at the abdomen forcefully? You would obviously be out of breath or say -it would be difficult for you to breathe. When a direct blow to your abdomen causes you to lose breath due to injury to solar plexus aka celiac plexus (a network of nerves in abdomen posterior to ... Read More »