Monthly Archives: January 2018

Treating psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic condition of the skin due to an overactive immune system. It is characterized by inflammation, flaking and development of white, thick, silvery and red patches on the skin. The flakes of skin scales are caused by the fast and excessive production of skin cells. The production of skin cells is caused by the inflammatory chemicals produced ... Read More »

How to treat acute coronary syndrome

Acute coronary syndrome is caused by a wide range of conditions due to sudden and lessened flow of blood to the heart. It is caused by the accumulation of fatty deposits in and on the walls of the coronary arteries. These arteries functions for delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart. The accumulation of fatty deposits is sudden and it ... Read More »

Dealing with alcohol intoxication

Alcohol intoxication is a dangerous physical condition due to drinking excessive alcohol, also called ethanol poisoning or drunkenness. It is a physiological condition that causes psychological changes in behavior, perception, level of consciousness and responses. Symptoms of alcohol intoxication Flushed skin Euphoria Nausea and vomiting Blacking out or seizures The pupils becomes enlarged Breath that smells of alcohol Slurred or ... Read More »

How to treat salmonella poisoning

Salmonella poisoning happens when eating foods that is contaminated with the feces of humans or animals carrying the bacteria. It causes fever, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. The symptoms usually happen within 2-48 hours and last for 7 days. They usually heal on their own but sometimes it can result to complications. Sources of salmonella poisoning Meat which includes beef and ... Read More »

Remedies for warts on the eyelid

Warts on the eyelid are caused by the human papilloma virus. They can be spread to other people through contaminated objects and can affect any area of the skin that includes the neck, face and even on the eyelids. They can be painful. Warts on the eyelids are usually in the form of filiform warts. They are common warts. The ... Read More »

Dealing with fire ant sting

Fire ant stings are very dangerous especially if allergic to them. Colonies of fire ants are hard to destroy. Fire ants can be red-brown to black in color and grows up to ΒΌ inch long. Their nest or mounds is about 1 foot high and usually they can be found in grassy areas such as pastures and lawn. Fire ants ... Read More »

Ways of treating mosquito bites

Mosquito bites causes an itchy bumps after puncturing the skin and feed on the blood. It usually heals on its own in a few days. Sometimes the bites cause soreness, swelling and redness of the affected area. This type of reaction is called skeeter syndrome and usually common in children. Mosquito bites carry virus or parasites that result in severe ... Read More »

Treating pinched nerve in the ankle

Pinched nerve in the ankle is a condition due to repeated pressure and damages on the posterior tibial nerve. The tibial nerve spreads through the tarsal tunnel, which is a passageway inside the ankle and is composed of soft tissue and bone. Damage on the tibial nerve happens caused by compression due to consistent pressure. Causes of pinched nerve in ... Read More »