TREATMENT OF UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION

RESPIRATORY TRACTS The respiratory tract can be categorized into upper and lower compartments. The upper airway extends from the sinonasal region to the larynx. The cells of the upper airway are occasionally seen in lower respiratory tract specimens. The lower...

THE DREADED CHIGGER BITES

Chiggers are tiny larvae members of the arachnid family and are sometimes called red bugs or berry bugs. Chiggers populate large sections of the United States, including all of the South, the Great Plains, and the Mid-Atlantic. Though they are often bright red in...

DON’T FREAK OUT, BUT IT COULD BE A TAPEWORM

Worms are organisms that live in and feed off a living host. There are a variety of parasitic worms that can take up residence in humans. Among them are flatworms, thorny-headed worms, and roundworms. The risk of parasitic infection is higher in rural or developing...

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SO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BLACK SEED OIL

SO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BLACK SEED OIL

Black Seed is medically referred to as Nigella Sativa. The herd grows about 16-24 inches tall. The Arab recognizes this rectangle-shaped black colored seed (Blessed Seed) as Habbat ul Baraka, or Habbat ul Sauda. The ancient Egyptians recognized and utilized the habba...

SO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BLACK SEED OIL

SO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BLACK SEED OIL

Black Seed is medically referred to as Nigella Sativa. The herd grows about 16-24 inches tall. The Arab recognizes this rectangle-shaped black colored seed (Blessed Seed) as Habbat ul Baraka, or Habbat ul Sauda. The ancient Egyptians recognized and utilized the habba...

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WHAT DOES GALLBLADDER PAIN FEEL LIKE?

WHAT DOES GALLBLADDER PAIN FEEL LIKE?

The gallbladder is a small sac that stores bile from the liver, and it's found just beneath your liver. It releases bile through ducts into the small intestine to help break down the foods you eat, particularly fatty foods. Typically, the gallbladder doesn't cause too...

EXAMINING CYMBALTA SIDE EFFECTS

EXAMINING CYMBALTA SIDE EFFECTS

Cymbalta Indications Cymbalta is the brand name for duloxetine, an antidepressant prescribed to treat the symptoms of depression. It is in a class of medications called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It works by increasing the levels of the...

GREEN TEA EXTRACT AND WEIGHT LOSS

GREEN TEA EXTRACT AND WEIGHT LOSS

There has been an expert medical conclusion about green tea having immense potential in helping the human body lose weight. In fact, this type of tea extracts has proved quite effective in helping in weight loss without involving a lot of exercises. Research by...

CHECK OUT GLYCOLIC ACID, NOT YOUR TYPICAL SKIN GLOP

CHECK OUT GLYCOLIC ACID, NOT YOUR TYPICAL SKIN GLOP

Are you losing the battle against dry, flaky skin? Does it seem as though your skin appears to age dramatically during the long winter months? If so, you're not alone, many people face this problem. The good news is there is a way to overcome this problem, which is...

WANNA LEARN ABOUT MACA POWDER?

WANNA LEARN ABOUT MACA POWDER?

Maca is a tuber that grows high in the Andes Mountains. Report from the indigenous people showed the positive effect on mental acuity, energy levels, libido and fertility. Traditionally, folks cooked and ate the roots in soups or as part of other dishes. One can add...

ONE OF LIFE’S SIMPLE PLEASURES – PIMPLE POPPING

ONE OF LIFE’S SIMPLE PLEASURES – PIMPLE POPPING

A pimple also called a zit or spot is a kind of comedo resulting from excess sebum and dead skin cells getting trapped in the pores of the skin. In its aggravated state, it may evolve into a pustule or papules. Treatments for pimples include acne medications,...

GLUTEN – ALL THE TALK THESE DAYS

GLUTEN – ALL THE TALK THESE DAYS

CELIAC DISEASE Celiac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy) is an autoimmune disease of intestinal damage due to gluten in people who are genetically predisposed. Classic Celiac disease is diagnosed by abnormal blood tests and an abnormal appearing intestine on...

PERTUSSIS OR WHOOPING COUGH

PERTUSSIS OR WHOOPING COUGH

A whooping cough (also referred to as Pertussis) is a bacterial infection, caused by a bacterium known as Bordetella pertussis which is a highly contagious disease. Whooping cough is one of the leading causes of vaccine-preventable deaths. There are 30 to 50 million...

Pollock: The Healthy Fish You Didn’t Know You Were Eating

Pollock: The Healthy Fish You Didn’t Know You Were Eating

Chances are, you have never heard of pollock fish. The name alone might give you visions of bottom feeding swimmers you might catch and throw back. It is likely. However, you have eaten pollock fish most of your life and probably enjoyed it. The pollock fish...

Is Swai Fish Safe? What You Should Know

Is Swai Fish Safe? What You Should Know

Swai fish may be something you have seen in your local grocery store. However, you may wonder if this fish is a good choice for your healthy diet plan. Learn about concerns over this fish and how to ensure the fish you buy is safe to eat. When people want to get...