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

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...

DRY EYE RELIEF

DRY EYES Dry eye is a condition that is caused by a deficiency of tear production in the eyes. This particular vision condition affects a wide variety of people, both men, and women with the young and the old. Some people who live in dry wintry climates are prone to...

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A SURVEY OF PITTED KERATOLYSIS

A SURVEY OF PITTED KERATOLYSIS

Pitted keratolysis is a superficial bacterial skin infection that affects the soles of the feet because of the sweaty environment created by wearing shoes and socks for an extended period of time, and less often, the palms of the hands. It is one of the causes of...

A SURVEY OF PITTED KERATOLYSIS

A SURVEY OF PITTED KERATOLYSIS

Pitted keratolysis is a superficial bacterial skin infection that affects the soles of the feet because of the sweaty environment created by wearing shoes and socks for an extended period of time, and less often, the palms of the hands. It is one of the causes of...

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SHINGLES – NOT THE ONES ON YOUR ROOF!

SHINGLES – NOT THE ONES ON YOUR ROOF!

Shingle is a disease that is often misunderstood. It is essentially a rash that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox in those who are not vaccinated. The Varicella zoster virus is the one that is responsible for both shingles and chickenpox. Only those...

WHAT IS A PULSE OXIMETER?

WHAT IS A PULSE OXIMETER?

PULSE OXIMETER OR SPO2 SPO2 means saturation of peripheral oxygen which can also be termed a pulse oximeter. A pulse oximeter is a medical device specifically designed to measure the level of oxygen of the blood. It is a noninvasive medical device or measurement...

The Scoop On Turmeric: Any Legit Benefits?

The Scoop On Turmeric: Any Legit Benefits?

Turmeric has been used for thousands of years to treat everything from wounds and sores to respiratory ailments and memory loss. While scientific research supports some of these claims, and the jury is still out on others, taking daily turmeric or curcumin supplements...

ACID RELIEF 360 IN A NUTSHELL

ACID RELIEF 360 IN A NUTSHELL

During the digestion process, the food is forwarded from the stomach to the intestines. ln some occasions, the stomach contents travel back to the esophagus from the stomach. Acid reflux, also known as Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), is defined as the...

PAIN MANAGEMENT FROM ALL ANGLES

PAIN MANAGEMENT FROM ALL ANGLES

Pain management can be simple or complex, depending on the cause of the pain. An example of pain that is typically less complex would be nerve root irritation from a herniated disc with pain radiating down the leg. This condition can often be alleviated with an...

A FORSKOLIN REVIEW

A FORSKOLIN REVIEW

According to Forskolin reviews, the extract itself is the main bioactive component of a plant called Coleus forskohlii found in Southeast Asia, lndia and Nepal. Other than the root, where this compound is concentrated, the herb has no additional use. Forskolin is an...

The Scoop On Turmeric

The Scoop On Turmeric

Turmeric has been used for thousands of years to treat everything from wounds and sores to respiratory ailments and memory loss. While scientific research supports some of these claims, and the jury is still out on others, taking daily turmeric or curcumin supplements...

PROTECT THOSE PEEPERS WITH LUTEIN

PROTECT THOSE PEEPERS WITH LUTEIN

"Lutein" (Xanthophyll) also known as the plant Lutein, as well as one kind of Carotene that coexist in nature with Zeaxanthin. Lutein is present in a wide range of vegetables, flowers, fruits, and other natural substances in plants. For example, in spinach, or in a...

10 Reasons To Drink Kombucha

10 Reasons To Drink Kombucha

Kombucha is a fermented beverage made with tea and a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast. It contains antioxidants, probiotics, vitamins, and minerals. And is known to have a variety of health benefits. Here are 10 reasons why you should either purchase kombucha...

FIRE CAN LEAD TO BURNS

FIRE CAN LEAD TO BURNS

Basically, everyone has experienced the pain of some kind of burn but most of the burns we experience aren't serious and don't require medical attention, like a mild sunburn or accidentally touching a hot pot or skillet on the stove. However, other burns can cause...