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Remedies for trench foot

Trench foot is a condition that develops after prolonged exposure of the feet to wet, cold and unsanitary conditions and cause infection on the feet. It also result to swelling and the feet becoming red or pale, and nerves and muscles can become infected. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZx2y5QcX44 Causes of trench foot Long periods of standing, and cause reduced flow of blood to the lower extremities. Wear ...

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Treatment of mucus in the throat

Mucus in throat is caused by allergies or sore throat. Even when the body is healthy, it continues producing mucus up to 1.5 liters every day. During an illness, this mucus can cause blockage in the throat due to viral, bacterial and fungal infections. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMaTNxrbZU4 Causes Seasonal allergies Postnasal drip [caption id="attachment_1113" align="alignright" width="300"] Drink plen ...

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Ringworm of the scalp

Ringworm of the scalp or tinea capitis is a fungal infection that affects the scalp and the hair shafts. The condition is described as itchy, bald, scaly blotches on the head. Ringworm of the scalp is a contagious condition which usually affects toddlers and school age children. Some cases of ringworm of the scalp causes severe inflammation of the area that result to scarring or permanent loss of hair. [you ...

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Patellar tendonitis

Patellar tendonitis is an injury to the tendon that attaches the kneecap or patella to the shinbone. The patellar tendon helps the muscles found in front of the thigh in extending the joint when running, kicking and jumping. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU71M-aASLo"] Patellar tendonitis is also called jumper’s knee which is usually common in athletes who frequently perform jumping actions s ...

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Yellow jacket allergy

Yellow jacket is a wasp the size of a house fly and named for the black and yellow stripes found in the abdomen. They form their nest in the ground and become dangerous if their nest are disturbed that can cause stinging attacks against the perpetrator. Wasps can easily remove their stingers from the skin and can sting repeatedly. The reaction of a yellow jacket sting varies from minor irritation to death. ...

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Pinched nerve in the elbow

An individual can end up with a pinched nerve in the elbow which is also known as cubital tunnel syndrome. In this condition, the nerve is entrapped or becomes pinched due to overuse, direct trauma and anatomic variations. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXPOPjq_Nsk"] Cubital tunnel syndrome is a neurological condition which causes discomfort and pain and sometimes there is weakness of the for ...

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Prickly heat

Summer is a pleasant time of the year for some people, but it becomes a dreadful time for other people suffering from prickly heat which is also called heat rash. Always bear in mind that prickly heat can affect adults, children and infants. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVwPjVGQ_pM"] Prickly heat happens in people living in hot and humid climates and cause excessive sweating that causes blo ...

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Pinched sciatic nerve

Sciatica is a leg pain that is caused by a pinched nerve found in the lower back but a sudden sharp pain starts in the nerve roots found on either side of the lower spine and spreads to the sciatic nerve that is found in the leg from the buttock down to the foot. Take note that this leg pain is called radiculopathy that can oftentimes cause severe back pain. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUQ ...

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Foot tendonitis

Foot tendonitis is the inflammation and irritation of the foot tendons. A tendon is a band of fibrous tissues that function in connecting muscle to the bone. It causes pain and can become a serious condition if it occurs persistently. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUlqM28hdp4"] Foot tendonitis can be caused by excessive straining of the foot which can be due to different kinds of activities ...

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Dealing With Diabetes

Overview Of Diabetes Diabetes is a health condition in which there is little or no insulin produced in the pancreas. The outcome is the inability to process carbohydrates, fats, and proteins efficiently. The majority of patients with diabetes cope with their illness well with nutrition and/or insulin. Occasionally sugar levels might drop and the patient requires immediate first aid. This illness is termed h ...

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