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Are you bothered by that chronic throbbing pain in your forehead and cheekbones? It’s possible that you have a sinus headache, a rare form of headache caused by sinus inflammation [1]. According to Medicine Net, inflamed sinuses block the nasal passageways and prevent proper drainage of mucus. Sinus inflammation and nasal congestion, otherwise known as sinusitis is a condition triggered by respiratory infections like flu or cold, or allergic reactions. Get relief from pain and…

Do you have constant abdominal pain that seems to radiate to your back? It’s possible that you have gallbladder pain. This particular type of pain is commonly caused by gallstones. According to Mayo Clinic, gallstones are hardened deposits that develop inside the gallbladder. About 80 percent of gallstones are made of cholesterol but they can also be caused by too much bilirubin [1]. Try these highly effective home remedies for gallbladder pain that get to…

A headache is a prevalent problem particularly in Western Europe and the United States [1]. It comes in various types, the most common of which are tension-type and migraine headaches [2]. Another form called cluster headache is characterized by frequent episodes of severe pain [3]. The pain felt in the head region and neck can arise from a broad range of factors which may include lack of sleep, stress, fatigue, viral infection, head trauma, sinusitis,…

If you’d like to look younger, then you need to do something about those wrinkles on your skin. Wrinkles are a sign that you are aging. But good news for you! Here we have a list of home remedies that will help you to get rid of wrinkles fast. In the following article, you will read: What causes wrinkles Home remedies for wrinkles How to prepare them easily How to use them for best results…

Contrary to popular belief, migraine and headache are not the same things. A headache is just one of the many symptoms of a migraine, a common neurological problem that affects 20 percent of females and 6 percent of males worldwide [1, 2]. Other symptoms include vomiting, nausea, and aura period, a disturbance in vision, speech and other senses [2]. According to Mayo Clinic, it can be caused by changes in the pain pathways in the…

Dehydration is more dangerous than we think. The body, which is made up of 60 percent water, depends on it for various bodily functions including digestion, circulation and metabolism [1]. Excessive loss of body fluids can cause dehydration, which can possibly lead to serious complications such as heat injury, seizure and kidney failure [2]. In this article you’ll learn all about dehydration and the related health complications. Moreover, we will lay out best home remedies…

Do you experience tingling, burning or gnawing pain in the legs when you relax, lie down or try to sleep? If yes, you’re not alone. Also referred to as the Willis-Ekbom Disease, restless leg syndrome (RLS) affects one out of 10 adults in the United States [1]. RLS is a type of neurological disease marked by an “irresistible urge” to move the legs to stop the uncomfortable sensations [2, 3]. Most of these symptoms happen…

One of the oldest and most widely used home remedies is witch hazel. The uses of this herbal medicine are countless. Derived from the bark, leaves, and twigs of the witch hazel plant, this potent tincture is used to treat wounds, bruises, sores, psoriasis, eczema, hemorrhoids, insect bites and poison ivy, among others, as stated in Wikipedia. It’s powerful as an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. In this article, you’ll learn about: Various health benefits of witch…

Earache is very common in children but it can also affect adults [1]. It can bring a sudden sharp pain or burning sensation in one or both ears [2]. It’s extremely distressing, and can cause children especially babies to cry incessantly. Adults, meanwhile, will have a difficult time doing their usual work and routine. According to WebMD, some of the most common causes of ear pain include infection in the middle or outer ear, fluid…

Cough is the most common reason for visiting the doctor [1]. According to Healthline, coughing is actually the body’s way of keeping the throat free of mucus and foreign contaminants. However, if it persists, it can be due to an underlying medical condition such as asthma, pneumonia or bronchitis, among others, as explained by Mayo Clinic. It’s important to consult your doctor to find out what’s causing the trouble. Also, don’t wait for it to…

Headaches, joint ache, muscle pain, back pain…and the list goes on. Pain is a reality of life. Hence there are countless painkiller drugs as quick and easy fixes for these recurring problems. But let’s not forget that you are a creature of habit. A regular behavioral and neurological pattern of easing the pain with painkillers may make you dependent on it in the long run. Opiate (narcotic pain-relieving drugs) addiction is one of the fastest…

It’s a well-known fact that mosquitoes bring disease, and this is why you do your best to avoid them as much as possible. However, there are times when you can’t. You fervently hope you don’t catch any deadly disease such as West Nile virus or Dengue fever so that the next thing you have to worry about are those itchy and annoying bumps that appear on your skin. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not actually…

Strep throat is defined by WebMD as a “bacterial infection in the throat and tonsils”. Children ages 5 to 15 are commonly affected but adults can also get this infection [1]. Caused by a type of bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes, strep throat causes many unpleasant symptoms such as a sore throat, difficulty swallowing, inflamed tonsils, fever, headache, and body pains [2]. This is a bothersome condition that can affect simple activities like eating and talking.…

Despite its name, ringworm is not a parasitic infection. Also called dermatophytosis, ringworm is actually a fungal infection of the skin that causes itchiness and redness [1]. It was named as such because of the ring-like rashes that appear on the skin [2]. There are about 40 fungal strains that can cause this infection, the most common of which are Trichophyton, Epidermophyton and Microsporum [3]. It’s nothing serious but because it can make you feel…

Ear infection is painful and distressing. Although this type of infection can occur at any age, it is more common in children than adults. In fact, it affects five out six children three years old and below [1]. We have 10 quick home remedies that will help you get rid of your ear infections very easily. Read further to know more about: What actually are ear infections and what causes them 10 home remedies for…

Chest congestion is the excessive mucus production in your chest due to inflammation of your respiratory system. An infection may irritate the mucous membranes or mucosa in the walls of your respiratory system. Thus, the mucosa lining may secrete more fluid or yellowish phlegm. A congested chest is merely the excess build up of this phlegm or mucus in your lungs. There are various causes of chest congestion such as; bacterial and viral infections due…

Karite tree, also known as shea tree, is the mother tree of shea butter. Shea butter is rich in healthy fats and gained immense popularity as a beauty product. It has a smoky smell to it with a silky smooth texture when applied to the skin. You can use she butter both as a skincare and hair care product. Shea butter contains many essential fatty acids. The highest content is stearic acid followed by oleic…

Have you ever had these painful, itchy, oozy blisters on your lips, nose or elsewhere? If your answer is yes, I have bad news for you. You might be genetically prone and vulnerable to cold sores or fever blisters. Cold sores are a type of viral infection caused by the contagious herpes simplex virus (HSV). Chances are you will occasionally be suffering due to these disgusting-looking blisters for the rest of your life! [1] Hey…

Scabies is unbearable. You feel like tearing off your skin to escape the non-stop itch of this skin disease. Scabies is contagious skin infestations. It is also known as ‘seven-year itch’ because of the unending itch, skin rash, and blisters it causes you. (1) Scabies is very common. More than 300 million people suffer from this skin infestation annually all over the world. Tiny itch mites known as Sarcoptes scabiei are the causes of scabies.…

In 2015, over 920,000 children died of pneumonia [1]. A leading cause of death among children ages five and below, pneumonia is defined as a “lower respiratory lung infection that causes inflammation in one or both lungs” [2]. When you have this condition, the air sacs that can be found in your lungs become filled with pus or fluid [2]. The result is a feeling of illness along with symptoms that are similar to those…