HEALTH

joint health

Joint ventures: Are glucosamine and chondroitin right for you

Glucosamine and Chondroitin Help Joint Health It is a sad state of affairs that most people the age of 30 over thirty have some sort of joint pain these days. For some it can simply be a result of their bodies rebelling against inactivity, especially after sitting in front of a computer all day, etc., while others may suddenly find …

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dandruff

Off the top of your head: dealing with dandruff and head acne

Just about everyone has had to deal with dandruff at one time or another. For most people it is more of an embarrassment than anything serious, and can be successfully treated with anyone of the commercial shampoos and conditioners on the market. In addition, those who suffer from mild cases of dandruff should stop picking at their heads, wash their …

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Gluten Free Vitamins

Dermatitis herpetiformis and celiac disease’s common bond

Although dermatitis is an allergic reaction caused by contact with a variety of materials including make-up and perfumes, medicated creams and ointments and even metals such as gold, silver and nickel (as well rubber), resulting in severe itching and flaking if the skin, dermatitis herpetiformis (aka Duhring’s Disease after Dr. Louis Dunhring, who first described it in 1884), is a …

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get rid of yeast

Treating genital yeast infections for both women and men

While candida albicans yeast infections can cause a wide variety of problems ranging from diaper rash to athletes foot and oral thrush it is most often associated with vaginitis in women and jock itch in men. In fact, the fungus seems to “thrive in the presence of body sugars, which makes it particularly irksome for diabetic women. As a result …

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glycerol

Glycerol acid’s many benefits

Considering that November is National Healthy Skin Month here in the US, it seems like a good time to take a look at one of the most common products used to treat a variety of serious skin disorders. The benefits of glycerol acid has long been recognized by dermatologists in treating severe skin disorders such as hyperpigmentation, acne scars and …

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skincare Products Lemon

Alleviating the agony of acne

Although acne is mostly associated with teenagers (afflicting more than 50% of them between the onset of puberty until their early 20’s), it can occur in adults of any age, particularly pregnant women. Acne develops when the sebaceous glands (which produce oil that lubricates the skin) become inflamed. Although the glands are located by each hair follicle on the body, …

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post nasal drip

Neutralizing post nasal drip and tonsil stone symptoms

Post nasal drip remedies Now that cold season is upon us, it is a good time to take a look at one of the most common respiratory ailments, namely post nasal drip. Post nasal drip (like tonsil stones or tonsilloliths) is the result of an excess accumulation of mucus at the back of the throat brought on by a number …

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thyroid disorders

Dealing with thyroid disorders

Maintaining a proper diet is one of the most important ways of dealing with thyroid disorders such as Hasimoto’s disease (in which the body becomes allergic to the thyroid hormone), as well as hypothyroidism caused by the body’s inability to produce enough of the hormone. Although both conditions can cause constant feelings of fatigue, hypothroidism is also characterized by an …

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Diabetes Awareness November

November is diabetes awareness month

November – Diabetes Awareness Month Diabetes, the 7th leading cause of death, affects more than 30 million Americans that include 8 million undiagnosed individuals. Diabetes is a disease of “the pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn’t …

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gallbladder

Relief for restless gallbladders

The gallbladder is a small organ located below the liver, which acts act as a reservoir for bile, which is utilized to help our bodies digest cholesterol and fats. As a result, it can often be highly sensitive to the foods we eat, and can be prone to inflammation, as well as the formation of “stones” (formed when cholesterol becomes …

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