Fruit or vegetable – Do you know the difference?

Fruit or vegetable – Do you know the difference? According to botanists (those who study plants) a fruit is the part of the plant that develops from a flower. It’s also the section of the plant that contains the seeds. The other parts of plants are considered vegetables. These include the stems, leaves and roots – and even the flower bud. The following areRead more about Fruit or vegetable – Do you know the difference?[...] Read More

Where To Find Reliable Treatment For Acne

Where To Find Reliable Treatment For Acne Acne Treatment In the 21st century there are an ever growing number of products that are advertised as being effective treatments for acne. With so many different products on the market it can become downright confusing trying to figure out which treatment regimen will best meet your needs and will best assist you in resolvingRead more about Where To Find Reliable Treatment For Acne[...] Read More

Knee Arthritis and How It Affects You

Knee Arthritis and How It Affects You Knee Arthritis : Arthritis, any of more than 100 different diseases causing pain, stiffness, and in most cases, swelling in the joints. Arthritis affects people of both sexes and of all races, socioeconomic levels, and geographic areas.Osteoarthritis is the most common type of knee arthritis. Also called wear-and-tear arthritis or degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis isRead more about Knee Arthritis and How It Affects You[...] Read More

Disease of the Rich – Gout

Disease of the Rich – Gout Gout: This is the ‘kings’ disease’ as it affects the affluent. It is a type of arthritis that affects the toe, knee and other joints. Your kidneys lose their ability to flush out the excess amounts of uric acid, partially. This uric acid crystallizes and lodges in the joints, thus causing joint pain. This jointRead more about Disease of the Rich – Gout[...] Read More

Coping with Stomach Cancer and Related Treatments

Coping with Stomach Cancer and Related Treatments Stomach Cancer : After receiving a positive diagnosis for stomach cancer, patients understandably feel depressed and uncertain about their future. It’s important for them to realize that they are not alone and that many people suffer from various forms of cancer every day. These individuals must learn to accept the news that they have beenRead more about Coping with Stomach Cancer and Related Treatments[...] Read More

Chronic Scleroderma

Chronic Scleroderma What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma is a chronic disease characterized by excessive deposits of collagen. In order to better understand Scleroderma it helps if you have some understanding as to what collagen is. What is Collagen? – Collagen is a fibrous protein that occurs in bone, cartilage and connective tissue. It is a major structural proteinRead more about Chronic Scleroderma[...] Read More

Gingivitis Symptoms and Treatment

Gingivitis Symptoms and Treatment Gingivitis (gum disease) : It is a common human affliction, affecting one third of all adults, and over half of the population over the age of 50. Symptoms Gingivitis symptoms can include: swollen gums, redness of the gums, tenderness when the gums are touched, tenderness when chewing, pus around the teeth, or a bad tasteRead more about Gingivitis Symptoms and Treatment[...] Read More

Fibromyalgia: Information and Treatment

Fibromyalgia: Information and Treatment What is Fibromyalgia? Sometimes referred to as “fibro” and “the invisible disease,” fibromyalgia is a very debilitating that can strike anyone. Approximately three to six percent of the U.S. population suffers from this condition, which causes sufferers chronic pains and aches. The chronic pain and fatigue associated with this disease causes sufferers a general discomfortRead more about Fibromyalgia: Information and Treatment[...] Read More

Emotional Stress and Crohn’s Disease – How They Relate

Emotional Stress and Crohn’s Disease – How They Relate Emotional Stress and Crohn’s Disease : For years, many people have argued that forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, including Crohn’s Disease, is caused by emotional stress, tension, and anxiety; this, however, is completely inaccurate. While there may be links to emotional stress and Crohn’s Disease, it is not a cause of the disorder. A commonRead more about Emotional Stress and Crohn’s Disease – How They Relate[...] Read More

Eczema Treatment

Eczema Treatment What is Eczema? Eczema is a skin condition commonly known as dermatitis which can result in dry flaky skin which can be itchy and feel hot. This sensation often leads to vigorous itching which in turn can damage the skin. The word Eczema comes from the Greek words that mean “to boil over”. The wordRead more about Eczema Treatment[...] Read More