What are the Causes and Types of Eczema?


Eczema is any superficial inflammation of the epidermis. This condition causes itching, redness, oozing, crusting, scaling and pigmentation of the skin. It is a painful skin condition that may cause some embarrassment or debilitation. So, it maybe useful to know the causes that can further irritate your skin and the different types of this condition. Fact : …


Consumer Guide to Steroids: Dangers and Benefits


Many conditions may require your doctor to put you on a course of steroids. However, these drugs are notorious for their side effects. So what exactly are they? Are these drugs life-saving or life-altering? What happens if you have to be on steroids for a long time? Here is a brief discussion to help you …


How to Cope with Anxiety?


Feeling upset, sad, stressed or anxious are common emotions that everybody has to deal with at some point in time. However, it is essential for the feelings to not overwhelm you to the point where you are unable to go about your day-to-day activities. Learn about how to cope with anxiety problems. Watch your diet …


What can be done with Sinus Headaches?

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If you have ever felt your head laden with weight, especially while fighting a cold, you’re probably familiar with the unbearable pain of sinusitis. You may be equally aware of how recurrent and stubborn the condition can be. Today, let’s explore the various ways that can help make the aches and blocks a rarity. What …


Benefits of Breastfeeding for the Mom

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So, in the last post we saw the benefits of breastfeeding for your baby. However, breastfeeding can have several advantages for the mother as well. It has both short-term and long-term benefits, learn about a few of them. Protection against Cancer Women that choose to breastfeed can reduce their chance of breast cancer by approximately …


Showing Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

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If you have experienced sharp pain, numbness or tingling in your hand or wrist, chances are — you are suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. However, are the symptoms confined to just your hands, or can it be an indicator of other illnesses? Here’s a quick fact sheet on this common ailment. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? …


Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby


Deciding to breastfeed your child is a personal decision, however, medical professionals and authorities recommend breastfeeding, according to WebMD. This is because breast milk is the best form of nutrition for your child. It offers several health advantages to both the mother and the baby. In order to gain the maximum benefit, start breastfeeding as …


Convulsions and Fever: A Parent’s Guide


It’ every parent’s nightmare, when their child falls sick. Kids frequently catch a fever, especially in the early years. Matters only get terrifying when they throw convulsions during a febrile episode. Are these fits dangerous? Do they recur later in life? What, if anything, should be done? What are febrile convulsions? Febrile convulsions or seizures …