Shoulder Blade Pain: don’t Ignore It – Treat It!

While pain in the neck and shoulders is perhaps more common, a lot of people suffer from shoulder blade pain, too. Its causes can seem mysterious but sometimes point at serious health issues. Learn all you need to know about it here!

Marathon and Other Ways to Combat Migraine

With such a serious disorder as migraine one can even win a marathon. It is not an impediment to the full life if a migraineur finds proper treatment, using standard and non-standard methods.

Why does the Body Eat Itself?

It happens that even in the healthiest condition and with no problems detected in the body, the general feeling gets only worse and the person simply fades. Have you ever noticed that? Did you think of the possible reasons for out body to simply eat itself?

I Smoke – a Habit or Something Else?

Smoking is something that everyone tried and for the first time often when we were teenagers. This is something that some of us found unacceptable but the majority still say - "Yes, I smoke and there is nothing I can do about it." This all despite of the fact that smoking leads to so many unpleasant conditions and is the reason behind so many deaths. How many people are ready to admit: "I smoked for the first time when I was 13?" There are far too many, and this is the sad truth. The question is why we tend to smoke ...

Unbearable Shooting Pains in Head Darken Our Lives

Shooting pains in head are common to almost every one of us, as the cause of such pain can become quite usual while going out without a hat in winter, or while visiting the pool or bath, or when an abrupt change in temperature occurs. Also shooting pains in head can be the result of serious injury or head colds. Metabolic disorders can also become a reason of such kind of pain in head. Among other factors that may cause such pain there may be named brain tumor, meningitis, encephalitis, migraine and some other condition...

Bowel Problems Seriously Affect the Whole Organism

Bowel itself consists of several guts included in the digestive tract. Their main function is the adsorption of nutrients from food digested in the stomach. When some problems occur bowel can't normally adsorb water and form feces from organism's waste products. This leads to obstruction that may cause serious health problems affecting mainly immune system, kidneys and liver. That's why bowel issues are so important to study. To begin with, one should know the symptoms that lead straightly to bowel diseases. They are...

How I’ve Changed the Way I Sweat with Natural Improvised Means at Home

Although sweat is one of the vitally important tools in our body, we often get embarrassed and discomforted with its appearance. You might wonder why we need it. Well, it's a natural cooling conditioner for our persistently heating body, it protects us from collapsing. In cooler environments the temperature just diffuses. In hotter surrounding you have to sweat, especially if it's summer or if you're doing sports rigidly. Sweat also helps to let out many toxin deposits from your body. If you have to live in humid and ho...

Vegetovascular Dystonia Personal Experience

Vegetovascular dystonia is an increasingly common condition, which causes a whole palette of disorders and therefore requires a specific approach to diagnosis and treatment. It affects people of all ages and without proper treatment can be life-shattering.

Mucus in Lungs

First, let's define what mucus is. In fact, this is a sticky fluid produced by mucous membranes lining the walls of body organs like ears, lungs, stomach, respiratory tract and genital areas. This liquid has antimicrobial compounds useful for destroying different pathogens, for instance bacteria. Thus mucus defends the body against harmful agents. A healthy organism produces about 1.5 liters of mucus every day. Signs of Mucus in Lungs There are several symptoms related to this health problem. Coughing with greenish-ye...

Symptoms of Ulcers in Women

Ulcers in women and their symptoms are actually are no different than the ones that men can experience. Under the term ulcer we are going to understand a peptic ulcer. They represent sores and lesions that develop in the stomach, intestines, esophagus and even in the mouth and gums area. The latter are also known as canker sores or aphthous ulcers; however, the article will be about the first group. Symptoms of ulcers in women that take place in the stomach, intestines and esophagus are the following -the most promin...

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Genital Warts

Under the term of genital warts is understood the condition that is evoked by the HPV, or human papilloma virus. It is a sexually transmitted disease and a pretty unpleasant one. Its symptoms include the appearance of small growths of flesh in the genital area. This infection can affect both men and women of any age but certainly mostly the ones that are sexually active. The worst part about this condition is that genital warts are contagious to the extent that only a single intercourse can be enough to get infected. Th...

Do You Feel Bloated after Eating?

Stomach bloating after eating is not uncommon. This is not a very pleasant sensation as a person feels pressure in the stomach as if it is so full that it wants to expand. However, this is not in the stomach actually where the process of bloating takes place. It is small intestine region. Stomach bloating can be regular or happen from time to time after eating certain foods. Here are some causes of the condition. Feeling of being bloated after eating is frequently caused by food intolerance. In the list of foods that...

Frequent Urination in Children

Normally children urinate more often than adults due to the fact that they have smaller bladders. However if your kid visits the toilet 10 - 30 times per day, he or she is showing signs of frequent urination. Causes If a child experiences frequent urination, it can indicate bacterial infection, an abnormality in the urine, or blood in urine. The reason for frequent urination can be behavioral, but more serious causes can induce the condition. It is advisable to check with a pediatrician to detect the causes of frequen...

Pain in Kidney Area

Most diseases in people lack unique symptoms that pertain only to that disease. It becomes hard to decipher what the body is pointing to via the myriad perplexing signs. Many symptoms are common for many diseases and can range from a common cold to a cancer. Same is relevant for pain in kidney area. In most cases it is mistaken for back pain. It is crucial to know how to distinguish back pain from pain in kidney area. Pain in kidney zone caused by a kidney disease is throbbing and severe as compared to a pain that or...

Causes of Toenail Discoloration

Toenail discoloration can have many reasons and among them are the trauma of the toe and bacterial infections. Besides, certain conditions such as liver infection and diabetes can stand behind the condition as well as usage of bad quality nail polish. In case of toe discoloration toes tend to change their color to brown and yellow but sometimes they can even turn green and black. As it has already been mentioned that liver dysfunction and diabetes can evoke toe discoloration. As long as these two are very serious ill...

How to Reduce Swelling in Feet

Swelling in feet is commonly caused by the presence of excessive fluids in feet muscles. Swelling in feet is usually not painful. However, it can cause discomfort. To reduce swelling in feet, it is necessary to exercise on a regular basis and lead a healthy lifestyle. Strenuous workout is the main cause of feet swelling. Feet swelling is common in pregnant women. Uncomfortable footwear contributes to feet swelling. Also, if the body isn't clear, the feet might swell. Insufficient blood supply often causes swelling in...

5 Reasons Why Finger Joints Swell

Swollen finger joints can be caused by a variety of diseases. From osteoarthritis to gout, the range of conditions behind swelling is wide. Swollen joints are a symptom, not a disease, and here we are going to discuss what can manifest itself in the form of joint swelling, and what treatment is usually offered.

Nasal Polyps

Under the term nasal polyps are understood non-cancerous growths in the nose that develop in the nasal passage. They are generally the result of inflammation and irritation. In case the condition aggravates, nasal polyps become larger and block the passage making it hard to breathe. There are certain sings that can help to recognize nasal polyps. They include headaches and runny or stuffy nose as well as the sensation of pressure in the sinus cavity. Sometimes the condition is complicated by snoring and itchy eyes. I...

Hormonal Headaches – Symptoms

Many women experience headache before and during menstrual cycles. Young boys and girls bat the puberty age may also have hormonal headaches. Very often such headaches are confused with migraines. In fact, hormonal levels changes in women provoke headaches. The reproductive cycle and sex hormones in females are responsible for headaches.

Pressure in Back of Head

Do you feel pressure in back of head? It can be provoked by a number of reasons. In case tightness in head affects the ability to do usual activities, it is necessary to visit a doctor. Although in most cases it is a condition of grave concern, sometimes pressure in back of head may indicate a serious disorder. To cope with the debilitating pressure it is important to make a correct diagnosis in time. Causes Inflamed Sinuses There are 4 pairs of air-filled spaces within the skull. Every space is connected to nasal ...