Archive | July, 2016

How to manage an exercise headache

An exercise headache is a type of headache in which a person suffers while performing vigorous activity or after a particular activity. These activities could be running, exercising, jogging, tennis, weightlifting and swimming. Young adults and adolescents are susceptible to exercise headaches. Exercise headaches happen when the vessels of blood found around the brain becomes […]

How to get rid of menstrual cramps

Menstrual cramps are caused by a hormone-like substance known as prostaglandin that results to muscle contraction during menstruation. Cramping causes a dull throbbing pain felt in the lower abdomen and spreads to the lower and thighs. Cramps usually disappear after 1-3 days of the period, but some women can feel cramps before the start of […]

Knee joint conditions: How to treat baker’s cyst

Baker’s cyst or popliteal cyst is a sac filled with fluid or cyst found behind the knee joint that cause pain, tightness or stiffness of the knee. It becomes worse when moving the knee around or performing physical activities. An accumulation of synovial fluid which lubricates the knee joint can result to swelling and protrusion […]

Treatment for bird flu

Bird flu is an infection caused by influenza virus. This condition does not affect humans, but sometimes it can and can be a serious condition. People infected with the virus had close contact with infected birds and this infection can spread from one person to another. Common symptoms of the bird flu Fever Sore throat […]

How to get rid of oral thrush

Oral thrush is also called candidiasis which is a condition where the fungus candida albican accumulates in the lining of the mouth. Candida is a normal microorganism present in the mouth but sometimes they can grow excessively and trigger the manifestation of symptoms. Oral thrush causes the development of cream white lesions usually found in […]

How to treat a dry socket

Dry socket is also known as alveolar osteitis which is a painful dental problem. It develops 4-5 days after a wisdom tooth extraction. The socket is the hole in the bone where the tooth has been extracted and a blood clot will form to protect the bone and nerves underneath. Sometimes, the clot can dissolve […]