Archive | June, 2018

Naphthalene poisoning

Naphthalene poisoning

Naphthalene poisoning is brought about by ingestion of the toxic substance usually in moth repellents, lavatory deodorizers, and a compound for industrial use. Generally, this harmful compound is mostly present in an industrial use such the production of dyes, fungicides, wood preservatives, vermicides and toilet deodorants. The way someone can acquire naphthalene poisoning can be […]

shin splints

Close look on shin splints

Shin splints is a common issue during exercise. Generally, this condition is an inflammation of the tendons, muscles and bone found around your tibia. This condition usually develops after physical activity, mostly activities that are associated with running. Any vigorous sport or physical activity can also bring shin splints, especially to those who are still […]

Canker sores

Canker sores

Canker sores are small-sized, shallow ulcers that appear in your mouth. Most cases of canker sores are harmless and heal within a few days but they can cause discomfort when you’re eating or trying to talk as they can be painful. While the precise cause of canker sores is unknown, it is thought to be […]

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