Archive | June, 2016

How to deal with a stiff neck

A stiff neck involves tenderness and difficulty moving the neck particularly when turning the head sideways. A stiff neck causes headache, pain in the neck, shoulder pain and arm pain. It causes the person to turn the entire body as opposed to the neck when turning sideways or backwards. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7FZ4v8_WpI” width=”220″] What are the […]

How to treat atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a condition that causes the skin to turn red and itchy. It is usually prevalent in children but can happen at any age. This is considered as a chronic condition that can flare occasionally and then subside and usually accompanied by asthma or hay fever. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=454WBROfzUk” width=”220″] Symptoms Red […]

How to deal with a quadriceps contusion

A quadriceps contusion is due to a traumatic blow or a deep bruise to the anterior, lateral or medial part of the thigh. The contusion is caused by an external force that damages the muscle. The thigh and the large muscles located in the front of thigh are called quadriceps muscles. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfMjnYjIbtY” width=”220″] Quadriceps […]

calluses

Remedies for calluses

Calluses are hard and rough areas of the skin that can develop on the hands, feet or any areas where there is a repeated friction even on the chin. A common callus usually happens when is significant rubbing against the hands or feet. A plantar callus develops in the base of the feet. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhpYjOQu8LM” […]

valley fever

Treatment for valley fever

Valley fever is a condition caused by fungal infection by the coccidioides organisms. Mild cases of this condition subside on their own without treatment. This condition can result to chest pain, fever, breathlessness, coughing, and difficulty in breathing. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLDXe6nthoM” width=”220″] This species of fungi is present in the soil in certain regions. Anything that […]

boils

Treatment for boils

A boil is a skin infection that begins with a reddened and tender area and eventually the area becomes firm, hard and becomes more tender. The center of the boil will turn soft and filled with white blood cells coming from the bloodstream to eliminate the infection. The build up of white blood cells, bacteria […]

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