multipe-sclerosis

There’s no single multiple sclerosis treatment available for all MS symptoms, but patients can ease various symptoms of this autoimmune disease. The most common symptom is pain; it’s present in more than 50 percent of patients with MS. To relieve pain, it’s important to find specific cause of the pain to treat it effectively. For…

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease. The cause is still unknown. The body’s immune system attacks its own tissues, destroying myelin (a substance that protects nerves in the brain and spinal cord).Emotional stress is a big part of having a chronic disease like multiple sclerosis. Stress leads to common MS symptoms such as fatigue,…

raise-oxytocin

Researchers are testing whether oxytocin, often called the “love hormone” because of its role in intimacy and bonding with other people, has potential in the treatment for anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In one study, oxytocin actually increased motivation for social interaction in male mice, though, in stressed female mice, it had no…

motion sickness

Motion sickness is a disturbance of the inner ear, a part of the body responsible for the sense of equilibrium and balance. The brain receives conflicting message about the body’s position in space. A balance-sensing system in the inner ear and sensory nerves catches that the body is moving but the other parts are calm….

table salt

When a person consumes too much of table salt, the body stores extra water. The water then raises the blood pressure, meaning that the more salt you consume, the higher the pressure. When the blood pressure is high, the strain on the heart is big; the risk of heart attack is high, but also the…

inguinal hernia

An inguinal hernia is caused by a combination of muscle weakness and strain. Depending on the cause, it can develop quickly or over a prolonged period. An inguinal hernia happens when tissue, for example, part of the intestine, protrudes through weak abdominal muscles. The bulge can be painful, especially when you bend over, cough, or…

heartburn

Baking Soda Dissolve a teaspoon of baking soda into a glass of water and drink it. Baking soda relieves heartburn almost instantly — this natural remedy saves a lot of people from acid reflux daily and especially saves women during pregnancy. You probably didn’t know that sodium bicarbonate, the active ingredient of baking soda, is…

hemolgobin

Has your doctor told you that your red blood cell count is low or that you need to have higher hemoglobin? There are plenty of ways to increase hemoglobin levels naturally. Iron sulfate is effective and also cheap, which is important to many people, but it often causes stomach issues. Iron pills can cause gastritis…

diabetes prevention

Diabetes type 1 can’t be prevented. However, better lifestyle choices that help treat type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and gestational diabetes can also help prevent them: • Eat healthier! Choose healthy foods low in fat and calories and high in fiber. Focus on lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Make sure to add variety to…

How to Treat Swimmer’s Ear

In most cases, if you suffer from swimmer’s ear, depending on the type of the infection your doctor will prescribe ear drops that have some combination of these ingredients: • Antibiotic fights bacteria • Acidic solution helps restore your ear’s normal antibacterial environment • Steroid reduces inflammation • Anti-fungal medication fights infection caused by a…

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