What is a Yeast Infection?

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in Health & Well-Being, Other Health

yeast infection 231x300 What is a Yeast Infection?

A Yeast Infection, also known as Candidiasis, is an infection caused by the buildup of microscopic yeast or fungus. There are over 20 different kinds of Candida. This kind of fungus can live in many areas of the body. The can multiply and cause infections particularly in moist and warm surfaces. Some forms of yeast infections include vaginal yeast infections, thrush in the mouth, diaper rash, underarm rash and infections under to toe or finger nails. They also occur around dentures, under the breasts and beneath skin folds. Luckily, many yeast infections occur on the surface of the skin and are easily cleared up with treatment.

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Pesky Hot Flashes

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Alternative Medicine, Health & Well-Being, Medicine, Other Health

As you get older there comes the menopause. Then with the menopause you might find those moments known as hot flashes. What is a hot flash? A hot flash is a moment of heat sensation that is most often accompanied by sweating and a flushed face. The cause is currently unknown but it can be due to many changes in the body during the late years. Hot flashes can be experienced by a woman with menopause for a very brief time during menopause. For others the hot flashes can be experienced for life. Hey everyone is different.

Prevent Hot Flashes

You might not be able to completely avoid a hot flash but there are some steps that you can take so you are not receiving them constantly. It is recommended that you avoid the following:

  • Spicy foods
  • Stress
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Best Scar Removal Cream

Posted by on Oct 20, 2012 in Health & Well-Being, Medicine, Other Health

Is there a way to choose the best scar removal cream without breaking the bank?

Scars are little reminders of traumatic or accidental incidents occurring in our lives. Many of us, however, don’t want to reminded of those particular times every single day. People look for different ways to get rid of their scars due to this. There’s plenty of scar treatments and remedies out there helping people get rid of the appearance of unwanted scars.

Some people use different types of scar removal surgery. This kind of surgery can be painful, often resulting in long and difficult recovery times. The appearance of scars can also be reduced through alternative methods that don’t involve surgery.

For example, people can use methods of home therapy to reduce scars. If you’re one of those people who don’t want to go through home therapy, you can use scar removal cream or serums to to remove your scars.

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Home Remedies for Gout

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Alternative Medicine, Diet, Health & Well-Being, Medicine, Other Health

Gout is a painful disease characterized by inflamed joints. Symptoms of gout include redness, swelling and heat in the affected joints. Gout used to be considered a disease caused by drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and consuming rich foods, which is why it is known as “rich man’s disease” or “the disease of kings.” Now, though, it is known that anybody can develop gout. And although certain foods and beverages can contribute to the risk of gout attacks, they do not act alone. Many times, gout is hereditary and caused by the body’s overproduction of uric acid or ineffective excretion of uric acid through the kidneys.

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