Colon cleanses are re-emerging as a popular health practice, but their roots date back to Ancient Greece.
And after falling from prominence in America in the 1920s and ’30s, they are coming back in a big way for people concerned about gut health an... Read More
Mean platelet volume, or MPV, refers to the medical test reading of the size of the platelets in a blood sample.
The platelets are components of our blood responsible for stopping any bleeding by clumping and clotting blood vessel injuries.
The volum... Read More
From one time to another, we have heard of someone getting athlete’s foot, or perhaps you have had it yourself.
But did you know you can also get athlete’s foot on hands? This fungal infection that appears as a crusty or scaly, red, circular rash... Read More
Most of us have experienced the scratchy, aching pain of a sore throat at least once in our lives. The discomfort is often caused by a virus, the effects of a known health condition or certain medications.
When only one side of your throat hurts, it ... Read More
Red Man Syndrome, RMS, is the immune system’s adverse reaction to a given drug.
The condition appears as red blotches or rash on the skin and is commonly found on the back of the neck, giving it a reference name of Red Neck Syndrome. It can also ap... Read More
It can send a strong, healthy person to bed for days. The nausea and vomiting, fever, abdominal pains, and diarrhea can make you cry for relief, but is it really the flu?
Could what affects millions of people every year actually be a virus known as t... Read More
Painful and unpleasant-looking commonly describe the fever blister known as cold sores.
These infections can appear on the mouth, lips, fingers, cheeks, and nose and are highly contagious in the early stages. Cold sore treatment can vary from home re... Read More
The pain begins as a throbbing pulse before switching to an ache and then to a hurtful stabbing pain that radiates down your throat and in your inner ear.
A sore throat alone can be unbearable, but when you are also suffering from an earache, it can ... Read More