When you’re sick to your stomach, hunched over the toilet, and feeling miserable, you may not care about the difference between food poisoning vs. the flu—all you care about is feeling better.
However, if you understand the differences between th... Read More
Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes the potential for an onslaught of bug bites.
Bugs are everywhere: in the water, on a hiking trail, or in your backyard, and they may bite if they’re provoked, threatened, or, for some bugs, just h... Read More
Sleepytime tea is herbal tea prepared by Celestial Seasonings, containing chamomile, spearmint, lemongrass, tilia flowers, blackberry leaves, orange blossoms, hawthorn, and rosebuds.
Despite its natural origins, Sleepytime tea has side effects, whic... Read More
A fissured tongue is when cracks or grooves appear on the surface of the tongue and said grooves can be shallow or deep.
A normal tongue is typically smooth without grooves or cracks. The grooves are most often found in the middle of the tongue on t... Read More
What causes excessive burping? Burping (medically known as eructation) is a natural process by which the stomach rids itself of excess air.
Several things can cause belching, which can be embarrassing (or hilarious, if you have the disposition, or if... Read More
The symptoms of ingrown hairs are often confused with pimples and rashes on the neck, cheeks, and chin; the spots where men shave. Time is typically the only remedy for ingrown hairs, so focusing on prevention is better, and if you’re shaving frequ... Read More
One of life’s more feared illnesses (aside from the big ones like cancer or heart disease) is the 24 hour flu.
There’s a moment of dread where you realize that the symptoms of a 24 hour flu are upon you and what’s about to happen.
A 24 hour bug... Read More
A sprained thumb is a very common injury among skiers, so much so that it’s often referred to as “skier’s thumb.”
But thumb injuries don’t only happen to those who ski; it can happen to anyone while doing any number of activities that invol... Read More