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Pubic lice can spread through sex, close contact, or poor hygiene. About 3 million Americans get it each year. Pubic lice aren’t dangerous, but they’re very itchy and irritating. You might be able to spot them on pubic hair. Dark skin spots, fatigue, and fever may also crop up. Treatment calls for a medicated lotion, gel, or shampoo. To prevent a pubic lice infestation, avoid having sex with someone who has it until treatment is done.
Narra leaves have been medicinally important from ancient times in Asia. Narra tree is scientifically known as Pterocarpus indicus. People in Philippines call this...
The fear of fever or pyrexiophobia is prevalent worldwide. A majority of us have a lot of false beliefs about the fever that are baseless. Many think all kinds of high fever are dangerous and needs medication. That's not true. Awareness about why body temperature rises during fever is crucial. Fever is actually body's natural defense reaction to infection or inflammation for a speedy recovery.
Fever, also known as pyrexia or controlled hyperthermia, occurs when your body temperature goes above the normal range of 98-100F. An elevated body temperature is one...
If appendicitis isn’t treated, your appendix might burst. Take note if you have sharp pain around your belly button that moves to the lower right side. This is the most common symptom, so don’t ignore it! The pain might be so bad that it causes nausea and vomiting. You may also have a low-grade fever and diarrhea. If you have these symptoms, you’ll need emergency surgery. The surgeon will remove your appendix before it bursts.
Herpes labialis or fever blisters appear in as small, red painful fluid-filled bumps around the mouth. Caused by HSV-1, many antiviral drugs are often administered for their resolution. However, using plant extracts with antiherpetic activity is the best way to boost the immunity and prevent viral multiplication. Researchers have proven that these extracts can even help in the faster healing of the blisters without any side-effects.
The accumulation of excess saliva in your mouth can be uncomfortable and even distressing. A host of conditions can cause this problem – mononucleosis, strep throat, tonsillitis, peritonsillar abscess, and gastroesophageal reflux disease are a few. Excessive salivation is also common if you have nausea, are pregnant, or are on certain medicines. Swollen adenoids, exposure to toxins, and certain nervous system disorders can be triggers as well.
The immune system is constantly alert to protect the body from harm. Researchers have found that there is a specific reason why we do certain things involuntarily. We blink to protect our eyes, we hiccup to expel trapped air, we get goosebumps in order regulate body heat. Many a time, these body reactions can be distressing like high temperature during fever but they are all for the sake of our health.
Growing Stinging Nettle? Yes. Grow! You may have had unpleasant experiences with this plant. The stinging irritation when it comes in contact with your...
Sarpagandha, or snake root, is one of the most important herbs in Ayurveda. Traditionally, it’s been used to treat migraines, anxiety, and insomnia. This plant can also benefit high blood pressure, digestion, diarrhea, and constipation. If you can’t seem to stomach food, take sarpagandha to increase your appetite. On the skin, it’ll benefit irritation, infections, acne, and snake bites. You can use it bring on menstruation, but if you’re pregnant, avoid this herb.
Feverfew, or bachelor’s buttons, is related to the daisy. It’s a traditional remedy for fevers and migraines. This herb can also be used to relieve pain, such as toothaches and menstrual pain. As a digestive aid, feverfew is great for nausea, gas, and constipation. You can also use it to ease depression, calm anxiety, and regulate menstruation. Having skin issues? Feverfew will cure dermatitis, psoriasis, and irritation. If you’re pregnant or allergic to daisies, stay away from this plant.
Although an allergic reaction (mostly from pollen), hay fever has symptoms of a fever. The antibody that causes hay fever is Immunoglobulin E (IgE). Follow a wholesome diet including greens for their beta-carotene and flavanoid. Avoid outdoors when pollens are maximum in the air and use neti pot with non-iodized salt to cool congested membranes. Herbs like eyebright, ginger root, licorice root, marshmallow root, mullein leaf, and nettle also provide great relief.
Detecting any early sign of cancer is very crucial because the treatment works best in the initial stages. So, it is important to watch for any unusual changes in your body. Persistent coughs or frequent fevers, which you ignore as infection can be related to cancers. Read more to know about 10 warning signs of cancer, which people assume are not dangerous.
Ear infections are common in babies. They can cause earaches, hearing loss, humming or ringing sounds in the ear, discharge from the ears, fever, problems with balance, vomiting, and diarrhea. You might also notice itching, scaly or peeling skin, redness, swollen throats, and swelling in and around the ear canal. Trouble with focusing the eyes can also be a sign of an ear infection. Ear infections clear up on their own in around three days. If there is fever or signs of pain and they persist, see a doctor.
Shivlingi seeds (scientifically known as Bryonia Laciniosa) is one of ayurveda’s most well-known discoveries, specifically used for sterility treatment. These seeds are well known...