Top 5 Essential Oils for Migraine

Essential Oils for Migraine

Does your head keep on hurting repeatedly? If yes, then you must have a migraine. It is when you feel a throbbing pain that can be moderate to severe over time. Other than your head hurting, you will feel other symptoms during this condition including weakness and numbness. Fortunately, there...

Using Ginger Ale for Upset Stomach

Does Ginger Ale Help Relive Upset Stomach?

Our stomach, just like the other parts of our body, is important. So we consider its health. Making it upset can affect the other areas of the body and it can affect our overall health. So what do you usually do to solve an upset stomach? Perhaps many methods have...

Clear Liquid Diet Purpose and Risks

Clear Liquid Diet: Purpose and Risks

What is a clear liquid diet? Any food or drinks, may it be semi-solid or fully liquid as long as you can see through it, are considered clear liquids. For food, it will be considered liquid if it is partly or completely melted. Included in the clear liquid diet are...

cherries up close

Types of Cherries

Cherries can be transformed into pies, tart, or garnishes. Anything from a delicious filling into a finishing touch to any food, you can count on cherries. But the delicious taste is not the only power that cherries possess. Cherries also have several health benefits that you may be surprised it...

Why Mitral Valve Prolapse Happens

Mitral Valve Prolapse: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Mitral valve plays an important role in our circulatory system. It ensures blood flow to the left ventricle from the left atrium. Any trouble with the blood flow will result in mitral valve prolapse or Barlow's syndrome. This condition happens because of a problem related to the mitral valve's closing....

When to Use Fluticasone Nasal Spray

Fluticasone Nasal Spray: Uses and Side Effects

Fluticasone nasal spray belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. And it is known by its generic name of Flonase. It is used to treat nasal symptoms like runny and stuffy nose caused by allergens (molds, dust mites, pollen or pet dander). It works by reducing swelling and inflammation...

Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia

What is Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy Body Dementia is a type of progressive dementia that results in a persons’ decline in thinking and reasoning. They may experience visual hallucination, memory loss, and difficulty in attention or in any mental activities. The cause of the disease is a deposit abnormality of a protein called alpha-synuclein in...

A nuclear stress test is designed to produce pictures of the flow of blood to the heart.

Nuclear Stress Test: Uses, Risks, and Results

A nuclear stress test is designed to produce pictures of the flow of blood to the heart. It involves the use of an imaging machine and a radioactive dye to determine two scenarios. First, it evaluates an individual's flow of blood while at rest. The second one involves the individual's...

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic discomfort

What Is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic discomfort that usually starts from one limb then spreads through the entire body. Another term to describe this condition is reflex sympathetic dystrophy. CRPS causes severe pain, discoloration of the skin, and swelling and because of insufficient treatments available that some referred...

circle of willis

Circle of Willis: Function and Significance

The Circle of Willis and its functions and significance should be known to non-medical or medical folks. Its importance of gravity is quite powerful because it pertains to the overall wellness of our brain.   Function and Anatomy The circle of Willis or as more accurately referred to as “the...