Tinea cruris, otherwise known as jock itch, is a fungal infection of the groin area. Anti-fungal prescriptions are most commonly used to treat tinea cruris but there are several natural alternatives that you may want to consider first namely because they have fewer, if no, side effects.
Coconut oil is finally getting the accolades that it deserves. From dental health and skin care to weight loss and beyond, coconut oil has become popular in the western world over the past few years. But did you know that coconut oil has amazing benefits for your hair?
You don’t need to wait for the new year or the summer to make a resolution to become fit. Follow the seven simple exercises bellow to change how you look in as little as thirty days!
These type of exercises target multiple muscle groups and they don’t require an expensive equipment. In fact, you can do them at the comfort of your home and all you need is commitment, determination and ten minutes a day.
Zinc is an important trace mineral that we need to stay healthy, but did you know that one out of 3 people may suffer from zinc deficiency without even realizing it? Read on to find out the signs and symptoms of zinc deficiency and what you can do to prevent or reverse zinc deficiency.
Have you ever tried to lose weight by sticking to a strict diet plan, only to have the weight stick to you? So many people try diets that result in a “yo-yo” effect of losing—and then regaining—weight, never yielding a lifelong loss.
If you want a very quick way to tell if you have a healthy weight, you can do it by calculating your body mass index (BMI). BMI may not be a term that’s on everyone’s lips, but it’s important for your health to understand what it is and to know your number.
We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is vital for our health, and I’ve already written about it in my post about the dangers of sleep deprivation. But did you know that your sleeping position may affect your general health? Does it matter if you sleep on your side, stomach or back? Read on to find the surprising answer!
Heat and cold therapies are very common types of home treatments to relieve pain, but have you ever wondered whether you should use heat or cold therapy when suffering from sore muscle, injury or joint pain? In this article I will explain the purpose of heat and cold therapies, and when to apply each one of them.
Have you ever wondered what’s the meaning of the numbers that you see on those little stickers affixed to fruits and veggies? These numbers are called PLU and they may tell you if the product is organic, GMO and they can give you other information about the food you are going to consume.
Heart attack is the leading cause of death in the United States. Although a heart attack (or cardiac arrest) may be preceded by the symptoms of heart disease, some victims of heart attack are symptomless until the day they have their first heart attack.