If your face seems shiny and greasy all the time, you may have oily skin. Sebaceous glands connected to your hair follicles produce excess sebum which is causing your oily face.1 Excess oil on your skin may lead to acne, whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples. In addition, people with oily skin may also have large pores.
When you fly in an airplane you often feel that you need to unpop your ears. In fact, any sudden change in pressure around the eardrum like when scuba diving, driving up and down mountains, or going through a tunnel in a train can make you need to pop your ears. Sometimes having a cold or blocked up sinuses can make you feel an urge to constantly pop your ears. To get rid of the uncomfortable feeling in your ears, many people have found that yawning, chewing gum, sucking on a candy, or even blowing your nose are all excellent ways to unpop your ears.
The Blood Type Diet was developed by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo, the author of the bestsellers “Eat Right for Your Type” and “Live Right for Your Type”. The diet is based on the principle that chemical reactions occur between the foods you eat and your blood type. According to D’Adamo, if you follow a diet designed for your blood group, your body will digest food more efficiently, you’ll lose weight, have more energy, and have a better general health.
Bruises are dark blue or purplish marks that sometimes appear when you cause an injury to your skin. Most bruises happen due to an accidental injury that ruptures small blood vessels underneath the skin called capillaries. They release blood that is trapped under the skin, causing what initially appears as a black-and-blue mark on your skin.1
A dry and itchy scalp (scalp pruritus) can leave hair looking dull, unhealthy and possibly with flakes of dandruff. This can cause embarrassment and can be uncomfortable if you frequently have to scratch your dry scalp or if you often find flakes of dead skin on your clothes. Conditions like seborrheic dermatitis, fungal and virus infections, hormonal changes, stress, excessive hair washing, or even head lice can all cause your scalp to become dry and itchy. In most cases, treating the underlying cause of the itchy scalp and making sure the scalp is well moisturized can cure a dry and itchy scalp.
For many women, menstrual cramps are a painful monthly ordeal. Symptoms like bloating and nausea can make you uncomfortable and make period cramps feel worse. But you are not alone. Over half of menstruating women experience some pain for one to two days during their period.1 In this article I will cover a number of natural remedies and lifestyle changes that can help to ease painful menstrual cramps.
A bunion is a painful deformed joint at the base of the big toe which can affect how you walk. Bunions (medical name is hallux valgus) develop as a result of the misalignment of the bones of the big toe which leads to stretching of the ligaments and tendons around the big toe joint. Eventually, the big toe joint becomes enlarged and a painful lump develops on the joint. The soft tissue over the deformed joint becomes inflamed, red, and painful which makes it very hard to walk or exercise. In this article I am going to look at natural ways and home remedies to help you prevent bunions, relieve the pain that they cause, and stop their progression, preventing the need to eventually get a surgery.
No one likes to throw up, but vomiting up bile is an extremely unpleasant experience. You know if you vomit bile because it is a greenish yellow color which leaves a very sour taste in the mouth. There are a number of reasons why you could vomit bile, but usually, it is because there is nothing left in your stomach to throw up. However, vomiting bile could be a sign of a serious health problem like a bowel obstruction.
The rib cage is an important part of your body’s respiratory system and it protects vital organs like the heart, lungs, stomach, and kidneys. Most people, at some point in their lives, feel pain under their ribs. There are various conditions, like digestion problems, kidney stones, inflammation of the tissues, an injury, or even a panic attack, that can all cause pain under the rib cage. It’s important never to ignore any kind of pain under your ribs because it could also be a symptom of a serious condition like a heart attack or cancer.
Dragon fruit is an exotic fruit which is also known as cactus fruit or pitaya. If its exotic-sounding name wasn’t enough to grab your interest, the health benefits of dragon fruit are sure to get your attention. Dragon fruit can boost your immune system, improve digestion, control blood sugar levels and may even prevent cancer and diabetes. It has high nutritional value and it is a good source of antioxidants and many vitamins which are needed to keep your body in top health. Dragon fruit offers a delicious addition to a healthy diet.