Drain flies are annoying flying pests that you might notice around your sink or shower drains. Drain flies are sometimes called moth flies, sewer flies, sink flies, or sewer gnats (Psychodidae) and they inhabit the dark, damp conditions in drains. You will most likely notice these tiny flies in kitchens and bathrooms where they feed on decaying organic matter in drains.
We know that eating candies or drinking soda will leave a sweet taste in our mouths. However, if you frequently have a sweet sensation in your mouth without consuming sugary foods you might be worried about the cause. Having a heightened sense of taste is called hypergeusia. Although many people complain of a bitter or sour taste in their mouth, the abnormal taste sensation can cause a sweet taste in your mouth.
German roaches (Blattella germanica) are a small species of cockroach that are one of the most common types of roaches found in homes. German cockroaches (like most cockroaches) love to live and colonize warm, dark places. If you have an infestation of German roaches, you can often see them scurrying away when you turn on a light or open a cupboard door. Because cockroaches can spread germs and cause allergic reactions, it’s important to get rid of them as quickly as possible.
Our tongue is an essential organ that we need to speak, eat, and taste food. Your tongue can also tell a lot about your general health. If your tongue becomes unusually enlarged (medical name is macroglossia) it may develop a wavy pattern on the edges and this is called a scalloped tongue. The rippled effect around the sides of your tongue is caused by the enlarged or swollen tongue pressing against your teeth. This condition is also referred to as a wavy tongue, crenated tongue, pie crust tongue, and crenulated tongue.
Cockroaches are omnivores that love to feed on anything. Unfortunately, cockroaches are also known to bite humans, and cockroach bites can leave you with a nasty, red swollen lump on your skin. Cockroaches carry around bacteria and germs and if one bites you, you could also develop an allergic reaction or skin infection.
An iron deficiency can make you feel constantly tired, lack energy, have a pale complexion, or suffer from frequent headaches. A lack of iron in the body can be caused when you don’t consume enough iron-rich foods, when your body can’t absorb enough iron, or you have blood loss. If your body doesn’t have enough iron, it can’t make enough hemoglobin – part of the red blood cells that carry oxygen through the body. The result of an iron deficiency can by anemia, tiredness, and shortness of breath.
Having a twitch in your right eye can be very uncomfortable and embarrassing. When your right eyelid starts twitching and jumping involuntary and you can’t stop it, people may even look at you funny – especially if they think that you are winking at them! Repetitive spasms of your eyelid muscle can affect your right or left eye and can even affect both eyes at the same time. Thankfully, the causes of eye twitching are usually harmless and are fairly common.
Golden milk is a delicious drink made from turmeric and it has many health benefits for the whole family. The two main ingredients in the golden milk recipe are turmeric and black pepper which are combined with water to make a yellow paste. Virgin coconut oil is added to the golden milk paste before incorporating milk into the mixture.
Warts on your hands are caused by a viral infection that affects the upper layer of the skin. Warts can affect any area of the body but are commonly found on your hands, face, neck, and feet. The infection that causes the wart comes from the 100 different types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and can get into the skin through a cut, scratch, or abrasion.
Having pain under your right breast is very often a cause for concern because of the possibility that it is a sign of a serious medical condition. Just under your right breast behind your ribcage are many vital organs like your liver, gallbladder, and right kidney. However, not all aches and pains under your right chest below your breast should cause you to worry. For example, sharp pains under your right breast can be caused by something as simple as excess gas, heartburn, or being stressed out.