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Yeast Infection Home Remedy for Men and Women

Yeast Infection Home Remedy for Men and Women

Yeast infections or Candida make anyone miserable. The burning, itching, stinging and continual amount of pain make you wish you did not have genitals. If you have never experienced a yeast infection before, contact your doctor, gynaecologist or proctologist, just to make sure you do not have something more serious such as a kidney infection [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Symptoms of Thrush in Children and Adults

Symptoms of Thrush in Children and Adults

Thrush is the common name for Candida, a fungal infection that occurs in the mouth or in the genitals. Your doctor may call it a yeast infection, which is the same as a fungal infection. Infants are prone to symptoms of thrush in the mouth or the behind while adults can get thrush in the [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Vaginal Yeast Infection: Causes and Symptoms

Vaginal Yeast Infection: Causes and Symptoms

Healthy vaginas contain many strains of bacteria and a certain number of yeast cells, usually of the strain Candida albicans. But when a woman is sick with an illness such as diabetes or HIV, the yeast cells reproduce wildly. Yeast cells can also reproduce wildly if a woman is taking hormone therapy, taking antibiotics (which [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Alcohol Found to Trigger Asthma and Allergic Reactions

Alcohol Found to Trigger Asthma and Allergic Reactions

Dr. Sami Bahna, past president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) and chief of Allergy and Immunology at Louisiana State University Medical School in Shreveport, La. has warned that alcohol can be a trigger for an allergic reaction, it can also worsen any allergies already identified. Bahni released the news in [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Red yeast rice

Red yeast rice

Red yeast rice, or red fermented rice, is a fermented product of rice on which a species of red yeast, Monascus purpureus, has been grown. It has been used for centuries in China as both a food and a medicinal product. The first documented use of red yeast rice was as early as 800 CE [...]

November 1, 2012 More
Yeast Infection

Yeast Infection

Yeast vaginitis (candidiasis) is an infection or inflammation of the vagina caused by a fungus, usually the yeast-like fungus Candida albicans (C. albicans). It is the second most common type of vaginal infection. It is estimated that approximately 75% of all women in the United States will have a yeast infection at least once in [...]

September 29, 2011 More
Vitamins

Vitamins

Vitamins are a group of substances found in foods that are essential for growth, health, and preservation of life itself. The relationship between important food components and health and well-being had been known for hundreds of years, but the specific role of these components was discovered in the 20th century. Vitamins are grouped together as [...]

September 29, 2011 More
Complications of Diabetes

Complications of Diabetes

Short-term complications Diabetes can cause medical emergencies in both type 1 and type 2 diabetics when blood glucose levels rise extremely high. This can occur if a diabetic patient does not take her insulin or pills or does not follow a diabetic diet. Infection, heart attack, and other physical stresses can also cause high glucose [...]

August 23, 2011 More
Dermatitis

Dermatitis

Dermatitis, also referred to as eczema, is an inflammation of the skin. This is a common condition that has a variety of different causes and presentations. It may be acute or chronic and extent of involvement may be localized or generalized. Depending on the specific features, various types of dermatitis have been classified. Itching is [...]

August 22, 2011 More