Archive | August, 2014

Treating dry eyes

Dry eyes happen when the tears cannot provide adequate moisture for the eyes. Inadequacy of tears can happen if the person does not produce enough or the person produces poor-quality tears. Dry eyes may cause stinging or burning sensation in the eyes. A person experiences this condition when inside an airplane, inside an air-conditioned room, […]

How to treat osteoporosis

Bones that becomes weak and brittle is caused by osteoporosis. It is dangerous even a fall or stress like when coughing will cause a fracture. It happens mostly in the hip, wrist and the spine. Osteoporosis affects men and women who are past menopausal stage and these individuals face a higher risk of acquiring osteoporosis. […]

What is hay fever?

Hay fever is also known as allergic rhinitis with symptoms like runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, sinus pressure and congestion. Hay fever is not caused by a virus, but it is an allergic response to outdoor or indoor allergen like pollen, pet dander and dust mites. Hay fever makes the work performance miserable and interferes […]

Treating a dry mouth

Dry mouth or xerostomia is a condition where the mouth is usually dry and it is due to the decreasing saliva production by the glands in the mouth known as the salivary glands. Dry mouth can range from a nuisance to more serious health problems like health status of the teeth, the appetite and enjoyment […]

Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is a painful condition that happens when the tendons in the elbow are overworked, like repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. This condition is most common in people who are playing tennis as well as other professions. Pain of the tennis elbow happen on the area in which the tendons of the […]

How is laryngitis treated?

The larynx is the voice box that allows a person to speak, shout, whisper and sing. The larynx consists of vocal chords that are covered by a mucus lining. The muscles in the larynx control the position, shape and tension of the vocal cords, that allows the person to produce sounds like whispering and singing. […]