Archive | August, 2015

Sun poisoning

Exposure to sunlight provides plenty of benefits to the body and sense of well-being. Sunlight helps the body produce vitamin D which stimulates the production of serotonin which is the “feel good” hormone and lowers the blood pressure. Overexposure to sunlight can cause sun poisoning and it is an allergic reaction of the body to […]

Extensor tendonitis

Extensor tendinitis involves the inflammation of the extensor tendons which is found along the top of the foot and responsible for straightening the toes. The pain caused by this condition can be felt on the top of the foot. This occurs when the tendons or the cord-like attachments of muscles to bones is inflamed and irritated […]

How to Manage Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea is described as the pain or the discomfort in the lower abdomen that occurs before or during menstruation. The pain usually disappears after the first two days of menstruation and ranges from mild to severe. In severe cases of dysmenorrhea, it can disrupt daily activities. Dysmenorrhea, which affects half of all the women, is […]