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Dealing with a bee sting

A bee sting can cause severe pain and should be avoided. The reaction of the body differs from one species to another. People allergic to a bee sting can end up with a dangerous anaphylactic reaction. Stings from honey bee release pheromones that prompt other bees to attack. Bees utilize their stingers as self-defense which […]

Dealing with back strain

A back strain is one of the common musculoskeletal injuries when the human spine cannot accommodate certain activities and behaviors such as playing sports, sitting for long periods of time and performing repetitive actions. The common area of the spine that is susceptible to strain is the lumbar or the lower region because it bears […]

Treating a blood blister

A blood blister is due to trauma on the skin where the blood vessel found under the skin becomes damaged such as a very strong pinching. The blisters are red bumps filled with fluid and cause severe pain when touched. What are the causes? Accidents where the skin is pinched by a tool, mechanism or […]

Getting rid of varicose veins

Varicose veins are swelling and enlarged veins that usually look blue or dark purple on the legs. They also appear lumpy, twisted or bulging. Varicose veins develop when small valves found inside the veins stop working properly and the flow of blood accumulates in the veins. Symptoms of varicose veins Varicose veins looks dark purple […]

Remedies for bleeding gums

Bleeding gums can be a symptom of a gum disease and other health conditions. Occasional bleeding of the gums can be caused by a vigorous brushing of the teeth and wearing ill-fitting dentures. Frequent bleeding gums can also indicate a more serious condition such as leukemia, deficiency in vitamins and lack of clotting cells or […]

How to deal with dizziness

Dizziness involves a range of sensations such as feeling faint, woozy, unsteady and weak. Dizziness makes a false sensation that the surroundings are spinning or moving which is also called vertigo. Symptoms of dizziness A feeling similar to floating, wooziness or heavy-headedness A false sense of motion or spinning or vertigo Loss of balance or […]