What Are the Signs of Mucous Colitis?

Mucous colitis is the other name used for referring to the medical disorder called IBS or irritable bowel syndrome. The signs of mucous colitis include the following.

Abdominal pain:
This is the main indicator of mucous colitis. According to medical experts, a person experiencing all other gastrointestinal symptoms, but without any pain in his abdomen will never be considered to be suffering from mucous colitis. Continue reading “What Are the Signs of Mucous Colitis?” »

Overview of Coccidioidomycosis

Coccidioidomycosis, also known as the valley fever, is a fungal infection that affects the lungs. It is an outcome of the infestation of fungal species known by the name Coccidioides. This kind of organism is found in extremely dirty places and is capable of surviving in all the extreme weather conditions like cold, drought, heat and more. These organisms gain an entry through the spores that infuse into the environmental air. This kind of fungus is mainly found in certain regions of United States of America like Mexico, South America and Central America. These areas offer the perfect weather conditions that encourage the growth and multiplication of this species. Continue reading “Overview of Coccidioidomycosis” »

Steps of a Face Lift Massage

Face lift massage when done in the right way helps in releasing the tension from our facial muscles. Tension in facial muscles is the main contributing factor to skin problems like appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin. Below, we have discussed some effective facelift massage techniques.

Look upward stretching your neck. Now, using back of the hands make sweeping motions in the upward direction (begin from the neck’s bottom and move towards the top) all over your neck. This movement must be continued for around 30 seconds. This massage is done for toning the skin on our neck and promoting flow of blood to our face. Continue reading “Steps of a Face Lift Massage” »

Methods of Using Turmeric for Joint Pain

Ayurvedic practitioners have been recommending the use of turmeric for treating joint pains for more than five thousand years. The roots of turmeric plants are known to possess maximum healing properties. In the modern era, several medical studies have also found evidences supporting the fact that the turmeric root is filled with healing properties. According to a recent clinical study, curcumin, an active ingredient present in turmeric roots is an excellent anti-inflammatory agent. This active compound of turmeric makes it an effective remedy for join swelling and pain. Below, we have discussed some methods of using turmeric for joint pain: Continue reading “Methods of Using Turmeric for Joint Pain” »

Raising children and emotional health

Raising children is a challenge that many parents across the world face at every step of life. Whether it is getting them to eat or whether it is to discipline them, the fact that children are raised under a lot of pressure and with a bid to try to be the best, remains and this is the crux of raising children. So as you parent the child and raise them the point is if you can raise emotionally healthy children. So ensure that you have a lot to give your child and just be there for your child.

Every child needs a lot of love and care and it is important that he is given the best opportunities to excel in whatever he does. Continue reading “Raising children and emotional health” »

Natural Wound Healing with Sugar and Honey

Two of the most effective natural ingredients for wound healing are sugar and honey. Below we have discussed the process of wound healing using sugar and honey.

How to treat wounds using sugar?
Step 1: Unfold a piece of gauze and apply a coat of petroleum jelly onto it. Now, drape the gauze around your wound. Remember, the gauze should encircle your wound forming a doughnut like shape. Continue reading “Natural Wound Healing with Sugar and Honey” »

Safe Exercises for Herniated Disc

Exercises and physical therapy are most effective remedies for herniated disc. Besides that, the doctor also asks the patients to take adequate rest and have the prescribed dosages of certain anti-inflammatory medications. Corrective surgery is only prescribed when the combination of the above mentioned treatment procedures fail to heal the condition. Below, we have discussed about the exercises that are safe for patients with herniated disc. Continue reading “Safe Exercises for Herniated Disc” »

The Signs of Addison’s Disease

Addison’s disease is defined as a disorder which stops our adrenal gland from producing adequate amount of hormones. Adrenal glands are located above the kidneys secreting hormones responsible for maintaining our blood sugar levels, suppressing our immune system, helping our body in responding to stress, regulating potassium and sodium levels in our system and affecting our sexual development. Lack of production of the hormones of adrenal gland thus can result in occurrence of several symptoms. Below, we have discussed about the most common signs of Addison’s disease. Continue reading “The Signs of Addison’s Disease” »

Can Glycolic Acid Peel Be Made at Home?

 

Glycolic acid belongs to the family of AHA or alpha hydroxyl group of acids. This AHA type can be derived from several food items including fruits. One of the most potent sources of glycolic acid is sugarcane. Glycolic acid possesses smallest molecules among all AHAs, as a result of which it can penetrate out skin more efficiently. Glycolic acid in its pure form is extremely strong and is mainly meant for industrial use during procedures like rust removal. Skin care procedures like glycolic peel treatments are Glycolic acid peelusually done using 20% solution of glycolic acid, which is gradually increased to 70% solution depending on the need of the patient. Continue reading “Can Glycolic Acid Peel Be Made at Home?” »

Improve Your Balance with a Swiss Ball

Working out can do way more for you than just help to sculpt and tone, so if you’re a definite klutz you’re going to love this secret benefit of using a Swiss ball. Being unbalanced is not a curse that you have to live with! Just like any other part of your life, becoming more balanced is something that needs to be worked on and maintained to keep yourself from falling all over the place. The greatest part about working out with a Swiss ball is that you constantly have to learn to balance yourself on it to keep your workout going smoothly. Continue reading “Improve Your Balance with a Swiss Ball” »

Prevent Shin Splints with This Exercise Move

Nothing is a bigger buzz kill than a case of shin splints – talk about a truly frustrating sports injury. Shin splints can occur out of a variety of reasons, most of them including over excessive use of the shinbone. You might have increased your speed on the treadmill or performed a new dance move for a longer period of time than your body was accustomed to. Whatever the case may be, you ended up with tiny tears in the tissue of your lower legs, Continue reading “Prevent Shin Splints with This Exercise Move” »

What Are the Side Effects of Skin Bleaching?

Many of us opt for skin bleaching for treating skin discoloration. Bleaching helps in removing skin problems like age spots, freckles, uneven skin tones and scarring. Some of the common factors causing skin discoloration include genetics, hormonal changes, aging and sun damage. However, like most cosmetic treatments involving use of chemicals skin bleaching can also cause certain side effects. This article will inform you about the most common side effects of skin bleaching. Continue reading “What Are the Side Effects of Skin Bleaching?” »

Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is defined as a chronic genetic disorder causing problems in the secretary glands of our body. This article will be informing you about the symptoms of this genetic disorder:

Salty skin is one of the early cystic fibrosis signs. As a parent you are most likely to detect this sign while kissing your baby. A baby with cystic fibrosis has salty skin due to the present of higher amount of salt in his sweat. Continue reading “Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis” »

Advanced Workout for Sculpted Legs

Although we do love our squats and lunges, it can all get a bit repetitive. If you’re looking to switch up your leg routine then we have the perfect moves that can help give you those lean and sculpted legs. Targeting the hamstrings, quads, and calves incorporate these exercises into your everyday routine for some extra definition and burn. Be wary though, these moves are for those who are more advanced. Continue reading “Advanced Workout for Sculpted Legs” »

Get Rid of Your “Bat Wing” Arms!!

As ladies, we tend to focus on toning our bottoms, stomach, and legs, but sometimes we forget to pay special attention to our arms! They need love too! If you’ve ever felt insecure about your arms, or suffer with the dreaded “bat wings” we know exactly how you feel. That is why we have 3 perfect moves to help you combat any excess fat in your arms while strengthen and toning all of your muscles. Continue reading “Get Rid of Your “Bat Wing” Arms!!” »

These Two Moves Will Have You Rocking Killer Abs In No Time

One of the most coveted areas of a person’s body is usually their abs. Most personal trainers unanimously agree that abdominals are a real area of concern with most of their clients. It seems that everyone, everywhere is dying to have some washboard abs that they can show off during beach weather season! If you happen to be a part of this group, then have we got some awesome workouts for you! No longer covet other people’s abs, but instead be infinitely proud of the job you’ve done on your own. Continue reading “These Two Moves Will Have You Rocking Killer Abs In No Time” »

Say Goodbye To Your Stress With These Stress Relieving Activities

Trying to quite down all of that stress and anxiety in your head? Don’t worry, we’re right there with you. Life can throw us some pretty fast curve balls at times and learning to deal with the stress in the meantime is absolutely necessary in order to feel happier and less on edge. Due to the fact that so many people speak out about dealing with high levels of stress and anxiety, we felt it was only necessary to bring up some really cool and fairly easy ways to reduce your stress levels through each of your senses. Continue reading “Say Goodbye To Your Stress With These Stress Relieving Activities” »

The Newest Relief For Migraine Sufferers

Nearly 36 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches on a regular basis. That being said, a large majority of our readers have probably suffered from a migraine at least once in their life. If you’ve ever had a migraine or you happen to have them often then you know just how painful they are. Migraines can completely disrupt the everyday lives of so many people. Over the years, researchers have gone to great lengths to find some sort of miracle cure to help migraine sufferers. Recently, researchers have come up with a new and innovative way to handle migraines. Continue reading “The Newest Relief For Migraine Sufferers” »

Want Killer Abs? Learn To Do The Perfect Plank

Core strength has always been an absolute favorite of ours here at Healthiac. No matter where we go or who we hear from, it seems that everybody and their mother wants to rock a some very attractive abs. Rocking some washboard abs is usually seen as a sign that you’re doing something right with your fitness routine. Well if you’ve been trying to achieve some perfect abs then you’re going to have to improve on this one move: the plank. So many of us dread the plank, but then again, so many of us have been doing it wrong. Here’s the entire movement step-by-step to show you how to improve on your planking skills. Continue reading “Want Killer Abs? Learn To Do The Perfect Plank” »

The Fast Track Workout To A Great Bod

Looking for some quick workout moves that you can do in the comfort of your own home? We’ve got some simple moves that will really kick you into gear and have you feeling the burn. This workout is great for those days when you can’t seem to push yourself to go to the gym but still want to workout! These moves were created by Amanda Young, a fitness instructor at Equinox in NYC and will have you feeling the burn! Continue reading “The Fast Track Workout To A Great Bod” »

One Workout Move To Get Your Whole Body Pumping

Who has the time to incorporate millions of different workout moves all to get a full body routine?! Not us, and we’re pretty sure that most of you don’t have the time either! Life hands us all responsibilities that we must look after and keeping our bodies healthy is a huge responsibility in itself. Don’t allow your body to suffer in the midst of your everyday life. We’ve found a workout hack that will have your entire body worked out in a matter of minutes. All you need for this move is a pair of dumbbells. Continue reading “One Workout Move To Get Your Whole Body Pumping” »

Bring Back That Sculpted Back With This Hot Move

Sometimes wearing a low cut backless dress isn’t all that it’s cut out to be, said no ever ever! Wearing a backless dress can be quite a confidence booster. However, if you’ve been feeling self-conscious about the appearance of your back then wearing a backless dress may not be your first choice pick to a fun night out. If you’ve been dying to get a killer upper body workout that will really sculpt your upper-back muscles, then this workout that we’ve discovered will definitely be your new favorite one to perform! Be prepared to rock some very hot dresses with real confidence. Continue reading “Bring Back That Sculpted Back With This Hot Move” »

Could An Anti Aging Pill Be A Possibility Of The Near Future?

Could we be in the midst of a breakthrough in the world of aging? It seems that the FDA has been set to meet up with some researchers to approve a trial pill that could help slow down the aging process. The main idea behind the development of the pill is that with the possibility of slowing down the aging process, there may also be a possibility to delay the onset of diseases in the body. The drug is metformin, and if approved, thousands of patients who suffer from cancer, heart disease or cognitive impairments will be given the pill. Continue reading “Could An Anti Aging Pill Be A Possibility Of The Near Future?” »

Hot Coffee Linked As Cancer Causing According To The IARC

Coffee lovers, beware, it seems that hot beverages may be linked to an increased link in cancer. Recently, coffee has been getting some pretty awesome representation in the health fields. It seems that coffee has been linked to a variety of positive ends in the body, like preventing liver damage and heart disease and it can also help push you to workout more often. Continue reading “Hot Coffee Linked As Cancer Causing According To The IARC” »

What Are the Health Benefits Offered by Cilantro?

Cilantro, a herb with the scientific name of Coriandrum sativum although known primarily as a culinary herb is also known widely for its medicinal benefits. People living in continents other than the Americas refer to this herb as coriander. The cilantro plant is grown densely in different regions of Southeast Asia, Europe and North Africa. It is mostly used for cooking Texan, Indian, Chinese, Mexican and Mediterranean cuisines. Continue reading “What Are the Health Benefits Offered by Cilantro?” »

Bone and Calcium Homeostasis

The main storage house of calcium is the bone. This is the place where calcium gets into the bones, and this happens through the trabeculae and the rate at which the calcium is cleared by the bone is approximately 50%. Calcium gets into the bone and is used as an ion in the solution and it goes through a phase, where it is changed into a solid and this happens as soon as it gets into contact with surface of the bone. Continue reading “Bone and Calcium Homeostasis” »

Can Glycolic Acid Peel Be Made at Home?

Glycolic acid belongs to the family of AHA or alpha hydroxyl group of acids. This AHA type can be derived from several food items including fruits. One of the most potent sources of glycolic acid is sugarcane. Glycolic acid possesses smallest molecules among all AHAs, as a result of which it can penetrate out skin more efficiently. Glycolic acid in its pure form is extremely strong and is mainly meant for industrial use during procedures like rust removal. Continue reading “Can Glycolic Acid Peel Be Made at Home?” »

What Are the Side Effects of Probiotics?

Probiotics which are also known as friendly bacteria are generally considered to be safe like other nutritional supplements but many a times they may also pose harmful side effects.

The live bacteria content of probiotic supplement can over colonize the intestine and cause infection which is one of the probiotic side effects. This type of risks generally occurs in newborns, elderly people and people having severely compromised immune system. Continue reading “What Are the Side Effects of Probiotics?” »

Wellness and Stress

Schools, offices and homes or any public place these days, are filled with the strains of flu and cold. What is the one thing that could keep us healthy and give us less stress? Flu shots and other methods are not enough to reduce the infection or to reduce stress. If you don’t have stress, you can have good stress management skills and lessen the effects it could have on your immune system. For overall functioning of good health and for maintaining the stress levels you should monitor your health carefully such that you are not susceptible to unwanted infection. Continue reading “Wellness and Stress” »

Get Rid of Your “Bat Wing” Arms!!

As ladies, we tend to focus on toning our bottoms, stomach, and legs, but sometimes we forget to pay special attention to our arms! They need love too! If you’ve ever felt insecure about your arms, or suffer with the dreaded “bat wings” we know exactly how you feel. That is why we have 3 perfect moves to help you combat any excess fat in your arms while strengthen and toning all of your muscles. Continue reading “Get Rid of Your “Bat Wing” Arms!!” »

A Workout Routine You Can Complete In Your Bedroom

It’s the first of September and that means that the weather is going to start getting cool. Due to the change of weather many of us choose to keep our daily workouts inside instead of trekking to the cold outdoors. If you’ve been looking for a fun and fulfilling workout that you can perform in the comfort of your own bedroom then we’ve got a great workout routine for you! Continue reading “A Workout Routine You Can Complete In Your Bedroom” »

The Fast Track Workout To A Great Bod

Looking for some quick workout moves that you can do in the comfort of your own home? We’ve got some simple moves that will really kick you into gear and have you feeling the burn. This workout is great for those days when you can’t seem to push yourself to go to the gym but still want to workout! These moves were created by Amanda Young, a fitness instructor at Equinox in NYC and will have you feeling the burn! Continue reading “The Fast Track Workout To A Great Bod” »

At-Home Workout Routine For The Busy Gal

There’s nothing we love more than an invigorating at-home workout. Heading out to the gym, especially once the weather gets colder, can be such a drag. Now, instead of running out to the treadmills, you can have a great workout in the comfort of your own home! Here are some easy and great moves that don’t involve any equipment at all.

The first basic move is the split squat. This move is going to workout your quads and calves. To start, place your hands by your sides with your left foot in front of your right one. Next, lower your body down but keeping your torso straight. Your back knee should be touching the ground by this point. Continue reading “At-Home Workout Routine For The Busy Gal” »