What to know about gargling with salt water
Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2019
Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and dental procedures. Learn more about salt water gargles here.
How to stop a nosebleed
Posted on Saturday May 18, 2019
Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor.
Posted on Friday May 17, 2019
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a brand-name, over-the-counter product that's typically used to relieve symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergies), other allergies, and the common cold. It's also used to relieve itchy skin due to insect bites, hives, and other causes. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.
How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold
Posted on Tuesday May 07, 2019
Allergies can cause cold-like symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether a sore throat is due to an allergy or a common cold or the flu. Learn how to tell the difference here. We also cover treatment and prevention.
Cause of a lump on the back of the neck
Posted on Thursday April 04, 2019
Potential causes of a lump on the neck include swollen lymph nodes, acne, and cysts. The type of treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the various causes of a lump on the neck here.
How to remove henna: 7 easy methods
Posted on Wednesday March 20, 2019
Henna is a popular method of temporary tattooing. It usually fades over several weeks, but there are many methods that can make it disappear faster. Learn more here.
93 percent of medications contain 'potential allergens'
Posted on Friday March 15, 2019
Many of the so-called inactive ingredients present in medications could have the potential to cause allergic reactions in some people.
Top 7 essential oils for sinus congestion
Posted on Wednesday February 27, 2019
Essential oils are a popular natural remedy for sinus congestion, stuffiness, and a blocked nose. In this article, we look at which essential oils can help and how to use them.
¿Qué son estas manchas blancas en mi piel?
Posted on Wednesday February 20, 2019
Las manchas blancas en la piel generalmente surgen cuando las proteínas cutáneas o las células muertas quedan atrapadas debajo de la superficie de la piel.
Sore throat and rash: Strep infection and other causes
Posted on Tuesday February 19, 2019
Strep throat is a common bacterial infection that typically leads to a sore, scratchy throat. Sometimes, it can also cause a rash. Several other conditions that can also cause both a sore throat and a rash. Learn more about those conditions here.