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How To Deal with A Migraine

Overview Surprisingly brain can never feel any pain but the muscles enveloping the brain, the blood vessels, and the nerves tend to create the pain, sometimes too severe to bear. A study reveals that a migraine affects nearly 30 million people in United States, out of which 75% are women. [caption id="attachment_485" align="alignright" width="300"] Surprisingly brain can never feel any pain but the muscles ...

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How Do You Deal with Allergies?

Overview Allergy is the hypersensitivity of the immune system. Allergies occur when the immune system of a human body reacts abnormally to the normal substances of the environment like pollen grains. Anything that causes an allergy is called an allergen. The mast cells in the white blood cells get excessively activated by the IgE antibody which results in the inflammations in the human body which can cause ...

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How To Treat Foot Problems – Heel Pain

Overview The heel of the foot is a padded area of fatty tissue around the heel bone that is able to hold its overall shape despite its overall movement and body shape. It helps to protect the overall structure of the foot itself; however, heel pain is something that is a very common complaint among a lot of people. [caption id="attachment_456" align="alignright" width="276"] The heel of the foot is a padded ...

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Treating Kids With Ear Problems

Overview   Those who are the most prone to middle ear infections, otherwise known as "otitis media," are babies and young children. This condition involves either fluid or pus building up behind the ear drum and inside the ear canal itself, which can cause either deafness or pain. Oftentimes with this condition, the ear drum can burst, which can cause the fluid to be released. As a result, the child su ...

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How To Treat A Common Cold

Overview After your body is affected by the cold virus, it will take about three days before the common cold symptoms appear. That short period of one to three days is known as the incubation period. These are some symptoms of common cold [caption id="attachment_757" align="alignright" width="300"] After your body is affected by the cold virus, it will take about three days before the common cold symptoms a ...

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First Aid For Bleeding

Overview   Proper first aid for bleeding issues that are internal and external is very critical due to the fact that it limits blood loss until emergency help is able to arrive. These types of actions include the following: *Applying direct pressure to the affected area [caption id="attachment_962" align="alignright" width="300"] Proper first aid for bleeding issues that are internal and external is ve ...

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Treating Abdominal Pain In Children

Overview Many children tend to complain about feeling pain in their stomach, and it's one of the main reasons that parents take them to the doctor or the emergency room. Stomach pain is something that can be a little hard to diagnose. At first, the doctor will ask you questions, then come up with a diagnosis. However, a problem may be obvious and no testing may actually be needed. [caption id="attachment_74 ...

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First Aid To Treat A Cut

Topic Overview Cuts happen every day. However, it is up to the person to determine if this is a cut that they need to see their doctor about. The longer a wound stays open, the more likely a person will get an infection. That is why these larger wounds may require stitches from a doctor. Along with stitches, a doctor can choose to use staples or close the wound with adhesives. This needs to happen within si ...

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How To Treat A Blister

Overview When a person has a blister, it looks as though a bubble has appeared on the skin. However, this “bubble” is filled with fluid, and can be very painful. The reasons for these blisters developing can really be related to anything. For example, wearing a new pair of shoes, working with your hands without wearing gloves etc. Other reasons for a blister to form include: Burns to the skin [caption id="a ...

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What is Abdominal Pain

Overview When looking at why people go to the emergency room, in 5% of the cases, this is due to the pain that they may have in their abdomen. The reason being is that this can signify that there is a huge issue present. Abdominal Pain Types [caption id="attachment_746" align="alignright" width="300"] When looking at why people go to the emergency room, in 5% of the cases, this is due to the pain that they ...

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