Why is alcohol bad for psoriasis?

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I am sure you know you go red after a few drinks, but with psoriasis, you REALLY GO RED! For Shailesh, this became so apparent during his first year of university in the US, when he glugged his way through more and more alcohol than he had ever in his life before; it was awesome, and awful. For every ml ... Read More »

Can homeopathy help your Psoriatic arthritis ?

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What is Psoriatic arthritis? Psoriatic arthritis is a type of auto immune inflammatory arthritis that occurs in thirty percent of patients suffering from long standing Psoriasis. This means that your immune system attacks your own body in a case of mistaken identity and leads to inflammation in your joints. Psoriatic arthritis is also known as Arthritis psoriatica, psoriatic arthropathy and ... Read More »

What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

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What is Ankylosing Spondylitis? Tony Snow has rightly said, “the secret of learning to be sick is this: Illness doesn’t make you less of what you were. You are still you.” This is very true for patients who suffer from the illness of Ankylosing Spondylitis. What is Ankylosing Spondylitis? Ankylosing Spondylitis is a long term disease in which there is ... Read More »

Homeopathy Treatment for Genital Herpes

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What is Genital Herpes: Genital herpes is one of the most common and highly contagious infection spread through unsafe sexual intercourse.This infection is usually caused by the herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) or the herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1). HSV-1. This is the type that usually causes cold sores or fever blisters around your mouth, though it can be spread to your ... Read More »

Should I be Worried about my Child’s Growing Pains?

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“My legs hurt”, Mrs Kazi heard her son complain about his pains for the umpteenth time. She knew that kids this age had ‘growing pains’, but something in her gut told her, she mustn’t ignore these pains. This is a common dilemma with many parents – Should I be worried about my child’s growing pains? Doctors say you should. Because ... Read More »

Is my Child Sick or Faking it?

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“Maa, my tummy hurts”, Rehan would refuse to get out of bed and get ready for school. But today, Rehan’s mother decided she would take it no more. This was becoming a fortnightly feature – he would cry piteously in the morning and as soon as an hour or so of pampering had gone by, he would be merrily tucked ... Read More »

Complications of Appendicitis

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We all have heard how our appendix is a useless organ since its removal produces no ill effects in most cases. But recently scientists have proven that our appendix acts as a ‘safe house’ for beneficial gut bacteria. These bacteria train our immunity and can help prevent diseases. But there are times when these dangerous bacteria gain an upper hand ... Read More »

The Strange case of Milky Urine – Causes of Chyluria

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At first, she couldn’t believe it. Even after the first few hours, Naseem couldn’t shake off her shock on seeing her urine – it was absolutely like milk! When she visited her local physician, he explained that this could be a condition called Chyluria. What is Chyluria? Chyulria is a medical condition in which there is passage of chyle via ... Read More »

Signs you may have Restless Leg Syndrome

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Its 11 pm. You are ready to fall asleep. You lie down in bed. Slowly, a crawling tingling weird sensation begins in your legs. You try to ignore it because you have an important meeting tomorrow and need your sleep. But your legs just won’t listen. They urge you to get out and move about. You give in to their ... Read More »