Varicose veins are a pretty common issue. They’re identified as abnormally large veins near the skin’s surface. They most commonly appear in the calves or thighs. They tend to be caused by a weakening of the vein walls or poorly functioning valves, which regulate blood flow. Approximately 25% of women in the US experience varicose veins and so do 10% of men.
Author: Stephanie Mantle
Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is a disorder that reduces your blood’s clotting ability. This is usually caused by a lack of the protein Von Willebrand factor (VWF) but it can also be caused if the VWF proteins in your body are faulty and don’t work as well as they should. People suffering from VWD will find that if they cut themselves, have a bloody nose, or undergo surgery, they bleed excessively, making it very hard to stem any bleeding.
Platelets are needed to help your blood to clot, so if your platelet count is low, you may start to feel tired, bruise easily, or notice your gums bleed when you brush your teeth. This condition is known as thrombocytopenia. If you’re diagnosed with thrombocytopenia, you should speak to your doctor to figure out what’s causing it and how you can combat it. Only a doctor can properly diagnose thrombocytopenia, but home remedies can help to treat the symptoms.
Pubic lice, also commonly known as crabs, are tiny insects which infest the hair around your genital area. These are a different type of louse to those which infest your head or body. They get their nickname of crabs because they look like tiny versions of the crustaceans. Keep reading to learn some effective home remedies for crabs.
Scabies is an infectious skin condition which can be easily passed on from person to person. It’s often very common among the homeless and people who live in very tight spaces of cramped conditions. The itchy rash is caused by bites from scabies itch mites, which are miniscule eight-legged female parasites. Luckily, home remedies for scabies can help to kill the mites and treat the symptoms caused by them.
Tulsi, also known as holy basil,l is a plant which is known to grow in India, Australia, West Africa, and some Middle Eastern countries. It is commonly used in a number of home remedies thanks to its large number of health benefits. Holy basil contains a number of chemicals which work to reduce pain and inflammation, manage your blood sugar and tackle stress amongst many other things. Keep reading to learn more about tulsi health benefits.
More than 65 million people across the world suffer from epilepsy – a disease which causes disruption to the electrical activity of the nervous system. This tends to result in seizures. Generally, most children diagnosed with epilepsy will grow out of the condition, but many do not and as many as 300,000 senior citizens in the US are diagnosed with Epilepsy. Epilepsy is a very complex condition, so it’s always best to consult with your doctor before trying any alternative or home remedies for preventing Epilepsy.
Treating metabolic syndrome is often crucial to protecting your overall health. Home Remedies for metabolic syndrome symptoms can help. The syndrome is, in fact, a collection of other conditions which all occur at the same time and increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Malaria is a parasitic infection which is transferred through an already infected Anopheles mosquito’s saliva when it bites you. Although there are well-known, tried and tested medical treatments for malaria, over-use has seen the development of a degree of drug resistance. This is why many people look to use home remedies alongside medical treatments.