Category: Home Remedies
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.
Split ends occur when your hair starts to fray a little bit like a rope or thread. For the most part, split ends are caused by over brushing, coloring, heat (blow dryer, flat iron, or curling iron), and too much washing. All of these cause wear and tear on the hair can cause the ends to the split. Luckily, home remedies for split ends can help, no matter what the cause of your split ends are.
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.
Home remedies for better breastfeeding are a good idea and carry a great value if you think about it from a mommy’s perspective. What usually happens after giving birth is, you’re down, weak, and now you have to be feeding two bodies at the same time: yours and your baby’s body from your breastmilk.
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.
Leprosy, also called Hansen’s disease, is the result of the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae. If you have leprosy, do not worry too much. Times have changed the history line of horror stories. Yes, the disease can affect the eyes, skin, the lining of your nose, and your nerves, but it can be treated much easier and it is not as contagious as it once was. Home remedies for leprosy can help, but make sure that you also see a doctor to get a proper diagnosis.