How Do Pain Relievers Work?

a person holding pills in the palms 

The feeling of pain is subjective and hence cannot have an objective definition. It is a feeling of discomfort that you might experience after falling on the ground, hitting something hard, colliding with an object or a person, muscle pull, etc. There cannot be enough examples to exhaustively cover why pain is experienced. Often, our … Read more

Uses of Numbing Cream for Your Skin

A person massaging the back of a woman

A numbing cream is a type of topical anesthetic that numbs a part of the body you apply it on. From the front skin of the eyelids to the inside of the ear, the numbing cream can be used anywhere; however, caution is mandatory.  Have you ever had a minor surgery or got a tattoo? … Read more

How to Effectively Remove Nail Fungus?

Nail Fungus - Onychomycosis.

People who don’t take care of the minor aspects of their body may end up getting different types of problems such as nail fungus, a condition which badly impacts your nails. Although nail fungus can turn out to be really bad, it is treatable and one can effectively remove it from various home treatments. In … Read more

How to Get Rid of Dry Skin

Dry skin of the palm

The medical term for dry skin, “xerosis,” is originally a Greek word. Xero means dry, and osis implies disorder or ailment. It is basically caused by the lack of moisture in the skin, which may occur due to an underlying cause (diabetes, hypothyroidism), the result of aging, or the influence of environmental factors.  Causes of … Read more

What is the Best Treatment of Eczema?

Dermatitis of the hands 

Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is the condition of dry skin and is characterized by itchy, inflamed, red, and rough patches of skin. Scratching of skin may result in bleeding and exposing skin to further infections.  Atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema is the commonly used term for eczema, as it’s the most common type. Dermatitis … Read more

Can We Reduce the Risk of Eczema for Kids?

Atopic dermatitis on a child’s hand

As the number of children who develop eczema grows, so do the studies looking for ways to prevent it. Since it’s a hereditary condition, more people want to prevent their kids from developing the same skin disease. So far, nothing can guarantee that your child won’t develop atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema. … Read more

How Are Warts Caused?

Plantar warts may appear on the sole. 

Most forms of viral infections are not usually harmful to the human body as the immune system starts to create antibodies to deal with them. However, in certain cases, such as warts, the immune system is not able to fight against the virus because it is not majorly affecting the body or the immune system … Read more