27. October 2013 · Comments Off on Eczema Causes · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags:

No one knows exactly what causes eczema. Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema. Although it resembles an allergic reaction, eczema is not brought about by allergies and it strikes children more than adults.

The widely accepted view about eczema is that it arises due to a number of combining factors that may consist of:

•    Dysfunctions in the skin barrier that seep … Continue reading

27. October 2013 · Comments Off on Causes of Dandruff · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags:

The skin’s natural cycle that becomes speeded up eventually leads to the development of dandruff. The acceleration causes the accumulation of dead skin of the scalp that appears as patches on the scalp coming away into the hair. This results in skin flaking on the scalp that we know as dandruff.

The cause of why the skin cycle starts to accelerate is still a medical … Continue reading

27. October 2013 · Comments Off on Causes of Colitis · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags:

Medical researchers have not really been able to pinpoint the true cause of colitis; they have, however, five consensual theories about what causes it. These theories are:

1. Antibiotics – The 1950s saw the first use of antibiotics and likewise a sharp increase of colitis cases. One of the effects of antibiotics to the body is that they decrease the number of naturally occurring and … Continue reading

19. October 2013 · Comments Off on Migraine Complications · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

The International Headache Society has identified five complications that can ensue resulting from migraine headaches. These five complications are migraine seizures, migrainous infarction, persisent aura without infarction, status migrainosus and chronic migraine. Apart from the usual pain involved, these complications come with their own distress and worries as well.

Migraine Seizure

This is an epileptic seizure experienced after when the person has experienced a migraine … Continue reading

19. October 2013 · Comments Off on Sciatica – Lifestyle and Home Remedies · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags:

Barring any serious underlying condition a conventional home care program is usually the first course of treatment for sciatica and other back pain conditions in Cleveland. The program’s aims are to improve function and relieve swelling. This entails moments or movement and rest, gentle exercises, the use of NSAIDs or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and heat and ice therapies. Assessment of work ergonomics can also … Continue reading

12. October 2013 · Comments Off on Causes of Low Blood Pressure · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

The true cause of low blood pressure is not known; however, it can be connected to the following factors:

  • Liver disease
  • Heat stroke or heat exhaustion
  • Dilation or widening of the blood vessels
  • Irregular heart rhythms or arrhythmias
  • Heart failure
  • Certain drugs for Parkinson’s disease, depression or high blood pressure
  • Certain over-the-counter drugs
  • Hormonal conditions like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), diabetes or, hypothyroidism or underactive
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05. October 2013 · Comments Off on Depression – Preparing for your Appointment · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

It is best to be prepared when meeting with your doctor for your depression problem.  You may have a lot of questions that you want answers to but when the time to ask them comes, your mind might go blank. So prior to your appointment with your physician or therapist, you can sit down, calm your mind and determine what you’d like to discuss.  … Continue reading

05. October 2013 · Comments Off on Causes of Itching · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

Itchiness, itchy skin or pruritus often comes with a root cause. Once the root cause is identified, treatment of it becomes quite easy. Several health conditions like celiac disease, kidney failure and liver disease among others can produce skin itching. When a disease causes the itching symptoms, the symptoms often affect the whole body. Skin problems like rashes and hives, however, can cause skin itching … Continue reading