Allergic reactions can be mild or severe. They occur often as a response of the body's immune system as it tries to fight something strange in the body. The strange substances commonly known as allergens can either be harmful or harmless. Some people are more sensitive to a given type of allergen…


   Nothing rivals the excitement of being around your newborn, especially if it’s your first child. The little bundle of joy that does no more than cry a little, eat, pee and sleep often marvels most parents. However, things can fast turn around and one day an infant can flare up into inconsolable…


For those who have ever suffered from kidney stones, you simply can't forget the unbearable pain when the stones are trying to pass through the urinary track. So what exactly are kidney stones?

Kidney stones form when salts in the urine become concentrated and begin to form crystals. These…



   Obesity is considered to be an epidemic in the contemporary world. Some people think that the term is a little too extreme. However, the rate at which the problem of obesity is spreading in the United States qualifies the use of the word ‘epidemic’.

   And in an attempt to find more effective…


   In modern society, the glorification of busyness has become a status symbol. The busier you are in your professional and personal life, the more of an achiever you seem to be. Chasing deadlines and socializing to build strong networks is all good and will probably pay off in the long-term, but…


   UTIs are infections that touch on any part of the urinary tract. Most of these come about in the lower section in the urinary system (the bladder and the urethra). Urinary tract infections are most likely to occur in women than men. These infections happen when bacteria from inside find their way…



   Autoimmune diseases span a wide range of symptoms, but one thing that they all have in common is that they can be controlled much more easily when a healthy lifestyle is implemented. By instating just a few simple changes in your daily routine, you will be able to gain better control over your…


   Bedwetting is the involuntary urination during sleep which is very common among young children. It affects about 15% of 5 year olds and about 5% of 10 year olds. Bedwetting has been found to occur more frequently in boys than girls. While most children overcome this hurdle as they grow, it is recommended…