Causes and Symptoms of Eye Infections

Eye infections are commonly caused by bacteria or virus. When our eyes are exposed to a variety of pathogens infections occur that leads to itching, redness, photophobia and pain.Identify the sourceHere are some possible sources of an eye infection:Local from the eyelids or remote from the sinuses Trauma Contact Lenses Immune deficiency Disease like diabetes resulting in bacteria growth or viruses. Cold sores, genital herpes an Read more...

Tips to keep your Teeth Healthy

Taking proper care of your teeth and gums are essential because healthier teeth and gums are less prone to tooth decay and gum disease. Strong teeth help you to eat up all kinds of foods. And yes, they give sparkling smile too.Some useful tips to keep your teeth healthy for as long as you wantDrink plenty of water. Eat a variety of healthy foods. Avoid high-sugar foods. Brush twice a day. Learn the correct way to brush from the d Read more...

Causes of Vertigo

Causes:The various parts of human body's equilibrium or balance are regulated by the inner ear, brain stem, cerebellum, nerve tracts or proprioceptive system and eye. Hence a disorder in any of these parts can cause vertigo.Common causes include:Motion sickness - The most common cause of vertigo is motion sickness because the inner ear is flimsy to constant swaying motions. This occurs only when a person travels or moves a long distan Read more...

Symptoms of Vertigo

Symptoms of VertigoUsually the symptoms start suddenly and person may experience a spinning or moving feeling depending on the severity. Vertigo can also accompanied by nausea or vomiting and may last for a few minutes, or sometimes even for hours or days.It occurs with giddiness and vomiting, sometimes with the noise or ringing sensation in the ear [tinnitus]. In some conditions of Meniere's disease, there could be fullness of the ears o Read more...

Treatment for Vertigo

Treatment for VertigoA thorough medical checkup for vertigo is must, this helps to identify the cause and provide the appropriate treatment.During the period of an acute attack complete bed rest with anti-vertiginous medication should be dispensed.Anti-emetics [effective in controlling vomiting and nausea] and sedatives may also help. Once all thorough check up is done the maintenance therapy must be followed by the patient.These Read more...

Do's to have Good Posture

Sit tightSit upright with your back straight; it should rest on the backrest of the chair.Make sure that your back touches the chair.Your feet should touch the floor completely.At no point should you feel that you are straining your back or legs more than necessary.Take a standStand straight with your feet spread slightly apart.Put your weight equally on both legs and avoid leaning on one leg.Don't bend forward [hu Read more...