How To Get Rid Of Hay Fever

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Hay fever is caused by windborne substances like pollen and ragweed. The allergy is caused by an over reaction to these substances. Usually, the body sends out antibodies to fight off the offending invaders and the amount of antibodies sent is usually proportional to the amount of damage. But if you have an allergy, the […]


How To Fight The Common Cold And Flu

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Symptoms of cold & flu A runny or blocked nose, sore throat, sneezing, cough, headache and mild fever are all signs of the common cold. Flu symptoms are similar but the fever is usually higher, alternating with chills and accompanied by sweating, aches and pain and fatigue. Why we get cold and flu ? Many […]


How To Get Rid Of Your Allergies Using All Natural Herbal Remedies

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Have you ever wondered why allergies occurs ? Allergies are caused when the body over reacts to certain substances like pollen, ragweed, animal dander, certain foods, like nuts, eggs, milk, chocolate. Substances which cause allergies are called allergens. When the body’s immune system identifies these foreign invaders, it sends out antibodies to get rid of […]


Common Childhood Illnesses What To Look For

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Children are very susceptible to illnesses, in part because their immune systems are not fully mature. Breastfeeding of course provides some immunity to common illnesses, but nowadays most children are weaned by the time they are 1 year old. Children also have a habit of exploring the world around them with their mouths and their […]


What To Do If Your Child Has Chicken Pox

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Chicken pox is a common affliction that affects people of all ages but is most commonly seen in children. The symptoms of chicken pox are red bumps on the body that turn into blisters and that increase in quantity over several days. The bumps may look like insect bites or a rash and is often […]


The Benefits Of Sauna For Raising Body Heat

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As anyone who has used a sauna has experienced, the time spent in the hot, steamy sauna results in a rise in the bather’s internal body temperature. While many benefits of sweating are well recognized, the health benefits of this rise in body temperature, known as artificially induced hyperthermia, are less well known but equally […]


Suffering From Hay Fever New Mist Promises Relief

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With the arrival of allergy season, more than 26 million allergy sufferers prepare for the sneezing and congestion that accompanies hay fever. But are their remedies up to the challenge? An allergic condition, hay fever results from exposure to substances in the air, like pollen, which cause cells in the human immune system to release […]


Should You Fight A Fever

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Most people would worry if their temperature, or the temperature of their child or other loved one, was to rise by more than a couple of degrees and they would probably act to try to reduce the temperature to nearer the normal 37C/98.6F. Surprisingly, this is not necessarily the best course of action. Prior to […]


Living With Spring Hayfever

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The hay fever season which ironically has nothing to do with either hay or fever is upon us. Over 35 million Americans suffer from hay fever each year, and according to experts, this season is shaping up to be one of the worst. We hay fever sufferers are about to be subjected to itching and […]


Dealing With Fevers And Colds

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When your baby has a fever or cold, your first urge is to run right to the pediatrician. But, mild colds and fevers are common, and often don’t require a visit to the doctor, just some at home management. Here are some techniques to help manage colds and fever at home, and some information to […]


Tips For Getting Over Colds

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People in the U.S suffer about one billion colds annually, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. While that statistic is nothing to sneeze at, there is news that may bring many cold sufferers at least some relief: The right steps can help make colds easier to bear. Try these tips: Catching […]


Treating Fever With Generic Drugs

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Fever may be defined as a mild to moderate physical illness that is characterized by the increase in body temperature to above normal. A person is considered to have a fever if the body temperature has already recorded at 98.4 to 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit. It is not usually dangerous unless it measures 103 degrees or […]


Msm Combats Seasonal Allergies And Hay Fever In A Big Way

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Seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) affects more than 25 million Americans each year and current studies indicate the problem of seasonal allergies is on the rise. Numerous clinical observations and case studies have led researchers to propose that methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) may help to significantly reduce the symptoms of SAR. In a study conducted in 2002, fifty […]


Don T Let Ticks Take You For A Ride

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As your family and pets enjoy the great outdoors this season, be careful to protect yourselves from bloodsuckers looking to take you for a ride. Ticks are parasitic insects that survive on the blood of other animals and can transmit disease. They are found in heavily vegetated areas throughout the world and especially in the […]


Hayfever Information For Sufferers

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In the last five years it has been reported that there has been a major increase in people suffering from allergies including hay fever in the UK. In the last two years I have been suffering between the months of April – September with the symptoms of allergies which has resulted in discomfort within this […]


What Is Fever

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Fever is a natural response of the body that helps in fighting off foreign substances, such as microorganisms, toxins, etc. Body temperature is set by the thermoregulatory center, located in an area in the brain called hypothalamus. Body temperature is not constant all day, but actually is lowest at 6 A.M. and highest around 4-6 […]


Hay Fever Not Actually A Fever

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Hay fever has been given many different names such as allergic rhinitis, pollinosis or nasal allergies. You can contract hay fever due to certain air borne dust particles exposed in the environment. These dust particles can be pollen, dander which can cause allergic reaction. Hay fever problem mainly begins from surroundings by which anyone can […]


Effective Fever Treatment

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A part of the brain called the hypothalamus acts as the body’s thermostat. When all is well in the body, the hypothalamus is set at the normal body temperature. Fever develops when the hypothalamus is set to a higher-than-normal temperature. This resetting of the hypothalamus is usually caused by small molecules called pyrogens in the […]


Home Remedies For Fever Blisters

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Fever blisters or cold sores are small red blisters that usually appear on the lips and outer edges of the mouth. They often display a clear liquid and form scabs after a few days. They are caused by herpes virus that becomes active when something triggers them. There is no cure for cold sores, but […]