Treating Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are inflamed veins near the anus. Also known as piles, hemorrhoids are generally not harmful, but can be uncomfortable. They can cause burning or itching near the anus, but many people are also embarrassed to simply discuss the problem. …

Treating Bug Bites

Bug bites are often itchy, sometimes painful, and usually annoying – but they are rarely serious. Provided you don’t have an allergic reaction or develop an infection, they can be easily treated at home. For most people, a bite from …

Super Foods for Seniors

It’s no secret that a healthy diet is key to aging well – but there are some especially beneficial foods for those who have already grown up. Working these “super foods” into your diet can help senior citizens prevent and …

Treating Appendicitis

It is hard to imagine a person who does not know somebody who has appendicitis, an infection of the small, pouch-like organ that protrudes from the colon. Many of the people who have suffered appendicitis have undergone an appendectomy, or …

Summer Garden Vegetables

One of the best parts of summer is the abundance of fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs, and other produce available. It’s too late to plant late spring foods such as spinach, but while the weather is so hospitable, spend some time …