Home Remedy for Burns and Scalds

There are major distinctions between first-, second- and third-degree burns. Only first-degree burns and scalds should be treated at home. For more serious burns, see a doctor immediately. First-degree burns are characterized by reddened, painful skin but can be treated effectively with natural remedies (assuming you don’t have an open wound). WHEN TO CONSULT AContinue reading “Home Remedy for Burns and Scalds”

Home Remedies to Fix Breath Problems

Halitosis is unpleasant. Luckily, much can be done to prevent it. You can’t usually tell if you have bad breath and people are often reluctant to point it out. An easy test is to hold cupped hands in front of your mouth, exhale into them, then move your hands quickly to your nose to checkContinue reading “Home Remedies to Fix Breath Problems”

Home Remedies for Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure High blood pressure is one of the main risk factors for having a stroke. It requires monitoring and, often, medical treatment. Make sure that you get your blood pressure checked regularly at a pharmacy or by your doctor and seek medical treatment if it consistently measures 140/90 or above. Many plants containContinue reading “Home Remedies for Blood Pressure”

Home Remedy for Bladder Infections and UTIs

About 50 percent of women will experience a bladder or urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in their lives, and many will have multiple infections. Women suffer from the problem more often than men because their urethra is shorter, so bacteria can enter the bladder more easily. Dehydration is often a factor, but thereContinue reading “Home Remedy for Bladder Infections and UTIs”

Home Remedy: How to Prevent Kidney Stones

It has been said that the pain of passing a kidney stone is comparable to that of giving birth. Stones might pass in a few hours, but sometimes it takes days. It’s best to try to avoid developing them. Dehydration is a key factor. Lack of fluids prevents mineral salts in urine from being dissolved,Continue reading “Home Remedy: How to Prevent Kidney Stones”

Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Back Pain

If you suffer acute back pain, a short period of bed rest may help, but more than a couple of days will do more harm than good. Gentle exercise, such as cycling or swimming, improves circulation and helps prevent further problems. • Apply heat to a sore back. Good choices include compresses made with rosemaryContinue reading “Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Back Pain”

Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Acne

Pimples, blackheads and cysts are the bane of many an adolescent’s existence, but they don’t just occur during puberty. Studies show that about 50 percent of adults get acne as well and more than half of all women, regardless of age, get pimples or blackheads. The causes of acne vary, from hormonal changes that leadContinue reading “Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Acne”

Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Acid Reflux

The searing pain of heartburn can be brought on by eating spicy, fatty or acidic foods, or just by eating too much too quickly. Luckily, it is easy to combat—or to avoid altogether. When stomach acid backs up into the esophagus, you feel the burning pain of acid reflux. At the first sign of heartburn,Continue reading “Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Acid Reflux”