July 21, 2021

The historical uses of tea tree oil demonstrate its wide range of applications as an antiseptic. Three of the more popular and documented uses are in the treatment of skin infections, vaginal infections, and common foot complaints.

      Tea tree oil is useful in a broad range of dermal infections, not only because of its broad-spectrum antiseptic properties but also because of its capacity to mix with sebaceous secretions and penetrate the epidermis.

June 25, 2021

According to the World Health Organization, the incidence of obesity has increased approximately 3-fold during the 2010s compared to the 1970s. Given complications, it is not surprising that obesity is classified as a non-infectious disease. Obesity may induce cardiovascular disease and other metabolic implications including hypertension, reduced serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL cholesterol), and increased waist circumference. Obesity primarily results from excessive calorie consumption (increased food intake) and/or insufficient calorie expenditure (reduced metabolic and physical activity). Secondary causes may be attributed to a genetic or endocrine dysfunction, such as hypothyroidism, insulin resistance, and hyperleptinemia.

June 15, 2021

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit their healthcare provider. Virtually all of us will experience back pain during our lifetime and nearly 40% experience lower back pain each year.

May 13, 2021

Edema Is a condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body. It is most common in the legs and ankles, but it can also accumulate anywhere in the body. It can be the result of many causes, but is most commonly due to cardiovascular conditions and inactivity.

April 8, 2021

For our overworked nurses out there. Sleepiness is a common complaint of those required to work night shifts, including nurses. Sleepiness during a shift among nurses could lead to accidents and medical errors.

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