Posts Tagged ‘Inflammation’

Health Benefits of Cloves

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Not many people know that cloves are actually flower buds of the clove tree. The tree (botanically called Eugenia caryophyllus) being evergreen in nature, this spice is available throughout the year. What we buy from the grocer and use for cooking are dried buds, which is why they are brown in color instead of pink. [...]

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Tackling pyorrhea naturally

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Pyorrhea, medically known as periodontal disease, is a condition that is characterized by inflammation of the sockets of the teeth. This leads to pus formation, gum shrinkage, and loosening of teeth. Just about anyone can suffer from this disease, irrespective of age or gender. The condition is progressive; and if left untreated, it can lead [...]

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Monday, October 11th, 2010

  Oops! That’s one difficult word to pronounce. Besides, it is the longest word in the English language according to the Oxford Dictionary. This tongue twister that is 45 alphabets long has been coined using many smaller words. Thus, while ‘pneumono’ refers to the lungs, ‘ultramicroscopic’ means extremely minute. The ‘silico’ part indicates that silica [...]

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Dealing with Diarrhea

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Diarrhea is an increased frequency of stools that may be watery or loosely formed. It is a condition that can occur in any season, but is most common during the monsoons when contamination of food and water is at its maximum. The inflammation of the intestines is usually caused by an infection that can be [...]

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Leprosy – A Dreaded Disease

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Many times at signals you must have seen beggars with scaly and discolored skin. They have bleeding wounds tied with stained bandages. And it does not just end here; they have various physical deformities also. The look itself scares you. And when they approach you asking money, there is a natural retraction from your side. [...]

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