Health A to Z

Natural cure for Alcoholism

  • Alcoholism is a chronic disorder in which a person is unable to refrain from frequent and excessive consumption of alcohol....More

Natural cure for Allergies

  • The word 'allergy' means an altered or abnormal tissue reaction after exposure to an antigen (also called an 'allergen'). The allergic reaction occurs if the body tissues are sensitive to the allergen. The allergen may reach the......More

Natural cure for Acne

  • Acne is a common and chronic skin disease. It is an inflammatory condition of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles. The lesions are usually found on the skin of the face, neck, chest, and shoulders. Nearly six out of ten young people between......More

Natural cure for Amnesia Loss of Memory

  • Amnesia refers to partial or complete loss of memory. Different types and degrees of amnesia occur in old age and in some mental disorders....More

Natural cure for Anaemia

  • Anaemia may be defined as a condition in which there is a decrease m the quantity of hemoglobin or in the number of red cells. Anaemia is among the most common ailments affecting human beings. Nearly half the blood flowing in our veins and......More

Natural cure for Anorexia

  • Anorexia means loss of appetite. It is a symptom of disturbed digestion and common in all diseases which lead to general weakness. This condition results from failure of the activity of the stomach and secretion of gastric juices due to low......More

Natural cure for Appendicitis

  • The appendix is a small outgrowth of tissue forming a tube- shaped sac attached to the lower end of the large intestine. Inflammation of the appendix presents itself in acute and chronic forms and affects both the sexes equally. This disease......More

Natural cure for Arteriosclerosis

  • Arteriosclerosis refers to the thickening of the walls of the arteries. It has become a common ailment in modem times, accounting for much of the disability and high death rate, more so among older people. Arteriosclerosis is usually preceded by......More

Natural cure for Arthritis

  • The word 'arthritis' means 'inflammation of the joints'. It is derived from two Greek words: athron, meaning joints; and it is, meaning inflammation. It is, generally, a chronic disease process. Arthritis occurs in various forms,......More

Natural cure for Asthma

  • Asthma is an ancient Greek word meaning 'panting or short- drawn breath'. It is an allergic condition resulting from the reaction of the body to one or more allergens, and is the most troublesome of respiratory diseases. An asthma patient......More

Natural cure for Backache

  • Backache is one of the most common ailments prevalent today. Sedentary living habits. hazardous work patterns and psychological conditions associated with emotional stress, which bring about spasm of the muscles, cause backaches. As the back......More

Natural cure for Boils

  • Boils are localized, tender, inflamed, pus-filled swellings in the skin surrounded by large red areas. They are infections of the hair follicles of the skin. They are quite painful, particularly in areas where the skin is closely attached to the......More

Natural cure for Bronchitis

  • Bronchitis refers to the inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the bronchial tubes within the lungs. Bronchitis may be acute or chronic. In chronic cases, the disease is of long duration and more serious....More

Natural cure for Cataract

  • Cataract is a common eye disease. A cataract refers to an area of the lens of a person's eye that has become whitish and opaque instead of remaining clear. The result is that the person cannot see clearly. The crystalline lens, through which......More

Natural cure for Chicken Pox

  • Chicken pox is a highly contagious disease, occurring usually in children. It usually affects children of three to four years of age. In most cases, the older the child, the more severe the attack....More

Natural cure for Cholera

  • Cholera is one of the most severe diseases of the intestines. It is a serious infection involving the lower part of the small bowel. It is a water-borne disease and is common during the monsoon. The mortality rate for this disease has been quite......More

Natural cure for Cirrhosis of the Liver

  • Cirrhosis of the liver is characterized by a significant loss of cells, so that the liver gradually contracts in size and becomes hard and leathery....More

Natural cure for Colitis

  • Colitis refers to inflammation of the colon. The disease results from prolonged irritation and inflammation of the delicate membrane which lines the walls of the colon. Chronic ulcerative colitis is a severe prolonged inflammation of the colon or......More

Natural cure for Common Cold

  • A common cold, also known as acute coryza, is an inflammation of the upper respiratory tract caused by infection with common cold viruses. A common cold occurs more often than any other disease - hence, its name. A person may suffer from a common......More

Natural cure for Common Fever

  • Fever refers to a condition of the body in which the temperature goes beyond the normal. It is also characterized by disturbance in the normal functioning of the system. It is a common ailment which occurs both in children and adults. The average......More

Natural cure for Conjunctivitis

  • Conjunctivitis refers to an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin transparent membrane covering the front of the eye. This is also referred to as having 'sore eyes' and is a very common form of eye trouble. It spreads from person to......More

Natural cure for Constipation

  • Constipation is a common disturbance of the digestive tract. In this condition, the bowels do not move regularly, or are not completely emptied when they move. This condition is the chief cause of many diseases as it produces toxins which find......More

Natural cure for Corns

  • A com refers to a localized thickening of the skin, especially on the toes, and extending into subcutaneous tissue. A com is usually small and painful....More

Natural cure for Coronary Heart Disease

  • The term coronary heart disease covers a groupof clinical syndromes arising particularly from failure of the coronary arteriessupply sufficient blood to the heart. They include angina pectoris, coronarythrombosis or heart attack, and sudden death......More

Natural cure for Cough

  • The air passages of the lungs are lined with cells secreting mucus, which normally traps particles of dust. When the membranes get infected and inflamed, the secretion of mucus increases and the lining of the air passages is irritated. Coughing......More

Natural cure for Cystitis

  • The term 'cystitis' refers to inflammation of the urinary bladder. The recurrence of cystitis may, in some cases, be associated with kidney troubles....More

Natural cure for Dandruff

  • The term dandruff generally refers to the condition of the skin wherein shiny, silvery scales separate from the scalp and collect amidst the hair. The condition can become troublesome when the skin gets infected....More

Natural cure for Defective Vision

  • Myopia or short-sightedness refers to the inability to see far- off objects clearly. It is a widely prevalent condition....More

Natural cure for Depression

  • Depression is one of the most common emotional disorders. It may be manifested in varying degrees from feelings of slight sadness to utter misery and dejection. Depression is a very unpleasant malady and is far more difficult to cope with than a......More

Natural cure for Diabetes

  • Diabetes mellitus is characterized by an abnormally high level of blood glucose and by the excretion of the excess glucose in the urine. It results from an absolute or relative lack of insulin which leads to abnormalities in carbohydrate......More

Natural cure for Diarrhoea

  • Diarrhoea refers to the frequent passage of loose or watery unformed stools....More

Natural cure for Dropsy

  • Dropsy, technically known as oedema, refers to the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the body. It may be general or localized....More

Natural cure for Dysentery Bloody Loose Motions

  • Dysentery is a serious condition affecting the large intestine. The pathological condition of this disease is caused by two organisms, protozoa and bacilli. When caused by the former, the condition is generally known as amoebic dysentery, and......More

Natural cure for Indigestion

  • Dyspepsia is a word of Greek origin meaning indigestion or difficulty in digestion. It is a common ailment and results from dietetic errors....More

Natural cure for Earache -Pain in the Ear

  • Earache is a common disorder, resulting either from infection in the outer ear canal or the middle ear....More

Natural cure for Ear Discharge Pus from the Ear

  • Discharge form the ear, known as otorrhoea in medical parlance, is usually caused by an infection in the middle ear....More

Natural cure for Eczema Chronic Skin Rash

  • The term eczema refers to an inflammation of the skin which results in the formation of vesicles or pustules. It is a common and troublesome condition of the skin. The disease has a wide variety of forms, the majority of them being of chronic......More

Natural cure for Epilepsy Falling Sickness

  • Epilepsy refers to a condition in which fits or attacks of unconsciousness occur, with or without convulsions. Known as 'falling sickness', it is a serious disorder of the central nervous system. It occurs in both children and adults.......More

Natural cure for Fatigue Exhaustion

  • Almost every one has to work long hours on certain occasions, sacrificing rest and sleep. This may cause temporary fatigue....More

Natural cure for Female Sterility Inability to Conceive

  • Sterility in females refers to the incapacity to conceive and give birth to a living baby. Sterility or failure to reproduce must be distinguished from frigidity which denotes failure to perform the sex act or performing it imperfectly....More

Natural cure for Gall Bladder Disorder

  • The main problems which afflict the gall-bladder are an inflammatory condition known as cholecystitis and the presence of gallstones in the gall-bladder. The latter condition is called cholelithiasis. The former often leads to the latter.......More

Natural cure for Gastritis

  • Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach. The inflammatory lesions may be either acute or chronic....More

Natural cure for Goitre

  • Goitre refers to a swelling of the thyroid gland in the neck. Women are more prone to this disease than men....More

Natural cure for Gout

  • Gout refers to a certain form of inflammation of the joints and swellings of a recurrent type. Although chronic in character, it occurs in acute attacks. It is a disease of the wealthy and chiefly affects middle-aged men. Women, after menopause,......More

Natural cure for Halitosis Bad Breath

  • Halitosis refers to foul or bad breath, which is not an uncommon condition. Unfortunately, most people who offend in this respect are completely unaware of their problem....More

Natural cure for Headache

  • Headaches afflict almost everyone at some time or the other. Most headaches are functional, being caused by temporary upsets, and are not related to any organic changes in the brain. They are often nature's warning that something is wrong......More

Natural cure for High Blood Cholesterol

  • Cholesterol, a yellowish fatty substance, is one of the essential ingredients of the body. Although it is essential to life, it has a bad reputation being a major villain in heart disease. Every person with high blood cholesterol is regarded as a......More

Natural cure for High Blood Pressure

  • Hypertension or high blood pressure, as it is more commonly known, is regarded as a silent killer. It is a disease of the modem age. The fast pace of life and the mental and physical pressures caused by the increasingly industrialized and......More

Natural cure for Hysteria A Neurotic Disorder

  • Hysteria is a mental disorder arising from intense anxiety. It is characterized by lack of control over acts and emotions, and by sudden seizures of unconsciousness with emotional outbursts. It is often the result of repressed conflicts within......More

Natural cure for Influenza Flu

  • Influenza, also known as flu, is the clinical condition that results from infection with influenza viruses. The main effects of the influenza viruses are on the upper respiratory tract, the nose and throat, with possible spread and involvement of......More

Natural cure for Insomnia inability to Sleep

  • The term insomnia literally denotes a complete lack of sleep. It is, however, used to indicate a relative inability to sleep that consists of difficulty in falling asleep, difficulty in remaining asleep, early final awakening, or combinations of......More

Natural cure for Intestinal Worms

  • Worms and other intestinal parasites which infest human beings are found in all countries of the world. However, they are more common in tropical and subtropical areas and are widely prevalent during the rainy season. Children are more often......More

Natural cure for Jaundice

  • Jaundice is the most common of all liver disorders. It is a condition in which yellow discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes occur due to an increase ill the bile pigments, namely, bilirubin, in the blood....More

Natural cure for Leucoderma White Patches on the Skin

  • Leucoderma, also known as vitiligo, is a distressing skin condition. The word literally means white skin. There is a gradual loss of the pigment melanin from the skin layers which results in white patches. These patches look ugly, especially in......More

Natural cure for Leucorrhoea While Vaginal Discharge

  • Leucorrhoea, commonly known as whites, refers to a whitish discharge from the female genitals. It is an abnormal disease condition of the reproductive organs of women. The condition may continue for weeks or months at a time. If not treated......More

Natural cure for Loss of Hair

  • Although hair is not essential to life, it is of sufficient cosmetic concern to provoke anxiety in anyone when it starts thinning, falling, or disappearing. To a woman, the sight of a comb or brush covered with lost hair can cause intense mental......More

Natural cure for Low Blood Pressure

  • Low blood pressure Or hypotension refers to the fall in blood pressure below normal. It is a condition in which the action of the heart., in forcing the blood through the arteries, is weak. This is a direct outcome of a weakened and devitalized......More

Natural cure for Low Blood Sugar

  • Low blood sugar or hypoglycaemia is a disorder of blood sugar metabolism....More

Natural cure for Malaria

  • Malaria is one of the most widespread diseases in the world, especially in tropical and subtropical regions....More

Natural cure for Measles

  • Measles, a highly infectious disease, is very common in childhood. It is so common at this stage of life that nearly all children in most parts of the world suffer from it....More

Natural cure for Menopausal Disorders[ Disorders Related to Cessation of Menses ]

  • Menopause or cessation of menses in women is a normal event which occurs in the mid or late forties. It signifies the end of the female reproductive period of life, which commences at adolescence in the early teens....More

Natural cure for Menstrual Problems[Problems Related to Menses ]

  • The two major female sex hormones in the body are estrogen and progesterone. They are produced in a pair of organs in the abdomen, known as the ovaries. The ovaries start producing large quantities of estrogen when a girl reaches about 12 years......More

Natural cure for Migraine

  • Migraine can be defined as a paroxysmal ailment, accompanied by a severe headache, generally on one side of the head, and associated with disorders of the digestion, the liver, and the vision, It usually occurs when a person is under great mental......More

Natural cure for Mumps

  • Mumps refer to a virus infection of the salivary glands, gonads, and, occasionally, other parts of the body. It is an infectious disease that occurs most frequently in children and young' persons between the ages of five and fifteen years.......More

Natural cure for Nephritis

  • Nephritis refers to an inflammation of the kidneys. It is a serious condition and may be either acute or chronic. Most often this disease strikes in childhood or adolescence. It can become progressively worse and result in death, if not treated......More

Natural cure for Neuritis

  • Neuritis refers to an inflammation of the nerves, be it a single nerve Or a series of nerves. At times, several different groups of nerves in various parts of the body may be involved. This condition is known as polyneuritis....More

Natural cure for Obesity

  • Obesity may be described as a condition characterized by excessive deposition or storage of fat in the body. It usually results from consumption of food in excess of physiological needs. Obesity is common among people in Western countries and......More

Natural cure for Palpitation

  • Palpitation, a common problem, is a state in which the heart beats forcibly and, maybe, irregularly. It enables the person to become aware of the action of his heart. It is a distressing condition but is not always serious....More

Natural cure for Peptic Ulcer

  • A peptic ulcer refers to an eroded lesion in the inner lining of the stomach and the adjoining intestinal tract called the duodenum. The ulcer located in the stomach is known as a gastric ulcer, and that located in the duodenum is called a......More

Natural cure for Piles

  • Piles or haernorrhoids is one of the most common ailments today. It is a varicose and often inflamed condition of the veins, inside or just outside the rectum. In external piles, there is a lot of pain but not much bleeding. In the case of......More

Natural cure for Pneumonia

  • Pneumonia refers to the inflammation of the lungs. It is one of the most serious infectious diseases. The disease assumes alarming proportions if both the lungs are affected; this condition is called double pneumonia in common parlance....More

Natural cure for Premature Greying of Hair Loss of Black Pigment of Hair

  • The hair has a tendency to lose its natural colour with advancing age and turn grey, but premature graying is a morbid condition and it makes even the young look older. The hair is an appendage of the skin. It is composed of the same kinds of......More

Natural cure for Prostate Disorders

  • A large percentage of men over fifty years of age suffer from prostate troubles of one form or other. The prostate gland is a male gland, comparable in shape and size to a large chestnut. It is situated at the base of the urinary bladder and......More

Natural cure for Psoriasis

  • Psoriasis is one of the most stubborn skin diseases. It is a chronic disease, characterized by thick, red, silvery, scaled patches of the skin. This disease affects both sexes equally, and is more common during the first fifteen to thirty years,......More

Natural cure for Pyorrhoea

  • Pyorrhoea., or periodontal disease, to give it a proper medical term, is a disease of the gums. It is one of the most widely prevalent diseases. It affects the membrane surrounding the roots of the teeth and leads to loosening of the teeth, pus......More

Natural cure for Rheumatism

  • The word rheumatism is derived from the Greek word 'rheuma', which means a swelling. It refers to an acute or chronic illness which is characterized by pain and swelling of the muscles, ligaments and tendons, or the joints....More

Natural cure for Ringworm

  • Ringworm is one of the common skin diseases. The disease is caused by a fungus, a minute form of vegetable plant life that grows on the skin. The disease is more annoying than dangerous....More

Natural cure for Vitamin C Deficiency Disease

  • Scurvy is, perhaps, the oldest known deficiency disease. However, its specific relationship to ascorbic acid was not recognized until the 20th century. The disease is common among children and is often mistaken for rheumatism, rickets, or......More

Natural cure for Sexual Impotence

  • Sex is a basic instinct like hunger. Sexual activity, however, demands complete concentration and relaxation. It cannot be performed in haste and tension. Persons who are usually tense and over occupied are unable to follow these norms. Many......More

Natural cure for Sinusitis

  • Sinusitis refers to an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the paranasal sinuses. It often follows a common cold, influenza, and other general infections. Infecting germs sometimes find their way into these sinuses or chambers on either......More

Natural cure for Sore Throat

  • Sore throat refers to the inflammation of the pharynx Or back of the throat. It Occurs frequently when a person has a cold or an attack of influenza. This inflammation may also involve the tonsils and adenoids....More

Natural cure for Stress

  • The term stress implies any condition that harms the body or the mind. The most common disorders associated with stress are heart disease, diabetes, headache, and peptic ulcer....More

Natural cure for Tonsillitis

  • Tonsillitis refers to acute inflammation of the tonsils, which lie, one on each side of the throat. Chronic tonsillitis is a term applied to cases in which there is enlargement of the tonsils accompanied by repeated attacks of infection....More

Natural cure for Toothache

  • The teeth are an amazing balance of form and function, aesthetic beauty and engineering. Good teeth are an important part of one's health and appearance. Toothache is a common problem....More

Natural cure for Tuberculosis

  • Tuberculosis is a serious disease. It is caused by a tiny germ called tubercle bacillus. The germ enters into the body through the nose, mouth, and the windpipe, and settles. down in the lungs. It multiplies by millions and produces small raised......More

Natural cure for Underweight

  • Being thin or underweight, like being overweight, is a relative term, being based on the ideal weight for a given height, built, and sex. A person can be regarded as moderately underweight if he or she weighs ten per cent below the ideal body......More

Natural cure for Urticaria

  • Urticaria is a common disorder, characterized by formation of weal’s on the skin. The disease is also known as nettle-rash as the rash of urticaria resembles the sting of a nettle. The disease may be acute, chronic, or......More

Natural cure for Varicose Veins

  • Veins are thin-walled vessels through which the impure blood is carried back to the heart. They usually have valves which regulate the flow of blood towards the heart. Varicose veins are a condition in which veins become enlarged, dilated, or......More

Natural cure for Warts Superficial Growths on the Skin ]

  • Warts refer to hard growths on the skin. They are common both in children and adults. Warts are capable of spreading, but they are usually harmless. They often disappear spontaneously....More

Natural cure for Whooping Cough

  • Whooping cough or pertussis, as it is called in medical parlance, is an infectious disease. It commonly affects infants during the first year of life, and children up to five years of age. In some cases children up to twelve years may also be......More

Natural cure for Kidney Stones

  • The formation of stones in the kidneys or urinary tract is not an uncommon disorder. The stones are formed from the chemicals usually found in the urine such as uric acid, phosphorus, calcium, and oxalic acid. They may vary in consistency from......More

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