Skin Asthma – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

The condition of skin asthma (more often called atopic dermatitis or eczema) is commonly found in young children and usually involves inflammation and itchy. While not contagious, skin asthma should be treated promptly because it can often be the sign … Continue reading →

Keratin Granulations and Other Nail Problems – How Serious Are They?

Keratin granulations – spotty white deposits on a fingernail – are one of the more common problems seen on nails. Others, of course, are nail fungus, parasitic infections, and signs of poor diet (white striations or discolorations on the nails). … Continue reading →

Impacted Stool, Causes and Treatment

Impacted stool – feces that are so hard they cannot pass readily through the colon – is a problem many suffer.  Chronic and unrelieved constipation can lead to abdominal distention and internal injury. A regular diet, including roughage (dietary fiber) … Continue reading →