Archive | January, 2016

How to manage irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

It is important to note that the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome can be managed with certain modifications to the lifestyle and diet as well as understanding the nature of the condition. In some circumstances, medications or psychological treatments are also useful. Diet ideal for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Modifying the diet has a vital […]

How to manage lactose intolerance

Even today, there is no cure for lactose intolerance, but many individuals can effectively manage the symptoms by making the necessary changes in their diet. In cases where lactose intolerance is due to gastroenteritis, they are only temporary and improve within a few days or weeks. Other cases particularly those due to a hereditary genetic […]

What is rubella?

Rubella or German measles is basically a viral infection that was once common among children. It is a mild condition that eventually gets better without requiring treatment within 7-10 days. What are the symptoms? Reddish-pink rash comprised of small spots High body temperature or fever Swollen glands around the neck and head Sore and aching […]