Coldsores and Treatment

* Coldsores and treatment

Anytime you have the HSV (herpes simplex virus), which causes cold sores, the doctor may simply do a cold sore examination. The doctor may also do an antibody test to the viruses to confirm that you have those viruses. On most occasions cold sores clear up within seven to ten days even if they aren’t treated. Creams and antiviral tablets are used for easing the symptoms and speeding up healing time

* Antiviral tablets and creams

Antiviral creams like penciclovir or aciclovir can assist in speeding up the healing process of recurrent cold sore infections when properly used

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Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

High blood pressure is an extremely common health condition. Over 30% of adults in the U.S. population have been diagnosed with hypertension and it’s estimated that only half of them have their disease under control. That being said, it’s extremely important that people who have it or are at risk of contracting it reduce their blood pressure naturally. That way, they will be free from the common side effects that medication usually produces. Here are the top five ways to lower your blood pressure naturally:
1. Exercise
Many studies have shown that regular exercise reduces high blood pressure. Surprisingly, low and moderate intensity exercise are as effective as high intensity exercise for treating this health issue. According to research, exercising 30 minutes daily for at least four days a week will lower your blood pressure by 4 to 9 mgs. Exercising can also help you avoid this malady in case you still don’t have it but have been told that doctors there’s a great chance that you’ll develop it in the future. Aerobic exercise is the best alternative for treating high blood pressure. You can exercise by walking, hiking, biking, or swimming, and even dancing – all of them work.

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Causes, Prevention and Treatment of Bursitis

Bursitis is a very common ailment and it develops when the bursa gets inflamed or irritated. The bursa is a sac filled with a lubricating fluid, which is situated between tissues such as skin, tendons, muscle and bone. The fluid helps to decrease irritation, friction and rubbing. Here are some of the causes prevention and treatment of Bursitis.


Bursitis is commonly caused by repetitive movements or positions that damage the bursae around a joint. Age has also been linked to the condition. Tendons in older people are less elastic and can tolerate less stress.

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An Overview Of Allergies

Allergies, also known as hypersensitivity reactions are negative response of the immune systems of the body to foreign substance that would otherwise be harmless. Any negative reaction of the body to any substance that does not affect other people can be described as an allergy. The immune system gives an alarm for the production of antibodies. Antibodies are substances that protect the body from any external substance that might cause harm to the body or cause infections. Allergies make the body develop antibodies that identifies particular allergens as a threat to the body even though it could be harmless.

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