While Lyme disease can be disabling, the wrong treatment for the infection can be fatal.
News: MRIs Spot Sneaky Dementia-Causing HIV Brain Infections, Even in Patients on Effective Treatments
In the past, infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) commonly led to dementia as the virus made its way to the brain. Even in effectively treated people, HIV can hide out and replicate in places like the brain, where it's tough to detect. That's why it's very concerning that half of all HIV-infected patients still report cognitive problems.
Acne develops when pores become blocked with dead skin cells and oil. They usually disappear over time but sometimes they leave a scar. When those blemishes form white blood cells rush to the surface to help heal the area. But occasionally a scar forms. Popping and picking can send bacteria further into the skin and increase the blemish and it greatly increases the likelihood that a scar will appear. Nodules and cysts are more severe blemishes and have an increased likelihood of leaving scars...
In this video, the user gives some suggestions on how to make at home hair protein treatments. She emphasizes that every good treatment consists of two components: a conditioning element, and a protein element. She suggests eggs, avocado, almond butter and soy milk for protein and yogurt, mayonnaise, nut and olive oils, and honey for the conditioning portion. She explains the importance of including both elements for moisturized hair and also that you should choose ingredients in response to ...
Cold therapy is a type of physical therapy that can reduce swelling. Cold is really great to use somewhere between 10 to 30 minutes at a time and then you want a little break. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.
Are you interested in pampering yourself with a visit to a spa? Learn about spa treatments for the face in this free health and beauty video series.
Keep the skin healthy, new, and beautiful with skin care tips. Learn how to perform skin care treatments at home with free video tips from a licensed medical aesthetician.
ArizonaSpaGirls.com founder, Lisa Kasanicky, demonstrates how to make an inexpensive sugar body scrub. You will need your normal cleanser, corn meal, tea bags, a pot, a bowl, a mask, cucumbers, and witch hazel. Watch this video skin care tutorial and learn how to give yourself an at home facial.
Who would have thought that dryer sheets can be a quick remedy for super-staticky flyaway hair? But it's true. It's all about the positive charges in the sheets and their ability to neutralize electron buildup. And that's not the only surprising quick fix for hair problems that you can easily find in your home.
Swag curtains jabots curtains add decorative touches to bare windows. Learn how to quickly and easily install layered swag and jabot curtains with the help of this Home & Garden how to video. All you need for these swag curtains is your finished curtains and mounting tape.
In this video series, our expert will teach you how to identify signs of anxiety disorders, as well as a few common treatments for anxiety. You will learn all about a variety of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Looking to go "Green" When I'm looking to do new remodeling projects around the house, I find myself asking, is this Eco-Friendly? Is this main stream America brain-washing me into a "Greener Tomorrow?" I doubt it! Embracing Eco-minded products is not just good for preserving the natural environment, but it's about creating a healthy living environment in your home as well.
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It's easy to create eye-catching window treatments with draping waterfall valances. So easy, in fact, that this home decorating how-to can present a complete overview of the process in two and a half minutes. For all of the details, and to learn how to style a draping waterfall valance yourself, take a look!
In this home-beauty how-to, television personality Jenny Jones shows you which foods make great face and hair beauty treatments. Beautify yourself with comestibles. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the process in about a minute. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
Natural remedies used through the ages abound, especially in Asian medicine. The willow-leaved justicia plant, found throughout Southeast Asia, has traditionally been used to treat arthritis, but scientists have just discovered it contains an anti-HIVcompound more potent than AZT. AZT was the first drug approved to treat HIV, and is still used in HIV combination therapy today.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to create film title treatments with Knoll Light Factory within Adobe After Effects. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide. Create a film t...
There comes a time in many tattooed individuals when they want to remove their tattoos. There are a lot of different ways to remove tattoo but they all cause scar. Dr. Neal Schultz explains only laser tattoo removal will not leave a scar and give a cosmetically-superior result. Laser energy is specifically targets the colored pigment of the tattoo so it only damages the colored pigment. It does not damage any of the surrounding skin. When people are treated for tattoos, it can take 8-12 treat...
Dermatologists and aestheticians looking to make a quick buck (or several hundred of them) will tell you that the best facial exoliation and brightening treatments can only be done via the doctor's office with specialty (read: pricey) enzymes, but the truth is that for short term skin bliss, you already have all the tools you need in your kitchen.
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
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We hear so much these days about expensive microdermabrasion and facial treatments at doctors' offices that we forget we forget we have many of the same moisturizing and exfoliating ingredients at home, including avocados, lemons, and oatmeal.
Dr. Schultz explains how to get rid of spider veins. The best treatment for spider veins depends on where they are. 1. On your legs, the best treatment is injections. It takes one to several treatments after which you will then be advised to wear tight compression stockings for three days. 2. If the spider veins is on your face, the best treatment is lasers where they usually work the first time and is not painful. 3. See your dermatologist for a treatment to get rid of spider veins.
Everyone should be able to perform basic first aid, even those with hearing impairment. Deaf individuals are just as likely to save a life as anyone else, but they need to know how, just like everyone else. This video is signed to help those with hearing problems learn about strains and sprains treatments. Although strains and sprains are not a serious injury, they are still very painful for the sufferer, and the only way to make sure they heal properly is to make sure they get immediate atte...
In this video Dr. Schultz will show you how to fix stretched or wrinkled earlobes. Here are a few things you can do to remedy stretched or wrinkled earlobes: Laser treatments, especially carbon dioxide treatments, a specified amount of heat is delivered to the skin, and it causes a contraction, which causes a plumping of the earlobe, removing the wrinkles. The results will last for years. With injectable filler treatments like collagen, you will also find a plumping of the skin, but they will...
Everybody gets them— sore throats. And everybody hates them. They're very painful, but can be treated easily with over-the-counter medications OR home remedies. Watch this informative video if you want to learn what they are, so the next time you have a cold and sore throat, you can be prepared.
Tired up straight-up video images? Make your videos pop by giving them an array of cool treatments. Make your video look like a cartoon, or a line drawing, or a watercolor painting or just really bad dreams! With a selection of cool, free Sony Vegas effects you can do it all. Download the free FX plug-in here .
Almost 125 million people worldwide suffer from what is known as psoriasis, the skin disease that's marked by red, itchy, and scaly patches that are hurtful, if not visually god-awful. There can be a little hope though for psoriasis sufferers. Though you can treat and control psoriasis, characterized by dry scaly patches of skin, the progress is often erratic and cyclical, so be patient and consistent in executing these steps.
Whether you're hanging out at the beach, laying by the pool, or walking around in sandals, having nail fungus is not the most attractive thing to flaunt.
In this video, we learn how to update your living room. First, you can paint your living room with premium colors to give it a richer look. Crown molding will also change the look of the room after you paint. Window treatments will also give your home a nicer look, adding in dimension. Invest in table lamps, which will encourage your guests to sit down and relax. Also, changing the door to your dining room will add a classy touch as well! If you can afford it, upgrading the carpet will add a ...
Some pregnant women may develop high blood pressure during pregnancy, and strong indicators are being overweight, being a smoker, having diabetes or a familiy history of gestational hypertension. This video shows you how to identify the symptoms and treatments of gestational hypertension.
Swimming pools are a lot of fun, but occasionally you may have some problems with your water. If you're starting to see algae grow, you're going to need to get rid of it. Thankfully, Mike Kraft, Lowe's home improvement expert, has some tips for maintaining your pool and algae removal. Learn the differences between green, black and mustard pool algae and the different treatments for each.
Hamstrings are an important muscle and hamstring injuries are common. Massaging hamstring injuries can soothe hamstring sprains. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.
Back pain can be caused by many different factors. Sometimes a good massage can help the back pain. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.
Calf strains are a common athletic injury. A few massage techniques can help soothe most calf strain injuries. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this video.
If you have had a hard time getting a good nights sleep you are not alone. Learn prevention tips and treatments for insomnia from Pharmacologist Joe Graedon in this how to video. A simple home remedy as a warm bath or carbohydrates can help put you to sleep.
Heartburn can keep you up at night. Learn prevention tips and treatments for heartburn from Pharmacologist Joe Graedon and Dr. Terry Graedon in this how to video. Watch and see how stimulating saliva production with hard candy or gum can help the acid go back down into your stomach. You can also use yellow mustard or even chamomile to ease heartburn pain.
You are sneezing and you eyes are all red and itchy, that can only mean one thing it is allergy season. Watch this how to video and learn natural home remedies and treatments for allergies from pharmacologist Joe Graedon. He shows you how to stop the allergies with a few over the counter products or even a nettle, an herbal supplement.
Knowledge of first aid procedures and treatments can save lives. Watch this first aid video tutorial to learn how to apply a triangular bandage used for arm injuries.
If there's a sudden hearing loss without an apparent loud noise cause, an ear inflammation may be the culprit. Doctor Katz, Surgeon Director of Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, explains the varying causes of hearing loss such as inflammation, bacteria, and a virus, and the corresponding treatments for each cause. Watch this video tutorial to learn how a sudden hearing loss without a loud noise cause is treated.