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The History of VA Healthcare in the USA

By Phin Upham After the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln was able to develop a clear picture of the destruction those battles had wrought across American soil. Both soldiers and sailors had suffered heavy casualties throughout the conflict, and Lincoln authorized the creation of an asylum that would house them throughout their convalescence. Two homes were… Read More

Symptoms & Remedies for Tinea Versicolor

Tinea Versicolor as known also known as pityriasis versicolor is a skin mostly seen in young people and is caused due to fungus. Person infected is observed to have light or reddish-brown patches on the skin. It mainly affects the chest and back skin and only affects the top layer of the skin. It is… Read More

Causes & Symptoms of Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a condition when there is a ringing or a buzzing sound in one or both the ears. The sound may be continuous or can occur in intervals. Patients suffering from tinnitus experience a wide range of sounds in their ears. Tinnitus is of two types’ objective tinnitus and subjective tinnitus. Objective tinnitus is… Read More

Causes & Symptoms of Yeast Infection

Yeast infection is caused due to a minute organism called as the yeast also known as candida fungus which dwells on the human body in small numbers. Yeast infection occurs in both men and women in areas such as underarm, between the toes etc. However, yeast infection in women occurs around the vagina. Usually the… Read More

Causes of Varicose Veins & Remedies

Varicose veins is a condition in which the veins become enlarged or dilated or thickened, thus affecting the circulation of the blood within the body. Symptoms of varicose veins including swelling along the course of the vein accompanied with muscular cramps, tiredness in legs and behind the knees. In some cases, the blood flow might… Read More

Causes & Remedies for Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis refers to an acute inflammation of the tonsils which lie on each side of the throat. Enlargement of the tonsils accompanied caused due to repeated attack of infection is called chronic tonsillitis. The main symptoms of tonsillitis are sore throat, headache, pain in various parts of the body, fever, difficulty in swallowing and weakness.… Read More

Causes & Symptoms of Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a sort of pigmentation disorder wherein the melanocytes that create skin pigmentation are destroyed. When the melanocytes get impaired the skin is unable to create pigmentation thus leading to patchy skin. The patchy skin might also appear on the retina and the mucus membranes. Symptoms of vitiligo: People develop patch skin, especially on… Read More

Causes & Symptoms of Urticaria

Urticaria also known as nettle-rash is a common disorder characterized by the formation of weals on the skin. This disease may be acute, chronic or recurrent and resembles the sting of a nettle. Symptoms include: Raised red and white patches over the skin accompanied with burning itching and stinging. Scratching and rubbing usually aggravates the… Read More

Causes & Remedies for Thyroid Glands

Thyroid glands situate in the neck region and the cartilage also seen as the Adam’s apple helps produce thyroid hormones which regulate the body’s energies. These hormones regulate how fast the body uses up its energy, synthesizes proteins and controls the body’s sensitivity to other hormones. The thyroid hormones also help regulate the metabolism and… Read More

Symptoms, Causes & Remedies for Sleep Apnea

Article written by Health and Wellness Central Sleep apnea is the disorder wherein the patient experiences stopping of breath in sleep. This disorder can be fatal as some patients can experience long pauses in breath. The pauses in breathing might be for ten to twenty seconds and these pauses might occur almost twenty to thirty… Read More