How Do Vaccines Work

There should not be many people in the world who are not somewhat familiar with Edward Jenner. Even if they do not know what he is famous for, they should know the product he created and that was the world’s first small pox vaccine. With this discovery, a world of health solutions opened up for humanity.

Continue Reading…

What is Flaxseed Oil Used For

First used by the ancient Egyptians, flaxseed oil comes from a herb that has long been used for both health and medicinal purposes. The seeds and the oil that flaxseed contains both have a number of health benefits. Both the seed and the oil, sometimes referred to as linseed oil, are very rich in essential fatty acids, which are necessary for the healthy functioning of the body. EFA’s protect the cells and help to keep harmful substances at bay. The body does not produce essential fatty acids by itself, so they must be obtained from an outside source.

Continue Reading…

Home Treatment for Split Toe Nails

While it is not pleasant to think about, split toe nails are more common than you may think, especially amongst athletes whose feet take a beating. Whether it is from overuse, like a marathoner, or from being stepped on hard, like a football player, soccer player, or basketball player, a toe nail splitting can be an extremely painful injury that has a serious effect on an athlete’s ability to perform. When your toes are hyper sensitive it can affect your ability to push off or to have an explosive burst, whether for jumping or for speed.

Continue Reading…