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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Things You Should Do In Blepharitis

We often suffer from various sensory diseases, the most common being the ones that affect the eyes and the skin. Ocular problems are quite prevalent if you have the certain type of allergy or if you are sensitive to chemicals or other stimuli such as perfumes, medicines or cosmetics. Inflammation in the eyes can be quite uncomfortable and most of the time, it leads to watery eyes with redness and puffiness. One such problem is Blepharitis where the eyelid swells along the lashline. Clinically it can be cured if precautions are taken at the right time. However, no matter how meager the problem is, this eye infection is bound to cause irritation and discomfort. Hence, adequate measures should be taken to treat the symptoms of this condition at the right time to ease the pain and discomfort that arises in blepharitis. This condition may be brought on by bacterial invasions which affect the functioning of meibomian glands. As a result, the glands become blocked and lead to swelling at the base of lashline. Some mites inhabiting the eyelashes are also known to offset this condition. Those suffering from dandruff are also at greater risk of contracting this condition as the dandruff flakes settle on the eyelids and eyelashes which leads to clogging within pores and meibomian glands and leads to swelling on the eyelid.

Blepharitis is treated after conducting a thorough evaluation of symptoms accompanying this eye condition. However, there are some ways you can adopt at home to reduce the swelling and pain it causes. We have put together a list of things you should do when blepharitis strikes you.


Friday, March 2, 2018

Do you have a feeling that your aging parents could be facing loneliness? The cause of this may be due to the loss of a life partner or even loss of physical inabilities such as loss of sight and hearing. Others may include being unable to drive. At such age, many friends also pass away, and there are fewer opportunities for social engagements compared to youthful days.

Majority of these senior citizens prefer to stay in their particular homes and hence lack of social contacts with their peers. The presence of a caregiver may not make thing better as there is lack of fun and excitement that comes with having contact with agemates and friends. Their children might also be far away and this makes them keep worrying about their well being.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Why people love drinking coffee? There is no single answer to this question, as people have various reasons. Some drink it because they need the pick me up, some drink it because the withdrawal symptoms are pretty bad, some just love coffee, and some drink it as a social thing. Whatever the reason, people always wonder if coffee is good or bad for our health. The answer is not a simple one, but we can tell you this: it's a drink that we need to drink in moderation. We've heard so much about the good, the bad, and the myths behind drinking coffee. But are we really sure that what we know about coffee is fact or fake? Let's find out.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

This is Part 3 of our MRCP Heart Failure Series. Take the test yourself here before watching the video!

Wednesday, January 31, 2018