How to stop itching: homemade relief and ointments for that itch

Featured image: Washington University in St. Louis Itching, whatever the cause, is a really unpleasant condition to have to manage.  It is uncomfortable and a nagging irritation which if you are not able to relieve can become chronic and distressing, disrupting sleep and causing real anxiety and agitation. What causes itching? Itchy skin or itching …

Ringworm: what is it, what does it look like and how is it treated?

Image source: University of Arkansas Ringworm isn’t a worm despite its name, it is a fungus that acquired its name because of the circular-shaped lesions which appear on the skin look and which resemble worms arranged in the shape of a ring. The clinical name for ringworm is Dermatophytosis.  Sometimes ringworm is called, Tinea, which …