5.03.2011

Sensa Tea Tree Oil Facial Toner -- Effective for My Daughter

Since there are thousands of skin care products out there, we depend on endorsements and our own research when we choose products to use.


When my daughter was researching online for products to treat the pimples on her forehead, she chanced upon Sensa Tea Tree Oil Facial Toner being discussed and recommended by teens on forums. She bought one bottle and tried it together with other skin care products. Fortunately, this facial toner was good for her skin type,and it was effective with her.

As many people have experienced, the effectiveness of skin care products oftentimes depends on skin type and on the kind of pimples being treated. On the label of this Sensa Tea Tree Oil, it says that it's an anti-blemish moisturizing pH balanced facial toner. In my daughter's case, it really is a moisturizing toner.

If you're looking for a product to solve your skin care problem, try this tea tree oil facial toner. 

Disclaimer: This site is not connected with Sensa and does not receive any compensation from Sensa.
Warning: The product is for external use only. Stop using the product if irritations occur. 
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4.21.2011

C.Y. Gabriel Soap -- Effective and Super Affordable

I've heard about C.Y. Gabriel soaps before when I was younger. I also see them while looking at soap displays in supermarkets.




I started using them when my neighbor gushed about its effectiveness in removing pimples and other dirt-like growths on the face. Because I wasn't yet sure about C.Y. Gabriel, I bought the basic one -- the C.Y. Gabriel Special Pink, and true enough, the soap made my face smoother.

I've read on forums that the soap is effective, but it dries the skin. I found out that there's some truth to it, so what I do is not to use the soap every day. Other days, I use mild soaps or moisturizing soaps such as Dove or baby soaps.

With its very affordable price and good result, C.Y. Gabriel is definitely a good buy.


Today, there are now 13 C.Y. Gabriel products on the market:

CY Gabriel Special Pink 60g
CY Gabriel Purewhite 135g
CY Gabriel Special Pink 135g
CYG Squalane Plus Papaya 135g
CY Gabriel Special Green (Medicated) 60g
CYG Green Papaya 60g
CY Gabriel Special Green (Medicated) 135g
                                         CYG Glutathione With Milk Extract
                                         CY Gabriel Papaya 60g
                                         CYG Glutathione With Citrus Extract
                                         CY Gabriel Papaya 135g
                                         CYG Kojic with Glutathione
                                         CY Gabriel Lemon 60g


You can buy these soaps at nearly all supermarkets, drugstores and other types of retail stores.
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11.07.2010

Tinnitus -- The Ringing in My Father's Ears

My father is now 83 years old. For nearly three years in his late 70s, he had two illnesses -- ear ringing and body itching -- that pained not only him but also us, his children. The body itching didn't let him sleep. Even though we took turns in scratching, patting, striking or massaging his body, he could only sleep for a while, and then wakes again because of the itch.

There were even times I asked God to take him and let him rest in his bosom if the itching doesn't stop, as I couldn't bear seeing him suffer. Years later, he recovered from this illness because of his belief in God, but it's another story, as the focus of this article is on ear ringing.

My father also suffered incessant ringing in his ears, but he suffered quietly. He didn't see it as an illness; he didn't even know that there's a name for it. I myself previously didn't know that other people has it, that it's a disease, and that it's called tinnitus. My father thought that the condition was unique to him, or that everyone who went through the same situations as my father's has ringing in the ears.

I came to know that he's suffering from tinnitus when I chanced upon an article on ringing of the ears. It was then I realized that it's an illness, but I didn't tell my father. I realized also immediately that a big part of handling tinnitus is not to be too conscious of its existence.

Like the disappearance of his itching, the disappearance of my father's tinnitus is also credited to God's mercy. This is not to say that if itching and tinnitus are not cured in some cases, there's no mercy from God. It's all case to case. Different situations, different ways of receiving healing, different times of receiving God's mercy.

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10.10.2009

Allergic Rhinitis or Hay Fever Treatment: Bionase Phototherapy

BioNase Phototherapy

This is the BioNase phototherapy device.


 
What is BioNase?

BioNase is a pocket-sized intra-nasal device that uses
light to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis or hay
fever.

How does it work?

BioNase uses visible light with a frequency of 630 nm
at a narrow band wavelength to relieve symptoms.

Studies found that this light frequency and wavelength
level is the best level for treatment.

Does BioNase have side effects?

None. BioNase is safe for both adults and children. It
has no known side effects. It does not use drugs and
it uses a natural healing resource -- which is light.

Is BioNase easy to use?

Yes. You just put the two prongs of the BioNase in
your nose for 4.5 minutes three times a day.

You can do it while reading, watching TV, surfing the
Net or talking with your family members.

You do not need to time your session to turn the
BioNase off. BioNase automatically turns off at the
end of the session.

Who made BioNase?

SyroLight, part of The Syro Group. This company is a leading manufacturer of phototherapeutic medical devices that applies the healing power of low-level narrow ban (LLNB) red light.

Syro Group, launched in 1985, holds the original patents to the LED technology used in phototherapy devices.

Is BioNase approved by medical standardization institutes?

Yes. BioNase is certified for ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, with the certification number 499/499CE and compliant with the European Union Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC.

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What Is Allergic Rhinitis or Hay Fever?

What Is Hay Fever or Allergic Rhinitis?

It is an illness characterized by inflammation and irritation in the nose, eyes, throat and sinus after the sufferer is exposed to allergens such as pollen, dust, smoke and chemicals which do not typically affect most other people.


Are Hay Fever and Allergic Rhinitis the Same?


Yes, generally. Hay fever refers to allergic rhinitis during the hay season or the pollen season while allergic rhinitis can refer to perennial allergic rhinitis, which is all-year-round, or seasonal allergic rhinitis, which is during a certain season, such as the hay season.   

How do You Know You Have Allergic Rhinitis or Hay Fever?


If you sneeze easily and develop a runny nose quickly and your eyes easily get itchy and watery and later your nose gets stuffy as soon as you breathe in dust, smoke, pollen and other allergens, most probably you have this chronic illness.

Some also have persistent coughing and other symptoms similar to cold.

Why Do You Have Allergic Rhinitis?

Just like other illnesses, you were probably born with the disposition to have this illness. You probably inherited it, or you probably developed it when you were exposed to substances that weakened your resistance to allergens.

Many studies have found that people who have asthma also have allergic rhinitis at the same time or develop allergic rhinitis after being cured of asthma. Some people who have allergic rhinitis develop asthma.

How Do You Treat Allergic Rhinitis?

Up to now, there is still no definitive treatment for
allergic rhinitis. All that have been developed are drugs or devices to stop the symptoms, but not the illness.

The most common drugs used in treating allergic rhinitis symptoms are over-the-counter antihistamines like Zyrtec, Claritin, Benadryl and Clemastine.

Some of these antihistamines are sedating, so if you are driving or operating dangerous equipment, do not take antihistamines. If you need to take some, take non-sedating antihistamines.

Many people also use decongestant sprays to reduce swelling in the nasal and sinus tissues. Some improve their breathing, but others do not so they have stopped using sprays.

Some people have had treatments such as immunotherapy, which includes weekly injections of certain allergens into your body to gradually introduce these allergens into your body to enable your system to increase its ability to resist these allergens.

If doctors find that your allergic rhinitis is linked to an abnormality or obstruction in your nasal system, your doctor may recommend surgery to remove the obstruction.

There are other treatments which are being tried by a lot of allergic rhinitis sufferers and are being studied by researchers. Among these are:

acupuncture
naturopathy
herbal medicine
phototherapy
dietary changes
probiotics

One of these alternative treatments is the Bionase phototherapy device, which you can read about in this article on phototherapy as a treatment for allergic rhinitis or hay fever.
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10.04.2009

Treat Allergic Rhinitis with Phototherapy

No Side Effects

If you have allergic rhinitis, you easily sneeze and have runny nose, watery eyes and itchy nose and eyes whenever you encounter allergens such as dust, molds and pollens or irritants such as smoke, perfumes and aerosol sprays.

You develop these symptoms because your immune system reacts easily to allergens and irritants. As soon as your immune system detects irritants and allergens, it immediately prompts your mast cells to release histamines to fight them, but these histamines also cause swelling, itching and mucus in your nose and eyes.

The most common medications being used to fight sneezing, runny nose and other symptoms are antihistamines. And certainly, you have taken a lot of these despite your concerns about short-term and long-term side effects.

One treatment that you can try is phototherapy. This treatment uses light to fight symptoms -- a healing principle that has been used for centuries, although in a more direct way, such as bringing weak babies or adults out of the house to feel the morning sun.

Today, pocket-sized phototherapy devices that deliver low-level narrow-band light to specific areas of the body are now available to treat pain, inflammation, musculoskeletal injury, allergic rhinitis and other illnesses.

One of these phototherapy devices is BioNase, a pocket-size device with ends that you can insert into your nose for about 4 to 5 minutes three times a day to relieve allergic rhinitis symptoms.

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9.26.2009

Allergic Rhinitis: Non-Drug Treatments



People who suffer from allergic rhinitis have been looking for better alternatives to antihistamines, decongestants, corticosteroids and other drugs, which can cause various side effects if taken frequently.

According to studies, there are alternatives to drugs, such as the following:

Acupuncture

In acupuncture, hair-fine needles are used to stimulate certain parts of the lung meridian in order to remove energy blockages. Some studies have found that acupuncture combined with certain herbs are just as effective as antihistamines in relieving allergic rhinitis symptoms.

Herbs

Certain herbs such as the following are reported to have treatment effects on allergic rhinitis:

Butterbur or Petasites hybridus
Stinging nettle or Urtica dioica
Ginko Biloba
Astragalus membranaceus
 Japanese apricot

However, caution should be exercised in using herbs because they can worsen symptoms and become toxic if used excessively or improperly.

Homeopathy

Homeopathic professionals use certain substances such as Arsenicum album, Allium cepa and Euphrasia to create dilutions that would improve the emotional and physical conditions of someone with allergic rhinitis.

Dietary Supplements

Some dietary supplements such as Lactobacillus acidophilus, Spirulina, Quercetin and Vitamin C have also been cited as helpful in relieving allergic rhinitis symptoms.

Use of Light

One natural cure for allergic rhinitis is the use of light, called phototherapy. It can relieve sneezing, stuffed or runny nose, headaches and teary eyes.

BioNase is a revolutionary pocket-sized device that uses light to relieve your allergic rhinitis symptoms. It is easy to use, affordable, not invasive and has no known side effects.




You just insert the ends of the device into your nose for about 4 and-a-half minutes for 3 times a day while reading, watching TV or surfing the Internet.




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