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Optimum Nutrition: The Holy Grail of Getting Fit

Optimum Nutrition: The Holy Grail of Getting Fit

Centuries ago, our ancestors went out on quests to help better their tribes, nations or families. Adventures would fight monsters and bring home sacred objects. Oh, for those simple times. Modern men and women have a much harder task – to fight the monsters within and show to the world that they can be physically [...]

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Becoming an Organ Donor is Easier Than You Think

Becoming an Organ Donor is Easier Than You Think

There are a lot of misconceptions about becoming an organ donor. Some of these misconceptions include that donors need to pay a fee; that you can be too old to donate your organs and that your family will receive money if they consent to having your organs taken out after you die. But perhaps the [...]

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Side Effects from Oscillococcinum or Oscillo

Side Effects from Oscillococcinum or Oscillo

One of the most popular forms of alternative healing is homeopathy. Ailments are treated by one or more highly diluted chemicals found in nature. Some homoepaths use oscilloccinum, also known as Oscillo, to treat the flu or flu-like symptoms. This homeopathic remedy cannot be used by vegetarians or vegans because it is made from bacterial [...]

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Differences Between an Ophthalmoscope and an Otoscope

Differences Between an Ophthalmoscope and an Otoscope

The main difference between an ophthalmoscope and an otoscope is that the former device helps your doctor check out your eyes and the latter helps check out your ears or your nose. The best way to remember the difference is that “ophthal” is the prefix used not only for ophthalmoscopes but for ophthalmologists. This strange [...]

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Does your baby have a rash on their face?

Does your baby have a rash on their face?

All parents worry about the health of their baby and first time parents will worry about everything concerning their new baby. Certainly make an appointment with the doctor about any rash that appears on the face it’s also good to know what some of the common causes of rashes appearing on your baby’s face. Many [...]

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Benefits of including red clover in your diet

Benefits of including red clover in your diet

This plant grows in the wild in fields and meadows and animals will graze on it. Red clover can be used for its therapeutic qualities because it has so many benefits associated with it. The red flowers of this plant are dried in the first instance and are then used as an herbal supplement. This [...]

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Red Light Therapy – Does it really work?

Red Light Therapy – Does it really work?

There is a therapy which is coming back into fashion which is said to help the body recover from aches, pains and ailments. It works by stimulating the body into action and the protection mechanisms that we all have as part of our natural defence system work, which in turn gives us relief from the [...]

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Eating Healthy with Raw Food

Eating Healthy with Raw Food

There is nothing odd about raw food, it is healthy, fresh and delicious. An Asian salad with or without sesame vinaigrette is a good starter because you will find familiar ingredients in it and there is no blenders or other equipment required to make this. To make raw cashew milk soak the nuts in the [...]

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Causes of Foot Pain

Causes of Foot Pain

Foot pain is an indicator that something is wrong with the structure or interaction of the foot and precautions should be taken until a full recovery has taken place. To find out the root cause of the pain it is important to know when and how the foot injuries happened. Also knowing exactly where the [...]

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Flaking Skin – When to visit the doctor

Flaking Skin – When to visit the doctor

Flaking skin can be irritating but when it is combined with intense itching, inflammation or infection, or home treatment has been ineffective then it’s time to visit the doctor. Dry skin can cause flaking on many areas of the body but it tends to be more common on the arms and legs. The skin is [...]

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High Frequency Hearing Loss

High Frequency Hearing Loss

Hearing loss which is caused by too much exposure to excessive noise or by the aging process always begins with the high frequencies being affected. High frequency sounds above approximately 3000 to 4000 Hz (hertz) begin to be more difficult to hear as we grow older even though other frequencies can be heard just as [...]

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Healthy tips to build muscle

Healthy tips to build muscle

If you want to build muscle, you need to ensure that your lifestyle is conducive to this goal – just increasing your exercise will do little to help. Achieving a healthy, muscular body is not just about exercise, it is also about eating good food and getting enough rest. Anyone who has been working hard [...]

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Build yourself some muscle

Build yourself some muscle

The key to losing weight is not to eat less, you need to exercise. By building muscle, your metabolism will speed up and burn more calories. Many of us start the new year intending to lose weight and get in shape – few of us manage to keep our new regime going for more than [...]

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Debunking Diet Myths

Debunking Diet Myths

While many people are overweight, they struggle to lose excess pounds due to the slow pace at which they lose inches and weight – but there is no such thing as a quick fix! It is now generally recognised that there is no quick fix for weight loss, as easy as it is to gain [...]

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Marijuana – less harmful than alcohol or tobacco

Marijuana – less harmful than alcohol or tobacco

Apparently the drug poses less risks to health than common legal indulgences. A recent study by a British think tank responsible for analyzing drug use and policy has indicated that the decreased risk to health that marijuana is now understood to pose also means that the drug and its use should be decriminalised. The report [...]

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Rise in oral HPV cases

Rise in oral HPV cases

HPV is a sexually transmitted disease that can cause many types of cancer, including cancer of the mouth and throat. A recent study has shown an increase in the numbers of people with the oral version of the Human Papillomavirus. Research involved 5,000 volunteers who provided a sample of their saliva and completed a questionnaire [...]

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Potatoes – the healthy choice?

Potatoes – the healthy choice?

The potato is often disregarded as a “diet” food due to its starchy content and reputation for being fried or filled with butter. Mainstream thinking concerning the humble potato is that it is, very often a ‘bad guy’ – a carbohydrate which contributes to obesity and its’ associated health problems. The problems the reputation of [...]

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Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers among women, and awareness of it is very important. Most, if not all women, worry about the risk of breast cancer, this worry is oftentimes made worse by the plethora of seemingly contradictory advice there is in the media on the best way to reduce the [...]

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Unhealthy Sexual Habits to Avoid

Unhealthy Sexual Habits to Avoid

We live in a society that is obsessed with sex and all things sexual, so what happens when it begins to affect our health? In the twenty-first century, it seems that everyone is much more relaxed when it comes to discussing the subject of sex and sexual habits – even in societies where this type [...]

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Great Supplements for Women’s Sexual Health

Great Supplements for Women’s Sexual Health

There are some natural extracts and remedies that can help improve your sexual health. Great sexual health is not just about being able to enjoy a great sex life; it is also about reproduction, function, ability and enjoyment – and being able to experience all of these things in a way that improves the overall [...]

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