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Banish smelly feet

Banish smelly feet

It is one of those words that could help you win a game of Trivial Pursuit. Bromodosis, what is it? Actually it is a very common condition that most people have experienced at some time or another. It is actually the name for smelly feet. It doesn’t only happen during the summer, it can happen [...]

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Running Injuries

Running Injuries

People who like to run can be susceptible to injuries, and it’s not just the experienced runners, many injuries happen to beginners even when they are running slowly and gently. Experienced runners exert their bodies so people understand why the injury occurs, but with beginners it can be as simple as using muscles that have [...]

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Kidneys are important

Kidneys are important

Kidneys are two organs in your lower back used to clean the blood. Any waste material in the blood is filtered out by the kidneys and it is then turned into urine for disposal by the body. So keeping them healthy and in good shape is crucial to your health and wellbeing. There are a [...]

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Benign prostatic

Benign prostatic

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a condition involving the male prostate gland and is one which occurs most frequently in men over sixty years of age. As men age their prostate gland may become enlarged and compress the urethra causing an obstruction to the flow of urine, this enlargement, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, is, however, harmless [...]

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All about Lymes Disease

All about Lymes Disease

So what exactly is Lymes disease? It is an infection that is caused by a tick bite and has a few different symptoms similar to those seen in influenza patients, such as fever, aches and pains, swollen glands and drowsiness. Tick bites are often caused when the wood tick buries its head into the skin [...]

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Acne – How it occurs and its treatments

Acne – How it occurs and its treatments

Acne is a skin condition which affects around 80% of people at sometime in their lives but it normally happens when the person reaches puberty. In general terms acne develops when there are hormonal factors at work. Acne is normally seen on the face but it is common on the back, buttocks and shoulders too. [...]

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Anger Management

Anger Management

Managing anger is difficult for a fair size segment of the population. The Mental Health Foundation, in a recent survey, found that 28% of adults said they worry about how angry they sometimes feel, and 32% have a friend or relative who has problems dealing with anger. We all have to deal with anger, it’s [...]

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Credit Crunch Stress

Credit Crunch Stress

Many things can make you feel anxious and cause emotional stress. Everyone is aware that if you lose your job or have financial problems then it will have a negative effect on your wellbeing. The thought of losing your home or running up debts which you will be unable to pay off will lead to [...]

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Can Aspirin Cut Cancer Deaths?

Can Aspirin Cut Cancer Deaths?

The Universities of Oxford, Edinburgh and Dundee, worked together with Kumamoto University, Japan, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, to produce this study, which was published in the medical journal The Lancet. It is stated by some researchers that research in animals shows an association between aspirin and a reduced risk of [...]

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Milk and Dairy Foods

Milk and Dairy Foods

Dairy produce has always been thought of as healthy and then after extensive research it was found that there was too much fat for a healthy adult diet. But other aspects of dairy food really are excellent providers of what our bodies need to grow and stay healthy. Milk products are great sources of calcium [...]

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