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Understand your Kidney Stones Symptoms

Understand your Kidney Stones Symptoms

Kidney stones are caused when the crystallized material such as salts and minerals from the kidney hardens and forms stones. This condition is exceptionally painful but is a relatively common yet serious urinary disease. Kidney stones symptoms can go unnoticed if the stones are small enough to be passed in the urine. These are known [...]

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Need to Know Fasting for Blood Work Procedures

Need to Know Fasting for Blood Work Procedures

Going for blood tests are common procedures today and generally call for some form of fasting or non-eating period to clean up your system . However, depending on what your blood test is for you will have different fasting times and liquid requirements. We’ll take a look at common blood tests such as measuring triglyceride [...]

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Do you Know the Signs of Strep Throat?

Do you Know the Signs of Strep Throat?

How do you know if you have the Signs of Strep Throat? Do you have a sore throat and difficulty swallowing. That in itself could mean you have a cold or perhaps coming down with the flu. Perhaps you have swollen lymph nodes. Well, these are all Signs of Strep Throat as well. Strep throat [...]

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Do you have the Symptoms of Strep Throat

Do you have the Symptoms of Strep Throat

Not all sore throats are created equal. Are you coming down with the flu, cold or something else. Generally flu’s and colds are generated by viruses however strep throat is the product of the bacterium Streptococcus. This disease is highly contagious so it is a good idea if you stay home for a few days [...]

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How to Speed Up Metabolism

How to Speed Up Metabolism

Metabolism is a catch-all term for how the body burns calories from food. Why would you want to speed up metabolism? When the body’s metabolism runs faster, it can burn calories quicker and soon needs to draw on any fat stores in order to keep the body going. Children have a faster metabolism than adults. [...]

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Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening

White teeth, that Hollywood smile everyone wants to get, isn’t it one the most common wishes and interests concerning equally men and women all over the world? It is possible. You can have it! Today having white teeth is not only a treat, it is a necessity, a condition of general comfort. Studies have shown [...]

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The Facts About Hoodia Diet Pills

The Facts About Hoodia Diet Pills

Hoodia plants can found in the semi-deserts of such places as Namibia, South Africa and Botswana. Its Latin name is Hoodia gordonii and has some cactus-like features. In recent years hoodia pills have become extremely popular after being marketed as great for weight loss. The pill arrived at just the right time, filling a whole [...]

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Using Essential Oils Over the Winter Holiday Season

Using Essential Oils Over the Winter Holiday Season

No matter if you celebrate Christmas, Yule, Kwanzaa or Chanukah; you can add more of the spirit to your holidays with essential oils. The smell of certain aromatherapy blends can help calm you down when the holidays get hectic or liven up a party atmosphere. Certain oils also help remove viruses, bacteria and embarrassing odors [...]

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Uses for Tea Tree Oil

Uses for Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is one of the most versatile aromatherapy oils available. It can be used by itself, combined with other oils or with cosmetics. People who like to make their own soap, shampoo or candles enjoy adding a few drops to make their products smell nice. Whole books have been written devoted to the [...]

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Causes of Night Time Leg Cramps

Causes of Night Time Leg Cramps

Nocturnal leg cramps are leg pains that mostly occur at night when you are trying to sleep. They are also called charley horses. These cramps are not to be confused with restless leg syndrome, although both conditions occur in the legs when you are trying to sleep. If experiencing any leg pains, please go to [...]

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What You Need to Know About Tea Tree Oil

What You Need to Know About Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree essential oil or aromatherapy oil is made from the tea tree plant (Melaleuca alternifolia). Although called a tree, the plant really looks more like a shrub. As the common name suggests, people at one time drank the leaves like they would tea leaves. However, it doesn’t make as tasty a drink as tea [...]

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20 Ways to Increase your Intellect for a Day

20 Ways to Increase your Intellect for a Day

Feeling sluggish today? You know that you’re not quite up to speed and the brain has had better days. We all know the feeling but you don’t have to tolerate it. Now there are ways to give the brain that much needed boost to get you back into the land of the living. Have a [...]

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The 10 Best Foods for Your Look

The 10 Best Foods for Your Look

You Want to Look Good then best you start Eating Properly. If you look in any of the women’s magazines you will undoubtedly be subjected to adverts that will tell you the way to becoming a beautiful person on the outside to match you wonderful personality on the inside. They have potions that will transform [...]

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Iron Rich Foods List

Iron Rich Foods List

If you suffer from iron deficiency anemia you will feel bad tempered, tired and feel weak as a result. This type of anemia is caused by a reduction in the amount of red blood cells caused by insufficient iron. Your body is not able to make enough haemoglobin. Statistics show 3% of males, 20% of [...]

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10 Great Ideas to Help Reduce Cholesterol

10 Great Ideas to Help Reduce Cholesterol

So you have been reading about cholesterol and realize that it’s been a few years since you checked your levels. What are you going to do? Well to start with you are older than before, it’s common for cholesterol levels to rise as people age. And maybe you don’t exercise as much as you used [...]

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Beating Cancer – What to do!

Beating Cancer – What to do!

Cancer is probably the most talked about medical condition in the west. Every family has been touched by cancer or knows some family who has. But what are our chances of avoiding it? Everywhere is awash with information and recommendations and counter recommendations. It can leave us feeling a little confused. So when you get [...]

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Chocolate is Good for You….Maybe!

Chocolate is Good for You….Maybe!

The good news is that a medical study has indicated that there may be benefits gained from eating chocolate. However on deeper reading it becomes apparent that the chocolate we eat still has many negative aspects so put your chocolate down and read on. The first point to make clear is that the chocolate we [...]

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Healthy Food Swaps

Healthy Food Swaps

Anyone who has tried to lose weight…and who hasn’t, knows full well about the difficulties of eating healthy. We all know about the temptation of the fatty, sugary foods. But the problem actually lies a little deeper, it is because we have made it a habit to eat these sorts of food that is the [...]

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Green Tea and Widely Accepted Benefits

Green Tea and Widely Accepted Benefits

Green tea has been spoken about as the panacea for pretty much every disease or condition that has been in the news over the last ten or so years. Its properties have been investigated to try to confirm the health benefits in relation to cancers, heart disease and stroke. In addition it is said to [...]

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Natural Supplements to Aid Good Sleep

Natural Supplements to Aid Good Sleep

Sleep is crucial to our wellbeing and health and yet many people cannot get a good night’s sleep. Sometimes it is getting to sleep that is the problem, other people can get to sleep fine but cannot stay asleep. The medical establishment advocates looking at your lifestyle to help identify the problem. Common reasons for [...]

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