Health

8 Natural Homemade Cold Sore Remedies

Cold sores are characterized as red, swollen and sore, and may leak out a clear fluid when they are punctured. Fever, pain on the mouth and swollen lymph nodes typically accompany the blisters. It does tend to resolve itself in a few days to two weeks. They (cold sores) are caused by the virus herpes simplex. There are two variations …

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7 Mistakes Every Rookie Makes at the Gym

Are you a complete beginner on your first day at the gym or have you been doing this a while but just not getting the results you want? If you belong to the former I am pretty sure that your gym membership did not come with specific instructions about what to do or not to do at the gym. Nor …

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How to Get Rid Of Cellulite

WHAT EXACTLY IS CELLULITE?  Occurring in more than 90% of post-pubescent girls, cellulite is so common that physicians are starting to think that it is a secondary sexual characteristic of women. Our skin is comprised of layers of fat and other connective tissue. These layers function to give insulation and structural integrity to the largest organ of your body — …

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How to Cure Colds and Flu the Natural Way

Nobody likes getting a cold or the flu. Your nose is stuffy, you have a headache and your voice is hoarse. You feel like cr*p and you probably look like one too. Thankfully, downing a whole bottle of Advil is not the only way to feel better. Remember how your mother always seemed to be able to make everything better? …

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Fake Honey on the Market: How to Spot the Difference

According to Food Safety News, around 76% of all honey that you can buy in grocery stores is fake. By fake we mean ultra-filtrated, which means that it underwent a filtration process in order to expel all the impurities. But this process doesn’t get rid only of the bad, but the good as well. When honey is ‘purified’, it loses …

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Flatulence and Weight Gain Go Hand in Hand: See How to Get Rid of Both

Did you know that flatulence and weight gain go hand in hand? It’s true, and in many cases these two can even be symptoms of serious conditions, like constipation, lactose intolerance, or a thyroid problem. However, more commonly they are just side effects of bad eating habits. Find out what these habits are and how to kick them. Chew more …

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6 Health Benefits of Pedicures

Long perfectly shaped nails, flawlessly painted toes and an unexplainable sense of well-being are just some of the benefits we actually get when we pay somebody to give us a pedicure. But did you know that pedicures could actually be good for you, in more than a cosmetic way? Read on as your pedicure is just about to get more …

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Synthetic Drugs: “Legal Highs” are Flooding the Streets

Synthetic drugs are those kinds of drugs produced through a chemical process. Chemists sometimes make these drugs structurally identical to the ‘natural’ drugs (marijuana, cocaine, opium, etc.), but it is more often the case when these drugs are made to enhance the effect a naturally occurring drug has. Sometimes these drugs prevent some side effects that usually happen, but sometimes …

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Do You Practice Emotional First Aid? No – Well You Should

Do You Practice Emotional First Aid? No – Well You Should Renowned psychologist Guy Winch gave an eye-opening lecture on the importance of maintaining our emotional health, just as we would maintain our physical health in top condition. Psychologist Guy Winch, Ph.D., and the author of “Emotional First Aid”, states that if you have a medical problem – like if …

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Avoid These Drinks to Save Your Health

As summer approaches, we usually start thinking about improving our diet in order to lose those love handles and look better in bikinis when the time comes. We usually make some changes in out nutrition, but we sometimes forget that drinks also carry calories and ingredients that can be the opposite of beneficial in achieving our goals. Furthermore, we also …

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