What once was common as a child is now making a comeback in the age of adulthood. “Grounding”, or walking barefoot, has gained momentum recently as a beneficial activity that can provide a number of positive effects on your body. The earth holds a negative charge along with other free radicals that help to counteract […]

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Snoring is can be an unpleasant consequence of a number of different issues. Allergies, sickness, and reduced air quality are only some of the factors that may cause an increase in snoring. Snoring can disrupt a pleasant night filled with dreams for not only yourself, but your partner. However, there are many natural remedies that […]

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Prediabetes is a condition that indicates there are elevated blood sugar levels, but that the elevation isn’t high enough to render a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. It is more of a precursor to developing full-blown type 2 diabetes. A wake-up call, if you will. In this phase, the pancreas can still produce enough insulin, […]

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We all need sleep. In fact, experts on the subject are now saying that sleep might just be the most important factor when it comes to mental and physical health, and the quality of the time you spend awake. If you don’t get enough of it, you’ll find yourself zombified, unproductive, more emotional than usual […]

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Some women are unfortunate enough to have extremely heavy bleeding when menstruating. This condition is referred to as menorrhagia, and can be genetic or caused by lifestyles factors. Women that suffer from menorrhagia have not only extremely heavy periods, but may also bleed for longer and experience blood clots and severe cramps. It is, unfortunately, […]

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If you are trying to lose weight, then looking at your diet and thinking about some of the foods you eat is an important step. Food affects different people in different ways, but there are many foods that can contribute to your weight loss. A healthy diet is not only important for shedding those pounds, […]

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Uric acid is produced in the body by the breakdown of proteins into chemicals known as purines. Purines are responsible for producing uric acid. High uric acid levels in the body occur when the kidneys don’t adequately eliminate the uric acid, and instead, it remains lingering inside the body, causing possible disruptions or bodily functions […]

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The keto diet aims at teaching one’s body to burn stored body fat rather than relying on carbohydrates. This leads to the metabolic state referred to as ketosis. For this reason, the ketogenic diet features higher fat intake and lower carbs. While the transition from a high carbohydrate diet to one where your intake is […]

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It’s a well-known fact that our bodies need water to not only keep up alive but to keep all of our systems functioning properly. Thirst is how our brains signal that we are becoming dehydrated and need water. Unfortunately, when we are feeling thirsty, it means that our bodies have already entered the beginning phases […]

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Atrial fibrillation is a fairly common, yet no less concerning, condition of the heart in which one has an irregular, often faster than normal, heartbeat. Also called an arrhythmia, this condition can be genetic, or may be caused by high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid, stress, viral infections, and more. While most doctors will prescribe […]

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Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, which can be bacterial or viral. It can be treated with natural home remedies without side effects that many antibiotics have. While there are varying degrees of pain, you should begin a home remedy as soon as you feel it coming on. It is also highly contagious, so treating […]

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Epsom salt is a mineral that hails from Epsom in Surrey, England, and is actually a combination of sulfate and magnesium. This “salt” is not your ordinary salt, and is actually an incredible remedy for many health concerns. Because both magnesium and sulfate are easily absorbed through the skin, Epsom salt is effective in addressing […]

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A stomach ulcer is a painful condition that occurs when a sore or lesion opens up in the lining of your stomach. This can be caused by poor diet, injury, frequent use of painkillers, consumption of alcohol, and more. While some people do not experience any symptoms when they have an ulcer, most people with […]

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Periorbital edema, or puffiness around the eyes, is something that many of us suffer from. The puffiness is a result of fluid accumulating below and around the eyes. This puffiness can be caused by a variety of things, such as a high-sodium diet, allergies, sinus issues, aging, alcohol consumption, and more. While there is a […]

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Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe the difficulty in swallowing. It can happen to anyone anytime, but infants, the elderly, and adults with brain or nervous system disorders are especially susceptible. If you are suffering from dysphagia, you will notice increased difficulty swallowing food and an increased risk of choking. Even swallowing a […]

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