Pain relieving meds are very useful for doctors and patients. But, like other drugs, they have side effects, some of which are unknown. You can buy most painkillers in a store without a prescription or “over the counter.” As the name suggests, these medications are taken for mild pain and fevers. If the pain persists, […]

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Molds are microscopic fungi with branches and roots which can be hard to identify when it’s growing on food. They are found in both plants and animal matter. You’ve probably pulled out a loaf of bread out of your cabinet only to find some green fuzzy spot on the slices. That is known as mold […]

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The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word lice is “unclean” and poor hygiene. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Lice are usually contracted from contact with an infected person and are rampant in school going children. Recent reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) place […]

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In the old days, children would play in the sun while the adults sat under the sun without minding its rays. As the years went by, it was discovered that the sun wasn’t that good for our skin and things became a bit different. We started buying sunscreen lotions to offer protection to our skin. […]

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Activated charcoal is a form of powder made when natural substances such as coconut shells, olive pits, slowly burned wood and peat are grained. This is similar to regular charcoal, however, it’s specifically made for medical purposes. To activate the powder, you need to oxidize it under extreme heat. After oxidization, you obtain a porous […]

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Falling asleep during summer can be somehow tricky. This time of the year happens to be the hottest and all you can do is toss, turn, sweat and curse the weather. The Journal of Physiological Anthropology stated in one of their articles that hot weather disrupts one’s slow wave and REM cycle meaning your sleep […]

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Plants are therapeutic. Whether grown indoors or outdoors, they provide a relaxed environment that’s known to reduce anxiety and stress. Caring for plants makes us feel connected to the plants and brings out a sense of responsibility, satisfaction, and purpose. Live plants have a way to liven up any room, garden or office. But how […]

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If you’re a health conscious individual, you must have grown tired of commercial toothpaste and tried to make one yourself. Homemade toothpaste is the best alternative to the store bought toothpaste because of the natural ingredients. Most commercial toothpaste tubes contain ingredients that are questionable and could possibly do more harm than protect your dental health. […]

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How many times have you read the ingredients of your hair shampoo and conditioner? If you haven’t, it’s high time you started. You’ll be shocked to know that there are over a dozen toxic ingredients used in shampoos and conditioners, even those labeled as “All-natural”. Chemicals are bad for your hair. And since the scalp […]

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People always associated weight gain to unhealthy eating and lack of exercise. What if I told you that some of the items at your home are contributing to an addition to your waistline? I know this comes as a surprise to many people because home is where your heart is. You expect everything to be […]

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From the coastal beaches to the supermarket shelves and now to your kitchen, coconuts are the next best thing when it comes to healthy eating. Coconuts have so many by-products ranging from coconut oil to coconut flakes to coconut milk to coconut flour. Coconut flour is made from dried coconut pulp that has been ground […]

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Celery juice is the new ‘miracle’ potion that’s been trending on social media, health food shops, and health magazines. Most people claim that drinking celery juice helps with many ailments in the body. Celery, which was just a snack in many households, is now referred to as a superfood and wellness experts claim that it’s […]

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Honey is the natural thick syrup that bees create throughout their lives. It’s full of nutrition and has been linked to countless health benefits. However, did you know that the honey you buy at the grocery store may not be honey at all? Most honey brands are just a mixture of substances that taste like […]

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If you have a bottle of rubbing alcohol somewhere in your house, chances are high that you’re not fully utilizing its uses. For most of us, rubbing (Isopropyl) alcohol is usually in the medicine cabinet and the only time we remove it is when we want to disinfect a wound. But did you know there […]

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Your quest for natural air purifiers ends with beeswax candles. Scientifically known as Cera Alba, beeswax is produced by the honeybee and is exuded from the abdomen to form the honeycomb. It’s the only the wax that is used in its natural state, having only undergone the filtering process. Natural beeswax candles tag along dozens […]

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Insects are drawn to your home especially the kitchen due to the scent, light, heat, and humidity. Summer season is the best time of the year with warm weather, sunshine and a perfect time to go on a vacation. However, this is the time you will see all type of insects in your home. As […]

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