Medical

4 Tips To Beat PMS Cravings

You don’t need to be a nutritional expert to know that you can’t eat burgers and doughnuts on a regular basis. Fastfood and fried dough contain heinous amounts of saturated and trans fat, cholesterol and sugar. But it’s especially difficult to keep your diet in check when you’re PMS-ing because everything looks so dang good. And when you are PMS-ing, …

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7 Herbs for Keeping Your Lungs Clean

1. Coltsfoot This Eurasian herb is part of the daisy family and is the only species in the tussilago genus. Tussilago is derived from the Latin word, tussis, which means cough. Coltsfoot is traditionally used to treat all types of respiratory problems and common cough. Coltsfoot is also used as supplemental ingredients to confectionery products. The Coltsfoot leaves are used …

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Pregnancy and Old Wives’ Tales

Old wive’s tales are oral traditions passed down through generations, offering advice about experiences we all share.  Some have basis in fact, but many have been proven false by modern science and medicine.  Pregnancy has no shortage of these old wives’ tales, often passed from grandmother to mother to daughter. The baby’s heart rate will tell you the gender of …

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How to Prevent a Scar

If you’ve recently cut or injured yourself particularly if it’s in a highly visible place, you may be worried about formation of a disfiguring scar. For a deep cut or wound that penetrates into the dermal layer of the skin, this can be a real concern. Scar formation is part of the natural healing process as the injured dermis tries …

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The Power of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a practice that has become more popular in the United States in recent years. It is a type of alternative medicine in which essential oils, derived from plants, are used to treat a variety of conditions. Each essential oil is utilized to heal a different ailment, depending on the plant that the essential oil was extracted from. While …

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Natural Remedies for Snoring Problems

Snoring problems are something that the majority of us will encounter at some point in our lives, whether it’s our own or someone else’s. If you live with a snorer or if you are one yourself, then you know that snoring is something that can actually drive a wedge between people. Neither the snorer nor the one who can’t sleep …

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