Monthly Archive: March 2018

Home Remedy for Dysmenorrhea

March 30 2018

Many women have painful menstrual cramps just before, or at the start of their menses. The pain from menstrual cramps can range from mild to severe and can involve the lower abdomen, back, or thighs. Some women also have headaches, fainting, nausea, diarrhea or constipation. Stress and tension can make symptoms worse. Painful periods are...


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3 Most Effective Exercises To Ease Foot Pain

March 29 2018

Each of your feet has 33 joints, 26 bones and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. That’s a lot of moving parts, so it’s not surprising that there are also countless problems that can plague your feet. Two of the most common foot and ankle issues in active adults are plantar fasciitis, which causes...


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8 Medical Causes of Shortness of Breath

March 28 2018

Shortness of breath or breathing difficulty is something that makes it feel like your chest is tight and the air is thick. In the medical field, it is referred to as dyspnea. It’s important to note that mild breathing issues encountered when performing aerobic exercises are not part of this category. There are many different...


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10 Signs You Have A Thyroid Problem And 10 Solutions For It

March 28 2018

Hypothyroidism, or an under-active thyroid, accounts for 90% of all thyroid imbalances. In Australia, there are about 60,000 new cases of thyroid disease each year. Some people have a problem with how the gland functions: it may produce too much or too little thyroid hormone. Others have problems with the structure of the gland itself, where...


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4 Ways To Keep Your Kidneys Happy

March 28 2018

These days there’s no shortage of chatter about exercises for heart health, cancer-fighting foods, and recipes for keeping blood sugar in check. But there’s less talk about the kidneys, the twin organs that many doctors have deemed the unsung heroes of the human body. Not only do they help keep blood in tip-top shape, but...


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5 Signs That Your Arteries Are Clogged

March 27 2018

If you have a blocked artery within your heart, you may be suffering from coronary artery disease (CAD). This disease is caused by the build-up of cholesterol and fatty plaques within the arteries, a condition referred to as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis can interfere with the blood flow to the heart by causing narrowing or blockage of...


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The Best Sleep Positions For Back Pain, Snoring, And More

March 26 2018

  You try your best to call lights out at a reasonable time so you can get the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep. (Most of the time, anyway.) And yet your diligence isn’t really paying off since you spend half the night tossing and turning in discomfort. Turns out, your go-to sleep position...


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Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe: Vegetarian Pan Pizza

March 25 2018

Adopting a healthier lifestyle for the family is made easier with tasty, low-fat recipes like this vegetarian pan pizza. Image credit: Craig Wall   0:35 Prep | 0:25 Cook | 4 Servings | Capable cooks   METHOD Step 1 Place flour and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Stir to combine. Make a well in centre. Using a...


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Signs You Might Have a Parasite In Your Body

March 23 2018

The thought of creepy crawlers residing in your belly can be a mortifying thought. However, it’s something that is always a possibility. Contrary to popular belief, parasitic worm infestation is not exclusive to individuals living in underdeveloped countries. You could be living in a highly urbanized location and still have worms in your gut! Actually,...


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8 Surprising Reasons Your Head Is Pounding

March 22 2018

We’ve all been there: You’re trying to enjoy some of life’s more pleasant moments—you know, like happy hour, a lazy Saturday morning, some time alone with your lover—and bam! Your head starts pounding. If you’re one of the 28 million women who suffer from headaches and migraines, you know the usual culprits: too much alcohol, skimping on...


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