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10 Natural Ways to Cure Hiccups

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There are many interesting things that the body does in order to communicate what is going on. For example, hiccups are a natural thing the body does to communicate that more air is needed in the body, or that you ate or drank too quickly. Hiccups are defined as a fierce contraction of the diaphragm, which causes a quick, repetitive ...

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11 Home Remedies for Toothaches

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Your teeth play an important role in your life. For one, your teeth are necessary so that you can enjoy meals and eat food. Second, your teeth play a huge role in your appearance, which can be an important factor in many ways. With proper care, your teeth shine bright and look amazing, but when they are sore due to ...

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18 Food Tips for Vegetarians (and Vegans)

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Going vegan or vegetarian? It can be pretty tough adapting to this new lifestyle, though once you get into the swing of it, the lifestyle change boasts a number of benefits. You’ll feel healthier, enjoy a new, slimmer figure and know that you’re not relying on the meat and dairy industry any more. Whether you’re still figuring out how to ...

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12 Symptoms of Bronchitis

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Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchial passages, the tubes that carry air to and from your lungs, causing their swelling and narrowing. It is caused by viral infection (cold and influenza viruses are the most common causes), or by chemical irritant (from smoking, industrial pollution and gastric acid reflux). Bronchitis is categorised as acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis is ...

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12 Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy

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Poison Ivy is common in all the US states, except Alaska, and anyone venturing out into the woods in spring and summer is likely to come into contact with it. Not only does it grow in woods, it’s also found along verges and in gardens, especially in rural areas. Poison ivy is recognizable by the leaf formation. Each leaf stem ...

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12 Natural Remedies for a Bee Sting

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Thankfully, bees are part of our world, without them we’d be in serious trouble. This is because bees are the primary pollinators of our food crops; no bees equals no fruit, vegetables, grains or cereals. For most people being stung by a bee isn’t serious, the pain only lasts a short while and, depending on how much venom has entered ...

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11 Natural Ways to Lower Stress

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Stress is conceivably the biggest health challenge facing us today. Stress is implicated in all chronic diseases, which cause more deaths in the world than any other factor. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that over 60% of all deaths are a result of chronic diseases. Not only can stress affect physical health, it also plays a major role ...

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11 Symptoms of Asperger’s

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Most prominently, individuals with Asperger’s syndrome tend to have significant trouble with social skills. Also, an obsessive focus on one topic or behavior can isolate these people from others. Symptoms of this condition start early in life and for many people continue through their youth and adulthood. While some symptoms may be masked by age, others continue to be noticeable ...

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15 Early Signs of Cancer

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Cancer is a group of diseases which can bring about a number of signs and symptoms. Depending on the location of the cancer, along with its size and impact on affected organs, these symptoms may sometimes be general in nature or may appear specific to a particular organ or tissue. With its growth, cancer starts to push on organs, nerves ...

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11 Symptoms of Pneumonia

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Pneumonia is an infection that impacts a person’s lungs. The infection can be bacterial, viral or fungal in nature and causes the air sacs in one or both lungs to become inflamed. The condition can range in severity from mild to life threatening and is considered most serious for infants, young children, older adults and those with an impaired immune ...

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