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What Causes Pink Eye And How Do You Treat It?

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What Causes Pink Eye And How Do You Treat It?

What causes pink eye and how do you treat it? “Pink eye,” also known under its more technical term, conjunctivitis, is an inflammatory problem with the eye. Those suffering from pink eye have inflammation in a part of the eye known as the conjunctiva, which is the outer layer of the eye and the inside…

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3 Great Health Facts About Kombucha

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3 Great Health Facts About Kombucha

Kombucha is a raw, fermented, and naturally carbonated tea that contains probiotics. It’s a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY) that forms a zoolgleal mat. Based on historical research to date, it mostly likely started as an ancient Chinese elixir. Some records extend all the way back to the Qin Dynasty in 220 BCE.…

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Top 5 Best Herbs For Treating The Flu

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Top 5 Best Herbs For Treating The Flu

Having the flu can mean spending several miserable days in bed without being able to do anything that you normally would. While there are a lot of different medicines available that can help with your symptoms, these are normally made with questionable ingredients. For individuals who are trying to live healthier, they may find that…

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How To Spot An Arthritic Condition

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How To Spot An Arthritic Condition

My mother used to knit socks, hats, sweaters, scarves, and other items. She would send these items to relatives or donate to various church sales throughout the year.  She enjoyed knitting, which may explain why we never had a cat. Once I left home I noticed that she wasn’t knitting anymore. I have no idea…

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Not So Sweet Dreams? Sciatica Could Be to Blame

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Not So Sweet Dreams? Sciatica Could Be to Blame

The sciatic nerve, which extends from the base of the spine in the lower back through the buttocks to the lower extremities, is the largest nerve in the body. For that reason, when the nerve is pinched or inflamed for any reason, the pain is often extremely uncomfortable at best and debilitating at worst. This…

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Best Foods to Protect Your Body

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Best Foods to Protect Your Body

The foods you eat can make a powerful difference in your health. What you eat can determine how radiant and flawless your skin and body feels. You will look better when you take care of yourself. The foods that go into your body are important. Picking the right food can act as an energy booster…

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Bouncing Back After Injury

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Bouncing Back After Injury

Injuries happen to even the most seasoned and athletic of people; however, with prompt action an injury does not need to be the death sentence for an activity that you love. Some injuries can be treated rather simply and will allow you to return to normal quickly, where as others require a more intense treatment…

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Lower Back Pain And Everything About It That You Need To Know

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Lower Back Pain And Everything About It That You Need To Know

Pain in any part of the body can be bothersome and cause one to be relatively unproductive, but thankfully there are tons of ways to address and resolve pain depending on where it is located. Lower back pain in particular is not unheard of and even has a handful of doable remedies that people can…

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Best Foods To Eat For A Healthy Heart Over 50

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Best Foods To Eat For A Healthy Heart Over 50

There are a number of factors that will determine whether you develop heart disease. However, the general consensus is that your diet does play a major role in your overall heart health. There are a number of healthy eating plans available today, but many disagree on which diet is the best. Experts have found that…

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How Your Lack Of Sleep Is Slowly Killing You

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How Your Lack Of Sleep Is Slowly Killing You

It seems that the older we get the more we play the “let’s see who got the least sleep game.” The prize? Bragging rights, self importance and ultimately, a quicker trip to the hereafter. As humans, we sleep to gather strength and stay sane but more people are too happy to get less sleep as…

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