Monday, September 28

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8 Scientific Facts You Should Know About Aromatherapy
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8 Scientific Facts You Should Know About Aromatherapy

Conventional allopathic medicine has a tendency to brand all other practices either as ‘alternative’ or merely a pseudoscience. Most often, these neglected practices have thousands of years in historical heritage over allopathic science. In fact, the term ‘allopath’ itself was coined by Dr. Hahnemann who is also the Father of Homeopathy! Likewise, aromatherapy, or using distilled plant extracts for different medical practices has a very rich history. It was used in ancient Greece, Egypt, China, and India, and it is still largely a mystery! However, the benefits are noticeable and definitive. 1. It is called therapy since the 1920s It was a quirky accident at a French chemist’s lab in the 1920s that recognized the ‘therapy’ aspect of plant extracts in the modern world. Although the p...
7 Awesome Health Benefits of Cauliflower
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7 Awesome Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is from the same family of vegetables (cruciferous) like Broccoli and yields amazing health benefits like its cousin. In fact, the vegetable world is so diverse and amazing in benefits that many people are shifting to being vegan! It is also a very good trend actually given the sorry state of the animal farming industry. However, abandoning animal protein cold turkey is understandably difficult because you are conditioned to a particular kind of diet. Nevertheless, you can still find cauliflower wonderfully beneficial. 1. Keeps body inflammation in balance Internal inflammation or reddening is often an immune system response to encounter an infective threat. However, over-response from the immune system can get the inflammation out of balance. Cauliflower provides a go...
What Is It Like To Have An Eating Disorder
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What Is It Like To Have An Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are very serious conditions that are related to persistent eating behaviors that negatively impact your emotions, your ability to function in important areas of your life, and above all – your health. Binge-eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, and anorexia nervosa are the most common eating disorders. Most eating disorders include obsessions with body shape, weight, and food, which leads to dangerous eating behaviors. These behaviors may impact the ability of your body to get the required nutrition. Eating disorders can damage your digestive system, bones, heart, teeth, and mouth, and lead to other dangerous diseases. These disorders can develop at any age, but they usually develop in young adult years. However, with the treatment, you can reverse serious complicati...
8 Natural Headache Remedies
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8 Natural Headache Remedies

Headaches, such as migraines, are very common. Since headaches can occur from a variety of causes, people who have headaches seek treatment on a near-daily basis. Fortunately, there are a lot of natural remedies which can help alleviate headache pain, including migraine. Read on in order to discover which natural headache remedies you may already have at your home. Buckwheat Rutin, a flavonoid found in buckwheat is very useful for migraine pain and other headaches. Phytochemicals are flavonoids found in plants and they contain antioxidant properties, that counteract damage to cells. Also, in one study, researchers discovered that flavonoids have an effect on inflammation, which is a common cause of headaches. Flaxseed A lot of headaches are often caused by inflammation, and they c...
Psoriasis Treatment
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Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition and every approach to the treatment of psoriasis must be considered for the long term. Any treatment regimens must be adjusted for each individual. The adjustment should take into consideration age, occupation, gender, health benefits, available resources, and personal motivation. The severity of the disease is also defined by the patient's acceptance and perception of the disease, and not only by the number and extent of plaques present. Rather than just focusing on the extent of body surface area involved, the treatment must be designed with the patient's specific expectations in mind. Several treatments exist for this skin condition. However, an effective therapeutic regimen is not hard to construct and necessarily complicated. There are t...
10 Timeless Tips For Living Healthy
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10 Timeless Tips For Living Healthy

These 10 timeless tips for living healthy will keep you forever young. 1. Think positive It is simple. You are well when you are at peace with your conscience. When you are disturbed, the anomaly shows up as issues in your lifestyle. You eat junk food randomly when you are depressed. You drink a lot and get into toxic relationships. Hey, try thinking positive about everything! Wherever your positivity is accepted, you will find a friend. Wherever it is not, just get rid of that connection altogether. Being at peace does require confronting unfinished equations of life. Follow peace and you will feel nice at heart. You will feel healthy, open to love and loving, and appreciate the best of everything possible. Do remember that love needs protection beside care. 2. Self-talk Healthy l...
9 Natural Remedies For Low Blood Pressure
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9 Natural Remedies For Low Blood Pressure

Have you ever wondered how to lower your blood pressure? Sodium is one of the worst things for your blood pressure, and if you shake it out from your diet you will be safe. However, a recent study has shown that it's just as important to choose foods that are full of calcium, potassium, and magnesium and naturally low in sodium. Add in your diet these 9 natural remedies to your diet and cut your risk of heart attack and stroke nearly in half. 1. Coffee Having a cup of strong coffee, cola, hot chocolate, or any other beverage which contains caffeine can also temporarily increase your blood pressure. In case you suffer from frequent low blood pressure, each morning drink a cup of coffee, especially if you are dealing with orthostatic hypotension. However, do not make a habit, since th...
Food Poisoning Symptoms
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Food Poisoning Symptoms

Around the world, millions of people eat food that contains parasites, viruses, or bacteria. The result can be often food poisoning, which is a very uncomfortable experience characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, and nausea. Causes The contamination usually happens when drinks or foods come in contact with organisms in fecal matter. Raw foods are common sources of illness since they don't go through the cooking process. When food is cooked, the heat often kills pathogens. In a lot of animal-processing facilities, due to the crowded conditions, meat, dairy products, and eggs are often contaminated. However, a lot of these contaminants are killed when these foods are pasteurized or cooked. But, in some cases, viruses or bacteria can survive. Organisms that cause illness may also...
Everything You Should Know About Melatonin
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Everything You Should Know About Melatonin

Melatonin is a hormone, also known as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, which is made by the pineal gland, at the center of the brain in humans and animals. It can also be found in microbes and plants. This hormone helps control your wake and sleep cycles. It can be found in small amounts in foods such as vegetables, fruits, grains, and meats. Also, you can buy it as a supplement. According to studies, low-dose supplements can speed up sleep and ease jet lag, without the side effects of prescription sleeping pills. This hormone can have many other uses, such as strengthen the immune system, make people feel better, and reduce free radicals in the body. There is still a lot to learn about melatonin and its effects on our bodies. Current research is trying to determine the hor...
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a state of fears and unreasonable thought which leads to repetitive behaviors. You can still have obsessive-compulsive disorder even if you only have compulsions or only obsessions. People with obsessive-compulsive disorder may or may not realize that their obsessions are not reasonable, and they may try to stop them or ignore them. However, that only increases their anxiety and distress. In the end, they feel driven to perform compulsive acts in order to ease their stressful feelings. The obsessive-compulsive disorder usually centers around themes, like a fear of getting contaminated by microbes. In order to ease their fears of contamination, people may compulsively wash their hands until they are chapped and sore. Although people try to get rid ...