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Natural remedies for better living

When the flu bites, when the cold stings… these are a few of our least favorite things… Fortunately, most cases of illness can be easily prevented and natural or herbal remedies can help shorten the duration and get you feeling better faster.   Giving the body what it needs and keeping a constant supply of…

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Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses. Some people with sensory processing disorder are oversensitive to things in their environment. Common sounds may be painful or overwhelming. The light touch of a shirt may chafe the skin. Others with sensory processing disorder…

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Gelatin Goodness

Consuming Gelatin and Collagen can work as a natural Botox for the skin. But that’s not all; the list of conditions and symptoms that Gelatin is helpful for is astonishing!   Here’s the list: Multiple allergies Food sensitivities Joint and mobility pain Chronic abdominal pain Abdominal tenderness Acne and blemishes Dull and fragile hair Tooth…

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Halos and Glare

Light is crucial for our vision. We see objects around us when light bounces off them and enter our eyes. But sometimes, light can be the cause of vision problems when it causes halos or glare.   Halos are bright circles that appear to surround a source of light, such as oncoming car headlights. Glare is light that…

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What is SIDS?

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death for babies between 1 month and 1 year old. SIDS isn’t any one illness or disease. Rather, it’s the diagnosis given when a child under a year old dies suddenly and an exact cause can’t be found after a death scene investigation, an autopsy,…

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Croup

Croup is a swelling of the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). Croup can be caused by allergies, bacteria, or inhaled irritants, but it’s usually the result of a virus. Croup is most common in children between the ages of 3 months and 5 years, although a child can get croup at any age. The…

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Hormonal balance

What factor contributes to weight gain during pregnancy? Hormone balance. What causes weight fluctuations, bloating and other health symptoms throughout the course of a month? Hormones. What causes men to naturally put on muscle more easily or lose weight more quickly? Hormones. What is a huge contributing factor of growth in children? Hormones. What controls…

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How to Handle a Temper Tantrum

You’re standing in the snack aisle of the supermarket. Lying at your feet is your toddler, who has just been informed that, no, she cannot have that sweet. Her face has turned a shade somewhere between red and purple. Her fists are pounding the floor in fury as she emits a shriek that can be…

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Kidney Dialysis

Your kidneys help filter waste, excess fluid and toxins from your blood. They are also important for blood cell production and bone health. If kidneys don’t work properly, harmful substances build up in the body, blood pressure can rise and too much fluid can collect in the body’s tissues, which leads to swelling, called edema….

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Why we get garlic breath

After indulging, who hasn’t stood at the bathroom sink, trying to brush, floss, and gargle away the dreaded garlic breath? Why, oh why, we wonder, does it seem to return, to haunt us long after the last bite has been consumed?   When you eat garlic you produce several sulfur-containing gases, but most of the…

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