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11 Natural Remedies for Kidney Stones

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Kidney stones develop when certain substances build up in the urine and cannot pass through the urinary system properly. Minerals including uric acid, sodium and calcium are normally present in your urine and pass through without a problem. But if the urine becomes too concentered, the minerals can crystallize and form a small, hard stone that cannot pass through the ...

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11 Common Symptoms of Bronchitis

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Bronchitis is a fairly common condition that can be particularly unpleasant. It involves the inflammation of your airways between the lungs and your trachea. There are two kinds of bronchitis – chronic and acute. The acute version of bronchitis is a single event that will go away over time, whereas chronic bronchitis will reoccur quite frequently and serious impact a ...

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11 Symptoms of UTI

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With all of the infections and illnesses out there, a urinary tract infection (which is usually abbreviated as UTI) is one of the worst ones you could get for a variety of reasons. A UTI is a medical problem that can be a serious condition or it could be quite minor; it all depends on when you are treated and ...

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10 Most Common Symptoms of Gout

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Gout is a condition that affects the joints, but often causes damage around the big toe. When people complain about gout, you will usually notice that they have a problem with their foot. The condition occurs as a result of sodium urate crystals forming around a joint, and getting inside of the joint. There are lots of symptoms, which obviously ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Canker Sores

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Canker sores are mouth ulcers that can occur on the inside of the mouth and can be very painful. It is possible that the sores are caused by tissue injury of some sort such as accidentally biting the inside of the cheek or lip or the use of dental appliances such as braces of ill-fitting dentures. In some cases, certain ...

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10 Triggers for a Migraine

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A migraine is so much worse than a headache. They can be completely debilitating and make it impossible to even get through the day and achieve what you want to achieve. As well as medication and methods of relief, you can make your life easier by finding out what your triggers are, and avoiding them as best you can. Avoiding ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy

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Many a family picnic or outing has been cut short because someone ended up with a case of itchiness from coming into contact with poison ivy. Poison ivy, and its companions, poison oak, poison sumac, poison elder, poison dogwood and markweed, are the most common allergenic plants in North America. They occur in every state, except Alaska, and are common ...

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11 Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

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Acid reflux develops when the acid in the stomach travels back up the esophagus. It is also commonly called heartburn. When you swallow, your esophageal sphincter, which is the muscle around your esophagus, relaxes, so that food can pass into your stomach. After food is let through, the muscle tightens. But when reflux occurs, the esophageal sphincter relaxes when it ...

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7 Natural Cures for the Hiccups

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Hiccups are known by the medical community as synchronous diaphragmatic flutter, which essentially means that there is a regular and involuntary of the diaphragm. This happens at the same time as the larynx contracts, meaning that air intake is briefly blocked. We’ve all had it, and we all know how frustrating they can be and even how difficult they are ...

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10 Most Common Symptoms of Pneumonia

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Pneumonia is an extremely serious condition which results in the inflammation of the tissue in your lungs. The condition can affect one lung, though in many cases it does in fact cause trouble for both lungs. The inflammation occurs as a result of an infection. The sacs within the lungs which take in and hold air will become inflamed and ...

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