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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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11 Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy


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


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


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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11 Home Remedies for Heat Rash


Heat rash, or prickly heat, is an itchy rash that is defined by the red spots that it causes on the skin. People with heat rash will feel constantly itchy and a stinging sensation on the skin will be quite persistent. This kind of rash will occur usually when somebody sweats more than they would usually, which is itself caused ...

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10 Home Remedies for Lice


People of all ages get head lice – not just kids. These lice are extremely small but can still be seen by the human eye. They are a gray/brown color and grow to about the size of a sesame seed. They can’t jump or fly, and they can only spread through direct contact between hair and heads. Common misconception says ...

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7 Natural Remedies for an Ear Infection


Ear infections occur more in children than in adults and are triggered by the presence of viruses or bacteria in the middle ear. Some of the causes include buildup of earwax, upper respiratory tract infections or even food allergies. The condition can be painful because of inflammation and fluid buildup in the middle ear. Ear infections can often present annoying ...

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10 Natural Ways to Lower Stress

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Stress is a routine expectation in everyday events and can be very persuasive in overwhelming every other aspect of life. However, with successful stress management strategies, most people can overcome or at least minimize their stress levels to a significant extent. Effective stress management is all about taking charge of your lifestyle, emotions, thoughts and the approach you take to ...

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10 Home Remedies For Toothaches


Have a toothache? Hate going to the dentist? Here are the top ten remedies for solving toothaches that don’t involve wrapping string around your tooth and slamming a door. Take a look and be amazed! 1. Pressure Literally something as simple as applying pressure can be seriously effective in reducing toothache pain, but don’t apply it directly to the tooth. ...

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10 Home Remedies for Heartburn

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Everyone will experience heartburn at some point. It is an uncomfortable feeling of burning in the chest, right between your ribs. It is accompanied by the feeling as if the pain is moving up towards your throat, and it occurs as a result of stomach acid reaching too high up. It’s hard to avoid sometimes, but there are lots of ...

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