7 Things You Do Alone that Are More Normal Than You Think

7 Things You Do Alone that Are Normal

If you’ve ever wondered if it’s normal that you engage in certain behaviors whenever you’re by yourself, you’re not alone. But rest assured, unless you’re engaging in something truly bizarre or highly inappropriate, your actions when you’re alone are likely more normal than you think. Looking into these seven common behaviors will make you realize

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10 Herbal Remedies to Stabilize Your Thyroid

Coleus 10 Herbal Remedies to Stabilize Your Thyroid

Thyroid conditions are often undiagnosed because many of their symptoms, such as weight gain, depression or fatigue, are similar to those of other disorders. If you suspect you have a thyroid problem, it’s important to have a have a thyroid function blood test before using any herbal remedies. Some herbs that are helpful for hypothyroidism

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Health Benefits of Lemon Water

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Drinking lemon water in the morning, or several times a day, has become a popular trend in the alternative health community. While there’s no doubt that lemons are a nutritious fruit, many of the miraculous claims made for lemon water remain unsubstantiated and some are simply wrong. Here are ten ways that drinking lemon water

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10 Home Remedies for Kidney Stones

10 Home Remedies for Kidney Stones

Your kidneys are vital to the process of filtering waste and excreting toxins from your body. However, these waste products can sometimes form tiny crystals inside the kidneys, slowly enlarging into a stone. While substantial kidney stones will typically need to be surgically removed or broken down via ultrasound, you may be advised to simply wait

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9 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

9 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease today

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death, and there are some risk factors that you simply can’t control. For example, your sex, genetics and age group all influence your chance of suffering from heart disease. However, so do many things that you can control—research shows that lifestyle and dietary factors can play

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Natural Treatments for Sinusitis

Natural Treatments for Sinusitis

Sinusitis is the inflammation and congestion of the sinuses and nasal cavities. These are small passages in the skull that are generally full of air. They also produce mucus, which keeps your nasal cavities clear of irritants like dust and pollen. When these tissues become inflamed due to infection or allergies, they can swell, trapping

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10 Uses for Epsom Salts

10 Uses for Epsom Salts

Chemically known as a magnesium sulfate, these mineral compounds are hard workers, helping with a variety of health and beauty needs. They can either be used topically or taken internally. Whichever you choose, a bag of epsom salts is a must-have for anyone who likes to use home remedies. 1. Relaxation If you need to

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10 Practical Uses for Coca-Cola

10 Practical Uses for Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola was introduced to the public in 1886. Since that time people have discovered that the popular soft drink can substitute for a wide variety of household products. Once you learn about the things you can do with Coke, you might want to keep some in your cleaning cupboard and not just in the refrigerator.

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How to Naturally Heal Cavities

How to Naturally Heal Cavities

Most dentists believe that tooth enamel cannot regenerate once it has decayed and that the only treatment for a cavity is a filling. However, a growing number of people in the alternative health and paleo diet communities disagree. They say that, with the right diet, a decaying tooth can heal itself by remineralizing enamel and

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5 Home Remedies For Sore Muscles

Best Ways to Ease Sore Muscles

Whether you spent too long working out, took on a hefty home improvement project that was more than you bargained for or sat too long in one position, you may find that your muscles have stiffened and become sore. When that happens, it’s essential that you find a quick, effective way to reduce the pain

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10 Creative Uses for Coffee Filters

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There’s nothing quite like brewing your own coffee on the weekends. The ritual can be super soothing and the results are always delicious. But have you ever stopped to think about how you could be putting that box of coffee filters to use in other ways? Here are some creative ideas for what else you

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10 Home Remedies for Ulcers

10 Home Remedies for Ulcers

About 10% of people develop a peptic ulcer at some point in their life. Most ulcers are caused by Helicobacter pylori bacteria which penetrate the stomach’s protective mucous lining, making it more vulnerable to damage from gastric acids. Ulcers are usually treated with prescription antibiotics and medications to reduce stomach acid. However, there are a

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10 Home Remedies for Asthma

10 Home Remedies for Asthma

If you’ve been diagnosed with asthma, you probably suffer from the typical symptoms of chest tightness, wheezing and shortness of breath. It’s vital to have regular check-ups with your doctor and to take any prescribed medication (such as inhalers that can prevent or relieve respiratory discomfort). However, there are also some great home remedies that

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10 Medicinal Uses for Dark Chocolate

10 Medicinal Uses for Dark Chocolate

Scientific research continues to explore the therapeutic effects of eating dark chocolate. The polyphenols and theobromine found in cacao beans have a multitude of health benefits. Here are ten ways that dark chocolate can be used for disease prevention and treatment. 1. Lowering blood pressure The polyphenols in dark chocolate can improve blood vessel function

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Natural Home Remedies for Coughing

Natural Remedies for Coughing

It’s never fun to be the person with a persistent cough. People avoid you in public situations, either annoyed by the sound or worried that they’ll catch whatever you have. You feel like you’re always interrupting whatever situation you find yourself in. Your throat and sinuses hurt, and you feel constantly short of breath. Whether

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10 Home Remedies for Hiccups

10 Home Remedies for Hiccups HomeRemy

Have you ever tried to get rid of hiccups? It’s not an easy process. Hiccups are a reflex caused by irritation to the vagus nerve. This nerve runs from your brain down into your abdomen, touching your diaphragm and digestive system. When it is disturbed, usually by digestive problem, gas, or overeating, you end up

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Top 10 Baking Soda Home Remedies

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When you consider baking soda, your first thought is probably that it’s a useful but boring ingredient that’s essential for making fantastic cakes. However, sodium bicarbonate is actually a wonderfully versatile and affordable household product that can be used as the basis for many powerful home remedies. Here are ten of the very best. 1.

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10 Home Remedies for Spring Colds

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Suffering from a cold in the spring can be a miserable experience. Just when you’re most eager to shake off winter and get outside, you find yourself congested, achey, and stuck in bed. And since most colds are viral, it can seem like there’s nothing to be done but wait the infection out. Luckily, that’s

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Top 10 Vinegar Home Remedies

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As you may know, vinegar is a remarkably versatile substance that can be used to clean surfaces, remove stubborn stains and discourage certain pests from visiting your garden. However, it turns out that vinegar is also a vital ingredient in a wide range of highly effective alternative treatments that can be used to banish plenty

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10 Home Remedies for Constipation

10 Home Remedies for Constipation

Modern busy lifestyles mean that many of us don’t always eat enough fiber, drink enough fluids, get enough exercise or get a chance to use the toilet when nature calls. All of these factors can lead to constipation. If you’re looking for an alternative to pharmaceutical laxatives, here are ten home remedies that could help

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