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11 Symptoms of the Flu

The flu seems to make an appearance every year starting somewhere during the late autumn and may continue to spread through early spring. There are different strains of the influenza virus including influenza A and B. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that anywhere from five to 20 percent of the population come down with the flu every ...

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11 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Everyone has changes in their mood. Everything from your life circumstances to hormone levels and the amount of sleep you get can affect your mood day to day. But bipolar disorder is more than just shifting moods. Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that causes extreme fluctuations in mood. The disorder is fairly common. According to statistics from the ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Kidney Stones

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 Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids

It’s not something anyone wants to talk about, but hemorrhoids are extremely common. Hemorrhoids are more than just annoying; they can also be painful and itchy and in some instances may bleed. Hemorrhoids are enlarged rectal veins, which may develop internally or externally. The veins can become enlarged due to increased pressure in the rectal area. There are a few ...

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11 Health Benefits of Probiotics

You may have heard of probiotics, but may not be entirely sure what they are and how they can be beneficial. Probiotics are live yeast and bacteria. Both yeast and bacteria get a bad rap for causing disease and making you sick. It is true they can be harmful. But there are also good types of bacteria and yeast that ...

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11 Foods That Can Lead to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common digestive disorder that causes a symptoms, which may include gas, stomach cramping and changes in your bowel movements. Some people with irritable bowel syndrome develop diarrhea while others suffer from constipation. Symptoms of irritable bowel symptoms are often chronic but often come and go. The exact cause of irritable bowel syndrome is not ...

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11 Early Signs of Autism

Autism is a group of closely related disorders that have similar symptoms. Autism spectrum disorders are characterized by disturbances in communication, social interaction and relating to others. In the past, autism disorders were often not diagnosed until a child was three or four years old. But as more is known about autism, children can be diagnosed at an earlier age, ...

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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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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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11 Home Remedies for a Sore Throat

A sore throat can be caused by lots of things. It is usually defined by pain or irritation in the throat, and is often a result of inflammation. In some cases it might be caused by trauma (whereby the tissue has been damaged), or by an illness or condition. As a result of there being such a wide range of ...

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