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11 Natural Remedies for a Stiff Neck

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Waking up with a stiff neck is a common ailment we have all experienced at some stage or another and it’s a sure start to having a bad day. The neck is an intricate, complex structure, made up of seven vertebrae in the spine and over 30 complex muscles. Its job is to support the head, a 15 – 20 ...

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11 Remedies for an Eye Stye

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A stye is a red lump, like a pimple, that forms on an eyelid. It is caused by an infection of an oil gland on the eyelid and can be very painful. Styes are seldom serious and most will subside within a few days, provided no serious infection sets in. They mostly occur on the outer rim of the eyelid ...

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12 Natural Remedies for Skin Rashes

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Skin rashes are a common occurrence and everyone has experienced the discomfort of one sometime or other. Skin rashes generally fall into one of two categories: dermal rashes, caused by skin contact with an allergen, and systemic rashes, caused by ingesting something that causes an allergic reaction. Dermal rashes are normally less severe than systemic rashes and clear up much ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Poison Oak

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With the approach of summer it’s natural to want to get out into nature and enjoy the open spaces, fresh air and the beauty of the countryside. When venturing out it’s wise to be aware of the dangers of poison oak. Poison oak is common throughout the US, except Alaska, and grows in woods, pastures and along roads and streams. ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Thrush

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Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection that affects most women at some point in their life. Triggered by the Candida albicans yeast, the condition can cause uncomfortable and unpleasant symptoms that may become recurrent in some cases. Typical symptoms include vaginal itching and soreness, a thick or thin white vaginal discharge, painful urination as well as discomfort during sex. ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Chapped Lips

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Chapped lips is a common yet painful and unsightly condition. Visible symptoms of chapped lips include redness, dryness, flaking, cracking and tenderness or soreness in the affected area. While harsh weather is mostly commonly blamed for chapped lips, the condition can also occur because of other reasons. These can include an allergic reaction, vitamin deficiency, excessive licking of lips, smoking, ...

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11 Natural Remedies for a Pulled Muscle

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A pulled muscle, or muscle strain is injury to muscles when they are overstretched or torn. This can happen due to a number of reasons including overuse, fatigue, sports injury, or improper use of the affected muscle. The result can be pain and inflammation accompanied by limited movement of the affected ligaments. In the case of mild to moderate strains, ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Bloating

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Being “bloated” is the feelings of having accumulated gas in the digestive system making the stomach bulge leaving you uncomfortable. Having a bloated stomach is different from gaining actual body mass because bloating is temporary. Bloating is experienced by everyone. It is so common that bloating is disregarded by some and is simply allowed to pass. Bloating can be caused ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Water Retention

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Since our body is made up of 70% water, which can be found both inside and outside the body’s cell. There are times when formation of excess fluid in the body occurs, particularly in the circulatory system, particularly in the body tissues and cavities like joints happen. This condition is called Water Retention. Water retention, also known as fluid retention ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Elbow Pain

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Elbow pain can be caused by a number of factors with the majority of cases due to repeated movements and overuse of the tendons located within the forearm causing the elbow to become sore and tender. It is for this reason that the condition is commonly known as ‘tennis elbow’. While not always associated with playing tennis, it is from ...

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