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Hydrocone Side Effects

Hydrocone Side Effects

Hydrocodone is a narcotic mixed with acetaminophen and it is used to treat pain. It works on the part of the brain that gives pain relief. It has also been used to stop coughing.......[Read More]
How to Use Vegetable Glycerin While Fasting

How to Use Vegetable Glycerin While Fasting

Bad breath is a negative consequence of fasting. When you don’t eat, your salivary glands do not produce as much saliva. Thus, the saliva is unable to properly flush out the odor-causing bacteria from your mouth and tongue. One way to remedy this is to brush your teeth, gums and tongue wit......[Read More]
Fibromyalgia & Light Therapy

Fibromyalgia & Light Therapy

Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread pain, muscle aches and exhaustion. Among its many other symptoms are sleep disturbances, brain fog and digestive issues. Since there is no cure for fibromyalgia, treatment is designed to handle its symptoms. Light therapy, the use of natural light, has bee......[Read More]
How to Avoid Fat & Cholesterol

How to Avoid Fat & Cholesterol

When going on a low-fat diet, it's beneficial for the dieter to understand which foods are high in fat and cholesterol. Foods high in fat and cholesterol are bad for the heart and cardiovascular system, and can cause weight gain. The popularity of low-fat diets has been replaced by low-carb diets, b......[Read More]
Top 5 Healthiest Foods

Top 5 Healthiest Foods

A variety of healthy foods.fruits in basket image by .shock from Fotolia.comEnjoying a diet of unprocessed, fresh foods is key to good health. There are so many delicious foods to choose from, but some carry a bigger nutritional punch than others. While sources vary on which foods are.........[Read More]
1200 Calorie Diet Plan

1200 Calorie Diet Plan

A very low calorie diet, or what used to be known as a "semi-starvation" diet, should be a short-term solution for losing a bit of weight. This should help kick-start a healthy, moderate diet plan. It must be carefully devised to ensure a proper intake of essential nutrients, and should be supplem......[Read More]
Solaray Vs. Source Naturals

Solaray Vs. Source Naturals

Every year, Americans spend billions of dollars on bulk herbs, herbal teas and capsules and tablets containing naturally derived remedies, according to medical doctor Stephen Barrett from Quackwatch.org. Both Solaray and Source Naturals are companies that have been part of that market for decades, s......[Read More]
How to Revive Garments Made of Knitted Silk

How to Revive Garments Made of Knitted Silk

Stockings, wedding dresses, nightgowns, neckties and handkerchiefs can all be made from knitted silk. If you value a particular silk garment, it helps to know the best way to revive it should it lose its natural luster over time. Fortunately, it may not be necessary to visit a specialist. You can tr......[Read More]
How to Change the Header in a Lifestyle Theme

How to Change the Header in a Lifestyle Theme

The Lifestyle WordPress theme, a variation of the Revolution theme, comes with an easy-to-edit header. You can alter the header so that it more accurately represents the style of your site, whether you need to change the colors, graphics or another header element. You do need to alter the header thr......[Read More]
The Safety of Toys for Kids

The Safety of Toys for Kids

Toys are wonderful childhood items that can bring a treasured smile for years to come. Toys are to be fun and are important for the child's development. Unfortunately, some toys can be a safety hazard for children, depending on their age. You need to educate yourself on toy safety to prevent hazardo......[Read More]
How to Cure Diaper Rash Naturally

How to Cure Diaper Rash Naturally

There is nothing worse than a baby screaming from the pain and discomfort of a diaper rash. There are many over the counter and prescription medications that claim to heal or prevent diaper rash. But there is also a simple home remedy that anyone can do that has been used to successfully treat diape......[Read More]
Gluten Allergy Diagnosis

Gluten Allergy Diagnosis

Gluten is a protein found in a wide range of grains, including wheat, barley and rye. Many people are sensitive or allergic to gluten, and for them, ingestion can cause health problems. There are four main ways of diagnosing gluten allergy or sensitivity: a blood test, endoscopy, electrodermal testi......[Read More]
Nutrition in Alcohol & Drug Recovery

Nutrition in Alcohol & Drug Recovery

In order for the brain to process information correctly, the chemical messengers (neurotransmitters) must operate at optimal performance. Drug and alcohol stimulate these neurotransmitters, but addiction eventually depletes them. This addiction also causes malnutrition; a drug recovery program can h......[Read More]
How to Make Veneers Look Natural

How to Make Veneers Look Natural

Few people are born with perfect teeth. Braces, whitening treatments, retainers and electric toothbrushes are just a few tactics for polishing up a set of chompers, but for those with the need and finances, dental veneers, a thin covering placed over the tooth to give an aesthetic appearance, can be......[Read More]
What Are the Dangers of Mosquito Spray?

What Are the Dangers of Mosquito Spray?

Mosquitoes can be dangerous, but a chemical remedy is not always best.mosquito by night image by Marek Kosmal from Fotolia.comIn light of the West-Nile virus outbreak that began in the early 2000s, widespread concern has developed about mosquito bites. Indeed, a mosquito with prior.........[Read More]
What Does USP Mean in Castor Oil USP?

What Does USP Mean in Castor Oil USP?

Castor oil is derived from Castor beans (Ricinus communis). The form of Castor oil used to treat medical conditions is known as Castor oil, USP.......[Read More]
How to Keep Fingers Warm in Sub Zero Temperatures

How to Keep Fingers Warm in Sub Zero Temperatures

Whether you are stuck outside or choose to be outside in extreme cold, it is important to keep your extremities warm. Your fingers can freeze very quickly, causing frostbite which can sometimes result in the loss of the digits. Identify ways to protect yourself if you anticipate being in the cold, a......[Read More]
How to Curtail Sugar Cravings

How to Curtail Sugar Cravings

Candies, sweet snacks and sugary beverages may serve as pleasurable comfort food, but the health and nutrition problems associated with overindulging mean that it's often a good idea to resist temptation. For times when sheer willpower isn't enough to help you stay away, there are other methods you ......[Read More]
How to Remove Hydrogenated Oils From the Body

How to Remove Hydrogenated Oils From the Body

Hydrogenated oils can cause an array of problems. Some common names for hydrogenated oils are partially hydrogenated oils, trans fats and shortened fats or oils. For many years, food companies told customers that hydrogenated oils were not only good for them, but actually better for their health tha......[Read More]