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Don’t Suffer From Those Skin Tags When You Can Treat Them Naturally

Added August 9, 2014, Under: How To, Pregnancy, Skin Conditions

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Are you having to put up with skin tags? You can tell what they are quite easily because, just as their name suggests, they are little tags of skin that hang off various parts of the body. While they are more of a nuisance than a concern, they can be unsightly and you will probably want to get rid of them. And this can be done naturally without have to resort to painful methods that can end up with scarring. Some 50% ...

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Our Top Ten Tips For Curbing Cellulite

Added July 30, 2014, Under: Exercise, How To, Pregnancy, Skin Conditions, Weight Loss, Women's Health

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Suffering from cellulite is not a new condition. It has been a problem for so long that, for years, women have been searching for and using natural healing treatments to combat cellulite and that orange peel appearance. There are lots of reasons why cellulite can appear and our earlier post will give you these.  If you are prone to those less-than-attractive dimples on the thighs, the buttocks and elsewhere, help is at hand. Our ten suggestions for some natural remedies for cellulite Obviously some will ...

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Are There Natural Ways To Improve Male Fertility?

Added July 22, 2014, Under: Babies, Men's Health, Parents, Pregnancy

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In a new study at the Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark, reported in the British press, researchers have claimed that toothpaste, sunscreen, soap and other everyday products could be behind a drop in male fertility, finding a direct link between common man-made chemicals and a decline in the potency of human sperm. Researchers say that around a third of the so called ‘non-toxic’ chemicals, used in everyday items, can dramatically affect the potency of sperm cells, leading to a rise ...

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Hemroids & How To Get Rid Of Them Forever | Amoils.com

Added October 18, 2013, Under: Exercise, Health, How To, Nutrition, Pregnancy

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Much of the pain and discomfort of hemroids stems from the so called “piles” that appear at the opening of the anal passage after straining when having a bowel movement. This is a very common complaint. And the main cause?  Constipation Along with obesity and the later stages of pregnancy, constipation can increase the pressure on the cushions of tissue that form part of the anal canal. What are hemroids? Hemroids are like varicose veins in the rectum and the anus. When hemroids are ...

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Should You Have Health Concerns About Tattoos? | Amoils.com

Added September 12, 2013, Under: Environment, Pregnancy, Skin Conditions

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Everywhere you go, tattoo shops are springing up and whenever you see bare skin (weather permitting) the chances are that a tattoo will be on display. In fact, I have written about tattoos before but in rather a tongue-in-cheek way. But with this modern trend, we need to be more serious and ask whether there are problems that can arise when tattooing? Are there any health concerns to consider? It would seem that there are. If people want to tattoo their bodies, ...

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Top 10 Tips for Treating with Witch Hazel | Amoils.com

Added July 11, 2013, Under: Babies, Parents, Pregnancy, Skin Conditions, Top 10

Dickinson's Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel is yet another natural remedy for a whole host of everyday conditions as you can see below. Keep a bottle handy in your medicine cupboard and you will find ten ways or more to keep on using it. You might think that this plant's name - witch hazel - has sinister implications but, with its healing properties, nothing could be further from the truth.  Witch hazel's branches were once used as dowsing rods, that is to locate water or ...

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Pregnancy & Should You Think Twice About That Glucose Test? | Amoils.com

Added June 28, 2013, Under: Babies, Pregnancy

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One of the tests during pregnancy that many women do NOT enjoy is that glucose one that is carried out to determine if you suffer from gestational diabetes or glucose intolerance of pregnancy. In the USA, it is usually offered to most women around 28 weeks unless you have a family history of diabetes or had gestational diabetes in a previous pregnancy, when you may be tested earlier. While it might not be necessary for everyone to be tested, it ...

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With the Similar Sounding Annular Fissure and Anal Fissure, It Is Easy To Be Confused | Amoils.com

Added June 6, 2013, Under: Doctors, Pregnancy

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-A fissure is another name for a tear or cut. You even come across fissures in the natural world – fissures can describe cracks in rocks. But in medical jargon, if you, a friend or a family member have been diagnosed with a fissure then you need to know what kind. It can be confusing when there are several similar sounding conditions such as annular fissures, anal fissures and even anal fistulas too. What is an annular fissure? An annular fissure or ...

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Is It Safer to Have Lipstick On Your Collar Rather Than Your Lips? | Amoils.com

Added May 16, 2013, Under: Pregnancy, Technology, Women's Health

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Lipstick has been getting a lot of bad press lately. But if you are a woman who enjoys wearing make up and feels more attractive and confident when doing so, giving up lipstick may not be an easy step to take. What is the problem with commercial lipsticks? Basically, heavy metals. Many well known commercial lipsticks and lip glosses contain lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other metals according to a very recently published study by researchers at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. Earlier studies, ...

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Lemon Grass for a Zesty Flavoring or an Herbal Medicine | Amoils.com

Added March 24, 2013, Under: Headaches & Migraines, Health, Nutrition, Pregnancy

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This stalky, grassy plant with its lemony scent grows in many tropical or temperate climates, especially in Southeast-Asia, and is aptly named Lemon Grass. You can grow it elsewhere too – we had a prolific plant in our street garden in Cape Town and it grew so well, providing good cover and habitat for birds and chameleons, that we had to cut it back from time to time when it started to dwarf everything else in the garden. A common ingredient ...

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