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Are “Thread Veins” A Threat To Your Health?

Added September 9, 2014, Under: New Moms, Pregnancy, Skin Conditions

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  Thread veins are tiny blood vessels which have become dilated so that they run close to the skin's surface. They look like fine purple or red wiggly lines. Thread veins are also known as “Spider Veins” or “Broken Veins”. Many who develop thread veins find them embarrassing or unsightly and really wish they could do something about them. They are normally found on the legs but can also appear on the breasts, arms and even the face. They ...

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Shh! What Is The Secret To Treating Nail Fungus?

Added September 4, 2014, Under: Men's Health, Skin Conditions, Women's Health

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Nail fungus can often be a bit of a turn-off with sufferers and onlookers alike commenting “yuk” or “disgusting”. But there is really nothing to be ashamed of because nail fungus is rarely caused by poor hygiene habits. Instead, just a tiny scratch close to the nail bed is all that the fungus needs to gain its entrance and the start of big problems for that toe's owner. You could have picked up the fungus through such a tiny ...

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Phototherapy Is One Of The Solutions For Chronic Psoriasis

Added August 25, 2014, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health, Skin Conditions

Psoriasis vulgaris is an disease that affects the skin

More than 125 million people worldwide live with psoriasis, a chronic autoimmune disease that causes red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. What are the symptoms of psoriasis? This skin condition causes a build up of itchy, thick, red skin with flaky, silver-white patches called scales, with other symptoms including: Severe dandruff on the scalp. Joint pain or aching and perhaps a symptom of psoriatic arthritis. Roughly 30% of those with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis. Nail changes, including thick yellow-brown nails, dents and ...

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How to Repair the Damage Caused by Sunburn

Added August 16, 2014, Under: Environment, How To, Skin Conditions, Top 10, Vitamin D

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In spite of what the media and commercial sunscreen producers will have you believe, sunlight itself is not harmful but in fact extremely beneficial to your health and general well being. However, sunburn is harmful and if you are unlucky enough to suffer from it, then you need to take several steps promptly to undo this harm. Top ten tips to sort out the sunburn 1. Soak in a cool bath or have a cold shower (for as long as possible) for instant ...

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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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What is Hydrogen Peroxide & How Can It Help You in Your Home?

Added August 6, 2014, Under: dental care, Skin Conditions

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  The thought of using hydrogen peroxide as a natural remedy always sounded a bit hair raising to me so I needed to find out more, put some reservations to rest and give you the low down on this often recommended solution for a variety of health and household problems. Not to be confused with bleach (made with sodium hypochlorite or chlorine), hydrogen peroxide is composed only of water and oxygen, killing disease organisms by oxidation. It eliminates microorganisms by oxidizing them. ...

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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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Looking for a New Healthy Beverage to Enjoy? Coconut Water Could Be Your Answer

Added July 28, 2014, Under: Environment, Nutrition, Skin Conditions, Weight Loss

Coconut on a tropical beach

You might have noticed that the beverage – coconut water – has become very popular, with many companies jumping on the bandwagon to market and sell their own versions. Of course if you are super fortunate with access to fresh young green coconuts, you can make a hole in the thick skin of a green coconut and pour out your own coconut water ready to drink. But most of us don’t have that opportunity and have to look for a safe ...

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Our Blog On Beards & How To Care For Them!

Added June 26, 2014, Under: How To, Men's Health, Skin Conditions

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Growing a mustache in the month of  November (as part of a cancer awareness program for guys) has been popular for the past couple of years, but now more and more American men are growing facial hair (beards and mustaches) all the year round - as a fashion and style statement.  Big corporations are even hiring models with beards for their advertising campaigns.  Do you want to grow a beard? Just like any other fashion statement, growing a beard can require some ...

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What Is Astaxanthin & How Can We Benefit From This Supplement?

Added April 29, 2014, Under: Diseases, Health, Inflammation, Skin Conditions

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The definition of astaxanthin, according to Wikipedia, is that it is a carotenoid, belonging to a larger class of phytochemicals known as terpenes, which are built from five carbon precursors; isopentenyl diphosphate and dimethylallyl diphosphate.  Information for the rest of us! But all we really need to know is that astaxanthin has been discovered to have antioxidant properties that are similar to vitamin A so that many have started to take it as a health supplement, available over the counter in various ...

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