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Acrochordons is the Official Name for Unsightly Skin Tags

Added October 17, 2017, Under: Natural remedies, Skin Conditions

Have you found one or more of those soft and fleshy growths that often hang off the skin? The medical term is Acrochordons but the good news is that they are benign and rarely cause any pain or discomfort. Nevertheless, you may well want to get rid of them. Commonly appearing on the folds of the skin where moisture and friction occur -  including under arms and in the armpit region, on the neck, under the breast, near the genitals, on the eyelids ...

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Going into Hospital for an Operation? How to Stay Fit & Healthy

Added October 12, 2017, Under: Health, How To, Inflammation, Vitamin D

Sometimes an operation is necessary as a result of an accident and then there is no chance to prepare. But many do have advance notice, affording them the chance to take some helpful steps in preparation. No one wants to be in hospital in the first place and everyone wants to prevent any mishaps while in there. Some points to remember Your medical team will give you a set of instructions to follow and your surgeon should outline the procedure but it does not ...

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Dispatches from St. Croix, USA Virgin Islands, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Added October 9, 2017, Under: Environment

I have a good friend who moved to St Croix from the United States mainland a few years ago.  After surviving the first hurricane Irma reasonably well, I have been concerned about how she has been faring following the second and much more severe second hurricane - Maria.  Now at last, she has been in touch and this is what she had to say Here I am - at least for the moment. My generator, along with everyone else who had paid less than ...

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How They Keep Fit in France!

Added October 7, 2017, Under: Environment, Exercise, Health

After a recent holiday on the waterways in France, I have decided that the French nation appears to be a very fit one. And one of the ways you can definitely keep fit in France is to work as a lock keeper! There are many lock keepers employed in France Between March and the end of October each year, the canals and waterways are open for business for thousands of holiday makers going up and down in their own boats or ones hired ...

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Are You Walking For That Optimum Daily Thirty Minutes?

Added September 24, 2017, Under: Exercise, Health

We all know that it is important - we have been told often enough! And yet, a huge percentage of us are still not getting enough exercise.  It is said that 80% of those in the USA between the ages of 25 and 64 are not being active enough. But why stop at 64 when it is just as important over the age of 64 and indefinitely... One recent and astonishing statistic to come out of Public Health England was that 41% of ...

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Natural Remedies If You Are Suffering From Hand Arthritis

Added September 21, 2017, Under: Diseases, Health, Inflammation

Arthritis in the hand or hands can be painful and cause a lot of discomfort. Instead of resorting to pharmaceutical medications, have you thought of trying a more natural route? Below, we share several natural remedies which you might well find work for you and help to relieve that pain and discomfort. Honey and cinnamon remedy When you combine these two, they provide an effective natural remedy for the symptoms of arthritis in the hands, helping to control the inflammation and relaxing stiffness of ...

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Honey & How To Know If It Is The Real Thing!

Added September 14, 2017, Under: Babies, Children's Health, Diseases, Health, How To

Honey is popular with so many and for a multitude of reasons but, unless you know your source, you could be palmed off with fake honey. There are six top tips that honey experts use to make sure that the honey they are eating is 100% genuine... How to know that your honey is the real thing Check the label.  You can see from the photo here that the honey I use is LOCAL to where I live in Somerset.  It is ...

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Our No Nonsense Grooming Aids For Males

Added September 11, 2017, Under: How To, Men's Health

It wasn't too long ago that men did not even think about caring for their skin - they were happy to remain rugged and weatherbeaten! But now this has changed and men are looking for a clearer complexion, a smoother skin and just to look better all round. Healing Natural Oils has a range of products in simple and environmentally-friendly packaging which provide great grooming aids for males - whatever their age. Simply Hair Oil The environment whether indoors or outdoors can be harsh ...

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Why Do We Yawn & Is This Habit Good For You?

Added September 9, 2017, Under: Health, Insomnia

One of the most infectious conditions you can find is that of yawning! Who can resist having a yawn when you see someone else having one! If there are several people together and one yawns, it soon causes a chain reaction. Scientists have been studying why yawning is so contagious Researchers at the University of Nottingham in UK have been studying this with interest. To test the link between "motor excitability" and contagious yawning, the researchers invited volunteers to view video clips showing someone else ...

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Survival Advice for Those Storm Type Emergencies

Added September 6, 2017, Under: Environment, How To

A friend shared this survival advice for those who have been given notice of a pending natural disaster. Some of the suggestions can be used as a permanent way to be prepared for every eventuality that could happen to you while many are particularly pertinent during the current hurricane season. We have written before with tips for looking after your pets during times of stress for them.  Now it is time for help for their owners. Here are 14 tips for your survival 1. For ...

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