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Taking Good Care Of Your Ears

Added July 30, 2015, Under: Diseases, Doctors, Headaches & Migraines, Health

Compared with other parts of our bodies, our ears do not require a lot of care and attention. For the most part, they just need to be washed regularly when in the bath tub or the shower. However there are certain things we need to be aware of in case various symptoms arise. Hearing loss It is easy to forget about having our hearing tested regularly. This is in spite of having regular check ups for our eyes and our teeth. And of ...

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Face Oil For Optimum Skin Moisturization

Added July 27, 2015, Under: Environment, Health, How To, Skin Conditions

Moisturization is the key to keeping the skin on the face soft and young looking - but there is no need to resort to chemicals for such a sensitive skin area. Even if you have problem skin, you can safely and gently use a natural essential oils product to give back a youthful glow and avoid acne breakouts. And the bonus is the wonderful natural smell that comes from using essential oils. Why should you avoid commercial face products? If you check out ...

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Allotment Gardens Can Be A Labor Of Love For Fresh Organic Fruit & Vegetables

Added July 23, 2015, Under: Environment, Exercise, How To, Nutrition

  Last month, I shared my “open garden” with you. Now it is July and time to tell you about the Open Day we had at the allotment gardens. An allotment garden in England is usually simply called “an allotment”. North Americans might know it better as a community garden. It is a plot of land made available for individual, non-commercial gardening or growing food plants. Sometimes it is farmers who rent out a portion of their land but often it is ...

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The Horrors of Being A Hoarder

Added July 17, 2015, Under: Environment, Health, How To

Nearly everyone will know of someone who has a severely cluttered home – often to the extent of being a hoarder. While there is a huge difference between regular clutter and excessive hoarding, the problem of hoarding is now so widespread that it has become known as a definite disorder or a condition. Compulsive hoarding is often a symptom of a psychiatric disorder, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention-deficit disorder or depression. The estimates of the number of hoarders in the USA is ...

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Essential Oils & Other Tips For Optimum Hair Care

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If you have a good head of hair, you will want to have it looking as clean, healthy and shiny as possible. Clean hair Our hair is affected by sebaceous glands (which we all have in our skin) and which is an oily and waxy substance called sebum whose job it is to lubricate our skin and hair. Those same glands can play their part in the appearance of acne too. The glands are connected to each individual hair follicle, secreting their natural oils ...

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The Importance of Sharks To Our Ocean & Our Own Environment

Added July 7, 2015, Under: Environment, How To

Again and again, the media manage to feed the fear of sharks to their readers, their listeners and their viewers. I have written about "Feeding the Fears" in an earlier guest post but the subject of sharks was not one of the fears I cited – well there are so many other examples of course. Why we need to move away from being anti-shark Oliver Duff and editor of “The i Newspaper” in the UK, has written an editorial on why we want more ...

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Gout & The Good Choices To Make To Combat This Condition

Added July 6, 2015, Under: Arthritis, Health, Inflammation

Gout is becoming more and more common with up to five million American sufferers. While men in their forties and fifties are more likely to have gout, the numbers in women (after the age of sixty) do rise to almost equal those of men. This is because once a woman reaches menopause, her body drastically cuts its production of the hormone estrogen – the hormone that helps the kidneys to excrete uric acid. Of course gout has been found to be caused ...

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