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What Is Jin Shin Jyutsu or JSJ?

Added March 13, 2015, Under: Exercise, Headaches & Migraines, Health, How To

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JIN SHIN JYUTSU is the ancient art of releasing tensions which can be the cause of various symptoms in the body. Our bodies contain several energy pathways that feed life into all of our cells. When one or more of these paths become blocked, this damming effect may lead to discomfort or even pain. You can carry out Jin Shin Jyutsu yourself, helping to balance the energy and emotions through stimulating those meridians in your hands by holding different fingers ...

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Athlete’s Foot Could Also Be Called Athlete’s Hand

Added February 14, 2015, Under: Exercise, Men's Health, Skin Conditions

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The fungal infection that causes athlete’s foot can sometimes be spread to the hands. This is known as tinea manuum and it can occur if you touch the infected skin on your feet and then don't wash your hands afterwards. Although the transmission is rare from the feet to the hands, if it does occur it usually affects the palm of one hand causing a dry, red and itchy area.  It could easily be mistaken for the symptoms of eczema or ...

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Booties Are Not Just For Babies Or Surfers

Added February 3, 2015, Under: Exercise, Health, Skin Conditions

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Do your feet work hard for you, literally going the extra mile? Whether it is just day to day wear and tear on your feet or using them to propel you forward in your favorite sport, your feet really do need some regular care and attention. There is a whole host of conditions that can affect your feet including: painful blisters; athletes foot; cracked heels; nail fungus; plantar warts; or ingrown toenails. You can find out more about these conditions from our ...

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How To Keep Your Skin Wrinkle-Free From The Inside Out

Added January 7, 2015, Under: Environment, Exercise, Nutrition, Skin Conditions

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Most of us want to have smooth, blemish free skin to keep us looking younger but it is not just about adding lotions and potions to our faces. We need to keep our skin wrinkle-free from the inside too. Our skin comprises two layers and wrinkles can start in either layer. It is usually the outer epidermis where fine lines appear while frown and smile lines start their journey in the dermis. So we have to feed both layers Top of the ...

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Why You Should Avoid Antibiotics When Treating Rosacea

Added October 29, 2014, Under: Drugs, Exercise, Nutrition, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

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Medical doctors will often prescribe antibiotics, when you present with the symptoms of rosacea, suggesting you continue with one type for up to three months before trying a different type. We would like to explain why this is not a good idea nor the best solution. But first, what are the symptoms of rosacea? Rosacea is pronounced roh-ZAY-sha and causes facial redness and spots together with flushing. It typically affects the cheeks, nose and forehead and, though it’s not painful, it can be ...

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Arthritis Does Not Just Affect Humans But Our Pets Too

Added October 20, 2014, Under: Arthritis, Diseases, Environment, Exercise

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With World Arthritis Day having been marked this month (October 12), it is not only humans who suffer from the debilitating effects of arthritis but pets and of course animals at large. They too can live with this same disease that causes swelling and pain in the joints. A senior veterinary surgeon in the UK, Elaine Pendlebury, explains: “In healthy pets a smooth protective layer of cartilage covers the joint surfaces, which are bathed in a fluid that acts like a ...

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How To Stop Bone Loss & Osteoporosis

Added August 21, 2014, Under: Exercise, How To, Vitamin D

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Aging comes with a whole set of problems and unfortunately bone loss is one of them. But it need not be. You can prevent bone loss, stop bone loss and even reverse bone loss without resorting to toxic drugs with all their well known side effects . Did you know that the main cause of osteoporosis is a vitamin D deficiency? The good news is that it is easy to raise those levels of vitamin D so that you are less at ...

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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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Is it Time for Horses to Start Going “Au Naturel”? | Amoils.com

Added April 8, 2014, Under: Environment, Exercise

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  Horses are one of the most beloved of all animals and what little girl growing up does not dream of having her own pony? My husband and my children all learnt to ride when they were young, while my own connection with horses was to attend regular race meetings with my father in different parts of Kenya when I was growing up. Now we are living in an English village, it is lovely to be surrounded by different ponies and ...

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Our Feet Deserve Some Extra TLC | Amoils.com

Added March 15, 2014, Under: Exercise, Skin Conditions

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How hard do your feet have to work for you and do you ever think about how you can make life a little easier for them? If we neglect them, there is a lot that can go wrong with our feet. Blisters on your feet These are small pockets of fluid that form. While the fluid is usually clear, it can be red if the blister is filled with blood or an ugly yellowish/green if filled with pus and indicative of an ...

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