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Ice Cold Drinking Water & is it Harmful or Harmless?

Added August 3, 2019, Under: Exercise, Headaches & Migraines

Modern refrigerators and freezers often come with an ice and cold water dispenser. But is drinking such cold water (and then even adding ice to it) actually good for you? While we all know that it is important to drink plenty of cold water every day but at what temperature should we be drinking it? It’s important to stay hydrated by drinking a lot of water throughout the day. But can the temperature of your water affect your digestive health? On looking into this question, ...

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Why You Should Avoid Drinking Diet Sodas

Added March 31, 2019, Under: Headaches & Migraines, Health, Weight Loss

When mainstream media start to highlight a subject of concern, you know that something (that natural news sites have been saying for years) is really having an impact on our health. Drinking diet soda is popular with many - particularly those who are watching their weight. Yes, diet soda has zero calories.  And yet, it can also become an addictive habit. A large and recent study (reported in mainstream media) has concluded that two or more diet drinks per day increase the ...

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MTHFR Is Not Short For A Swearword!

Added February 13, 2019, Under: Diseases, Headaches & Migraines, Health, Insomnia

Instead, it is an abbreviation  for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase. Yes, a big mouthful! MTHFR produces an essential enzyme. The acronym for the enzyme is also MTHFR. It’s worth knowing about this gene because it is said to play a key role in regard to many aspects of emotional and physical health. You can find out all about the background to this gene here. It is is said to provide the key for Methylation to occur, a metabolic process that switches genes on and off, repairs DNA and ...

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Top Ten Tips For Treating Those Tiresome Headaches

Added October 11, 2018, Under: Headaches & Migraines, Top 10

No one wants the pain and discomfort of a headache. But instead of automatically reaching for the pharmaceutical pain meds, how about trying one or more of these more natural remedies? Headaches are amazingly common, affecting eighty to ninety per cent of the population at some time in their lives. There are many different categories of headaches - each with their own set of characteristics.  But whatever their type, we know that we want to get rid of them. We share at least ten ...

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How Can You Deal With Pain in a More Natural Way? Our Top Ten Tips

Added May 20, 2018, Under: Arthritis, Headaches & Migraines, Health, How To, Inflammation, Natural remedies, Top 10

We all suffer from pain at some stage.  It can be minor pain or it can be chronic. But do we always just reach for the pain meds without a second thought? It could be that we don't think enough about trying something more basic and natural. Something as simple as water! Water Water reduces body temperature which is beneficial for those working in hot climates. Water will replenish the fluids your body has lost - and help cool your body down. Drinking more water is a simple preventative measure to protect ...

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Go Barefoot If You Can for These Top Ten Health Reasons

Added May 17, 2018, Under: Environment, Exercise, Headaches & Migraines, Inflammation, Insomnia, Top 10

Do you make a habit of going barefoot when you can?  It can be very liberating but it can also be very good for you. We can share as many as ten good reasons why going barefoot is a healthy choice Earthing or grounding (as it is known) means that your bare feet draw electrons from the earth.  Different studies have found many benefits from these electrons such as changing the electrical activity in the brain to lessen pain, improving skin conductivity, ...

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Change to a Natural Homemade Fabric Softener for Safer Laundry

Added March 3, 2018, Under: Environment, Headaches & Migraines, Health, How To, Natural remedies

Removing all products with fragrance (as an ingredient) will immediately improve air quality in your home. Headaches, allergies and stomach problems?  Many such symptoms may be as a reaction to all those chemicals in your home. And one of those products on the list of chemicals is the commercial fabric softener where the ingredients include: Benzyl acetate (linked to pancreatic cancer) Benzyl alcohol (an upper respiratory tract irritant) Ethanol (linked to central nervous system disorders) Limonene (a known carcinogen) and Chloroform (a neurotoxin ...

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Osteopathy & Three Top Tips on Why Headaches Can Occur

Added January 20, 2018, Under: Doctors, Exercise, Headaches & Migraines, Health

Headaches are amazingly common, affecting eighty to ninety per cent of the population at some time in their lives. There are many different categories of headaches - each with their own set of characteristics - but the one thing that they all have in common is that there IS a reason why they're there. Osteopaths are quick to tell us that seventy per cent of headaches stem from problems in the neck! They share their three headache tips to help you cope better Headache tip #1 How ...

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Grinding Your Teeth Can Be A Symptom Of Stress In Your Life

Added July 17, 2017, Under: Dental Care, Headaches & Migraines

Did you know that the habit of grinding your teeth during your sleep has a name? The condition is called bruxism. And most people are unaware that they do it - perhaps until the damage is done. The signs and symptoms of teeth grinding A dull, constant headache, a sore jaw, painful gums or sensitive teeth. You may catch yourself in the act or wake to the sound of grinding teeth. Noticing extreme sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures or feel pain when brushing teeth. The appearance ...

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Are All Those Artificial Fragrances Getting Up Your Nose?

Added July 10, 2017, Under: Environment, Headaches & Migraines, Health

It has been many years since we have written about artificial fragrances. Time for an update! Do you suffer from frequent headaches, allergies and stomach problems? Millions live with chronic pain and discomfort of different symptoms, often being dependent on medications to get through the day. Your doctor may never have told you that your mystery symptoms may be as simple as a reaction to all the chemicals in your home. Yes, perfumes and other artificial fragrances trigger migraines, sinus issues, respiratory problems, rashes, ...

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