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Foods to Increase Intestinal Absorption

Foods to Increase Intestinal Absorption

2017-05-27 16:54:01 0 Comments 6 views Health category

The intestines are highly specialized organs responsible for the digestion of food and the absorption of its nutrients. Despite following a balanced and nutritious diet, you might still fall short of your nutrient needs if you can't absorb nutrients properly. Choosing smart food pairings can help you absorb a few

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Tea Tree Oil for Perioral Dermatitis

Tea Tree Oil for Perioral Dermatitis

2017-05-26 08:58:01 0 Comments 4 views Health category

Dermatitis is the inflammation of your skin, and perioral dermatitis involves the presence of red bumps around your mouth. This skin disorder is much more common among young women than men. Treatments for perioral dermatitis typically involve applying cream or medication to the infected area. There is some evidence that

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Are There Herbal Remedies for Poor Blood Circulation?

Are There Herbal Remedies for Poor Blood Circulation?

2017-05-26 06:46:01 0 Comments 4 views Health category

Coldness, numbness, tingling or cramping in your feet may indicate poor blood circulation. Some individuals also note that sores and infections heal too slowly. Diminished circulation to your feet can be uncomfortable and indicate an underlying health problem. Certain herbs may help with poor blood circulation in your feet. Before

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Does Milk Thistle Increase Estrogen Levels?

Does Milk Thistle Increase Estrogen Levels?

2017-05-25 20:48:01 0 Comments 7 views Health category

Milk thistle is an herbal supplement sometimes recommended for certain health conditions. Commonly available in capsule, liquid extract and tincture form, milk thistle has a variety of estrogen-like properties that may worsen certain health conditions sensitive to estrogen, such as endometriosis. Although milk thistle may theoretically improve estrogen levels in

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Pros and Cons of Giving Birth Control to Teenagers

Pros and Cons of Giving Birth Control to Teenagers

2017-05-24 10:04:01 0 Comments 7 views Health category

As a parent, it's tough to decide whether to give birth control to your sexually active teenager. Even though birth control is a proven method for preventing sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancy, some parents struggle with moral and ethical implications surrounding the issue. There are advantages and disadvantages to

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The History of Physical Education in Rome

The History of Physical Education in Rome

2017-05-23 01:10:01 0 Comments 4 views Health category

Of the many contributions made by the Greeks to Classical culture, the notion of a mutual dependence between a sound mind and a healthy body persisted in Rome throughout the republican and imperial periods. Yet the Romans were intent on making practical use of physical training, beyond its favorable impact

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When to Stop Bottle-Feeding a One-Year-Old

When to Stop Bottle-Feeding a One-Year-Old

2017-05-22 08:30:01 0 Comments 3 views Health category

Because most babies see the bottle as a form of comfort, nourishment and security, weaning can be a challenge. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends weaning before 18 months of age. The sippy cup can be introduced early in preparation of weaning from the bottle when your baby turns a

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How Does a CAM Walker Work?

How Does a CAM Walker Work?

2017-05-21 22:38:01 0 Comments 9 views Health category

Overview A cam walker is an adjustable orthopedic apparatus that looks like a boot. (The only such trademarked device, called a CAM Walker, is made by Alimed Inc.) “Cam” is an acronym meaning “controlled ankle motion.” As the name indicates, its primary purpose is to prevent or limit ankle and foot

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Olive Oil for Cough Relief

Olive Oil for Cough Relief

2017-05-20 23:24:01 0 Comments 48 views Health category

If you are suffering from a persistent cough and are looking for a quick home remedy, olive oil can help reduce coughing symptoms by naturally coating your throat, increasing lubrication and reducing your urge to cough. If your cough is paired with more serious symptoms, such as nausea and dizziness,

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What Are the Dangers of High Muscle Enzymes?

What Are the Dangers of High Muscle Enzymes?

2017-05-20 12:26:02 0 Comments 5 views Health category

Your body's muscle tissue contains several enzymes, which are catalysts that cause chemical reactions. Your muscles require chemical reactions to supply them with energy, help them repair damage and help them function. High muscle enzymes in your blood can mean that muscle cells have been damaged. High muscle enzymes can

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