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Graves’ Disease: 7 Ways to Help Manage Hyperthyroid Symptoms

Did you know that there are over 80 different types of autoimmune disorders that affect various organs, glands, systems and functions throughout the body? Graves' disease is a common autoimmune disorder characterized by an overproduction of thyroid hormones. The thyroid is considered one of the most important endocrine glands in the body, since it produces hormones that affect…

How Diet & Posture Can Stop the Tension Headache

Millions of people suffer from chronic, lingering headaches that can develop almost daily — yet the causes of a tension headache are not well-understood. Tension headaches, which can feel like uncomfortable tightness or pressure around the entire head, are the most common type of headache adults experience. In fact, up to 80 percent of the adult…

Homemade Stretch Mark Cream

Stretch marks can be both frustrating and embarrassing given their scarred appearance — and can develop on both men and women. They are typically found on the thighs, hips, abdomen, breasts, lower back and upper arms. Stretch marks form in the dermis of the skin, which is the thick layer of living tissue below the…

Take Painkillers Often? Here’s How to Avoid Ibuprofen Overdose

When you hear the word "overdose," images of hard drugs or powerful prescription medications probably come to mind. And chances are, you've never even thought about an ibuprofen overdose, but it turns out that not only can you have too much of this relatively mild pain reliever, it can put your health in peril. As the…

Make Your Own Eczema Cream

The word eczema itself just doesn't sound good. It comes from a Greek word that means to effervesce, bubble or boil over. And for the 30 million (!), according to the Eczema Foundation, people who suffer from it, they know it doesn't look or feel good, either. There's got to be some effective home remedies for eczema rather…

DIY Dry Shampoo Recipe

How many times have you been in a big hurry and needed to wash your hair but just did not have the time? It happens to everyone. What if there was a convenient way to have fresh hair without getting it wet? Well, there is: It's called dry shampoo. Dry shampoos are very convenient because you can…

7 Natural Solutions for Healing a Heel Spur

A heel spur is caused by the displacement of calcium on the bone that forms on the underside of the heel; it may be one small bony protrusion or a collection of tiny, irregularly shaped growths on the bone of the heel, which is called the calcaneum. Heel spurs are sometimes painful — described as…

8 Natural Ways to Overcome Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Over 6 million Americans suffer from fibromyalgia symptoms, and 90 percent of fibromyalgia sufferers are women. It's still up for debate why far more women get fibromyalgia than men. Some healthcare professionals claim it's due to decreased serotonin levels in the brains of women. Unfortunately, people suffering from fibromyalgia struggle with pain, fatigue, depression and other common…

Home Remedies for Burn Relief

Burns occur from exposure to heat, steam, hot liquids, chemicals or the sun. The treatment of burns depends on the severity of the burn. Severe burns can destroy all layers of skin and even damage muscles and underlying fat. Severe burns need immediate medical attention. Natural therapies can help with wound healing and decreasing pain.…

Homemade Burn Salve

This homemade burn salve recipe is a must have! Lavender essential oil helps calm the inflamed injury site while disinfecting it. Olive oil provides healthy fats and vitamin E to replenish the skin with nutrients while honey provides antioxidants and rehydrates the injured area! Try this recipe and keep it on hand...just in case!