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Hand, foot and mouth disease - Dr. Axe

What Is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease? + 17 Natural Treatments

Hand, foot and mouth disease, or HFMD as it is commonly known, is a highly contagious viral illness that usually affects young children. In the United States, summer and early fall are the most common times for outbreaks; however, in more tropical areas of the nation, outbreaks can occur any time of the year. Hand, foot and mouth disease is … Read More

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Chagas disease - Dr. Axe

Kissing Bug Parasite: Chagas Disease Symptoms + 6 Natural Treatments

Within the United States, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) considers Chagas disease one of five “neglected parasitic infections” (or NPIs). These are a group of parasitic diseases that experts feel require public health action and attention. Most people have never heard of NPIs and remain unaware of how to protect themselves against them. The CDC states that “These infections … Read More

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Natural Ringworm Treatment - Dr. Axe

Ringworm Treatment: 6 Natural Remedies + How to Prevent It

Before we talk about the specifics of ringworm treatment, I want to clear up one of the top ringworm misconceptions — that ringworm is caused by a worm. The truth is that ringworm is not caused by a worm of any kind. What causes ringworm then? Ringworm is a skin rash caused by a fungus. Another common ringworm myth is that … Read More

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Natural spider bite treatment - Dr. Axe

Natural Spider Bite Treatment: 10 Easy Home Remedies

Like bug bites, spider bites are far from desirable. However, spiders are typically just a nuisance. In fact, most of the time, spider bite treatment can be done in the comfort of your own home using natural remedies. While other times, especially if a more threatening type of spider bit you, spider bites can be a lot more serious. Unlike … Read More

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Hepatitis c symptoms - Dr. Axe

Hepatitis C Symptoms + 8 Natural Ways to Manage Them

Hepatitis C symptoms often go overlooked because they are similar to common illnesses, like the flu. In fact, most people with hepatitis C don’t experience symptoms until decades after they contract the virus — after their liver is damaged. That’s the scary thing about hepatitis C — it often becomes a chronic condition before people even know they have it.  … Read More

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Giardiasis - Dr. Axe

Giardiasis: How to Prevent This Parasite Infection + 4 Natural Treatments

Are you and your family planning to spend time swimming at a lake this summer? Be sure you know how to protect yourself and your loved ones from a giardia infection — and that you can spot the symptoms. According to the staff at Mayo Clinic, giardia infection (also called giardiasis) is “one of the most common causes of waterborne disease … Read More

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Poison oak rash - Dr. Axe

Find Poison Oak Rash Relief With These 5 Natural Treatments

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, “A rash from poison ivy, oak, or sumac usually lasts one to three weeks. Most rashes will go away without treatment.” (1) While your rash may heal on its own, it’s still likely to be itchy and uncomfortable during the process — sometimes even severely, depending on how allergic you are to the plant’s oils. … Read More

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Eczema treatment - Dr. Axe

Natural Eczema Treatment: 13 Home Remedies for Eczema

Is your skin red, dry, scaly and extremely itchy? Have you been diagnosed with eczema? The skin condition eczema is believed to affect over 30 million Americans. So, what is eczema? In fact, eczema isn’t a single condition; it is actually a group of skin conditions that includes atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, hand eczema, neurodermatitis, nummular eczema, and … Read More

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Toxoplasmosis symptoms - Dr. Axe

Cat Parasite Prevention + 8 Natural Toxoplasmosis Treatments

Did you know that in the United States alone over 60 million adults and children currently have a parasite called Toxoplasma living inside their bodies? This is a a really large number of people and we’re talking about a parasite that makes the list of 4 Parasites That Want To Invade Your Brain! Brain parasites are nothing to take lightly. Luckily for most people with a … Read More

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Learn to Recognize the 12 Signs of Depression

Did you know that depression is predicted to be the leading cause of disease burden by 2030? In fact, it’s already the leading cause in women worldwide. When including depressive-related deaths due to suicide and stroke, depression has the third highest global disease burden. (1) For people with depression, their negative thoughts overshadow all of their thoughts and actions. Some … Read More

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