9 Powerful Remedies for Gout

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A form of arthritis, gout is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. It affects around five percent of people with arthritis, and usually flares up in the big toe, though it can also develop in heels, ankles, wrists, elbows, fingers, and knees. Excessive amounts of uric acid in the bloodstream lead to…

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10 Surprising Remedies For Migraine

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Migraine is a chronic disease that brings raging headaches, nausea, and fatigue. It seems to be caused by genetic and environmental factors (two thirds of migraine sufferers have family history of the disease), and there’s no cure for this neurological disease, only treatments. Migraine has been afflicting people for centuries; its name comes from the…

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9 Amazingly Effective Remedies For Back Pain

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It’s been said that the reason humans are subject to such persistent back pain, across age and culture, is that our bodies are still adapting to walking upright. Another possible reason is that we spend a lot of time sitting in chairs, hunched over screens—bad posture is responsible for a lot of low back pain.…

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9 Surprising Foods That Cause Gout

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Gout is a form of very painful arthritis, caused by uric acid crystal buildup in joints. The inflammation comes on suddenly and usually affects the big toe, though it can also swell up whole feet, ankles, knees, and hands. Uric acid is a natural byproduct of the breakdown of purines, a certain kind of protein,…

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10 Powerful Foods That Help Fight The Menopause

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Menopause is different for every woman; some ladies have hot flashes, others have headaches and night sweats. It’s a complete overhaul of the glandular system—there’s little control over what happens in the body. But you can limit the symptoms, through diet and exercise. Exercising during menopause decreases bone lose, improves moods and sleep, helps circulation…

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7 Foods That Help To Relieve Snoring

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Snoring is more than an annoyance to the person you share a bed with; it can actually be a sign of larger health problems–sleep apnea, bronchitis, walking pneumonia. But some people snore solely because of their lifestyle choices. Smoking, drinking alcohol before bed, sleeping on the back instead of the side, eating poorly, and obesity…

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10 Delicious Fatty Foods It’s OK To Eat

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It seems impossible: eat fatty foods and lose weight? Au contraire, it’s possible. It just depends on what kind of fats you eat; trans fats and saturated fats settle in and get stored indefinitely, while healthy unsaturated fats promote a feeling of satiation, keeping you from grazing mindlessly all day. These good fats improve heart…

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10 Foods That Relieve Swollen Feet and Ankles

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Swollen feet or ankles are caused by “edema” which is excess fluid pooling in your body.  One of the most common places that this occurs is in the extremities including the feet and the ankles.  It happens as we age but it can be a sign of an underlying medical condition so be sure to…

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9 Potent Foods That Kill Pain

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Besides nourishing us, foods can ease, prevent, or kill pain. We’re used to reaching for a painkiller when something suddenly starts throbbing—but humans have been treating pain with anti-inflammatory foods for centuries. Other foods have calming and sedative properties. Eaten together, or paired with low-dose pain pills, these foods can offer real relief. An anti-inflammatory…

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10 Foods That Supercharge Your Brain

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Brain function can maintained in a few ways: mental exercises, diet, and luck (in other words, good genes). A nourishing, balanced diet helps the brain stay healthy and avoid diseases, like Alzheimer’s. Besides this, a good diet decreases the risk of heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes. Read on for some foods that boost your brain function.…

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