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10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

…break open an aloe vera leaf and dab the gel directly on the affected area. Natural Home Remedy #6 A strong cup of regular coffee can stop a headache in its tracks and ease symptoms of asthma. Natural Home Remedy #7 If you suffer from arthritis or gout, eat cherries. Just 20 tart cherries have…

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Preventing Migraines

…toxins in your body that contribute to headaches. In addition, dehydration may be linked to chronic headaches. Make sure you’re drinking at least eight glasses of water a day. Now it’s your turn: Have you found a solution that helps with headache or symptoms of migraines? You May Also Be…

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Migraines: An Ounce of Prevention…

…mg daily. In addition, IV magnesium is useful for knocking out acute headaches. Researchers from the State University of New York in Brooklyn treated 49 patients with migraines, cluster headaches, and chronic tension headaches with an IV infusion of 1 gram of magnesium sulfate. Within 15 minutes,…

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Tips for Treating PMS Naturally

…herbal treatments for PMS include chaste tree berry (Vitex agnus-castus)—which reduced breast tenderness, irritability, depression, and headache in a British Medical Journal study—and St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum), which has been shown to improve overall symptoms. Look…

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4 Benefits of CoQ10: Beyond Heart Health

…followed them for about three months. Follow-up exams revealed that the CoQ10 supplement dramatically reduced the frequency of migraines and cut headache disability scores in half! An earlier study of adults who took 150 mg of CoQ10 daily showed similar benefits. * Help for Dry Mouth Syndrome. Also…

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New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

…before you go to bed, drink at least 16 ounces of pure, filtered water, and continue drinking lots of water the next morning. If you do suffer a headache the following morning, don’t take acetaminophen. Acetaminophen in conjunction with alcohol can damage your liver, sometimes fatally.…

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The Lowdown on Statin Drugs

…you how many patients must be treated with a medication, surgery, or other medical procedure for one person to benefit. For example, the NNT for headache relief within two hours for Imitrex (sumatriptin), a popular medication for migraines, is four. In other words, four patients would have to take…

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Acupuncture Benefits: The List Goes On and On

…Conditions That Acupuncture Benefits Though most commonly used to relieve pain, acupuncture is also used to alleviate migraines and tension headaches, lessen the severity of PMS and menopausal symptoms, reduce anxiety and stress, and stamp out sleep problems. In addition to the conditions listed…

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Caffeine Withdrawal...A Mental Disorder?!?

…Benefits of Caffeine * Caffeine improves endurance and athletic performance. * Caffeine reduces risk of gout and gallstones. * Caffeine can relieve headaches and strengthen the efficacy of pain medications. * Caffeine helps prevent constipation. * And contrary to claims linking caffeine and coffee…

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Holiday Health Facts: Did You Know?

…many other benefits of B vitamins. * Acetaminophen in conjunction with alcohol can damage your liver, sometimes fatally. So if you have a hangover headache, instead of taking acetaminophen, steep wintergreen tea for 10 minutes and spike it with as much hot pepper sauce as you can tolerate. * You can…

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Use Light Therapy for SAD

…reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs) such as Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil. But these drugs are riddled with side effects ranging from loss of libido, headache, poor appetite and nausea to emotional detachment, severe agitation, uncharacteristic aggression and violence, and suicidal thoughts. The good…

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Request a Magnesium IV for Heart Attack

…for acute asthma attacks, often working to relax airways when drugs are ineffective. Magnesium IV can also provide rapid relief from migraine headaches, and it is indispensable in the treatment of preeclampsia (pregnancy-related hypertension). In a perfect world, magnesium IV treatments would be…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Dealing With Holiday Stress

…Research also indicates that rhodiola is helpful in alleviating stress-induced insomnia, depression, poor appetite, irritability, hypertension, and headaches. Look for a standardized extract of rhodiola in health food stores and take 100–300 mg per day as needed to alleviate stress and offset…

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New Study Shows Coffee Can Prevent or Delay Alzheimer’s

…good news that coffee reduces the risk of diabetes, helps prevent skin cancer, reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease, stops migraine headaches, can halt a full-blown asthma attack, aids in weight loss, and even increases longevity. What does this mean for you? As I’ve said before,…

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Five Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Your Cup O' Joe

…animals. * It can halt a full-blown asthma attack, stopping it in its tracks. Want more reasons to enjoy your morning coffee? It can stop migraine headaches, curb appetite, prevent tooth decay, and increase the effectiveness of aspirin and other analgesics. And if you drink coffee before a workout…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Meditate Your Stress Away

…appointments, misplaced glasses—and it's easy to see why so many people develop stress-related health problems, such as tension headaches, cardiovascular disease, chronic fatigue, and digestive problems, just to name a few. Stress can also deplete your adrenals, leading to a sluggish…

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Hope for Hepatitis C

…including hemolytic anemia, which is marked by the destruction of red blood cells and increased risk of heart attack. It has also been linked with headaches, shortness of breath, and cough. Side effects notwithstanding, interferon isn’t all that effective over the long term. The main goal of…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…may protect against and help relieve sinus infections. It may sound crazy, but if you’re one of the 37 million Americans who suffers with headaches, pain, pressure, congestion, and other signs of sinus infections, therapeutic humming is certainly worth trying. (Low, sustained, frequent humming…

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