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Treating Shingles Naturally

…in the U.S. This condition, which will affect roughly one in three Americans during their lifetimes, typically begins with numbness, tingling or itching on one side of the head or body along the nerve lines and eventually progresses into a blistering, oozing, painful rash. Many folks are also plagued…

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5 Ways to Avoid the Health Hazards of Summer

…Ease the sting and itching of bug bites with toothpaste. Did you know that one of the most effective, natural ways to reduce the discomfort of an insect bite is to dab the affected area with toothpaste? The alkalinity of the baking soda in most brands of toothpaste relieves itching, and the antibacterial…

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More Men's Health Problems--Solved!

…over-the-counter antifungals contain an active ingredient such as miconazole, clotrimazole, or econazole, and some include hydrocortisone to relieve itching. Look for these products in health food or drug stores. You may also be interested in: Four Ways to Prevent a Stroke Four Easy Ways to Stop IBS

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4 Embarrassing Health Problems, Solved

…treat dandruff, wash your scalp with diluted honey, a natural antifungal, then shampoo as usual. In a European study, this eliminated flakes and itching in five weeks. I also suggest drinking a cup of nettle tea and taking three evening primrose capsules daily. Now it’s your turn: Do you have a tip…

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4 Tips for Healthier Summer Travel

…Avoid the Sting. Studies have shown that taking 100 mg of vitamin B1 (thiamine) a day helps keep mosquitoes at bay. This regimen may also help reduce itching caused by bites. While the research is not conclusive regarding thiamine’s efficacy in this regard, since it is good for overall health, consider…

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Four Ways to Treat Hemorrhoids Naturally

…hemorrhoids, those taking 2,000 mg of flavonoids (90 percent diosmin/10 percent hesperidin) daily for two months had significant improvements in pain, itching, swelling and bleeding. Look for diosmin in your local health food store or order the brand we use at the clinic, Diosmin-HMC from Thorne Research…

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5 Ways To Get Younger-Looking Skin

…skin sags and wrinkles as we age is that the dermis loses about 30 percent of its total water content. The result is flat, dry-looking, flaking, itching skin. Moisturizers certainly help dry skin, but don’t overlook the importance of hydrating your skin from the inside by drinking copious amounts…

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Natural Mosquito Repellents

…one study indicating that taking 100 mg of vitamin B-1 a day can act as a natural mosquito repellent. Other studies have shown vitamin B1 reduces itching caused by bites. Consider adding enough vitamin B1 to what's in your multivitamin to equal 100 mg per day this summer. * Cover up. When you go out…

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