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Treating Shingles Naturally

…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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Natural Treatments for Eczema

…should be the first course of action when treating eczema naturally. Natural Treatments for Eczema: Topical Therapies To reduce inflammation and itching, I recommend Florasone, an inexpensive topical ointment that is billed as a “natural alternative to cortisone.” Florasone, which is…

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Natural Mosquito Repellents

…one study indicating that taking 100 mg of vitamin B1 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…

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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…

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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…

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Four Ways to Treat Hemorrhoids Naturally

…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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7 Summer Survival Tips

…of an insect bite or sting is to dab the affected area with toothpaste. The alkalinity of the baking soda in most brands of toothpaste relieves itching, and the antibacterial components prevent infection. Just spread a thick layer of toothpaste over bites and let it dry. Take a small tube with you…

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