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The Reason Headaches Often Strike on the Weekend

We associate the weekend mostly with pleasurable things.  Laid-back breakfasts (in bed), curling up with a book, meals enjoyed with family, and such. But headache? Not many of us think of putting them…

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13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.  Choco…

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Nutrient Slashes Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Osteoporosis

According to research in the journal Nutrition Reviews, low magnesium intake increases the risk of many serious health conditions, including: “type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, elevated C-reacti…

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Top 10 Migraine Triggers

Headaches might just be the most oppressive common malady there is. About 40 percent of us routinely suffer ordinary tension-type headaches, which range from the sensation of a tightening band to outr…

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Pain vs. the Idea of Pain

The mind, being everywhere, is non-local, and through the process of attention we localize it. So if we want something to become our life experience, we put our attention on it. If we don't want som…

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Cooling Summer Epsom Salt Bath

Epsom salt baths are the best. They make your skin soft as silk, and have an amazing array of health benefits. My favorite perks from soaking in Epsom salt include detoxification, stress reduction, an…

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Mind Tricks for Relieving Pain

Feel like a wuss when it comes to tolerating pain? Turns out you can up your threshold with a few simple mind tricks. By Camille Noe Pagan, Women's Health Childbirth. Menstrual cramps. Migra…

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DIY Acupressure for Headaches, Fevers, and Pain

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) includes many points on the hands that can be massaged to support healing from common health conditions, including:  headaches, fevers, neck and back pain, among oth…

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Migraines: They Are Not Just For Adults Anymore

Stupid question: Do children still fake illnesses in an effort to get attention or, more likely, to get out of having to do something they dislike. Of course they must. The practice (or art, should I …

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Fever: Fighting Febrile Seizures

Many "green" parents are slow to use popular medicines to treat their children's illnesses, believing strongly in the power of both natural alternatives and the self-healing abilities of the body, alo…

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