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Could Ginger Be Our Best Headache Treatment?

Most of us will run for the medicine cabinet when a headache comes on. Especially if it’s a persistent migraine. While paracetomol, tylenol and other common pain-relief drugs may be helpful, there …

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8 Natural Ways to Help Get Rid of a Headache

Headaches don't care if you have a huge presentation to give, if you have three kids to chase after or a big date night planned. They're going to appear at any given moment and most likely at the wors…

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Natural Home Remedies for Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common ailments. They pay no regard to age, gender or health status, plaguing most everyone from time to time — and creating a reason for drug companies to reap huge prof…

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Chronic Headaches and Pork Parasites

Neurocysticercosis is the name for an infection of the human central nervous system by pork tapeworm larvae. The invasion of baby pork tapeworms in the brain has become an increasingly important emerg…

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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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Treating Migraines With Lavender

Lavender has been studied recently for several purposes, including treatment of mood and anxiety disorders (see, for example, the video I profiled in my last Care2 post, Lavender for Generalized Anxie…

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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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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.  Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.  If you’re not already en…

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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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