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Stroke Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Strokes are a leading cause of adult disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. It is a “brain attack” that occurs when blood flow to a part of brain is interrupted.

There are 2 major types of strokes: ischemic and hemorrhagic. Ischemic strokes are more common and are caused by a narrowing or blocking of arteries to the brain, resulting in severely reduced blood flow. Hemorrhagic strokes are less common and are caused by bleeding in the brain.

It is important to identify the warning signs of a stroke and get medical help as soon as possible to reduce the risk of serious damage to the brain. This can help lower the risk of death or disability and improve your chances of recovery.








The signs and symptoms may vary from one person to another depending on the type of stroke, the part of the brain affected and the extent of damage. But they all tend to begin suddenly. The most common warning signs of a stroke are:

• Numbness in your arm, leg or face, especially on one side of t…

Home Remedies for Itchy Eyes

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An itchy eye is a very common problem. The problem worsens in a high-polluted environment or during allergy season.
As the name suggests, itchy eyes means an unpleasant itchy sensation in and around the eyes. The problem can be recurring for those who frequently touch or rub their eyes.
For instant relief, you can try some easy-to-follow natural treatments. Many of these remedies use readily available ingredients from your kitchen.

However, in case the problem is severe or caused by an underlying condition then do consult your eye care professional. Health experts suggest finding out the cause of itchy eyes before looking for the solution.
Here are the top 10 home remedies for itching eyes.

1. Cold Compress Applying cold compresses around the affected eye area can help you to get instant relief. The simplest way to do this is to soak a cloth in ice cold water and place it over your eyes. Do this several times a day.
Chamomile tea bags used as cold compresses can also help relieve itching eye…

Milk Tea Detox Bomb: Lose 4 Pounds and Cleanse Your Body From Toxins Within A Day!

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Many people start the day with a cup of black, green, fruit or plant tea. Everybody knows that the consumption of tea is healthy, but almost nobody has heard about the amazing combination between milk diet and green tea. Milk tea is really great diet for those who want to cleanse the organism of toxins and to lose several pounds at the same time.

This incredible drink will help you to get rid of the excess fluids in the body and to lose from 1-4 pounds. You have to keep this diet one day at a time, only two times per month.

We don’t recommend the diet for people with kidney problems, low blood pressure or people intolerant to milk.

Ingredients needed for Milk Detox Bomb

•2 tbsp of green tea (not filter bags – but high quality green tea)
•50 oz / 1.5 liters of skimmed cow’s milk

Instructions:
The first thing that you should do is to cook and cool down the milk to 70 degrees. Add 2 tablespoon of the tea in the milk, cover the milk and let it stay for 20 minutes.

After that strain the mixture an…

14 plants that help you sleep

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If your insomnia is not very serious and if it's not caused by any disease or if you just want to eliminate sleeping pills from your life, the "green pharmacy" offers at your disposal the most diverse offer of remedies.
Sometimes, without any apparent reason, you get sleepy after eating. Have you eaten some onion? Or perhaps, taking a walk through the park, you suddenly feel the need to go home and get some sleep? Are there any blossomed linden trees in the area? In some way or the other, a variety of plants make you sleepy through their calming properties. Turn these properties in your favor.


Hop conesThey contain volatile oil, valerianic ester, resins, lupuline, humulone, mineral substances, tannin, flavonic by-products, estrogen substances. This plant was used as an antispastic, stimulates gastric secretion, it is an excellent diuretic, effective against tuberculosis, it has a moderate action of genital functions.
It is recommended for insomnia, but also for tuberculosis…

Simple Medicine: Sage and Honey Cough Syrup

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It will probably not surprise you much to learn that I don’t like taking medicine.  While I’m thankful for the availability of strong medicine when it’s needed, I prefer to go with natural methods.  Nature provides so much of the medicine we need, and I like to use what’s right under my nose (and feet, or overhead.)
We have a bumper crop of sage this year, so I am making a few things, including Sage and Honey Cough Syrup.  It’s so simple, but effective.  In fact, this study showed just honey to be more effective than drugstore cough syrup.  Sage is an anti-bacterial, astringent and anti-inflammatory herb, which makes it great for sore throats and coughs.  Sage and honey together make a wonderful cough syrup, and it’s so simple that I think everyone should make a batch. Sage & Honey Cough Syrup
What You’ll Need
♥ 1 cup or more of fresh, organic sage leaves ♥ 1 cup or more of raw honey, preferably local (if you don’t have a local source, you can order it here) ♥ a clean jar or glass conta…

Top 10 Superfoods That Prevent Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer and also the deadliest. The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 the number of breast cancer cases will be much higher than it is today.
In fact, it is believed that in the coming few years, one in every eight women will be at risk of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. This figure has also been estimated by the Indian Council of Medical Research.
Breast cancer is a complex disease and many factors contribute to it, such as genetics along with lifestyle and dietary factors.
However, you can reduce your risk of getting breast cancer with healthy habits such as limiting alcohol consumption, avoiding smoking, controlling your weight, avoiding exposure to radiation and environmental pollution, limiting the duration of hormone therapy, staying physically active and having regular medical checkups. Breast feeding also is known to lower a woman’s risk for breast cancer.
A healthy diet can also reduce the risk of breast cancer to a …

How to Deal with Breast Pain

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Breast pain, also known as mastalgia, is a very common complaint among women, especially during the menstrual cycle. According to California Pacific Medical Center, breast pain affects 50 to 70 percent of women.
Some of the signs of mastalgia are stabbing pain, heaviness, soreness, tenderness and swelling in both breasts. The pain may be mild to severe and occur constantly or only occasionally. Breast pain can be classified into two main clinical patterns:
Cyclical– the pain intensity changes during the menstrual cycle. ♥Non-cyclical – the pain remains unchanged during the menstrual cycle. This type is less frequent. Cyclical breast pain occurs due to hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle. On the other hand, non-cyclical breast pain is associated with issues that affect the structure of the breasts, such as cysts, trauma, prior surgery or other factors.
Other causes of breast pain are an imbalance of fatty acids within the cells of the breasts, use of certain medications, having la…

Natural Home Remedies for Receding Gums

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The name receding gums on its own claims that it takes place when the gum tissue around the teeth withdraws and the gums seem to decline backwards opening up a large area of the tooth surface much more visible. When the gums recede, that opens a space in between the teeth and the gum line. This makes it very easy for germs to accumulate and make it through there. If you have receding gums, the roots of your teeth might come to be exposed and afterwards cause pain making your teeth very sensitive. Furthermore, as a result of the damage induced to the assisting tissue and also bone structures of your teeth, you may ultimately lose your teeth.

Signs and symptoms of Receding Gums
Since the gum receding is very basic oral issue, great deals of the people suffering from it doesn’t appear to see it prompt, considering that the procedure is really slow and it occurs gradually. However, if your tooth has become sensitive, you ought to inspect your gums due to the fact that those are the very fir…

These Are The Symptoms Of Thyroid Malfunction and How To Cure It Naturally

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The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in the neck and it has strong impact on many vital functions in the body. Some experts believe that women over 35 have 30 percent higher risk of thyroid disorder.
According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, about 30 million Americans struggle with thyroid disorder, and about half of the patients are not diagnosed yet. Their estimations also showed that women are ten times more likely to experience thyroid problems.
If you notice any of these symptoms ask your doctor to check your thyroid:
Feeling exhausted You are nervous and impatient Changes in appetite and taste of food Loss of libido Skin dryness Irregular menstrual cycle Limb and muscle pain Hypertension Improper regulation of body temperature Hoarse voice and strange feeling in the neck Improper sleep Thin hair Problems with conception High cholesterol levels We suggest that you try this home remedy, and it is especially good for people with iodine deficiency. A single dose …

The best way to help your body protect itself against Ebola (or any virus or bacteria)

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With the threat of the Ebola virus spreading, there is a need to understand what natural options are readily available to you in case you don't want to be subjected to conventional medical treatments and infected patients in hospitals. The only proven system to help eradicate the Ebola virus is your body's immune system, and it is of primary importance to start strengthening its response now to give yourself the best chance of successfully fighting off an infection.
Work with your body's natural defenses
The only way to work with your body's natural defenses is to give it what it requires in order to function at optimal performance. Conventional medical wisdom claims that man-made remedies such as vaccines are superior to those provided by nature, but it doesn't take a scientist to understand that the toxic chemicals and preservatives injected into the body along with antigens is not a legitimate way to improve immunity.
To improve your immunity, you must improve your…

5 powerful antibiotics that don’t require a prescription

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Hospital antibiotics have become one of the most over prescribed “medicines” today. As a result people have ruined their digestive systems, and ironically, have lowered their natural immunity to all types of infections in the future. Get rid if infections without the digestive destruction, with these five powerful natural antibiotics.
Garlic
Garlic has been used medicinally by cultures around the world for thousands of years. In fact, it was used in the 1700s to ward off plague.
Garlic possesses potent antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties and is able to help protect and facilitate removal of unfriendly bacteria. It is also very high in natural antioxidants that destroy free radicals, which also supports a strong immune system.
The active ingredient in garlic, allicin, is the key component to killing and warding off harmful bacteria. Crush it to activate these compounds, and eat it raw, in a warm tea, or in lightly cooked food.
Colloidal silver
Colloidal silver has…

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