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TOP 20 Home Remedies for Hypothyroidism

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Hypothyroidism occurs when the  thyroid gland is underactive. It affects the body’s metabolism rate, which is controlled primarily by the thyroid gland.


Some of the common symptoms associated with hypothyroidism are fatigue, increased sensitivity to cold, constipation, dry skin, puffy face, hoarse voice, muscle cramping, sudden weight gain, depression and brittle fingernails and hair.
Many natural remedies can help control this health problem. Also, do consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.


Here are the top 10 home remedies for hypothyroidism.
1. Coconut Oil Coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids that help improve thyroid functioning. It will also stimulate metabolism and boost energy. Plus, it will help raise the basal body temperature which is important for those those dealing with low thyroid function.
Use coconut oil for cooking. Always use extra-virgin organic coconut cooking oil. You can also add two tablespoons of coconut oil to milk and drink it in the morning…

18 Best Home Remedies to Fight Loose Motion

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Loose motion or diarrhea refers to the frequent passage of stools which are loose and watery. Watery bowel movements are very common and are usually not very serious. It may cause loss of water and minerals from the body.  People may have diarrhea once or twice every year. The condition is more frequent in children. Loss of water from the body can cause dehydration. It also results in weakness, loss of appetite; stomach pain etc. loose motion usually lasts for 2-3 days and can be treated with home remedies or any over the counter medicines. In some people, diarrhea is a part of irritable bowel syndrome or occurs due to chronic disease of the large intestine. In such conditions medical treatment is necessary.
Causes of Loose MotionThere are many causes of loose motion. The important causes are •    Food poisoning or infection by bacteria •    Infection by other organisms such as parasites •    Allergies to certain food •    Foods that upset the digestive system •    Diseases like Crohn’s dis…

How Onion Helps in Hair Growth

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Many people face the problem of hair loss. Though losing 50-100 hairs per day is considered as normal, losing hair cause concern and mental stress in people. Moreover, acute hair loss can affect the appearance of a person and affects their confidence levels. There are many natural remedies which are capable of inducing proper hair growth and the most important and effective among them is Onion juice.
Natural And Safe MethodIt is completely safe to use onion for preventing hair loss and promoting hair growth as onion helps in hair growth without any side effects or causing allergies. There is no need to use harsh chemicals on your hair when you have an easily available, cheap and safe method for promoting hair growth. You can use onion as a natural remedy if you have receding hair line or bald patches. You may not be able to get the same result when you opt for hair loss treatment from costly hair spas.

Can Onion Help In Hair Growth?Most of the people are skeptical about the use of onion…

Why You Should Drink Lemon Water In The Morning

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Lemon is a yellow fruit whose pulp, juice, peel and even its zest can be exclusively used in food further the sour taste of lemon is due to the presence of 5 % to 6% of citric acid in lemon juice. This distinctive taste of lemon juice also makes it one of the important ingredients either when it is used in drinks or even food like cocktails, lemonade and soft drinks.
Lemon juice also can be made into a preservative for certain foods which oxidize and turn brown after they are sliced like apples, bananas and avocados, it is the presence of acids which denatures the enzymes which result in browning and degradation of foods.
This is not the end to the ways in which these lemons can be used, there is also one of the effect methods which is drinking lemon water early in the morning to get flat tummy, here we give you facts which will surely force you to give a try for lemon water in the morning:
• It is not necessary that this will have any effect on the morning coffee cup that has great tast…

How To Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Yeast Infection Cure

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Yeast infection or candidiasis is a common problem faced by people who live in hot and humid conditions. Yeast infections usually occur in the intestinal tract, in the mouth or in the vagina. Yeast infection in the vagina is known as “vaginitis” and it causes itchiness, redness of the exterior of the vagina and the inner thigh area, vaginal irritation and yellowish or white vaginal discharge. More than 75% of women are affected by yeast infection at some point in their life. Many women try over the counter medicines and topical creams to treat the problem, however, there are many natural remedies which will easily cure and prevent yeast infections.  The most important natural treatment available for yeast infection is Apple Cider Vinegar or ACV.

What Is Apple Cider Vinegar?Apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries as a preservative and for various cooking purposes. Apple cider vinegar is made by fermenting the apples. Making apple cider vinegar involves two steps
Step-1 Apples are…

Top 10 Anti-Allergy Superfoods

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Allergies are one of the top reasons that people in the United States visit a doctor. Up to 50 million Americans have some type of allergy. An allergy is an adverse reaction by your body’s immune system to a substance that does not bother other people who are not allergic to it. Any substance that triggers an allergic reaction is called an allergen. Some common allergens are pollen, dust mites, mold spores, pet dander, latex, various foods, insect stings and certain medicines.
An allergic reaction can affect the nose, lungs, throat, sinuses, ears, lining of the stomach or the skin. It can cause a variety of symptoms, such as a runny nose, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, red eyes, wheezing, hives, flaky skin, skin rashes, shortness of breath, swelling or asthma. These symptoms can range from minor to severe and mostly depend on the allergen. There are several ways to treat allergies to prevent annoying and troublesome symptoms. If you are prone to allergies, you can include some anti-al…

10 SUPER IMMUNE-BOOSTING FOODS FOR KIDS

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Many children get stuck in the vicious cycle of recurring respiratory and ear infections around this time. Preschools and schools are favourite places for kids to share germs and viruses, leaving kids with low immunity and greater susceptibility to illness.
Frequent use of antibiotics and over-the-counter medications is definitely not the answer as these can suppress your child’s immune system and in-turn make them more vulnerable to infection.
The best way to break the sickness cycle and give your child super resistance against infections and other illnesses is to strengthen your child’s immunity with immune-boosting foods. These foods possess unique immune enhancing compounds and immune strengthening nutrients such as vitamin C, A, D, zinc, iron and omega-3 fats. A deficiency in any of these nutrients can weaken your child’s immunity and increase their chances of getting sick this winter.
Garlic:One of the best ways to strengthen your child’s immune system this winter, to protect them …

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