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Home Remedies For Hay Fever

There's nothing quite like the splendor of spring, when trees come alive again and flowers bloom---particularly if you are one of the millions who suffer from hay fever. Spending some time outside enjoying nature's rebirth could make you wish you could be reborn---without allergies this time.

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Exercise at your desk

Exercise at your desk

For most office workers, being glued to their desks while typing away at their computers for an average of 8 hours a day is already a part of their normal routine. However, sitting at the computer all day may not exactly be good for the body, as it can bring about backac...

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Life-and Limb-Saving Frostbite Fixes

Our temperature today is WELL below zero and the wind-chill factors make it even worse and dangerous to be outside for any length of time. The following information should be helpful.

Your goal in treating frostbite is to thaw your frozen fingers, feet, and ears as quickly as possible in war...

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How To Spot Deadly Food Allergies (continued)

Do you have a food allergy? If you suspect you have a food allergy, keep a food diary. Write down everything you eat or drink for a two-week period. Note any symptoms and how long it took for them to develop.

Even though you may identify a reaction you have to certain foods, you will not b...

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How To Spot Deadly Food Allergies (continued)

While people with true food allergies must avoid the offending food altogether, people with food intolerances can often eat a small portion of the problem food without suffering symptoms. The amount a person can eat varies from individual to individual.

How does your body react? If you have...

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How To Spot Deadly Food Allergies

Do you start itching when you eat peanuts? Does seafood cause your stomach to churn? Symptoms like these cause millions of Americans to suspect they have a food allergy. However, true food allergies affect only about two out of every 100 adults and eight out of every 100 children.

Food all...

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Age-Proof Your Skin (continued)

Tips for healthier skin: (continued)

Enjoy the humidity. Ever notice that people who live in the tropics have beautiful skin? Today, many people suffer dry skin because of constant exposure to air-conditioned or heated homes, cars, and offices. Heating lowers the amount of relative humidit...

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THINGS I DO

I have been working out a minimum of 120 minutes a day. I only do 30 minutes at a time, so I do not get frustrated or burnt out. It has been good so far.

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fas...

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Age-Proof Your Skin (continued)

Here are some tips for healthier skin:

Make it quick. Don't linger in the bath or shower. Experts recommend 15 minutes maximum, and keep water temperature warm or cool---not hot.

Be stingy with soap. Apply soap sparingly and rinse it off well. If you're suffering from very dry skin...

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Recovering from the Recoverable

3 days of ice chips. Followed by 2 days clear liquid. Then nothing by mouth, and finally abdominal surgery and a liver biopsy. After surgery, it all reverses. Ice chips, clear liquid diet, soft food diet. I have to take it easy and be extra careful what I put down the hatch. No fatty, no spicy, ...

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