Holistic Advice For Dealing With A Candida Albicans Yeast Infection

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Candida Albicans is a destructive yeast infection that begins in the digestive system and little by little spreads to other parts of the body. Candida albicans is present in all of us not long after birth. Typically, this yeast remains in a healthful balance with the other bacteria and yeasts within the intestinal tract. Under certain conditions, such as excessive stress, lowered immunity or the long-term use of steroids, the candida yeast can multiply, thus disrupting the gastrointestinal “terrain”. Read more

Relieving Hay Fever & Seasonal Allergies

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Allergic reactions are caused by the over reaction of the liver to foreign protein bodies. This over-protective reaction of the body to the environment can be caused by a multitude of factors including pollen, dust, animal hair, industrial and home chemicals, foods, and even cosmetics. Traditional medicine typically recommends products that contain anti-histamines to help alleviate the symptoms of seasonal allergies or they may suggest getting allergy shots to help desensitize the body.  If you want to go the natural root, below are some natural remedies you can use to eliminate seasonal allergies such as hay fever from your life naturally. Read more

13 Home Remedies For Chronic Constipation

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Embarrassing as it may be, we have all suffered from constipation at one time in our life or another. According to the National Health Interview Survey as many as 3 million Americans suffer from frequent if not chronic constipation. While constipation is not recognized as a degenerative disease or serious disorder, people who are constipated often feel bloated, uncomfortable and even sluggish. Constipation by itself is miserable enough, but sufferers often experience painful bowel movements. This discomfort can become compounded if hemorrhoids (are swollen veins in the anal canal) form due to straining. Read more

Natural Home Remedies For Athletes Foot Fungus

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Athletes foot fungus is an infection of the upper layers of the skin and is predominantly found on the foot. It is often seen as an dry, itching, burning, scaling redness of the feet especially in the webbing of the toes. When left unchecked, sufferers may notice that their skin peels frequently and in extreme cases there may be cracking, pain and bleeding of the skin. Read more

12 Simple Steps For Reducing The Risk Of Breast Cancer

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In the U S, breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women between the ages of 30 and 50. Rarely diagnosed before a woman reaches 25, the number of incidents rises with age, peaking at menopause and decreasing once menopause had passed. About 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and about 40% of those diagnosed die within 10 years. Scientists believe these numbers are increasing. Read more

What Is Celiac Disease & Gluten Intolerance? Holistic Health Remedies

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Celiac Disease, celiac sprue or gluten sensitive enteropathy (gluten intolerance ) is an autoimmune disorder of the small intestines. In our bodies, the small intestine is responsible for the absorption of the foods we eat. When someone with celiac disease ingests foods that contain gluten, the body produces antibodies that attack the small intestines and in particularly the villi. Read more

Natural Home Remedies For Clinical Depression

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Clinical depression or “depressive reactions” is a mood response that is often brought on by the stresses and strains in our lives. For some, it can be triggered by a serious loss, a difficult relationship, financial problems or any overwhelmingly stressful situation. For others it may be set off by medical conditions, drug or alcohol abuse, or hormonal changes. In recent years, it has been noted that certain forms of depression can actually run in families. Read more

11 Holistic Ways To Lower Cholesterol Naturally

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While elevated cholesterol levels present no signs or symptoms on their own, elevated levels have been identified as a significant risk factor in health concerns such as arteriosclerosis and heart disease. Clinically, doctors recommend that blood cholesterol levels (the amount of cholesterol circulating in our blood) be no greater than 200mg/dl, with a total level of 180mg/ Read more

10 Simple Home Remedies To Eliminate Acne

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Almost everyone has suffered from acne at one time or another in his or her lives. It is primarily a disorder of the sebaceous gland (glands in the skin that secrete an oily substance) of the face, the neck and back. When the sebaceous glands become clogged with the oily substance they create, the accumulation results in pimples. There are several forms of acne, but the most common is acne vulgaris, found primarily in adolescents. Read more