Archive | December, 2012

Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths that appear in the uterus, often during the childbearing years. These growths can be called fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas. Commonly uterine fibroids are not associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into a cancerous growth. This means they are classified as a benign tumor. For […]

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Measuring Gradual Progress Can Backfire

At one point in time, we have all been told that it is best to learn a new skill slowly. To learn to hit a correct forehand in tennis, you need to practice over and over again. To prepare for a test in school, you should study every day leading up to the exam. This is still great advice, but what if you practice or study consistently and show no signs of improvement

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Diagnosis of Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure, also known as CHF, is a chronic and long-term heart condition that results in significant symptoms which impact an individual’s life. When symptoms occur they are often significant enough to send an individual to their primary care physician for diagnosis. People may experience shortness of breath, fatigue, difficulty with exertion, swelling of […]

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Carrot Custard Casserole

Ingredients: 1 pound baby carrots 3 large eggs 1/2 cup skim milk 1/3 cup evaporated skim milk 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon pepper Instructions: Place the carrots in a pan of water that just barely covers the carrots. Place the pan over medium high heat and bring water to a rapid boil. Reduce heat […]

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Molded Massage Oil

* 4 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening * 3 tablespoons solid cocoa butter * 2 tablespoons solid coconut oil * 1 tablespoon beeswax * 1 tablespoon paraffin wax * 10 drops orange essential oil (or whatever you like) Heat all the above, except essential oil, in a microwave (power 7) for approximately 3 minutes or melt […]

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Ways To Remove Hair Color

There’s nothing like coloring your hair to make you feel and look new. A new hair color can do wonders to your confidence level, though not always. Sometimes, it can spell disaster. A color might look really good on the packet cover, but once you’ve used it the reactions might vary from “oh my God” […]

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Teething Gel

* 1 ounce pure vegetable glycerin * 2 drops essential oil of clove Add one drop of clove to your glycerin and shake it until it is well blended. Test it on yourself to make sure it is not too strong before adding another drop. For a young baby I use 2 drops. You could […]

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Allergies and Hay Fever – What Will Help?

Antihistamine drugs work by blocking the release of histamine in response to an allergen. This prevents the allergic reaction in the short term and helps to clear allergic reactions like sneezing, red, itchy and watery eyes and nose. However, they also often have unwanted side effects like drowsiness, heart palpitations, impaired concentration, etc. Because they […]

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Free Natural Health Ebook: Natural Help for Skin Damage

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The Harsh Effects Of Endometriosis

A woman’s uterus is usually lined with a tissue that is called the endometrium. In some cases, this tissue actually moves around and implants itself somewhere else in the pelvis. This endometrial tissue is supposed to be found in one of 3 areas: The ovaries, fallopian tubes or anywhere lining the pelvis. When PMS occurs […]

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