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Tea Tree Oil For Face: How To Use It Safely

Tea tree oil is obtained from the leaves of a tree from Australia with the same namesakes. Australian Aborigines have utilized the said tea tree as an alternative medicine for hundreds of years. At present, tea tree oil is used by individuals in several different ways, such as maintaining healthy...

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Is Sparkling Water Bad For You?

Sparkling or Carbonated Water: A Brief Introduction Sparkling water, also referred to as carbonated water, is a good alternative to sodas and other sugary drinks and is also quite refreshing. However, there are some concerns that it can be bad for one’s health. To figure out if Sparkling Water is...

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Apple Cider Vinegar For Heartburn: Is It Safe?

When you hear about apple cider vinegar, what comes to your mind? We know it sounds like an apple mixed with vinegar. But trust us it is more than that. Back in the olden days before modern medicine, there are some herbs used to treat some kind of illness or...

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Wild Rice Vs. Brown Rice: Which Is the Healthiest Type of Rice?

Rice is a staple for almost half of the world's total population. This starchy grain is used mainly due to its large availability, ability in adapting to any seasoning and flavor, and versatility. It has a soft texture and chewiness that could compliment any type of cuisine and may also...

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Bone Bruise: Symptoms and Treatment

You’ve probably heard of skin bruises so how about a bone bruise? This might seem odd because we’re used to hearing about bones getting fracture or boned. What does it mean when they’re bruised? It turns out it’s the same condition that happens in a different place. When we see...

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Female Condom Pros and Cons

Female condoms or internal condoms function similarly to male condoms. It is a contraceptive worn by women internally and made of soft and thin latex material The female condom acts as a barrier inside the vagina to prevent sperm from meeting up with an egg and result in an unplanned...

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What Causes a Schatzki Ring and How to Treat Them

Have you ever experienced suddenly feeling that something has gotten stuck around your chest? Or having difficulty swallowing chunks or pieces of meat, sausages, or the like? Although you don’t end up feeling suffocated or losing breath, you are left with a feeling that there is a blockage or something...

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Brown Spots on Tooth: Causes and Prevention

Having a healthy set of pearly whites can leave a very good impression.   They say that people generally respond well to a friendly face with a beaming smile – and definitely it is a plus if you’re teeth are gloriously clean and bright.  Having a healthy set of pearly...

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Xanthan Gum: Is It Healthy or Harmful?

You might not know it, but salad dressing and glue used for wallpaper have one thing in common. It is the use of xanthan gum, which is a food additive. Moreover, you might have already consumed food that contains this additive. Here is everything there is to learn and understand...

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DIY Blackhead Remover: Making Your Own Pore Strips

Acne and pimples are already a troubling appearance on the face, but nothing beats the annoying bumps on the skin called blackheads. Manual extraction and microdermabrasion are just a few ways of removing stubborn blackheads. However, there are minor methods for eliminating blackheads such as a DIY blackhead remover. Here...