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Why Do I Sweat so Much?

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We see examples of excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis every day. In your normal life, you would have encountered one such person if you don’t have it yourself. One such friend had greasy palms and armpits that would require him to change shirts frequently in a day, and he was no stranger to the remarks that would do the rounds unbeknownst to him, thanks to the unusual body odor. Perhaps if...

12 Office Fitness Tips

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We’re not advocating that you stand up all day while working in your office, but getting up occasionally and performing a few simple exercises, will help you maintain that “just got to work” energy and attitude. Blood circulation is very important for your legs, and these tips may also help you when you’re on a long flight, as well as in the office. Just make sure your...

How to Stop Cravings

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Everyone has an obsession. Be it sex, food, love, liquor, gambling, religion. You name it… everyone has one craving that is out of control. And there’s nothing wrong with it. That’s how we humans are built. However, when this one vices leads to another, and another, that’s when things well and truly get out of control. Of course, we all have our preferences that we stick...

Three Tips for Getting Restorative Sleep

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We look at the clock and then do the quick math: If I fall asleep now – right now – I’ll get 4 hours and 36 minutes of sleep … I’ll get 3 hours and 51 minutes … I’ll get … The obsession over sleep comes from the modern world’s inability to cue our bodies and minds for rest. Most households have at least one television on at all times, add-in the glowing and buzzing rectangles of...

6 Little-Known Benefits of Vegetable Juicing

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Let’s be honest: The biggest benefit of vegetable juicing is having the ability to easily consume entire vegetables while you are on the go. Slurping them up through a straw is way easier than trying to just…eat them. Chewing is hard work – especially in the mornings when the idea of eating something feels like a chore. It’s okay to admit it. We’ve all been there...

Stepped on a Rusty Nail? Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

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So if you’re stepped on a rusty nail and it has broken your skin, what do you do? You may have heard that you need to get a shot to help you protect against it. But how recent does your injection need to have been? And what happens if you don’t get one in time? What Is Tetanus? Tetanus is a bacterial disease that affects the nervous system and which can be fatal. Tetanus has the ability to enter...

Gynecomastia and Man Boobs – Causes and Solutions

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Most guys find a pair of voluptuous breasts very attractive and in fact spend a lot of their spare time looking at them. But you take those same breasts and put them on their own chest and suddenly they become a lot less desirable. Unfortunately though, it’s not completely unheard of for men to develop breasts. In fact, it’s a lot more common than you would probably think. The condition is known...

What Is AMPk? A Key Metabolic Regulator Explained

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AMPk is a molecule and is more technically known as AMP-activated protein kinase. In recent studies, this molecule has become something of a star player when looking at the processes behind weight loss, energy and muscle building. This makes it a substance of interest for anyone trying to lose weight or improve their performance… Much of what we known about AMPk is theoretical at this stage and...

Should You Really Feed a Cold and Starve a Fever?

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When we feel under the weather, we’re often reminded of the old adage that we should ‘feed a cold’ and ‘starve a fever’. The idea here is that eating less will help us to fight an infection because we won’t be wasting energy on digestion. That and we tend not to feel like eating when we have a fever anyway. Eating a cold meanwhile will provide us with fuel and...

The Truth About Oil Pulling – It Can Whiten Your Teeth, But Not Save Your Life

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Oil pulling is one of many recent health trends that claims to help to ‘detox’ the system. Essentially, this one involves swishing your mouth out with oil, then spitting that oil into the sink or loo (except this will block your sink, so you might prefer to spit it into the bin, which is gross). The basic idea behind this, is that the oil will ‘draw’ out the toxins in your...

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