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Dietary Sources Of Iron And Folic Acid

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Folic acid is a collective term for pteroylglutamic acids and their oligoglutamic acid conjugates. Folic acid deficiency results in macrocytic anemia due to impairment of erythrocyte synthesis and is associated with elevation of plasma homocysteine levels, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, including coronary atherosclerosis, stroke, and thromboembolism. While the dietary sources of folic...

Treating Tennis Elbow Condition

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Tennis elbow is also known as 'lateral epicondylitis'. Contrary to popular belief, playing tennis is not the only cause for tennis elbow. In fact, people who suffer from this problem have hardly played the game. In this condition the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender. The pain causes the movements of the elbow to be constrained. Simple actions such as lifting, gripping...

Home Remedies For Spondylitis

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Spondylitis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that affects the spine or backbone. It causes back pain and stiffness. Spondylitis usually affects men in their 20’s and 30’s though it may affect women and other age groups. Instances of spondylitis have slowly been increasing through the years. This can be attributed to an increase in sedentary lifestyles and hours spent stooping in...

Home Remedies For Bruxism

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Bruxism or teeth grinding is one of most damaging forms of dental disorders. This condition is usually difficult to detect in the early stages as the patient is completely oblivious of this habit. It leads to clenching and grinding of the teeth along with extreme jaw movements. You can suffer facial pain due to the clenching – clamping the top and bottom teeth together. This stressful act...

Purslane – A Therapeutic Herb

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Introduction In ancient Greece, Portulaca Oleracea or Purslane Herb was regarded as an important medicinal herb for treatment of fever, female disorders, stomach aches, hemorrhoids, and for the healing of wounds by Hippocrates, the renowned father of medicine. Purslane herb was later considered as a “cold” herb around the 17th century and was an important ingredient in a prescribed...

Home Remedies for Wrinkles

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It is natural to see wrinkles on the face when you grow old. This is the effect of ageing. Premature ageing and wrinkles can be checked if care is taken when you are young. A lot of people rely on home remedies when it comes to diminishing them. Here are some tips and home remedies to get you started on the path to minimize these wrinkles and make your skin look young and healthy again. Stay out...

Home Remedies For Prostate Disorders

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To reach the age of fifty is a milestone, but unfortunately this is also the age when men start developing prostate problems. Four in every five men are known to suffer from prostate disorders. It is a gland present in all males with the shape and size of a chestnut. This gland is situated at the base of the urinary bladder encircling the urethra. It is believed that 80% men over 60 suffer from...

Increase Sperm Count By Natural Means

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A sperm plays a vital role in creating a new life. The quality and quantity of sperms in the semen are the next important factors that have a bearing on conception. A low sperm count translates into difficulty in conception. Some of the common problems that men suffer are low sperm count, unhealthy sperm, quantity and quality of the sperm. For semen to be healthy it should either be white or grey...

Banana Fruit: Plantain Health Benefits

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Banana and longevity. Folk physicians of ancient Persia and India regarded this golden fruit as natures secret of perpetual youth. Even today, banana is known to promote healthy digestion and create a feeling of youthfulness. It enhances calcium, phosphorous and nitrogen retention which in turn helps in the regeneration of healthy tissues. Banana (or Plantain) health food. The banana is of great...

Home Remedies For Bloodshot Eyes

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As the name suggests bloodshot eyes makes your eyes blood colored. The blood vessels in the white portion of the eyes are enlarged and irritated causing the redness. Some common reasons for the redness of the eyes are due to coughing, eyestrain, dry air, over exposure to sun, dust, foreign body, an allergic reaction, infection, trauma, fatigue, alcohol consumption, lack of vitamin B2 and B6 and...

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