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Home Remedies for Head Congestion

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Television commercials can lead you to think that there’s a magic pill for everything, including the common cold and head congestion. Ad after ad promises that if you take their drug cocktail, presto – you’ll feel like your old self again. The reality is, however, most commercial cold remedies don’t do much, if anything, at all. Studies on most cough syrups have repeatedly shown they don’t...

How to Treat Food Poisoning at Home

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Food poisoning is a serious condition and it’s very important that you get to the doctor as soon as possible if you suspect that you or someone you know may be suffering from it. However that said, it is possible to treat or at least manage some of the symptoms at home while you wait for medical aid. Here we will look at some ways to do that. Immediately After If you suspect that you might have...

Throat Obstruction Home Remedies

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Causes of Throat Obstruction There are a number of reasons why people experience throat obstruction. In fact, the sensation that something is stuck in the throat is rarely a serious condition. One of the most common causes of this sensation is a viral or bacterial infection. Our throat has plenty of lymphatic nodes, small glands that can help prevent infection. When your throat is infected, lymph...

Home Remedies for Strep Throat

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Strep throat is caused by the infection of a Group A bacterium called streptococcus and it is often confused with sore throat and tonsilitis. Strep throat can develop into sore throat, but not always. Tonsilitis happens when the tonsil is reddened, inflamed and become sore. This term doesn’t define an infection but it is used collectively for any tonsils inflammation. This disease can...

Home Remedies for Pinworms

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Many parents may have never heard of pinworms. By understanding about these parasites, you may finally have a clue on what had happened to your children. Pinworms are intestinal parasites, these worms have thin shape and white in color. The males are slightly shorter than the female and usually visible at night at the rectum area. These worms are very contagious and you can contract it by...

Home Remedies for Hypothyroidism

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In many developing countries, hypothyroidism has become a serious, yet an under-diagnosed condition. It is essentially an abnormality of the endocrine system, which is caused by inadequate thyroid hormone production, resulting in a number of disorders and health issues. Thyroid hormones are important to regulate our body’s metabolic processes. People who suffer hypothyroidism tend to have...

Home Remedies for Chigger Bites

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While chigger bites are unlikely to cause any serious threat (unless you have an allergy) they nevertheless can result in intense itching and can be highly unpleasant as a result. At the same time though if we spend a lot of time outdoors then they are a problem we are going to have to deal with often and that can be regularly frustrating. Fortunately though there are some home remedies to...

How to Make Homemade Hot and Cold Packs

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Hot or cold compression can be useful for many things. A hot pack for example can be useful to add warm compression to an earache, muscle ache, or a jaw ache etc, or alternatively help alleviate the pain of an unsettled stomach. At the same time it can also be useful for just keeping us warm and if you have a home that isn’t that well heated then it can be very useful for making sure that...

How to Get Super Glue Off Your Skin

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There are times when substances such as Super Glue stick to our skin. We try to wash it off with water and soap, but to no avail. Some also choose to leave it as it is so that it can clear up on its own with passing days. Super Glue is one of the most powerful adhesive that you will come across. The fact that it bonds pretty fast, removing it becomes an extremely daunting task in itself. Little...

How to Get a Ring Off Your Finger

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It is very discouraging when something happens to cause a ring to get stuck on your finger. In fact, sometimes it can even cause you to panic. Just about everyone has at one time or another tried a ring on that was too small, only to have it get stuck, or has had their finger swell for some reason. The most important thing to do is to remain calm. Freaking out over the ring being stuck on your...

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