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Enjoy More of the Outdoors-Natural Allergy Remedies

Not a big fan of taking prescription or over the counter drugs to combat the symptoms of allergies? Sadly, most allergy medications only attempt to treat the symptoms the body instigates to get rid of the allergen. But it does not address the root of reason why allergies flare up in the first place. From a holistic approach, people should keep body defenses at their tip top shape year round so they are ready to go into work to fight off allergens. Many of the natural remedies discussed below are designed to prevent a reaction before it occurs. (more…)

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatments

Carpal tunnel syndrome is generally caused by repetitive finger and hand use (especially with improper positioning). A nerve called the median nerve becomes compressed as it passes through the carpal tunnel, the narrow passageway of bones and ligaments on the underside of the wrist. Conditions such as obesity, pregnancy, hypothyroidism, arthritis, and diabetes can also cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Symptoms usually start gradually, with frequent burning, tingling, or itching numbness in the palm of the hand and the fingers, especially the thumb and the index and middle fingers. Some carpal tunnel sufferers say their fingers feel useless and swollen, even

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Osteoarthritis and Seven Natural Remedies for Pain Relief

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder, a result of natural aging in the joints. It is a form of arthritis that features the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Cartilage is a protein substance that serves as a "cushion" between the bones of the joints. Affecting over 25 million people in the United States, osteoarthritis commonly affects the hands, feet, spine, and large weight-bearing joints, such as the hips and knees. Osteoarthritis usually has no known cause and is referred to as primary osteoarthritis. When the cause of the osteoarthritis is known,

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Banish Back and Neck Pain With Natural Home Remedies and Exercises

Back and neck pain can stem from simply sitting at your computer, like you may be doing now, back hunched, shoulders slumped forward and abs relaxed. Back pain can stem from a trauma or injury, sleeping on the wrong or old mattress, stress, a physically demanding job, or many other circumstances. Lower back pain and neck/shoulder pain are very common. Understandably, back pain caused by bad posture will affect people’s ability to do back pain relief exercises. How can people relieve and banish back pain for good? The most popular remedies are: (more…)

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