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Top 6 Herbs That Naturally Repel Fleas

Are you sick and tired of annoying fleas? Have you applied so many chemicals-related products but they still come back and attack your home? If you are in that trouble, it means your home is so susceptible and it is badly in need to be protected immediately. Top 5 plants that can repel fleas from your home must be your answers you are looking for. Peppermint  Some research shows that one garden planting peppermint has less possibility to be attacked by fleas than the one without the mint. For human beings, the flavor of mint can help to calm our mood and chill out when we get stressed, however, for fleas, they find it as an irritable, offensive smell. It is highly recommended that you grow it...

How Herbal Teas Help You Lose Weight

The 5 Best Teas to Lose Weight and Belly Fat

Looking to lose weight? Check the internet and you’ll find a crazy list of fad diets that promise to help you lose those extra pounds within weeks. But, you need to be careful with these diets or chances are that you’ll gain back the inches as easily as you lose them. In fact, as an article in Livestrong reports, close to 65% of dieters are likely to gain back the weight they lost within the next 3 years. Look for a Sustainable Weight Loss Program Instead Endocrinologist and professor of nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. David Ludwig says in his book, “The long-term success rate of obesity treatment is abysmal, which is why every year we have new diets and weight-loss treatments, along...

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Get Fit Using Your Furniture At Home – Here’s What You Need To Do

You understand the importance of exercising to keep yourself physically fit and healthy, your hectic schedules and tight lifestyle just won’t allow it. Good news though, you can now sweat and burn unwanted calories right at the comfort of your home. No need for you to drive to hit your local gym and score a great workout. Well, who needs heavy types of equipment when you can just use your furniture at home? There are pieces of furniture that you can use as workout tools that will yield the same results like actual gym equipment. According to Chris Freytag, a C.P.T. and the founder of Get Healthy U TV, time is the biggest hindrance to people and working out. He adds that working out at home is...

Hate It? Remove It: A Definitive Guide to Hair Removal Techniques and Methods

When hair removal is at the discussion table, it is sure to elicit strong, diverse opinions. Some people like to leave their hair and grow it naturally, while others, especially women, prefer to remove unwanted hair scattered throughout their body. These second type of people just feel that they have too many wayward hairs that need to be managed. Indeed, hair removal has become part of the regular beauty routine for some people. But what’s the best technique and method to remove unwanted hairs from your body? There are several ways people used to remove hairs. There is shaving, threading, waxing, but new technologies have come up now that can easily remove hairs without pain, even treatments that will stop hair growth on a particular...

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Green Lifestyle 101: The Beginner’s Guide to Green Living

The idea of living an eco-friendly lifestyle does not come as a surprise. Environmental issues keep popping out left and right and the demand for a sustainable living just keeps on growing each day. People finally understood that negligence towards our environment could lead to detrimental consequences that will only slap back to us if we don’t change our ways. If you are interested in having an eco-friendly lifestyle, this article is for you. 1. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle The famous mantra, reduce, reuse and recycle is fundamental for everyone who wants to go green.  There are thousands of things that we can do to help save our Mother Nature. Most of them benefit people, in addition to helping the planet. You can begin by observing your daily habits...

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Hypnosis – An Effective Way to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

There may be various reasons why individuals develop negative eating patterns in their lives. It is important to change such negative dietary habits through hypnosis for weight loss. It is a powerful way to combat bad eating habits and replace them with healthy ones. Over-eating due to anxiety, depression or general tendency can lead to obesity which is a harbinger of untreatable diseases. To achieve long-term and fast weight loss, one can use hypnosis. Hypnosis can cure a range of diseases and not only obesity. Being the combination of psychological and physical aspect, it can change the mental state of one undergoing a treatment. The depressed mind or anxious mind is brought to a relaxed state whereby it tends to become more receptive. Once the state...

Treating Leaky Gut Syndrome the Natural Way

How to Fix Leaky Gut Syndrome the Natural Way

The leaky gut syndrome is associated with numerous disorders and conditions pertaining to autoimmune diseases (a disease that causes the body immune system to attack uninfected cells). The origin of leaky gut is due to the release of a protein called Zonulin, which is responsible for ruptures in the intestinal lining. Consequently, undigested food particles, such as toxins, microbes etc. are released into the bloodstream and cause a number of detrimental health effects. Causes leading up to leaky gut Leaky gut is often the result of a number of different causes and conditions.  Here is a list of some of them: Parasitic and/or fungal growth in the body Medical drug overdose Allergies Excessive smoking and alcohol intake Heart strain Genetic defects Natural treatments for leaky gut A number...

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Raising Psychological Insights: Perceiving Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Mental health is vital in every phase in life that we must treasure from womb to tomb. It includes our psychological, emotional and social well-being.  Also, it affects how we feel, think act, and everything that we do in day to day living. However, no matter how we take good care of our mental health, a crisis is inevitable that could sometimes lead to a severe psychological trauma. What is Post-traumatic stress disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental illness that some people develop after witnessing or experiencing a life-threatening situation, such as a natural disaster, massive accidents, molestation or sexual assault. What are the signs and symptoms of PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder usually starts right after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, but the signs may not...

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5 Leading Causes of Death in the US

In today’s modern world, everyday life is becoming faster and faster. Life as we know it is passing by without us even noticing. Though these changes might be quick and at times, subtle, the toll that most of us take for these changes are significant. Unhealthy lifestyles tend to birth unwanted diseases and conditions. Morbid as it may sound, these diseases if left untreated, are fatal in most adults. A terrifying statistic, however, shows that these illnesses aren’t solely targeting middle to older aged adults. Individuals as young as 20 years old are now stricken with a disease that would otherwise be present in older people. Here’s a list of the 5 leading causes of death in the US. These are the most prevalent diseases rising among...

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Homeopathy for Chronic Pain in Elderly Patients: How to Push Away the Pain

Chronic pain by definition is a pain in the body which lasts for a long time, specifically longer than 12 weeks. Chronic pain is often a sign that something is wrong with the body. The pain can be so lasting that most report last for months and even years. Most people, especially the elderly feel the more debilitating effects of chronic pain. Seniors are more prone to sickness due to advancing age. With age, people are more vulnerable to disease because they have weakened immunity. Bones are also prone to breaking because elderly clients have trouble absorbing calcium which makes the bones brittle. Classic Homeopathy can provide an excellent remedy for seniors with ailing conditions. A Homeopathy is an alternative form of medicine. The fundamental principle...