Dry Itchy Eyes and How To Prevent Them

Did you know that the human eyes have a specific component made up of between 98% to 99.7% water? This part is none other than the vitreous humor (also called vitreous fluid). It's a transparent, gel-like substance that makes up the majority of the eye, helping keep its shape. The eyes also rely on another watery substance called aqueous humor. This fluid keeps the eye bathed in moisture and also...

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Eye Strain Headaches and How To Prevent Them

When you were a child, did your parents ever tell you not to sit too close to the television? If they did, they might have believed the myth that sitting close to the TV will damage your vision. The truth is, watching TV up close will not harm your eyesight, but it may cause eye strain. Another thing that contributes to eye strain is looking at a digital screen for too long. Now, some people als...

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What Causes Frequent Sinus Infections?

Chronic sinus infections are one of the most common illnesses found around the world. Millions of people are diagnosed each year and many of those people suffer from frequent sinus infections.  Sinus infections leave you feeling like an elephant is standing on your face and can come with a variety of unpleasant symptoms. But what is chronic sinusitis? What causes it and what can you do to preven...

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Meditation Tips for Absolute Beginners

You want to start meditating more consistently, but you find yourself struggling. As you've probably heard, meditation is great when it comes to improving mental health. It can also elevate your mood, and generally help you live your life with more awareness. However, developing a meditation habit is difficult. As a beginner, meditating for more than a few minutes can even be excruciating. You f...

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How to Handle (and Prevent) Breakouts

Studies show that adult acne affects around 15% of women in their 30s and 40s, and that number is increasing. If you experience frequent breakouts, it is frustrating and disheartening, but you are not alone.  There are many different types of breakouts, acne, and pimples. But they are all often caused by overactive oil glands and bacteria blocking pores. Many experience acne on their back and c...

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Vitamins and Supplements for Pain Management

Did you know that up to 1.5 billion people worldwide deal with chronic pain? In the United States alone, such pain affects an estimated 50 to 100 million individuals. Chronic pain doesn't just last for months or even years; it can also be debilitating. Moreover, researchers say that chronic pain and depression often co-exist. Some studies even found that up to 85% of chronic pain patients have s...

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Ear Wax Buildup: When You Should Clean Your Ears

Do you struggle with earwax buildup? Are you wondering how often you should be cleaning your ears? While many of us regularly keep up with other matters of hygiene, ears are something we often forget. Yet a failure to do so could result in some embarrassing problems. Here's what you need to know about how to clean your ears. Why Do Your Ears Make Wax? A normal amount of wax can actually help t...

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Early Warning Signs of Diabetes: What Symptoms Should You Look Out for?

Studies show that approximately 34.2 million Americans suffer from diabetes. That's 1 out of every 10 Americans. As such, if you're worried about having diabetes yourself, thinking so wouldn't be much of a stretch.  But how can you tell whether diabetes is something you might have? The key is to look out for specific symptoms.  Curious as to what these symptoms might be? Then keep on reading. ...

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How to Cope When You Quit Smoking: A Nicotine Withdrawal Timeline

So you've made the choice to quit smoking and leave nicotine behind. You join hundreds of millions of people who want to breathe more freely and leave this unhealthy habit in the past. It won't be easy, at least not at first. After as few as 3 days you will start seeing results, and from there it gets easier every day.  Withdrawal is a process everybody who has used nicotine goes through – k...

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Want Flawless Skin? A Guide to Building the Best Skincare Routine

Do you find yourself feeling jealous of celebrities and their flawless skin? If you have acne or another skin problem, it can be easy to compare yourself and feel down. However, you can work to improve your skin. You don't need to be a celebrity, but you do need the right skincare routine for you. Read on to learn more. Determine Your Skin Type The first step before you can get flawless skin ...

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