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Asthma: Is Warm Steam Safe for Asthmatics?
Bad Breath: DIY: Cinnamon Mouthwash to get rid of Bad Breath
Cancer fighter: Cherries
Cancer: Can Ginkgo Biloba Extract be used for anticancer?
Soursop (Guyabano): Fights cancer even without chemotherapy
Cancer: Exercise to Fight Cancer!
8 Cancer Facts that can save your Life
Cough: Home Remedies
4 Tips to Improve Eyesight
Dizziness: Home Remedies
Dry Eyes: 8 Tried and Tested Home Remedies
Dysmenorrhea: Home Remedies
Gout: Ginger for Gout: Natural Remedy
Insomnia: Home Remedies
Insomnia: Don't do List for a Good Night's Sleep
Insomnia: 8 Tryptophan Facts to Promote Sleep
Itch: 3 Home Remedies
Headache: Home Remedies
Hypertension: Lifestyle Modifications
Can Cocoa lower Hypertension?
Stress: 3 Techniques to Naturally Relieve Stress 
UTI: 10 Home Remedies for UTI

First Aid
14 Things You should Do if someone is Bitten by a Snak

Others
Pencil push ups for Convergence insufficiency
8 Ways "good" bacteria works to your advantage
How to promote Cartilage growth in Joints 
10 Common Diseases healed by Garlic 
What if you're bitten by a snake...but all you have is a garlic...
How Effective is Red Wine in Treating Hair Loss?

Alternative Treatments
Benefits of Yoga
Probiotics fight Cancer
Psychedelics Boosts Neuroplasticity
Music Heals


Benefits of Yoga
Benefits of Yoga

Probiotics fights Cancer
Probiotics fight Cancer

Psychedelics Boosts Neuroplasticity
Psychedelics Boosts Neuroplasticity

Music Heals Brain injury
Music Heals

How Effective is Red Wine in Treating Hair Loss?
How Effective is Red Wine in Treating Hair Loss?

Ginger for Gout: Natural Remedy
Ginger for Gout: Natural Remedy

3 Techniques to Naturally Relieve Stress
3 Techniques to Naturally Relieve Stress

Lifestyle Modifications to Control Hypertension
Lifestyle Modifications to Control Hypertension

Is Warm Steam Safe for Asthmatics?
Is Warm Steam Safe for Asthmatics?

Exercise to Fight Cancer!
Exercise inhibits tumor growth! Enhances recovery... Prevents cancer recurrence!

8 Tryptophan Facts to Promote Sleep
8 Tryptophan Facts to Promote Sleep


home remedies for snake bite
What if you're bitten by a snake...but all you have is a garlic...

Medicinal use of Garlic
10 Common Diseases healed by Garlic

Can Cocoa lower High blood pressure?
Can Cocoa lower High blood pressure?

4 Tips to Improve Eyesight
4 Tips to Improve Eyesight
DIY: Cinnamon Mouthwash to get rid of Bad Breath
DIY: Cinnamon Mouthwash to get rid of Bad Breath

8 Tried and Tested Home Remedies for Dry Eyes
8 Tried and Tested Home Remedies for Dry Eyes

3 Simple Home Remedies to get rid of Itch
Home Remedies to get rid of Itch
3 Simple Home Remedies to get rid of Itch
8 Ways "good" bacteria works to your advantage
Health Benefits of Probiotics
8 Ways "good" bacteria works to your advantage

How to promote cartilage growth in joints
How to promote cartilage growth in joints





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18 Interesting Facts about Tetanus

18 Things You should know about Tetanus...before it's too late

By: Arlene Gentallan




        Tetanus is made popular by it's terrifying feature "lockjaw." It's a fatal disease. Victims may also suffer from "opisthotonus" which is an involuntary arching of the spine during which the sufferer is aware and is experiencing an intense pain,



1. If you got stump by a dirty rusty nail, there's a chance you can get this lethal infection.



2. The causative agent of tetanus, Clostridium tetani, is an obligate anaerobe. This means that they can not multiply in the presence of oxygen.

Airless environment providing favorable breeding ground to clostridium tetani includes deep wound, poorly cleaned wound, and wound with large area of dead cells.



3.Clostridium tetani, the bacteria responsible for tetanus is found virtually everywhere. It is most commonly found in soil, dust, and feces.



4. Tetanus is a common disease worldwide especially in areas with poor hygiene, sanitatio…

8 Amazing things about Rosemary

8 Health Benefits of Rosemary

By: Arlene Gentallan



        You might think of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) as something you stuck in your dishes to taste, but this ancient symbol of remembrance has a rich history embracing both legends and reality. Rosemary's history brings forth images of Greek goddess Aphrodite, and Christian's Virgin Mary.

        In ancient times, rosemary is present in the most important life events such as weddings and funerals. It is believe to ward off evil spirit and nightmares. Ehem, rosemary has such an amazing fragrant that it has been used in ancient times to cover up the stench of rotting corpse.


Did you know: Rosemary comes from the latin "ros marinus" which translates to "dew of the sea."

1. Memory Booster

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2. Uplifts the mood & Relieves stress

8 Horrifying things Pesticide does to your body

8 Horrifying things Pesticide does to your body

By Arlene Gentallan



        "With great quantity comes less quality." Pesticide's worldwide use to increase production of fruits and vegetables feeds many at the cost of their own health.

        Pesticide poisons everything. It doesn't just kill pest and bugs, but it also poisons our air, water, and soil. Harmful chemicals are then passed on to supposedly healthy fruits and vegetables. Although you can wash away pesticide on the outer surface of those produce, you can't remove chemicals already absorbed inside.

        Pesticide content of a fruit or vegetable may vary from small to large amount depending on where it came from.



While eating fruits and vegetables with minimal pesticide residue may not show cause symptoms right away, long term consumption can lead to serious health effects:


1. Cancer & Tumor

        Pesticide contains many toxic compounds which are carcinogens. It promotes tumor and ca…

DIY: Cinnamon Mouthwash to get rid of Bad Breath

DIY: Cinnamon Mouthwash to get rid of Bad Breath

By: Arlene Gentallan



        Cinnamon is an indispensable spice famous for it's incredible aroma and superb taste. But it's not just a spice, it's also an ancient wonder with many health benefits which includes getting rid of bad breath or halitosis.


There are reasons to swtich to natural alternative medicine...

        Did you know that commercially available mouthwash contains ethanol which increases oral concentration of acetaldehyde which by the way is a carcinogenic compound. Studies have shown that using these products may increase your risk of developing mouth and throat cancer.



1. Cinnamon, Honey, Lemon & Baking soda Mouthwash

        We know that cinnamon has antimicrobial property, but it's not alone. Lemon, honey, and baking soda also kills bacteria. We can combine these natural ingredients to make a home made chemical-free mouthwash alternative.

Ingredients:
Cinnamon powder (1/2 tablespoon)Fresh lemons (2 pi…

A leftover Onion is Deadly?

Botulism: Don't keep Onion leftover

By: Arlene Gentallan


Onion has a number of important health benefits, but don't ever keep an already sliced leftover of this pungent vegetable. Leftover onions are not safe! Even sauteed onions left at room temperature for prolong periods can be fatal!

        Hold it right there! Suppose I only need half an onion for my recipe. So I cut an onion into half, cook one half, while I store the other half on the shelf / refrigerator. You mean to say that's fatal?



The facts

Sauteed Onion

        In the year 1983, 28 people were afflicted with botulism after eating patty-melt sandwich containing sauteed onions. Botulism toxin were isolated in the sandwich wrapper.

        Among those 28 individuals, one died 6 months later in the hospital, while 12 others required mechanical ventilation to support their breathing.



Here's another case...

Garlic-infused oil

        In 1989, 3 people were afflicted with botulism after eating garlic bread made from …

8 Simple Test to Know if your Honey is Real...or Fake

Honey: How to determine Fake from Real

By: Arlene Gentallan




        Honey is a nutritious delicious food packed with health benefits. But, chances are, you've bought a fake honey yourself. Did you know that "more than three-fourths of the honey sold in U.S. grocery stores isn’t exactly what the bees produce" according to an article published on Food Safety News.

        If three our of four honey are fake, your chances of buying a fake honey is indeed high. You have to know what's real.



What is the difference between real honey and fake honey?

        Real honey (aka. pure or natural) is made by bees from flower's nectar. On the other hand, fake honey (also called artificial or adultered honey) is made from sugar, dextrose, corn syrups, flour, artificial flavor, or high fructose corn syrup.



Crystallizing does not spoil the honey

        Did you know folks that it is normal for real honey to crystallize. There is a process called "ultrafiltration" where microsc…

Safest for Arthritis pain: Celecoxib, Naproxen, or Ibuprofen

Which is really safest for Arthritis pain: Naproxen, Ibuprofen, or Celecoxib

 By: Arlene Gentallan


        Arthritic pain can be debilitating. While alternative treatments are available, many people around the world depend on medicine to manage this agonizing symptom. Doctors prescribe the safest and lowest recommended dose effective to relieve pain.
Naproxen, ibuprofen, and celecoxib are popular generic names of a drugs that’s the well known among chronic pain sufferers...so which one is safest?

1. Acetaminophen (Tylenol), also known as paracetamol, is usually the first line of treatment in managing mild arthritis pain, however it doesn’t relieve inflammation. Dosage should not exceed 4000mg in 24 hours.
2. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which includes ibuprofen and naproxen. Ibuprofen relieves pain quicker than naproxen. While on the other hand, naproxen’s pain relieving effect last longer than ibuprofen.
3. Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors (COX-2 inhibitor) celecoxib is carr…

"Good" cholesterol goes "bad": A fatal turn

"Good" cholesterol goes "bad": A fatal turn

By: Arlene Gentallan



        High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is known as the "good cholesterol" because it removes "bad cholesterol" known as low-density lipoprotein (LDL) from the blood  stream. By doing so, HDL "good cholesterol" prevents LDL "bad cholesterol" from building-up fatty plaque (atherosclerosis) within the walls of the arteries.

        High levels of "good cholesterol" is linked to reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke.


...But as it turns out, high levels of "good cholesterol" isn't good for everyone.



It's in your genes


        Inevitably, our genes can influence our health. People who possess the genetic variant "P376L" on their genes have unusually higher-than-normal levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) "good cholesterol" which increases their risk of cardiovascular disease.
Researchers fo…

4 Tips to Improve Eyesight

Tips to Improve Eyesight

By Arlene Gentallan



        Our eyes is our window to the world. Through it, we see, we explore, we live. But if you're not one of those individuals fortunate enough to have 20/20 vision, you may ask...is there a way to make your eyesight better?



1. Follow the 20-20-20 rule

        Did you know that eye muscles is the most used muscle? Your eyes deserve some rest too... Every 20 minutes of computer use, rest your eyes by looking at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds.

        Remember the 20-20-20 rule so you won't end up with tired eyes!



2. Eye strengthening exercise


        It's not just your arms and legs needing good ol' exercise...your eyes need them too. Although there is proof that eye exercise can increase visual acuity, it can improve your focus, relax, and strengthen your eye muscles.

Close your eyes
Squeeze your eyes shut for about 5 seconds. Open your eyes and let it relax for about 5 seconds. Repeat this for about 5-10 t…

10 Reasons Cinnamon is Good for your Health

10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon



By: Arlene Gentallan

        Cinnamon doesn't just make amazing teas and delicious cinnamon rolls, it's also packed with health benefits. In fact, this popular spice has been used as an alternative medicine since the ancient times.

        So the next time you indulge yourself with this treat, you know you're taking full advantage not only of it's flavour and fragrance



A word of caution


        But before you indulge on cinnamon, a word of caution, cinnamon contains coumarin, a fat-soluble anticoagulant compound which our body stores. High doses of coumarin in the body can damage kidneys and liver!



High doses of cinnamon is toxic to the body

        Avoid cinnamon cassia since it contains larger amount of coumarin. Cinnamon cassia is ironically the most widely available type of cinnamon in the market.

        It is recommended to use ceylon cinnamon (also known as "true" cinnamon) instead which contains lesser coumarin.

        Bu…