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Best Home Remedies for Migraine

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Migraine headaches are one of the 20 most disabling medical conditions worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. A migraine is characterized by a throbbing pain, usually confined to one side of the head, that tends to get worse with movement. They typically last from four to 72 hours.

Symptoms tend to vary from one person to another. People often experience sensory warning signs, such as blind spots, flashes of light, increased sensitivity to light and sound, tingling in the arms and legs, nausea and vomiting. Signs like irritability, food cravings, a stiff neck, constipation and frequent yawning may also occur a couple of days prior to a migraine attack. About 75 percent of all migraine sufferers have a family history of this debilitating problem. The complex condition is thought to be caused by changes in brain chemicals. Some potential triggers for a migraine are allergies, stress, smoking, alcohol, bright lights, loud noises, strong smells, skipping meals, dehydratio…

Natural Remedies to Get Rid of Back Acne Scars

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Back acne scars, popularly also called bacne scars, are as embarrassing as facial acne scars. It is a different story that back acne gives you even more pain and discomfort than the acne breakouts on face. Just ask those who suffer with back acne and how difficult it is for them to avoid friction from clothing and carry backpacks! There are home remedies for back acne too but because right now we are discussing bacne scars, lets focus on how to get rid of back acne scars that make it difficult for you to wear sleeveless or tank tops! Acne lesions are just like wounds. When your back acne cause severe damage, your body either creates too much tissue or too little tissue. When more tissue is formed, it gives rise to a keloid or a hypertrophic scar and when too little tissue is formed, it results into atrophic scar. Hypertrophic scars or keloids look like raised thick skin patches whereas atrophic scars are the little depressions in your skin. Some of these depressions are very deep inde…

Simple Home Remedies for Sinus Infection

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A sinus infection usually occurs due to a virus, but it can also be caused by bacteria or fungi. It is often triggered by a cold that causes swelling and inflammation of the sinuses and leads to a buildup of mucus, thereby blocking the sinuses. Sinuses are hollow, air-filled sacs behind the cheekbones and forehead that, when filled with fluid, harbor germs giving rise to infection.

Other conditions that can cause a sinus infection include allergies, nasal polyps, a deviated septum, and exposure to pollutants and tissue irritants like over-the-counter nasal sprays, cigarette smoke and cocaine. Common symptoms of sinus infections include a headache, facial tenderness, pain or pressure, nasal stuffiness, discolored nasal discharge, a sore throat, cough and fever. Some people may experience increased sensitivity or a headache when leaning forward.
To relieve the symptoms of a sinus infection, you can use some easy natural home remedies. Also, consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and t…

Home Herbal Remedies for Varicose Veins

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Varicose veins are a common problem in which abnormally enlarged veins appear close to the skin’s surface. They usually occur in the calves and thighs when the veins develop weakened walls or poorly functioning valves, which regulate blood flow. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, varicose veins affect an estimated 25 percent of women and 10 percent of men. The condition can cause pain, fatigue, restlessness, and feelings of burning, throbbing, tingling, or heaviness in the legs. The appearance of bulging veins is also a concern for many people. Common factors contributing to varicose veins are heredity, occupations that require a lot of standing, obesity, use of birth control pills, constipation and hormonal changes in the body during pregnancy, puberty, and menopause.
Medical and surgical treatments for varicose veins can be very expensive. You can try some home remedies to decrease the severity of varicose veins as well as reduce some of the discomfort th…

Natural Home Remedies for Joint Pain Relief

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Joint pain can be caused by a number of issues, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, bursitis, tendinitis or a strain, sprain or other injury affecting the ligaments, bursae or tendons surrounding a joint. It can occur in any part of the body but is most common in the knees, shoulders and hips. The pain can range from mild to severe and may be accompanied by swelling and stiffness in one or more joints.


Severe joint pain, especially when caused by degenerative conditions like arthritis, needs proper diagnosis and treatment. You should also consult your doctor if your joint pain is accompanied by swelling, redness and tenderness, or lasts for more than three days. But, you can get rid of mild joint pain with the help of natural home remedies.
Natural Remedies for Joint Pain Relief 1. Turmeric to Reduce Joint Pains Turmeric is a common spice that is used everyday in South Asian cooking, especially in India. Ayurveda as well as Chinese medicine use turmeric for various med…
 
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