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There are between 40 million and 60 million menopausal women in North America, and many are looking for relief from uncomfortable menopausal symptoms. While some women turn to hormone-replacement therapies, others may be seeking a natural alternative. Wild yam cream may provide relief to some women;
When it comes to cancer, every little bit helps. Maintaining a healthy, balanced, low-fat diet can contribute, possibly significantly, to eventually beating the disease and restoring bodily health. A good low-fat cancer diet will include the regular inclusion of a variety of fruits and vegetables an
Coconut oil is almost a miracle food. It has natural properties that aid and help your body heal and be energetic. If you have been feeling tired, have a lack of energy, feel that you are run down and that your immunity is low, coconut oil is a great help. You can expect to reduce your cholesterol a
Martial arts can turn the body into a tool for self defense.arts martiaux 41 image by Nathalie P from Fotolia.comFBI records report that an estimated 1,318,398 incidents of violent crime, including rape, murder and robbery, occurred in 2009. In many of these crimes, women were victims.If...
Puppies of the spitz-dog and cat in studio image by Ulf from Fotolia.comStruvite crystals are a combination of minerals such as ammonium, magnesium and phosphate that can form in your pet's urinary tract. This obstruction, typically found in cats and dogs, can cause pain and at its worst,...
The nutrition industry makes its living by operating on a pendulum--for a time, they espouse the virtues of low-fat diets while condemning low-carb diets. As the pendulum swings the other way, suddenly low-carb diets are king, while low-fat diets are cast into exile. The best course for dieters is
After a foreclosed property is sold at auction in Michigan, the transfer of the deed can only occur after the redemption period has expired. A redemption period is the timeframe a homeowner can reclaim possession of the home by paying what he owes plus applicable fees. In Michigan, this timeframe is
Many of our favorite products and containers are made from plastic. However, when we throw these plastics away they can often build up and cause some harmful effects. Most negative effects associated with plastic waste come from chemicals that leach from the plastic into the environment. You can hel
Millions of people are affected by insomnia every year, which refers to the condition of inability or difficulty sleeping. Symptoms commonly include memory lapses, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and poor judgment. Unfortunately it is difficult to find information on natural remedies and hom
Patchouli is a sweet-smelling essential oil distilled from the leaves of a tropical plant. The leaves and oil of the patchouli plant are used for a variety of purposes and are very popular in medicinal aromatherapy. Patchouli is not particularly caustic or irritating, as some essential oils can be,
Scientists use recombinant DNA, or rDNA, to study genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology. To create rDNA, scientists combine two strands of DNA to create an entirely new strand with properties of each original strand. Recombinant DNA is extremely effective when used in vaccinations, treatments
Long before modern drugs became an option, herbs were used for a variety of illnesses and conditions, as well as for maintaining good health. With an abundance of available information on herbs now, it is very easy to research what herbs to use for virtually every condition. Herbs have become such
Dexpak is the brand-name version of the generic corticosteroid dexamethasone oral, which functions similarly to a hormone the adrenal glands produce. It's prescribed to treat certain cancers, chronic allergies, some forms of arthritis, asthma and medical conditions affecting the blood, eyes, intesti
Anointing oil is used in spiritual ceremonies.Design Pics/Valueline/Getty ImagesThe history of anointing oil goes back thousands of years. Its ingredients and use are mentioned in detail in the first books of the Bible. Essential oils from pure plant extracts are blended together to make...