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Can ginger really help my throat?

Can ginger really help my throat?

Ginger is a spicy, pungent herb that’s used for cooking and, sometimes, in healing. One medicinal use of ginger, supported by both scientific studies and tradition, is for the treatment of sore throat and voice problems.   Ginger may help sore throats in several ways. For example, it may provide some pain relief as an anti-inflammatory....

10 Foods You Should Eat Every Week to Lose Weight

10 Foods You Should Eat Every Week to Lose Weight

No single food has the power to melt the pounds, but there are plenty of healthy options that can support your weight loss efforts when included as part of a healthy diet. In addition to being delicious additions to meals and snacks, nearly all ten of these foods contain fiber or protein (or both!)—nutrients that...

Natural home remedies to get rid of nausea

Natural home remedies to get rid of nausea

Nausea refers to feelings of queasiness — often with the urge to vomit. Symptoms of nausea include sweating, a rush of saliva in the mouth, fatigue, and loss of appetite. While it’s often associated with acid reflux and over-eating, nausea can also occur during pregnancy, with motion sickness, or as a side effect of other medical disorders...

6 Causes of Vaginal Bumps Every Woman Should Know About

6 Causes of Vaginal Bumps Every Woman Should Know About

If you’ve ever morphed into a (panicked) Dr. Google, issues with your lady parts probably tops your list of whys. After all, odd smells, itchiness, or mysterious bumps can be anxiety-inducing reasons to schedule an emergency gyno appointment — but that’s exactly what you should do if you notice something unusual happening down there. “First...

Do Charcoal Toothpaste Actually Whiten Teeth?

Do Charcoal Toothpaste Actually Whiten Teeth?

If you think the only place you’re likely to come across charcoal is at a barbecue, you’re well behind the times. This activated form of carbon is a highly useful material and is now part of a beauty movement. Face masks, bar soaps, cleansers and more utilize this trendy ingredient. However, one of the most exciting advances in activated charcoal is in...

What is a broken-heart syndrome?

What is a broken-heart syndrome?

A broken heart is a fodder for love songs, romance novels, and many rom-coms. But, broken heart syndrome—it also goes by takotsubo cardiomyopathy or stress-induced cardiomyopathy—is a real physical ailment that occurs when a traumatic event causes your heart muscle to weaken. The event can be emotional, such as the sudden death of a loved...

Pregnancy and COVID-19: What are the risks?

Pregnancy and COVID-19: What are the risks?

If you are pregnant, you recently delivered a baby or you are breast-feeding, you’re probably concerned about the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on you and your baby. Here’s what you need to know. Risks during pregnancy Currently, it isn’t clear if pregnant women have a greater chance of getting sick from COVID-19 or if they...

How Social Distancing Can Make or Break Your Relationship

How Social Distancing Can Make or Break Your Relationship

The past few weeks have been a blur of change, disruption, and, for many, anxiety. While governments and the medical community have been responding to the spread of the novel strain of coronavirus, COVID-19, families have adjusted to their new normal for the foreseeable future—and couples, who were once stretched thin on finding quality time...

Does Hydrogen Peroxide Kill Germs, Viruses, And Bacteria?

Does Hydrogen Peroxide Kill Germs, Viruses, And Bacteria?

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, more and more shoppers are stocking up on cleaning supplies. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the CDC recommends cleaning frequently touched surfaces and objects daily, and all that extra cleaning has resulted in a higher-than-usual demand for wipes, disinfectant, and hand sanitizer. (So much so...

5 Ways to Guard Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

5 Ways to Guard Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

These are challenging times for our mental and emotional well-being. The stress and uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreak have been difficult enough, and now the social distancing requirements have led to profound changes in our daily routines. You may be feeling the strain already—personally, it only took about two days before the stress and disruption led to tension...

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