Chickenpox and Shingles

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It spreads through contact with fluid from a chickenpox blister, or through breathing airborne viral particles. Once a person has had chickenpox, it is rare that a second outbreak will ever occur. The virus can reactivate, however, and travel from the nervous system to ...

Get Rid of Cold Sores

Cold sores are small sores, or blister-like lesions, that appear on the lips, chin, cheeks, inside the nostrils, and sometimes, on the gums or the roof of the mouth. Cold sores usually cause pain, a burning sensation, or itching before they burst and crust over. The most common cause of cold sores is the herpes simplex type 1 ...

How to Combine Fruits in Your Diet for Great Health

Combining food improperly is one of the primary factors that cause gas, flatulence, heartburn,  stomach upset, etc... The resulting poor digestion can also contribute to malnutrition, even when you think you are eating a good diet. Food combining is the idea and practice that eating certain foods together and keeping certain foods separate will help ...

What Can Cause Bad Posture?

Poor or bad posture is the posture that results when certain muscles are tightened up or shortened while others lengthen and become weak. This often occurs as a result of one's daily activities. In other words, postural dysfunction or poor posture is when one's spine is positioned in unnatural positions, in which the curves are emphasized, resulting in the ...

Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and you should never skip it. Unfortunately, so many of us skip breakfast maybe just because they haven’t heard why you should always eat breakfast. Breakfast quite literally means “the meal meant to break the fast”, supposedly from all the hours you spend sleeping, and skipping it is known ...

Methods To Fix Your Skin Problems

As the body's protective outer-shell, the skin puts up with a lot, as harmful elements such as chemicals, infections, cuts, scrapes, and sunlight keep the delicate organ under near-constant assault. The addition of sweaty exercise-sessions and stress send your epidermis into overdrive, leaving it no choice but to react. Contrary to what most guys think, ...

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