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With so many products claiming to keep breath fresh and sweet-smelling, you'd think we'd never need to worry about oral hygiene. But chronic bad breath - also known as oral malodour or halitosis - affects about half of the population. When Bad Breath Is More Than Just Bad

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Self-Care Tips for Preventing and Reducing High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a serious health condition that can lead to other serious problems, including heart attack and stroke. All too often, it is also undiagnosed. As a result, health officials estimate that millions of Americans have high blood pressure and don't realize it. Here are some simple yet powerful steps you can do to prevent high blood pressure from developing, and to reduce it if it already has developed.
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Health Tip of the Day

To keep yourself mentally alert, you need to exercise your brain just as you need to exercise your body to keep physically fit. You can easily do so by engaging in mentally challenging activities you enjoy, such as chess, playing an instrument, or learning a new language. Being socially active and engaging in stimulating conversations with people whose company you enjoy is another fun way to keep your brain fit. Research has shown that people who regularly engage in such "brain fitness" activities throughout their lives are far less prone to develop mental and cognitive problems as they grow older.

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The next time you feel a cold coming on, try using the homeopathic remedy aconite to ward it off. Take four pellets under your tongue at least ten minutes before or 30 minutes after meals. Repeat at least four times during day. Read more health tips...
Concerned about Gastrointestinal Upsets
Nearly all of us experience gastrointestinal upsets from time to time. Often they are not serious. But, since you've indicated that your problems have been increasing lately, I recommend that you meet with your physician because GI problems can be signs of more serious health issues, including cancer. continued inside...

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