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Can tamanu oil help with psoriasis?

Can tamanu oil help with psoriasis?

Some people use tamanu oil to help treat various skin conditions, including psoriasis. Tamanu oil may reduce the inflammation that psoriasis causes, but there is currently a lack of reliable evidence to confirm this. In this article, we consider the potential use of tamanu oil as a treatment for psoriasis and look at whether or […]

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What are the benefits of oregano oil?

What are the benefits of oregano oil?

Oregano oil is a product made from the oregano plant, Origanum vulgare. It contains a higher concentration of the helpful compounds that occur naturally in the plant. This oil is available to use orally, unlike oregano essential oil, which is much more concentrated and used in aromatherapy. People should not take essential oils by mouth. […]

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How to burn more fat naturally

How to burn more fat naturally

To lose weight, a person needs to burn more calories than they take in. Some natural fat burners, however, may help the body burn more fat by increasing metabolism or reducing hunger. To burn fat, a person cannot rely on a single food or supplement. They also need to reduce their total calorie intake and […]

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Is corn healthful?

Is corn healthful?

The widespread use of corn in food products has led to debate about whether corn is healthful. However, corn has nutritional benefits, and there is no evidence that it is harmful to health. The internet is full of conflicting advice about corn. Some alternative health sites focus on the perceived harms of genetically-modified organism (GMO) […]

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Experimental drug may prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Experimental drug may prevent Alzheimer’s disease

A drug that scientists are currently developing to treat stroke survivors might also help stave off Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers are trialing a new treatment that may help people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million people in the United States are living […]

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7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes

7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes

New research suggests that following the American Heart Association’s guidelines for maintaining heart health can also drastically reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Exercising and healthful eating are among the “simple 7” guidelines that the AHA recommend. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are seven cardiovascular risk factors that people can […]

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How a dog can make it easier to manage diabetes

How a dog can make it easier to manage diabetes

Dogs can be great friends — they will offer unconditional love, joy, and company. But they can also support your health and well-being in other, more specific ways. Fresh evidence now suggests that dogs could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition with extra confidence. Our canine friends can ‘sniff out’ hypoglycemia, a […]

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Itch (Itching or Pruritus)

Itch (Itching or Pruritus)

Does Stress Cause a Rash? Doctor’s response Stress is one of the known triggers of hives, an outbreak of raised, red spots (or welts) on the skin that often itch. Hives are usually indicative of an allergic reaction, but they can also occur as a result of sun or cold exposure, infections, excessive perspiration, and […]

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Keloid

Keloid

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