cinnamon health benefits

How much cinnamon should you consume daily or weekly? Because cinnamon is an unproven treatment but claimed to help by many people for numerous conditions, there is no established dose. Some recommend 1/2 to 1 teaspoon (2-4 grams) of cinnamon powder a day. Some studies have used between 1 gram and 6 grams of cinnamon…

good microbes

We are in charge of our health, and when it gets sick, it’s often our fault. To stay as healthy as possible, you have to take control of the circumstances you live by. If you keep getting sick over and over again, it could be that you’re doing something wrong. It can be frustrating to…

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Headache pain along with a stuffy, runny nose and itchy, watery eyes. Sounds like a sinus headache, right? Think again. Sinus headaches and migraines can have some symptoms in common, including: a. Pain in the head, particularly the forehead b. Itchy or watery eyes c. Pain when you move But migraines often happen with other…

frostbite

Frostbite is a condition which occurs when the body is exposed to low temperatures which then causes freezing of the skin or other tissues. One of the first symptoms of frostbite is usually numbness of the fingers. This is often followed by clumsiness. The skin turns white or bluish. The parts of the body commonly…

cold

In extremely cold weather, the body pushes more blood into the core to keep lungs and the heart warm in order to prevent hypothermia, which occurs when the temperature of the whole body decreases, not just the skin. Decreased circulation in the extremities is what causes the body to freeze—literally. As a rule of thumb,…

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Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) and abdominal migraines (AM) are two different conditions. Both are rare, and both cause a lot of belly discomfort. They do have some similarities, but they’re treated differently. Both conditions are linked to migraine headaches — throbbing pain that can cause nausea and make you more sensitive to light and sound….

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Fibrocystic breast disease is a name for healthy breast tissue that feels lumpy and may be painful at times. It is not a true disease and is not harmful. The medical community sometimes refers to the condition as fibrocystic changes. Fibrocystic breast disease is very common. Some experts estimate that about 50 percent of women…

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New research finds that a 6-month regimen of aerobic exercise can reverse symptoms of mild cognitive impairment in older adults. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is characterized by a mild loss of cognitive abilities, such as memory and reasoning skills. A person with MCI may find it hard to remember things, make decisions, or focus on…

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Paronychia is an infection of the skin around the nail of at least one finger or toe. It typically develops around the edges of the nail at the bottom or sides. This skin infection causes inflammation, swelling, and discomfort around the nail. Abscesses containing pus can also form. Paronychia symptoms include: a. swelling, tenderness, and…

clogged nose

A stuffy nose can be pretty annoying. Most people think that a stuffy nose is a result of too much mucus accumulating in the nasal passages, but in fact, a clogged nose is caused by inflamed blood vessels in the sinuses. These inflamed vessels are often triggered by colds, the flu, various allergies, or some…

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