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Stretch Marks are Caused by Hormones

Posted on October 15, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Stretch marks are the result of abnormal hormones. The abnormal hormonal activity usually occurs during pregnancy, puberty, rapid ...

Sunscreen

Posted on October 6, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

For sufficient protection, use sunscreen with at least SPF 15. A white film should be visible on your ...

Showerheads

Posted on September 28, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

About a third of showerheads harbour bacteria that can cause infection if inhaled or swallowed. The bacteria is ...

Skinny Jeans and Your Health

Posted on September 25, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Tight jeans can press on the nerves at the top of your legs, especially if you are wearing ...

Acid Test for Your Stomach

Posted on September 22, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Stir a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda in a glass of water. You should burp immediately when you ...

Basil Tea

Posted on September 16, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Use a teaspoon of basil with each cup of water to make basil tea. First bring the water ...

Taking Calcium supplements – the proper way!

Posted on September 9, 2009 by Lila Bruk

It is well-known that women should take calcium supplements daily. However, when and how you take your calcium ...

Pain and your menstrual cycle

Posted on September 8, 2009 by Contributor

3 days before and after your period is when your resilience to pain is much lower. Try to ...

Warts

Posted on September 4, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Rub a wart with your finger for 15 seconds at the same time each day. This will stimulate ...

Razor Burn

Posted on September 2, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Apply Aloe Vera gel on your skin after shaving, to prevent razor burn. Use one that is made ...

Insect Bites

Posted on August 27, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

If you have a bite that is itching, slice an onion in half and rub one of the ...

Heel your Heartburn

Posted on August 18, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

On a carpeted area stand on your toes as high as you can go, and then drop your ...

Oils for Dry Skin

Posted on August 14, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Apply castor oil to chapped lips. When in the sun, use a petroleum- and alcohol-free balm with an ...

Body Odour

Posted on August 13, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Body odour can be caused by clogged pores, that don’t allow the skin to eliminate wastes. Dry-brush your ...

Sunbeds a Big Cause of Cancer

Posted on August 6, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently announced that using sunbeds ranks as a top-level cancer threat along with ...

Paracetamol Overdosage

Posted on July 30, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Three U.S. advisory committees have recommended to the FDA that the maximum daily dosage of Paracetamol be reduced. ...

LA’s Porn Industry

Posted on July 27, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is filing a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health ...

Lighten Your Load

Posted on July 21, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The average weight of a woman’s handbag is over 2kg! Carrying a weight on one side of your ...

Ballet Pumps

Posted on July 20, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Ballet pumps don’t provide enough support and can throw off the body’s centre of gravity. This may mean ...

Craving Cigarettes

Posted on July 17, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The urge to smoke lasts up to 5 minutes. So keep yourself busy and the craving will go. ...

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