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11 Signs You Are About To Have a Heart Attack

Heart disease is either the number 1 or number 2 killer of Americans. Heart attacks present themselves differently in each person and even between the sexes.

However, there are enough common symptoms that if you experience one or two of these symptoms suddenly, you may want to either call 911 or visit the ER.


Risks include age (over 65), sex (male), family history, race (African descent), smoking, obesity and diet, lack of exercise, high cholesterol, alcohol consumption, and stress.

You don’t have to have risk factors to have a heart attack, so be aware of symptoms!

11. Chest Pain
Both men and women tend to experience chest pain. In general, chest pain may be pain or may feel like pressure, squeezing, or fullness.

The pain often comes and goes and will last a few minutes. It may occur over several days. People describe the pain differently. Men describe it as an elephant sitting on you; women as a squeezing or feeling of fullness.


Chest pain occurs when your heart is not getting enough…

7 Foot Soak Recipes To Re-Energize & Re-Invigorate

Do your feet get tired and sore by the end of the day? Perhaps you have a job that requires you to walk around or stand a lot or even wear not-so-comfortable shoes. Or, even if you have been hiking or participating in an athletic activity, your feet take the brunt.


How much do you love your feet? Chances are, if you are like most people, your feet get short-changed when it comes to TLC. Well, if your feet are crying for attention, here are 7 homemade foot soak recipes that are sure to relax and re-energize your tootsies.

Peppermint Foot Soak
Peppermint has an invigorating impact on both skin and muscles and can reduce inflammation bringing relief to sore and tired feet.

Ingredients
  • Basin that you can fill with water
  • ½ tablespoon coconut oil
  • 4 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 4 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
  • 2 drops of lemon essential oil
Instructions
  • Boil water and allow it to cool
  • Add the oils
  • Soak your feet for about twenty minutes and pat dry
  • Follow up with a light layer of coconut oil and put on some cozy socks
Chamomile Tea Foot Soak
Research shows that chamomile has a very similar impact on cells as  does anti-inflammatory drugs.  Chamomile can also help moisturize feet and heal dry and damaged skin.

Ingredients
  • Basin that you can fill with water
  • 6 chamomile tea bags
  • ½ cup Epsom salt
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 3 tablespoons of raw honey
Instructions
  • Boil water for the basin and place the teabags in the basin – let them sit for about five minutes and remove
  • Add the Epsom salt, lavender oil and honey
  • Soak your feet for twenty minutes
  • Pat dry and follow up with a light layer of coconut oil for moisturizer


Coffee Foot Soak
Soaking your tired feet in a coffee foot bath is refreshing and comforting at the same time.  Not to mention how wonderful it smells.

Ingredients
  • Basin that you can fill with water
  • 1 cup raw honey
  • ½ cup Epsom salts
  • 2 cups brewed coffee
Instructions
  • Fill the basin with hot water
  • Add the Epsom salt, coffee and raw honey
  • Soak your feet for twenty minutes, pat dry
  • Follow with a light layer of coconut oil for moisturizer
Baking Soda Soak
If your feet smell after being locked up in your shoes all day, this baking soda soak is just right for you. Baking soda has potent antibacterial properties and can help reduce excessive perspiration from the bottom of the feet. The rice water will help with circulation. Add your favorite essential oil.

Ingredients
  • Basin that you can fill with water
  • ½ cup rice
  • water
  • 3 tablespoons of baking soda
  • 10 drops tea tree oil
Instructions
  • Boil the rice in enough water that you have 2-3 cups of rice water left over
  • Add the baking soda and the tea tree oil
  • Allow the water to cool a bit and soak feet for 10 -15 minutes
  • Remove your feet, pat dry and moisturize
Bentonite Clay Foot Soak
Bentonite clay has a soothing and detoxifying effect on tired feet. This is also a beneficial foot soak if you have stiff joints or sore muscles. This foot bath will even help moisturize dry and cracked heels which can be tremendously painful.

Ingredients
  • Basin that you can fill with water
  • Rosemary essential oil
  • 2 cups of bentonite clay
Instructions
  • Fill the basin with 8 inches of warm water
  • Add the rosemary oil and clay
  • Soak feet for about 15 minutes, remove and pat dry
  • Follow up with a moisturizer


Coconut Milk Foot Soak
Coconut milk is loaded with vitamins and minerals that will soothe tired and sore feet. If your feet need nourishment, nothing beats this deliciously creamy foot soak.

Ingredients
  • Basin that you can fill with water
  • 1 cup organic coconut milk
  • 10 drops of clove essential oil
Instructions
  • Fill the basin with warm water
  • Add the coconut milk and the essential oil
  • Soak feet for about 15 minutes, remove and pat dry
  • Follow up with a moisturizer
Apple Cider Vinegar Foot Soak
Known for its detoxifying properties, apple cider vinegar is also beneficial for improving circulation and healing rough and dry skin.

Ingredients
  • Basin that you can fill with warm water
  • 2 cups of apple cider vinegar
Instructions:
  • Fill the basin with warm water
  • Add the apple cider vinegar
  • Soak you feet for about 15 minutes, remove and pat dry
  • Follow up with a moisturizer
Note: If you have open wounds on your skin the vinegar may sting

Tip: Experiment with different essential oils such as lavender, lemon, orange, mint or eucalyptus. Also, try adding some smooth river rocks or marbles to the bottom of your basin to rub your feet over while they are soaking.