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6 Simple And Effective Home Remedies For Water Retention

Water retention or fluid retention, is the accumulation of excess body fluid in certain areas of the body. It is, in the worse cases, quite the unsightly looking condition.

In milder condition, it can cause someone to look obese despite not being overweight. It can also cause pressure fluctuations and in the worst of cases, even a coma.

The clearest symptoms of water retention are easy to notice: swelling of joints, lethargy and a general stiffness in the body.

In the worst of cases, the excess tissue fluid has to be drained out, using minor surgical methods. This would not only be painful but costly too.

Hence, we have brought you six easy-to-do homemade remedies to help ease fluid retention.

1. Parsley
The fresh herb that lights up the Italian food you cook is one of the richest sources of antioxidants. Brewing a weak tea out of it can help you ease out your aching joints and drain the tissue fluid that has accumulated in them.

2. Dandelion
The pretty weed from the Samsung galaxy comme…

Tea Tree Essential Oil Helps in Treating Lung And Sinus Infections

Tea tree essential oil, known under the scientific name of Melaleuca, is one of the strongest natural antibiotics used in alternative medicine.

It has been used in Australia for almost a decade, but it has become popular all over the world lately due to its efficiency against viruses, bacteria and microbes, even those that are resistant to conventional therapy.

Studies have especially shown its antiseptic, antimicrobial, antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.  The products based on tea tree oil have a strong antimicrobial action against E. coli, Candida, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia and Acinetobacter baumannii.

This miraculous oil is extracted from the leaves of a tree that is grown in Australia, and it’s called Melaleuca alternifolia. The oil is included in numerous pharmaceutical products or it’s used as a remedy for different types of infections, especially skin infections or infections of the respiratory system.

The final conclusions of a new stu…

How To Make an Energy Drink With Ginger

Start to Finish: 15 minutes Servings: 2 Difficulty Level: Beginner
Simply glance at the nutrition label of a store-bought energy drink and you’ll soon realize you don't recognize half of the listed ingredients.

To ensure you know exactly what you're putting in your body, forgo adding any excess sugar and fillers by creating a simple and nutritional energy drink with natural ingredients such as ginger and lemon. In addition to boosting energy, ginger may also help to ease muscle pain and soreness.

Gingerroot  2 lemonsFresh mintHoney  DirectionsStep 1
Peel the gingerroot with a sharp paring knife to remove the tough outer skin. Cut the gingerroot into small chunks before placing it into the base of a pot. Cover the gingerroot with 4 to 5 cups of water and bring it to a boil.

Step 2
Boil for around 5 to 7 minutes to ensure the gingerroot infuses with the water. Remove from heat and allow the water to cool. Pour the mixture through a fine strainer and into a serving conta…

Foods That Cause Memory Loss

Aging is not always necessarily responsible for a person's memory loss. Short-term memory problems, in particular, can be caused by a number of other factors. What we eat and drink can definitely play a part. Therefore, knowing what foods to eat and what foods to avoid can contribute to brain health. Consuming adequate levels of certain nutrients helps to maintain healthy nerve cells, enhancing memory and slowing the progression of dementia.

Blood Sugar
Low blood sugar can have detrimental effects on the brain. Loss of short-term memory is a common symptom. A research study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests that older diabetics may be at increased risk for developing Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. The study found that the risk increases more with the severity of hypoglycemia. Individuals are advised to reduce sugar intake--and that includes consumption of artificial sweeteners. It may help to understand that …