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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…

Heart Disease And Back Pain Symptoms

Being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart disease, heart attack and stroke can save your life. While chest pain is automatically associated with heart disease, there are other signs and symptoms that are less common, but no less serious. Sometimes one warning sign of heart disease can be back pain.


Typical Heart Disease Symptoms
Chest pain or tightness is the most common symptom for a heart attack in both women and men. However, woman are more likely then men to have back pain in addition to, or in place of chest pain.


Considerations
Studies published in the British Medical Journal have found an association between back pain and heart disease. Back pain may be the result of atherosclerosis in arteries in the lower back. See the link below.

Other Heart Conditions
Pain in the middle of the back could be from an aortic aneurysm. In this situation the aneurysm occurs in the part of the aorta that passes through the chest.

Other Causes of Back Pain
You may experience pain in the …

How To Make a Vitamin C Anti Aging Serum

One of the most powerful anti-aging vitamins is vitamin C. A potent anti aging serum, vitamin C boosts collagen production, repairs existing sun damage, and improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Making your own vitamin C skin care products ensures the best results.


Vitamin C is unstable and oxidizes quickly, meaning it has a very short self life. Since most vitamin C serum costs $20 and up and oxidize before consumers are half way through the bottle, it is both frugal and better for your skin to make your own anti aging serum. Making a vitamin C serum is easy to do with some basic supplies. The recipe below will yield an anti aging serum of 10% strength.


Things You'll Need
L-ascorbic AcidDistilled WaterGlycerin OR KY Jelly OR LotionCup or bowlStep by steps

1. Purchase the L-ascorbic acid form of Vitamin C. L-ascorbic acid can be found online and in health food stores. Do not buy vitamin C tablets as these often have fillers that you don't want to put on your skin. C…

Only Need This To Make White Teeth

Pearly white teeth are a sign of good dental hygiene and they look great in photos. Keeping your teeth white can be a challenge because many foods we eat can cause surface stains and cavities.


Brushing your teeth regularly, flossing and using teeth whitening products can help brighten your smile. There are also teeth whitening gels, pastes and mouthwashes, though a bleaching treatment from your dentist's office is the most effective remedy. Follow the instructions below for teeth whitening treatments you can do at home.

Things You'll Need
Baking sodaHydrogen peroxideFresh strawberriesBanana peelsWhitening mouthwash Dip your toothbrush in a small amount of peroxide and then dip it into baking soda. Brush your teeth for at least two minutes and rinse your mouth well. Brush your teeth using your regular toothpaste for at least 30 seconds afterward. While this method is effective in helping most people achieve a whiter smile, you should use it only once or twice a week to prevent to…

How To Make a Slim Wrap

In your quest to lose weight you may consider body wrapping in addition to a healthy diet and daily exercise. Body wraps remove toxins from the skin, which build up in the body's fat cells. When the body releases these toxins, you may see signs of visible weight loss. 

These kinds of wraps are all the rage at some spas, with hefty fees to go along with the popularity. You can make your own slim wrap at home with ingredients and supplies you may already own, or can obtain at most health food stores.
Things You'll Need
Cotton sheetsScissorsLarge bucket2 cups distilled water2 tbsp. olive oil1 cup green clay1/4 cup sea saltMixing spoon1 cup warm coffee groundsBowlPlastic wrap

Clay Body Slim Wrap
Cut strips out of a cotton sheet, 5 feet long by 6 inches wide. Cotton works well to soak up the liquid and holds onto the skin easily.

Wash in a hot shower before you begin your slim wrap. The hot water opens up the pores in your skin.

Combine 2 cups distilled water, 2 tbsp. olive oil, 1 cu…

How To Relax Muscle Spasms In The Throat

Muscle spasms in the throat are caused by an overly contracted cricopharyngeus muscle in the esophagus. Under normal conditions, this muscle remains in a contracted state until you swallow, and it then relaxes to let food or saliva pass through.


An overly contracted cricopharyngeus muscle can cause sensations of choking or having something stuck in your throat, or even make it increasingly difficult for you to swallow food. Depending on the severity of the problem, there are several actions you can take to relax the muscles and relieve the uncomfortable sensation or inability to swallow.

Things You'll Need
WaterDiazepam (e.g., Valium)Cyclobenzaprine HCl (e.g., Flexeril)BotoxDoctor

Reduce stress and anxiety. The most common known causes or aggravators of cricopharyngeus spasm (which is characterized by the feeling of something being stuck in your throat or a sort of choking sensation) include anxiety, stress, fatigue and fear. And the sensation caused by the muscle spasms in the thro…