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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…

Home Remedies For Bipolar Disorder

Some of the most effective home remedies for bipolar disorder include the use of St. John’s Wort, ginseng, ginkgo biloba, black cohosh, fish oil, valerian root, lithium, flaxseed oil, and magnesium, as well as behavioral remedies like massage therapy, restful sleep, and stress reduction.

Bipolar Disorder
One of the most complex and misunderstood mental disorders is bipolar disorder, and it affects 1-3% of the global population at one point in their life or another, although the rates are significantly higher in western countries. Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression, because it is characterized by unpredictable and seemingly uncontrollable swings between periods of good moods and depression. While many people focus on the negative (depression) side of this disorder, the heightened mood is often a state of mania, which can even include psychosis. Sufferers report periods of elation and hyper awareness, followed by depressive periods where poor self-esteem, inability to so…

Causes of a Bloating Stomach

Stomach bloating can result from numerous medical conditions. According to the Mayo Clinic, "Bloating is a subjective sensation that the abdomen is larger than normal." As a result, pains, nausea and cramps are also commonly associated with stomach bloating. While many cases are the result of digestion or intolerance to food, other examples of stomach bloating may be the result of a larger medical problem. Learn the most common causes of stomach bloating among adults and children.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
According to, "Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a disorder of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhea, gas, bloating and changes in bowel habits." Common among women (approximately 75 percent of all cases), male and female sufferers may go undiagnosed for years as symptoms are frequently misdiagnosed or ignored in mild to moderate cases. Common causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome include foods like wheat, chocolate and…

How To Make Coffee Body Scrub

Luxury spas and resorts around the world have long used coffee as a secret ingredient in body scrubs. The grounds help exfoliate old skin cells, while the caffeine can help minimize the appearance of cellulite and varicose veins. Coffee scrubs are usually too harsh for the complexion, but the rest of your body will love them.

Things You'll Need
2 cups coarsely ground coffee1/2 cup sea salt or raw sugar3 tbsp. sweet almond oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, apricot oil, or any other light massage oil3 drops almond or vanilla extract1 tbsp. ground coffee1/4 cup brown sugar6 hazelnuts2 tsp. almond oil2 tsp. jojoba oil2 tsp. olive oil3 drops orange essential oil1 cup freeze-dried coffee8 cups sea salt, pickling salt or kosher salt2 cups avocado pulp1 cup light massage oil2 tbsp vanilla extract2 tbsp. honey1/2 lb. fresh carrots6 oz. finely fround coffee3 tbsp. spa facial clay1 tsp. waterFew drops of scented extract1/2 cup raw sugar3 tbsp. yogurtAdding Sea Salt and Oils
Start with 2 cups of coar…

Health Benefits Of Golden Berries You Need To Know

Some of the most impressive health benefits of Golden Berries include their ability to help lose weight, detoxify the body, manage diabetes, optimize kidney function, reduce inflammation, prevent certain degenerative diseases, boost heart health, and maximize immune function.

Golden Berries
Depending on where you are in the world, you may know golden berries by various names, including Cape Gooseberry, Aztec berry, poha, harankash, or Physalis, among a dozen or more other common names. Scientifically, however, golden berries are known as Physalis peruviana, and are widely considered to be a superfood that is loaded with nutrients and antioxidants that can significantly improve your overall health. Although this small yellowish berry is native to South America, it has spread to other parts of the world, including South Africa and Europe, and is exported extensively, hence its many names. Oddly enough, golden berries are more closely related to tomatoes and eggplants than other berries, …