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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…

Dangers of Apple Cider Vinegar

From topical applications to helping with diabetes, apple cider vinegar is widely known and esteemed for its wide range of health benefits and medicinal uses. When ingesting any substance, especially for health or healing, it is important to know any possible accompanying dangers. There are a few possible dangers that can arise from taking apple cider vinegar, and it is important to understand these dangers and discuss them with your doctor before taking any supplements or natural remedies.


Ingestion
Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid, which can be damaging to particular parts of your body if not diluted. In its concentrated form, it may cause erosion to the mouth, teeth, throat lining, esophagus or liver. If you are allergic to apples, you should also not consume apple cider vinegar, as it can cause serious internal reactions. Always take apple cider vinegar by mixing it with something else such as water or tea.

Topical Use
If you are using apple cider vinegar topically to treat …

How To Get a Flat Belly After a C-Section (7 Steps)

Achieving a flat belly after a C-section -- particularly after several -- can be challenging but is not impossible. Before you start any exercise program, you must first consult with your doctor to make sure that your body is ready for exercise.


Typically, doctors recommend that women wait between six and eight weeks after a C-section before they start light aerobic exercise aimed at gradual weight loss, followed by gentle abdominal exercise to tone the stomach. Remember that you just underwent major surgery. Your scar should be fully healed before you begin any exercise to flatten your belly.


Tips

1. Start practicing moving your belly button toward your spine as soon as your baby is born. This will help you to activate your stomach muscles. Also do Kegel exercises -- squeezing your pelvic floor muscles as if trying to stop urinating mid-stream -- several times daily. Practice always keeping your stomach in. Because these exercises are so mild, they do not count toward your regular exer…

Brain Food List

The best brain foods for you depends on what you want to accomplish. Different aspects of healthy brain function include memory, mental endurance, mood, creativity and focus. The best brain foods contain antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that stimulate the brain, play an essential role in vital brain functions and protect the brain from deterioration that occurs as a result of free radicals that wear down the brain over the years.


Memory
Blueberries are the best food for memory, with ample amounts of quercetin. Other foods high in quercetin include onions, cherry tomatoes, broccoli and apricots. Also, cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, greens, other berries, cherries, eggplant, plums, onions apples and beets all help boost memory. Two recent studies have found new memory boosting foods. Tufts University in Boston found that folic acid raise memory over time and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago found that fish stops memory decline.


Mental Endurance
Eat your apricots in order to fi…