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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…

How To Make A Hydrating Electrolyte Energy Drink

Energy drinks are extremely popular, but they’re not only pricey, they could send you to the emergency room. In fact, a report by SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association), revealed that the consumption of energy drinks has become a rising public health problem, with ER visits involving the beverages doubling between 2007 and 2011, from 10,068 to 20,783.

Even if you don’t end up at the E.R., consuming energy drinks brings up a long list of potential negative side effects, including insomnia, headaches, high blood pressure, anxiety, mood problems, and another 90 some side effects from the artificial ingredients alone, ranging from weight gain and rashes to seizures and even cancer.

But with so many of us running low on fuel these days, it’s no surprise that lots of us can’t resist turning to these drinks in an attempt to get an energy boost to make it through a workout, or even just to get through the day.

The good news is that it’s easy to make your own healthy e…

7 Reasons You Should Rub Coffee All Over Your Skin And Hair

Many of us can’t live without that hot cup of Joe to get us going in the morning. Simply waking up to that wonderful aroma is a great way to start the day, but did you know that you can use that coffee to help beautify your hair and skin as well?

It’s true – one of your favorite beverages not only boosts your energy level and your mood, but as it’s loaded with powerful antioxidants it can help improve your skin and your hair.

Our bodies are constantly battling against reactive molecules known as free radicals. Those molecules have unpaired electrons that can damage essential cell structures like proteins and DNA. That’s how antioxidants help – they donate electrons to the free radicals, effectively disarming them. That process has been found to be protective against aging and many diseases that are partly caused by oxidative stress, including cancer. Antioxidants also offer a variety of other biological effects and are considered to be very important for overall health.

Coffee contain…

Homemade Turmeric & Ginger Iced Tea For Your Heart, Brain & Cells

Love iced tea and want to do something great for your health? You can support your heart, brain and each cell in your body with this delicious and refreshing beverage. This is a fantastic way to ensure that your body is getting enough liquids and helps to battle dehydration.

If you allow yourself to become dehydrated, which can happen quicker than you might think, that can lead to some pretty serious side effects as the blood becomes thicker, causing resistance to blood flow, which can result in high blood pressure, and even cause an increase in total cholesterol as the body tries to prevent water loss from the cells. It can also lead to a higher risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and even cancer.

Of course, even if you’re aware of the importance of drinking a lot of water, that can get old after a while. But by switching out some of that water for this iced tea, you’ll not only be better able to meet your hydration goals without getting unwanted calories, but you’ll be promoting bette…