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Ayurveda, an ancient healing practice from India, aims to treat the mind, body and spirit as one. Find out how it works and how it could help heal your health problems. The Ancient Indian Healing Art

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Improve Your Metabolism and Shed Excess Pounds

One of the keys to having more energy and preventing or shedding excess weight gain is a healthy metabolism. Simply put, your metabolism to how much energy you use up each day, as measured by how many calories you burn. The more efficient your metabolism is, the more efficiently you will burn up calories.
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Health Tip of the Day

The next time you have a headache, squeeze the area between your nose and upper lip with your thumb and forefinger. Doing so has been found to reduce headache pain because of how nerve signals are blocked while this area of the face is squeezed. Repeat as necessary until your headache goes away.

Yesterday's Health Tip

Here's a safe and effective solution for warding off a sore throat. At the onset of symptoms brew a cup of chamomile tea, using one teabag for every four ounces of water. Let the tea steep for ten minutes so that it is not too hot. Then gargle with it for at least one minute before spitting it out. Repeat a few times each day to soothe sore throat symptoms. Read more health tips...
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There are five parameters, or risk factors, that define Syndrome X, which is also known as Metabolic Syndrome, Reaves Syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome, Dysmetabolic Syndrome, and "pre-diabetes." You must have three out of the five risk factors to be accurately diagnosed with Syndrome X. continued inside...

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