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Do You Suffer from Hidden Allergies?

The term "allergy" refers to an exaggerated or unusual response by the body to substances that are harmless, and even helpful, to most other people. According to most practitioners of holistic medicine, the incidence of allergies is much higher than is commonly believed, but in many cases allergies are merely nuisances. But for other people, contact with a substance they are allergic to can produce toxins in the body that can result in a host of health conditions, many of them quite severe. Unfortunately, the majority of allergy sufferers tend to be unaware that they are allergic in the first place, or else they are unable to identify the substance(s) causing their allergic response.
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Health Tip of the Day

As we age, we tend to become more susceptible to bruising. This is especially true for women. If you are prone to bruising, try moisturizing your skin with vitamin C cream. Doing so will help increase your skin's supply of collagen, which diminishes as we grow older. Supplementing with vitamin C can also help.

Yesterday's Health Tip

Are you a woman who suffers from neck pain? If so, it may be because you wear high heels, which can cause your spine to become misaligned and can also cause your neck to jut forward, placing additional stress on the muscles that support it. Even if you don't suffer from neck pain, in order to place less stress on your spine, consider wearing low-heeled shoes instead. Read more health tips...
Coronary Artery Disease Risk?
It would be very unusual for you at age 34 to develop coronary artery disease. Even if you were a smoker who never exercised and also happened to be a diabetic. While pain in the area under the left breast is often associated with heart problems, it can also be simple anxiety, muscle tension or strain. continued inside...

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