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How to know if you need your wisdom teeth removed

Wisdom teeth do not necessarily have to be removed. Some people have enough space in their jaw to let wisdom teeth come in and are able to clean them. When wisdom teeth emerge, they can cause complications like tooth decay, pain, and infection. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more […]
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7 common birth control myths debunked by OB-GYNs

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Common birth control myths about weight gain, infertility, and STIs. Birth control does not have to be taken at the same time every day. Not all birth control is the same and some contain different hormones or no hormones at all. Visit Insider’s Health Reference […]
7 common birth control myths debunked by OB-GYNs
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14 healthy gift alternatives to candy and chocolate

There are plenty of healthy gift alternatives to candy and chocolate for the holidays that have less sugar. A good-quality tea, coffee, or wine are all items to be savoured rather than devoured. If you still want something sweet, dark chocolate is a healthier choice than milk chocolate. Visit Insider’s […]
14 healthy gift alternatives to candy and chocolate
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What happens when you eat too many gummy vitamins

If you or your child has eaten too many gummy vitamins, you should call Poison Control immediately. But it’s unlikely you’ll need emergency aid if you eat too many gummy vitamins. Eating too many gummy vitamins may cause diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation, or headaches. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more […]
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6 signs that you should stop birth control and what to know before you do

You may stop taking birth control if you want to get pregnant, are 55, or want to switch methods. You can get pregnant within days of stopping birth control. Side effects of stopping birth control may include weight changes, acne, and irregular periods. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. There […]
6 signs that you should stop birth control and what to know before you do
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What to expect at the ER: A guide to navigating the emergency room

Your ER experience and wait time will depend on the severity of your condition. Reasons to go to the ER might be excessive bleeding, a high fever, a seizure, or chest pains. If you need to see a doctor immediately, but it’s not an emergency, urgent-care is another option. Visit […]
What to expect at the ER: A guide to navigating the emergency room
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Muscle aches and fatigue could be a sign you’re not absorbing enough vitamin D

Those who have trouble absorbing vitamin D are at risk for bone fractures, osteoporosis, and more. Having Crohn’s or kidney disease and taking certain medications may inhibit vitamin D absorption. If you have trouble absorbing vitamin D, try a supplement with fatty and/or magnesium-rich foods. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library […]
Muscle aches and fatigue could be a sign you’re not absorbing enough vitamin D
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10 sex drive myths experts say are toxic and gendered

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Many sex drive myths are based on out-dated gender norms. Sex drive varies from person to person regardless of their gender. A person’s sex drive might change over the course of their life. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice. Sex drive (or libido) […]
10 sex drive myths experts say are toxic and gendered
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The best birth control options to manage pain for endometriosis

Birth control can help treat some of endometriosis symptoms like pain and heavy period bleeding. Estrogen-progesterone birth control pills are considered the best at treating endometriosis. Hormonal birth control can relieve the pain, but it can’t treat endometriosis, itself. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice. Endometriosis is a […]
The best birth control options to manage pain for endometriosis
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A timeline of symptoms to expect during alcohol withdrawal and how to get proper treatment

Mild to moderate symptoms of alcohol withdrawal include irritability, anxiety, and tremors. More severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal include hallucinations, seizures, and disorientation. To reduce alcohol withdrawal symptoms, it’s best to detox from alcohol under medical supervision. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice. An estimated 15 million people […]
A timeline of symptoms to expect during alcohol withdrawal and how to get proper treatment