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How to know if you have high cholesterol and the best ways to lower it

High cholesterol is a common, manageable condition, but it can increase your risk for heart disease when left untreated. The main causes of high cholesterol include an unhealthy diet high in saturated and trans fats, a lack of exercise, smoking cigarettes, being overweight, and genetic factors. To lower your cholesterol, […]
How to know if you have high cholesterol and the best ways to lower it
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How to identify common bug bites, and treat them properly

Nobody likes bug bites. They are often itchy, irritating, and painful. But despite the annoyance, most insect bites, as well as stings, are relatively harmless and easy to treat. Most of the time, anti-itch creams and pain relievers can help you refrain from scratching and allow the bite or sting […]
How to identify common bug bites, and treat them properly
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How to manage your seasonal allergies and quickly relieve symptoms

You can’t go outside without sneezing, your nose won’t stop running, and you have this urge to keep itching your eyes. These are the symptoms of seasonal allergies, otherwise known as hay fever. Most likely, yours are caused by pollen from certain types of trees, grasses, or weeds. Unfortunately, there’s […]
How to manage your seasonal allergies and quickly relieve symptoms
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How to tell if you have a cold and what you can do to recover faster

Common cold symptoms include cough, sore throat, runny nose, congestion, headaches, and sneezing. There’s no cure for the common cold, but you can speed up your recovery by drinking plenty of fluids, getting enough sleep, and eating healthy foods that are packed with vitamins A, E, B6, D, and minerals […]
How to tell if you have a cold and what you can do to recover faster
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How to lose weight and keep it off with the right diet and mindset

Many eating plans that promise to help you lose weight are costly and unsustainable, not backed by scientific evidence, and may actually hurt your health more than help it. Losing weight is not a one-size-fits-all approach. How you go about it will largely depend on your current habits, how much […]
How to lose weight and keep it off with the right diet and mindset
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How to meditate: A beginner’s guide to meditation and mindfulness

In the US, the amount of people practicing meditation more than tripled from 2012 to 2017. While meditation has a rich cultural history in countries like India, China, and Japan, it’s becoming increasingly popular in the Western world – and with good reason. Meditation can have extensive mental and physical […]
How to meditate: A beginner’s guide to meditation and mindfulness