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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Lavender Oil, the Potent Antifungal

Lavender Oil, the Potent Antifungal

When dealing with antifungal-resistant infections, lavender oil could be a natural cure. Lavender oil is a potent weapon against common skin and nail infections. Skin-pathogenic strains, known as dermatophytes, cause infections of the skin and nails on your feet. Lavender oil has been tested and proved by scientists to kill dermatophytes.* Mix a few drops […]

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Watch for Heel Pain in Young Athletes

Watch for Heel Pain in Young Athletes

Young athletes often complain of heel pain. This condition, known as apophysitis, occurs when the heel plate becomes inflamed. This is a common condition among young athletes ages 10-15 because their heel bones have not completely matured yet. Children who engage in running and jumping sports, such as soccer or basketball, are more likely to […]

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How to Ease a Charley Horse

How to Ease a Charley Horse

A charley horse is a muscle cramp in your calf muscle. While rarely harmful, a charley horse can be painful, and can happen more frequently with age. A charley horse may be caused by low levels of calcium, potassium, or magnesium. Dehydration, poor circulation in your legs, and certain medications may also trigger an uncomfortable […]

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