Dehydration

5 Natural Ways to Prevent Dry Winter Skin

…-quality squid or fish oil to help prevent dry skin. 3. Decrease the amount of caffeine and alcohol in your diet. Both of these substances can have a dehydrating effect on your skin. 4. Drink eight glasses of pure, clean water a day—which hydrates your skin from the inside. 5. Steer clear of sugar. Teenagers…

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Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally by Drinking Water

…water your body attempts to secure its fluid supply by retaining sodium. Sodium is your body’s “water-insurance mechanism.” At the same time, dehydration forces your body to gradually and systematically close down some of its capillary beds. When some capillary beds shut down, it puts more pressure…

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10 Unhealthy Foods to Avoid

…for ribose or Stevia instead. * Veal. It’s one of the most inflammatory foods you can eat, and inflammation is at the root of heart disease. * Dehydrated or canned soups. With any soup, you want to check the label carefully because many of them are loaded with sodium. * Sherbet. Many people opt for…

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Summer Hazard #1: Tick-Borne Illnesses

…hiding in his hair. By that evening, our boy was hospitalized for neck pain and stiffness. He had trouble moving his head. It was so scary! He was dehydrated, so along with giving him antibiotics and intravenous fluids, his MD’s had to rule out meningitis. We cringed that our little guy would need a…

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