Home Remedies

Home remedies have become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional medicine. Find home remedies for common medical problems you can use to treat everything from minor ailments to diseases like asthma and diabetes.

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Fevers are no fun, and they can linger for days. Read about great home remedies for fever -- everything from what to wear to tried-and-true kitchen concoctions -- that will get you back on your feet.

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Regardless of age, everyone should be concerned with having strong bones. Read about home remedies for osteoporosis -- everything from exercise to eating right. Find out how to keep bones strong longer.

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No one likes to regurgitate. Learn how to use tried and true home remedies for nausea, including spices in your very own kitchen, that will soothe your stomach and ease the discomfort from vomiting.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is a collection of symptoms that includes numbness, tingling or a "pins and needles" sensation, or burning and aching in the thumb index and middle fingers. Learn 26 home remedies for CTS.

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Accidents happen. It's no big deal. But minor cuts, if left untreated, can become infected and sore, requiring medical attention. Learn several home remedies for cuts and scrapes that speed healing and prevent problems.

Dermatitis, also called eczema, can create a vicious cycle. Your skin itches, so you scratch it. It becomes red and swollen, and then tiny bumps appear. Learn 33 remedies for treating several types of dermatitis.

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It takes more than regular cleanings at the dentist to keep plaque and tartar at bay. Learn several show-stopping home remedies for controlling plaque and tartar build-up that you can use every day.

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An ingrown hair occurs when the tip of your hair re-enters the skin. One solution is to stop shaving -- but that's not possible for most people. Learn 10 home remedies to prevent ingrown hairs.

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Ingrown toenails can be quite painful, especially if the toenail gets infected. Read on to learn about home remedies to take care of an ingrown toenail, as well as things to definitely not do.

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People who suffer from restless legs syndrome are seized by an uncontrollable urge to move their legs while trying to get to sleep at night. Learn about 12 home remedies for this unsettling condition.

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For someone who has diabetes, controlling blood sugar is a full-time job. Read about helpful home remedies for diabetes that help regulate blood sugar, improve dietary habits and preserve foot health.

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What's that pain starting at your ankle and continuing up to your kneecap? Although annoying, shin splints is not an indication of a serious problem. Learn 10 home remedies on coping with this leg pain.

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Almost every man has difficulties with erectile dysfunction or impotence. There is no need to suffer in silence, even if it occurs due to medical or non-medical causes. Learn 18 home remedies to treat impotence.

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If your sinuses are making your life miserable, do you have to live with it? Not necessarily. Learn 5 home remedies for coping with sinusitis, whether your attack is acute or chronic.

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It's cold outside, and you're hauling firewood. But you forgot to wear gloves. Suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your hand -- yep, it's a splinter. Learn 5 home remedies to safely remove splinters.

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An enlarged prostate is problematic because it presses on the urethra, creating difficulties with urination and weakening the bladder. Learn about home remedies you can use to ease an enlarged prostate.

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No one likes to regurgitate. Read about tried and true home remedies for nausea and vomiting, including spices in your very own kitchen that will soothe your stomach.

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Are you troubled by oily hair? You don't have to suffer stringy, dirty hair. Read about practical home remedies that can improve your hair's health and texture without stripping or damaging individual strands.

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Urinary tract infections are a result of bacteria taking temporary control of your bladder and your urethra. Learn about the many home remedies you can try to prevent or remedy a UTI.

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Water retention is part of the premenstrual syndrome package. During this time, hormonal fluctuations can cause havoc in a woman's body. Learn what you can do to ease the pressure and flush that extra fluid.

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Swimmer's ear is an infection of the outer ear canal caused sometimes by fungus but most commonly by bacteria. Learn more about swimmer�s ear, including 5 home remedies on how to prevent this type of infection.

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It's just a tiny red bump at the root of an eyelash, but a sty can be mighty uncomfortable -- and mighty unsightly. Learn 6 home remedies on how to prevent and treat styes in this article.

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Montezuma's revenge, Delhi belly, Turkey trot, and Casablanca crud. Such colorful names give you a good idea of the misery to expect from traveler's diarrhea. Learn 17 home remedies to fight this stomach woe.

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Varicose veins can be more than a cosmetic problem. They may also cause aching, throbbing, or burning pain; a feeling of heaviness in the lower leg; and swelling around the ankles. Learn 18 home remedies for varicose veins.

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If you experience frequent headaches, clicking and popping in the jaw, or face, neck, or shoulder pain, you may be experiencing problems with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Learn 6 home remedies for this condition.

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