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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We kneel on them, run and jump on them, yet few of us think to protect them. Knees are among the most injury-prone joints in your body. Learn 15 home remedies to save your knees.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

"This job is a pain in the neck" may be more than just a saying. Tension on the job, poor posture or the wrong mattress can cause neck stiffness. Learn 15 home remedies for neck pain.

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Some people can't escape annoying noise by simply covering their ears because the sound is inside their heads. The medical name for this sometimes-tormenting condition is tinnitus. Learn 9 home remedies on how to cope.

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You take a drink of iced tea and the stinging sensation in your teeth sends you flying out of your seat. You're suffering from "sensitive teeth."" Learn about 5 home remedies for this uncomfortable condition.

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Shingles, also called the herpes zoster virus, occurs when the chicken-pox virus reappears in the body during adulthood. Learn more about shingles, including 10 home remedies to try to ease the pain.

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If baby's not happy, you're not happy. Learn how to prevent and reduce the discomfort of diaper rash using safe, gentle home remedies. Find out how to keep baby's bottom healthy and free from irritation.

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When you want to look your best, dry hair really gets in the way. Read about simple, effective home remedies to calm fly-away hair and restore the shine and luster that's been lost.

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Many people suffer from asthma, but there are home remedies that can help treat this breathing disorder. Learn 25 simple remedies for preventing and relieving symptoms like wheezing and coughing.

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Back pain is common, and it can put you out of commission fast. Read this article for a list of home remedies that can help you avoid, and soothe, an aching back.

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Getting a rash from poison ivy, oak, or sumac can be a huge discomfort, but a number of natural treatment options can offer relief. Learn simple home remedies for poison ivy.

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While it may be disturbing to see blood drip from your otherwise placid nose, nosebleeds are typically harmless annoyances. Learn about the home remedies you can use to stop the flow of a bloody nose.

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Nobody wants to have bad breath. The good news is that there are simple ways to treat halitosis. Learn home remedies that can help keep your breath fresh and odor-free.

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Almost everyone has been stung or bitten by an insect. Learn how home remedies can take the pain out of a sting, and even prevent an insect from biting in the first place.

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Bronchitis is caused by a virus and often follows a cold or the flu. Its symptoms include a hacking cough, chest pain, and shortness of breath. Fortunately, home remedies can help ease bronchitis symptoms.

By Editors of Consumer Guide & Nathan Chandler

Bursitis is a painful inflammation of the bursae that can affect anyone, at any age. Read this article for simple home remedies that alleviate -- and prevent -- the ache of bursitis.

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Calluses and corns are common foot problems caused by repeated friction and pressure. Discover self-help strategies to take the pressure off these sore spots, and home remedies that alleviate discomfort.

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Canker sores are small, white sores that develop inside the mouth. While they heal relatively quickly on their own, they can be painful. Learn home remedies that can help reduce the pain.

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Pets suffer from occasional illnesses and from ongoing physical and emotional disorders. Sometimes all that's needed is a remedy from the kitchen. Learn about home remedies you can use to improve your furry friend's health.

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Cold sores are unsightly blisters that form on and around the lips and nose. They are painful and contagious, and there is no cure. Fortunately, there are home remedies that can safely treat them.

By Editors of Consumer Guide & Nathan Chandler

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A poor appetite can stem from many factors. Perhaps the most common causes are emotional upset, nervousness, tension, anxiety, or depression. Learn about home remedies you can use to stimulate a healthy appetite.

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Postnasal drip happens when mucus production goes awry. An overproduction of mucus can cause that typical dripping feeling in the back of your throat. Use these home remedies to find relief from postnasal drip.

By Editors of Consumer Guide & Nathan Chandler

While colic does not indicate a serious medical condition, it can be quite stressful for parents and baby alike. Discover how you to soothe a colicky baby with tried-and-true home remedies.

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Blisters are tender spots that fill up with fluid released by tiny blood vessels in an area where delicate skin tissues have been burned, pinched, or irritated. Learn 19 home remedies to treat blisters.

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Body odor begins with sweat. The body's sweat glands will keep you from overheating, but they also can make you stink. Learn 10 home remedies to reduce unpleasant body odor.

By Editors of Consumer Guide & Sara Elliott

Breast-feeding may pose some initial obstacles for new mothers. To prevent discomfort from turning you off to breast-feeding, keep in mind that breast-feeding is a learned skill. Learn 21 home remedies for breast-feeding discomfort.

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