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I often hear folks asking why do they get rashes (sometimes itchy, sometimes not) on the finger where they are wearing their ring, mostly the wedding ring. There are a few possible causes to the rash appearing on that finger that is wearing the ring. If you have just been wearing the ring and suddenly [...]

When I was taking a course of Chinese medicine herbs, in order for it to be effective, I had to abstain from taking fruits, fried stuff, tea (red tea, teh tarik type) and cold drinks. One day, while chatting with my Indian friend about healing methods, she told me she was aware that when one [...]

Proriasis is a skin condition where delineated discs or patches of inflamed tissues covered in silvery-white scales. Medically, there is no known cure for proriasis- at best, treatments such as UV and usage of steroids (for serious conditions) at best is to contain or control the breakouts. It is no easy to live with proriasis. [...]

Coffee and liquor both have heating effect in the body. Especially when we are stressed out, drinking coffee or alcohol can trigger the secretion of adrenaline in which can manifest the emotions that we are feeling. How does this relates to skin infection or rashes. Why do some people find their skin having more rashes on days [...]

Months ago, I came across the following interesting problem by someone: Am I allergic to the smell of mint? Every time I smell mint I get a headache, watery eyes and I cough and sneeze a lot, and my throat will sometimes burn. Someone that sits near me at work is always chewing very strong mint [...]

In the era of sedentary lifestyle and convenience, most of us do not move much anymore. Why climb the stairs when you can use the elevator? Why walk under the sun when you can drive your car? Why have a medium sized meal when with about extra RM1.50, you can have a McValue meal with [...]

Does your sweat have the following: You generally do not sweat a lot- even though you are quite active When you do sweat, it is sticky and it is unpleasant Sometimes, you suffer from rashes or a reaction akin to allergy reaction- it’s as if you are allergic to your own sweat Usually at the [...]

Chinese New Year (CNY) is around the corner- this year it will fall on Valentine's Day (14 February 2010). Usually Mandarin oranges or "kam" are available during this Chinese New Year session- during other times of the year, only the smaller versions are sold. For the Chinese, "kam" has the same pronounciation as gold in [...]

Whenever I drink juices like apple or orange, I produce this very slimy mucus that's very, very thick in my throat. Sometimes it can be bothersome because I can feel it stuck in my throat and sometimes it gets stuck and chokes me up a bit. Is this normal? At the Yahoo Answers forum, someone [...]

Here are some signs that your body's toxin levels may be a bit too high due to our lifestyle. You could see that many of the factors below are very much related to your digestive system. If you feel tired, especially after meals, it could mean that your body's digestive system is sluggish.  Factors that [...]

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