Too much of Mandarin Oranges give Sore or Itchy Throat

Mandarin oranges

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 Cantonese. As such, the mandarin oranges will be placed all over the home and exchanged between the guest and [...]

Why do I produce very slimy, thick mucus whenever I drink stuff like juice?

Why do I produce slimy mucus when I drink stuff like juice

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 [...]

Signs that your body’s storing more toxins that it can manage

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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. 1. Constant lethargy If you feel tired, especially after meals, it could mean that your body’s digestive system is [...]

Why You Should Never Rub Your Eyes with Your Fingertips

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How many times that you have gotten an eye infection because you have rubbed your eyes with your fingertips? Have you ever given in to the overwhelming urge to rub your itchy eyes only to get conjunctivitis later?  Or red or swollen eye? If you ever suddenly feel that your eye itches so bad that [...]

How to deal with skin rashes

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This is a continuation from an earlier article, The Possible Causes of Sudden Skin Rashes. First thing first, if you consistently develop skin rashes and the rashes are quite serious, you really need to get yourself checked by a doctor- because constant recurrence could mean other things like fungal infection, compromised liver function, skin diseases, STDs [...]

Possible Causes of Sudden Skin Rashes

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Read also: Emotional Causes of Skin Rashes & Unexplained Eye Pain Do you suddenly find that you develop skin rashes for no apparent reason? Probably you find that a certain area of your skin becoming itchy and when you give in to the urge to scratch it, a red patch formed- the rash seemed to have [...]

Caffeine & Its Effect on the Body

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In my opinion, there must be something wrong about taking strong doses of caffeine. It may not apply to others. But if you suffer from these symptoms each time you have your daily caffeine fix, you may want to seriously rethink about gradually reducing the dosages: tendency to develop sinus or running nose when taking [...]

How I Tried Curing Myself of Flu

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It started from someone in my office who had caught a persistent flu virus…. then it infected a colleague of mine who sat near me. And she went home and pass the virus over to her hubby… before passing it over to me. This type of virus is quite normal in my office workplace- in [...]

How You Sweat May Indicate Your Fitness Level

Fitness and sweating

Here’s what would probably happen to a typically sedentary person who does not sweat much once she takes up exercise (guys normally do not have this problem coz generally guys sweat very easily): Initially, it’s very difficult to exercise- your body which is used to your bad habits, will put up a strong resistance. It [...]