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What are home remedies to remove tan in 6 weeks?

What are home remedies to remove tan in 6 weeks?

Tan: Your tan is likely to fade naturally in six weeks due to skin cells dying off and new ones being formed. More importantly, focusing on skin color rather than on the quality of behavior, cleanliness, etc. can be misguided. Please and good health. ...Read more

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How to drown a cold with home remedies, besides fruit?

Not sure: I'm not sure you can drown out a cold. You can take things to help feel better as it runs its course. You should definitely rest and sleep. The usual tea with honey, chicken soup, bed rest, along with supportive meds (acetaminophen for example) for comfort. Watch light humorous movies while in bed to keep your spirits up. ...Read more

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Home remedy for heart burn & food to avoid?

Home remedy for heart burn & food to avoid?

Chocolate,caffeine ,: Tobacco, alcohol.Wait 3 hours after eating to recline.Elevate head of bed 30 degrees.If all this fails, c ur doc.There are very effective meds and u may need your esophagus scoped , at some point. ...Read more

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What germs do I carry home after buying at farmers market?

Germs: The germs from the market are no different then germs from any where else you come home from. ...Read more

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You hear so much about natural remedies for cleansing and detox; like probiotics, lemon water, honey, diatomaceous earth, essential oils, etc. Do they really work?

You hear so much about natural remedies for cleansing and detox; like probiotics, lemon water, honey, diatomaceous earth, essential oils, etc. Do they really work?

No, not that way: Humans, designed or evolved over millions of years, are self-cleaning. That means we should eat what we are designed to eat, and our bodies will clear out unneeded materials without help. No supplements are needed, unless one wants extra fiber to move the bowels better. Proper diet, enough exercise, and a healthy mind should normalize bowels. Diseases may need treatment, but seldom supplements. ...Read more

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Looking for home remedies or herbal/natural products to kill plaque?

Looking for home remedies or herbal/natural products to kill plaque?

Tooth brush & floss: Frequent brushing and flossing is the best defense against the build up of plaque. Next best is a sonicare tooth electric tooth brush followed by any of the listerine mouthwashes. Listerine has a high alcohol content, but if you can swish it in you mouth for a minute, it is the most effective mouthwash for removing plaque that I have ever seen in my patients. ...Read more

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Home remedies to cure ear infection and avoid drugs?

Home remedies to cure ear infection and avoid drugs?

NO: There are no proven home remedies that cure middle ear infections. Remember studies properly done using comparison groups demonstrate ear infections may get better with no interventions at all. Recent research proves efficacy of antibiotics. I have seen no comparable proof for home remedies such as chiropractery, candling etc. ...Read more

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Is puting fresh garlic clove on a cold sore a good home remedy to make them go away faster?

Is puting fresh garlic clove  on a cold sore a good home  remedy to make them  go away faster?

No: Cold sores are due to an activation of a virus in the tissue. These often become visible when there is irritation including excessive sunlight, colds and other stresses. A garlic clove may further aggravate the area. ...Read more

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Any home remedies that help prevent nightmares, sleep paralysis ?, chamomile tea good ?

Any home remedies that help prevent nightmares, sleep paralysis ?, chamomile tea good ?

Tough question: There are no proven remedies for nightmares or sleep paralysis. You should avoid herbal supplement use with your current medications. Have you always had these symptoms or is this new since starting your current medications? Check with your physician if changing therapy may help. ...Read more

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Home remedies for excessive eye mucus - honey?

Home remedies for excessive eye mucus - honey?

Lubrication: Mucous accumulation in the eyes may be due to dry eyes. Try an artificial tear drop 3 or 4 time a day. Also, are you adequately hydrating? Check your liquid intake. ...Read more

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Some home remedies to keep skin healthy , glowingand porse free?

Some home remedies to keep skin healthy , glowingand porse free?

Fruit peel: One of my favorites is to exfoliate with a fruit mask. To make a fruit mask, mix a small amount of apples, oranges, strawberries, and grapes in a blender or food processor--about 1/2 cup of each. Clean your face and apply a thin coat of honey and the fruit mixture. Allow the mixture to set for 12 to 15 minutes and rinse. This natural mask is good for all skin types and will leave your skin glowing. ...Read more

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What home remedies for ear infections actually work?

What home remedies for ear infections actually work?

If it works, great: Warm compresses to the ear can help open channels for flow from the middle ear. Warmed olive oil into the ear has also been used. If this is an external canal infection, you can try combinations of rubbing alcohol, white vinegar, and water in equal parts used as drops into the canal. If the pain is increasing or you are feeling ill/fever in either situation, antibiotics are usually warranted. ...Read more

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Natural remedies to prevent mosquitoes in our kiddie pool?

Natural remedies to prevent mosquitoes in our kiddie pool?

Empty Daily: Mosquitoes like to breed in water, your pool included. Empty your pool daily to prevent mosquitoes from laying their eggs there. In addtion, this will prevent accidental drowning in the event a child 'escapes' the house and wanders out towards the pool whithout the parents' knowledge. ...Read more

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Natural home remedies for a cold that work?

Natural home remedies for a cold that work?

Natural cold remedy: The best place to turn would be a naturopath. I've used elderberry syrup with good results. I think add'l vitamin d supplementation can be helpful too. Increase hydration. ...Read more

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Is it safe to remove a mole by home remedies including garlic caster oil vinegar and baking powder? please answer.

It's your choice: If it's a melanoma -- and you're old enough -- it'll be back and you'll pay with your life. If it's a particylarly nasty-looking one, why not have it removed safely and reliably? If it's not, why not leave it alone? ...Read more

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Are their natural ways / home remedies to get over a sinus infection?

Are their natural ways / home remedies to get over a sinus infection?

Sinus Infections: You can try drinking lots of fluids, steam, salt water nasal sprays, various herbs and neti pots. The success of these treatments is quite variable and dependent on how severe the infection is, how long you have had it, the severity of your allergies, septal deviations, nasal polyps, etc. Etc. See your ENT doc if the sinus issues persist... They can become serious or chronic if you delay too long. ...Read more

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How to cire nemonia at home with home made remedies?

How to cire nemonia at home with home made remedies?

Terrible idea: Some "natural healer" has deceived you. Real bacterial pneumonia (as opposed to a common viral / mycoplasmal chest cold) can't be cured by any home remedy; an antibiotic is required. Some folks recover on their own, but many untreated people join the ranks of those who only had "natural home" remedies & now lie in old cemeteries. It was the great killer of teens & can still you. ...Read more

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