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  • Overcoming The Autism Sleep Struggles: Essential Oils That Encourage Restful Nights

    Sleep problems are common among those on the autism spectrum, with some research indicating that as many as 80 percent of those on the spectrum struggle with sleep. Some essential oil blends have been shown to help with sleep and relaxation. It's important, though, that when you're choosing a blend, you opt for something with aromas that you enjoy. If the scent of the oil offends you, it isn't going to be soothing and relaxing.
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  • 3 Ways To Prepare Your Child For Their First Dental Visit

    Preparing for a child's first dental visit is important.  While it is recommended that this visit should occur around the age of 12 months, it is likely that many parents procrastinate and take their children at an older age.  Regardless of how old a child is when they first visit the dentist, preparing the child for the visit is beneficial for everyone involved.  Talk about the visit in order to prepare your child in a positive way.
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  • Facts About Laser Hair Removal Every Woman Should Know

    If you are like many women, you pluck, wax, tweeze  or shave away unwanted face or body hair on a regular basis. Unfortunately, you may do so hidden behind a locked bathroom door; so that nobody will ever learn your secret. However, laser hair removal is an option that can help you become hair free for months or weeks at a time, while some women have experienced permanent hair loss after several treatments.
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  • Some Signs Of Skin Cancer That You Should Look For

    Skin cancer is very serious and more common than you think. In fact, roughly 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year. This is why it is so important that you learn the early warning signs of skin cancer so that you can see a doctor and begin treatment right away. In some cases you will need cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, and in other cases you might need surgery.
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  • Reasons It's Time To Switch To Contacts

    Contact lenses have come a long way since they were first developed. Now made from more permeable materials, they are much more comfortable to wear, and much better able to stay in place. While hard lenses have pretty much gone out of fashion, soft lenses have continued to be popular. Here are three reasons it's time for you to switch to contacts. Give Yourself Better Vision Correction Contact lenses fit closer to the eye than glasses, so they provide a much more natural vision correction.
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  • The Correlation Between Sleep Deprivation And Heart Disease

    If you are not getting enough sleep, it is probably not because you don't want to. It may be due to a sleep disorder that is preventing you from falling asleep or staying asleep. A lack of proper sleep can lead to so many different health problems; one of these is heart disease. If you cannot get the right amount of sleep, you should seek professional help soon. Why Is Sleep Important?
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  • Understanding Reiki Massage: The Laying On Of Hands

    If you love getting a massage, you have probably heard all about the various types available. Even though you may have heard the names, you may not know exactly what they are. Reiki is a type of massage hailing from Japan, which uses the hands to engage with a type of energy called "life force energy." This guide explains what this energy is, what your treatment consists of and what ailments Reiki is good for.
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  • Sport Supplements And Your Kids: What You Should Know

    When your son or daughter is a dedicated and determined athlete, they will try to do anything to perfect and enhance their athletic performance and endurance. As such, they may approach you about taking sport supplements to assist them in their training regimen. Being a concerned and involved parent, you may feel apprehensive about allowing your child to ingest these substances. Even further, your child may have already purchased their own sport supplements online to jump start their training season.
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  • 5 Habits That Can Lead To Back Pain

    Whether it is on your lower or upper back, back pain can be unbearable. If the pain is severe enough, it can be difficult to get out of bed some days. Even if you are healthy, you could still do things that hurt your back. Here are five habits that can lead to back pain. Having Bad Posture If you sit at a desk all day for your job, it is very important to practice good posture.
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  • How Exposure To Silver Can Turn Your Skin Blue

    Silver is a useful product found in a variety of consumer products such as kitchen bacterial sprays and bandages. However, overexposure to silver can lead to serious health condition such as argyria. The condition is characterized by gray, blue or dark tans on the skin and other mucous membranes. It usually occurs, if you have been ingesting silver for a long time, through four main stages: Corrosion of Silver Since the stomach environment is acidic, it accelerates the corrosion of silver metal particles.
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