Curiosities

Curious health info and news, fun facts, and surprising discoveries, research and studies

Preventing Gallbladder Stones

The gallbladder is located below the liver and forms part of the digestive system. It produces bile, which helps to digest fats. Gallbladder stones are solid particles that prevent the flow of bile occurring. An unhealthy diet and high cholesterol levels…

5 Signs of a Weak Immune System

Poor diet, anxiety, stress: they can all make you feel run down – and they can all contribute to a weak immune system. Learn to heed your body’s warnings. If you’re in tune with your immune system, you’ll know when it’s…

Can You Cure Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Doctors haven’t worked out how to cure rheumatoid arthritis yet. The good news for patients struggling with this health condition is that there are many treatments available that can give you a better quality of life. Luckily, doctors can point those who need…

Are Fizzy Drinks Bad for You?

Most of us occasionally crave a sweet, refreshing soda pop. We also know that it’s not the healthiest choice we can make…but are fizzy drinks bad for us? That bubbling, joyful carbonation is undoubtedly attractive – and it can lure…

How to Treat a Urinary Tract Infection Naturally

Having a urinary tract infection is terrible. Experiencing recurrent urinary tract infections is often ten times worse. Those of us who understand the pain and discomfort of a urinary tract infection will be delighted to know that there are many natural…

How to Treat Fibromyalgia Naturally

Fibromyalgia is a painful muscular skeletal disease that affects the lives of many people worldwide. Symptoms of fibromyalgia include joint pain, fatigue and sometimes can lead to depression if left untreated. Fibromyalgia is still considered one of the most misunderstood…

Foods for Hypothyroidism

The medical term for an underactive thyroid gland is hypothyroidism. It describes a situation where the thyroid gland is not producing enough hormones. Both men and women can suffer from this condition although it is certainly more common in women. In the UK, it affects 15 in every 1,000…

Ease Your Insomnia Naturally

Insomnia is the medical term that is used when people have difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed when they wake up. Many people experience problems sleeping at some point in their life and just deal with it as…

How to Reduce a Fever Naturally

Getting regular fevers is a normal part of growing up. A young child’s immune system comes into contact with many pathogens for the first time and reacts accordingly. The body raises its temperature as it fights off the infection and…

Everything You Should Know About Moles

Many people have moles on their skin and normally they are harmless. Moles are simply small marks that appear on the skin and are formed due to the action of cells when they produce a skin pigment called melanocytes. Most…

How to Naturally Remove Hair With Sugar

Forget the tedious routine of shaving your legs on a daily basis, and say goodbye to painful waxing treatments. The very best option for hair removal may be right under your nose, most likely hiding out in the pantry of…

Creams for Dark Spots on Your Face

Our face is the first external impression we give to the world, so it is no wonder why dark spots on the skin can be a source of great frustration. Dark spots or discolouration of the skin can be caused…

Relieving Your Neck Problem

Neck problems are the curse of the modern age. Nearly everyone suffers a neck problem at some point in their life and they are usually attributed to our sedentary lifestyle, bad posture or accidents. Here you will learn more about how to…

Healthy Recipes With Beetroot

Beetroot is nature’s prescription for many ailments such as constipation, high blood pressure and chronic fatigue. Alongside an extensive list of amazing health benefits, research has also shown that eating beetroot long term may help fight against cancer. Although beetroot…

How to Treat Onychomycosis Naturally

Onychomycosis is a fungal disease that affects the feet, causing thickened, dry and brittle nails. It is one of the third most common fungal infections and can cause symptoms such as paresthesia, pain, discomfort and sometimes loss of toenails. Onychomycosis causes 50% of…