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Pregnancy Worries: Symptoms of Proteinuria and Pre-eclampsia

Woman Holding Pregnant Belly

Thousands of unborn babies and women get very ill each year and many die from a condition that can become very dangerous called pre-eclampsia. This condition can become a life-threatening disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum period. The signals of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia symptoms are most often …

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Learning Facial Acupressure Exercises

Acupressure for Face

Acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years, and although cosmetic acupuncture has been around for a long time, new techniques and variations have emerged in the Western world. Acupuncture facelift and facial rejuvenation is a form of acupuncture therapy that is applied by practitioners in an attempt to help …

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The Ayurvedic Diet: Rules for Taking Food

Smiling Woman Eating Salad

Ayurveda justifies natural well being and longevity with significant following of everyday aahara (diet) and vihara (lifestyle) rules and regulations. These rules have been laid down in the ancient wisdom text thousands of years back, yet are truly pertinent when we make a conscious effort so as to understand the …

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Plastered with Plastic: How Convenience Kills

Plastic Trash

Writer and director Ben Zohlo brings to us a fun video: Plastic State of Mind, a musical parody with a strong educational message that convenience kills. The video is part of the “Rethinking Plastics” campaign of the environmental organization, Green Sangha. By bringing creative education to the masses, Plastic State …

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