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How To Get Rid Of Moles With Apple Cider Vinegar

How To Get Rid Of Moles With Apple Cider VinegarPhoto – ToddCaldecott.com (with permission)

Today’s “amazing discovery” was a post by trained herbalist / nutritionist Todd Caldecott about how he completely got rid of an unsightly mole on his forehead in under a week using apple cider vinegar! The entire process was painless and simple.

This will be great news for many however he does advise that it should be ascertained by a doctor that a mole is not of the cancerous variety before commencing.

Apple Cider Vinegar (also known as simply “ACV”) has been a home remedy for numerous conditions since ancient times and is pretty much a staple within natural health circles.

ACV has great antimicrobial qualities and in addition to being a popular choice among the natural food community, is often added to water to make a rinse for vegetables – which may help get rid of potentially dangerous bacteria.

A few of our other posts that relate to ACV:

http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/how-to-make-a-rosemary-and-lavender-rinse-for-hair-and-scalp/
http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/how-to-make-your-own-medicinal-vinegars/
http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/how-to-make-an-amazing-organic-herbal-health-tonic
http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/top-12-home-remedies-for-heartburn/
http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/top-ten-natural-remedies-for-allergies/

Ok here is the link to the full tutorial on How to get rid of moles with ACV: http://toddcaldecott.com/moles-apple-cider-vinegar/

13 Foods That Make You Feel Bloated (and How to Fix The Problem)

13 Foods That Make You Feel Bloatedimage – EatLocalGrown.com

Here’s an interesting report, courtesy of our friends over at Eat Local Grown about a very common problem that is not always reported: Bloating. Bloating is when your belly feels swollen or enlarged after eating. It is usually caused by gas or other digestive issues.

Bloating is very common. About 16–30% of people say they experience it regularly. Although bloating may be a symptom of a serious medical condition, it is usually caused by something in the diet. For example did you know that around 75% of the world’s population cannot properly digest lactose, the sugar found in milk? This condition is known as lactose intolerance. If you’re lactose intolerant, dairy can cause major digestive symptoms, including bloating, gas, cramping and diarrhea.

ELG has provided a list of 13 foods that can cause bloating, along with suggestions on what to eat instead. What’s interesting is that quite a few of these are considered to be healthy foods.

One of the important “takeaways” on this topic is that different foods can cause different symptoms in different people. Many people are afflicted with what I would call “unpredictable belly issues” – where sometimes they feel just fine and sometimes they don’t. With so many ingredients in our food supply, it can be difficult to find out which ones you are having trouble with.

Another interesting point is that the balance of bacteria in the stomach affects how foods affect us. Some foods, when being digested, release sugars that are food for stomach bacteria. If you have a good balance of bacteria, these will not cause problems – however less beneficial bacteria can be more likely to react with food and cause gas, bloating etc. If you have taken antibiotics (who hasn’t?) you may wish to consider probiotics to restore the balance to your belly.

If your belly is playing havoc, a great tip is to start a “food diary”. It’s a bit of work, but worthwhile. Simple record everything that you eat and drink, including the amount – and how you feel. You may need to do this for a few weeks in order to really track what is going on with you – and you may need to copy / cut out / photograph lists of ingredients.

Ok, here’s the link to the full list:

13 Foods That Make You Feel Bloated

Note – if you have significant or persistent symptoms, pls seek a doctor’s advice to rule out any potentially serious medical condition.

Do You Know The Difference Between Underactive And Overactive Thyroid?

Do-You-Know-The-Difference-Between-Hypothyroidism-and-Hyperthyroidism
Infographic – © healthinfocus.net. Herbal images – Wikimedia commons (see foot of page for sources)

Check out this chart and list of underachieve and overactive thyroid symptoms – and try not to get confused by the similarity of the terms “hypo” (which means “too little”) and “hyper” (which means “too much” of something). To remember it – just think of someone who is hyperactive – they show too much activity.

Note that a few of the symptoms of these conditions are the same. Please note also that this is not medical advice and not a substitute for a real professional diagnosis. If you have these symptoms, you should get a medical checkup and your doctor can perform the tests to measure your actual levels of thyroid hormones, plus any other relevant tests you may need.

Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid):
Dry, coarse hair
Loss of eyebrow hair
Puffy face
Enlarged thyroid (goiter)
Slow heartbeat
Weight gain
Constipation
Nails splitting
Arthritis risk increased
Cold intolerance
Depression / moodiness
Dry skin
Fatigue
Forgetfulness
Infertility
Heavy menstrual periods
Muscle aches
Moodiness.

Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid):
Hair loss
Bulging eyes (Graves Disease)
Enlarged thyroid (goiter)
Rapid heartbeat
Sweating
Weight loss
Frequent bowel
movement
Warm, moist palms
Tremors
Soft / splitting nails
Sleeping disorder
Heat intolerance
Irritability
Muscle weakness
Nervousness
Irregular menstrual periods.

For More Thyroid Tips: check out our other page 10 Signs You May Have A Thyroid Problem (And 10 Things You Can Do About It)

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