Author: surya

Cold and Flu Home Remedies

July 15, 2018

Except, no. While there might not be a magic pill you can take to get your cold virus to say adios, there is certainly a lot that can be done to help support the immune system, and in turn, help reduce the severity and duration of viral infections. We are absolutely not powerless when we get a […]

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Health Insurance for Foreign Students in Germany

June 5, 2018

There is a difference between the compulsory health insurance in which one is a member automatically and the private health insurances that require certain circumstances. For international students there are some more appointments, for example the health insurance from EU-countries can be accepted in Germany. Those who already have an insurance in their home country […]

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Health and liability insurance

January 5, 2018

You are required to have appropriate health insurance when staying in the Netherlands. It is recommended that you have appropriate liability insurance as well. Health Insurance If you are a citizen of one of the European Union countries and you will stay temporarily, you only need to apply for the EU Health Insurance Card free of charge […]

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Foods to avoid for people with diabetes

November 5, 2017

Having diabetes does not have to stop people from eating the foods they enjoy. However, it does mean that they should eat smaller portions, less often. The Institute of Medicine recommend that carbohydrate intake for most people should be between 45-65 percent of total calories. This higher carbohydrate intake is consistent with plant-based diets, which have shown benefit for diabetes […]

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What Apple Cider Vinegar Can and Can’t Do for Your Health

September 5, 2017

You may have heard that apple cider vinegar can eliminate warts, moles, and acne. But when I went hunting for studies to support these claims, what I found instead were reports detailing the bad things that happened to people who tried these home remedies. Vinegar is an acid, which means it can corrode skin cells and […]

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Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You Take a Break from Alcohol

July 5, 2017

If you drink occasionally (or more than occasionally) you’ve probably considered taking a break from alcohol at least once. Maybe your doctor suggested abstaining for a health reason, or maybe you just realized that your weekly happy hours were draining your bank account. People who take a timeout from booze usually swear that it makes them look […]

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Prediabetes: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

May 5, 2017

Prediabetes affects adults and children. The same lifestyle changes that can help prevent progression to diabetes in adults might also help bring children’s blood sugar levels back to normal. Symptoms Prediabetes generally has no signs or symptoms. One possible sign that you may be at risk of type 2 diabetes is darkened skin on certain […]

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5 ways to cut your risk of diabetes

March 5, 2017

Although no-one completely understands the causes of diabetes, if you control the risk factors, you can reduce your chances of getting it. The facts about diabetes It’s estimated that 4.5 million people are living with diabetes in the UK. A further 1.1 million people may have diabetes but haven’t been diagnosed. 9 out of 10 of […]

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Prediabetes Treatments That Can Help You Avoid Type 2 Diabetes

January 5, 2017

Prediabetes happens when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not quite high enough to actually warrant a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Since all of this stuff can be pretty confusing, let’s have a quick refresher. Type 2 diabetes happens when the levels of glucose (aka sugar) in your blood are routinely too high, […]

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