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Myths and Facts You Need to Know about Herbal Remedies

Many devotees of herbs often have a common misconception that herbal remedies are safe and don't cause any side effects. But the truth is they carry as same health risks as the modern medicine and can cause considerable harm.

In fact, the pitfalls of using herbal remedies are many and there are a lot of myths to beware of! So if you wish to try alternatives to modern medicines, it’s important that you know all the facts.

Accordingly, in this article, I want to discuss some of the common misconceptions about herbal medicines.
Herbal medicines are natural so can’t be harmful.Well, it’s true they’re from nature, but that doesn't simply mean they are all harmless and safe. All the fruits and vegetables we eat are obtained from nature, but does this mean they can’t cause troubles to our body. Of course, they certainly can! Even an onion can upset your stomach if you eat more of it.

Many of our modern drugs are derived from medicinal plants. If herbal medicine can’t cause any harm…

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Seven Surprising Benefits of Exercise in Young People

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Smoking: Why and How to Quit Before Plastic Surgery

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Are you one of the 1 in 5 Americans who smoke?

Cigarette smoke contains over 250 known toxins [1], but you’ve probably heard all of that before.

So let’s get right to the point: you might not want to quit smoking for good, but if you’re going to ge…

How to Stop Snoring: Causes, Cures, and Remedies

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Snoring is a common condition during sleep. If you snore sometimes, but it doesn't make a loud sound, then you don't need to worry because it's normal.

Studies suggest almost 45% of normal male adults and 30% of normal female adults are…

13 Best Superfoods that will Make You Amazingly Healthier

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Helpful Medications to Treat Allergy Symptoms

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Allergic symptoms are your body’s reactions to something, such as food or drug, which causes little or no problem to most other people. So, because allergic sensitivity vary from person to person, there are many different types of medicine to treat…

Everything You Need to Know about Botox

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Over the past decades, Botox has been one of the most appreciated interventions in the beauty industry. It has been a popular aesthetic treatment, especially among the rich and famous. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Simon Cowell, and many others h…