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What to know about positional headaches
Positional headaches occur when sitting or standing, and they tend to go away shortly after lying down. They are often related to leaks of cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Is there a link between dandruff and hair loss?
Dandruff itself does not cause hair loss, but the two may be linked, as some infections and medical conditions can cause both dandruff and hair loss. Learn more about dandruff, hair loss, and prevention here. (Medical News Today)

10 exercises for a pinched nerve in the neck
A pinched nerve in the neck can cause pain, numbness, and tingling. In this article, learn about 10 exercises and stretches that can relieve these symptoms. (Medical News Today)

Rosehip oil: Benefits and how to use it on the face
Rosehip oil is antioxidant-rich and may be helpful for a number of skin issues. Read on to discover how rosehip oil may benefit the skin, plus its potential side effects and drawbacks. (Medical News Today)

Can saw palmetto help with hair loss?
Saw palmetto is a popular remedy for hair loss. This article will discuss the research on saw palmetto as a treatment for hair loss, as well as how to use it and other possible remedies. (Medical News Today)

What are the best home remedies for fever?
A fever is an uncomfortable symptom of infection or illness. Learn about the best home remedies for fever in children and adults here. (Medical News Today)

What are the best ways to remove nose hair?
Nose hairs are perfectly natural and normal. However, some people may wish to remove visible nose hairs for cosmetic reasons. Read on to discover the safest and most effective methods of removing nose hair. (Medical News Today)

Which supplements can help with neuropathy?
Researchers are investigating whether vitamins and dietary supplements can help with neuropathy. Find out which supplements have had the most promising results treating, reversing, and preventing neuropathy. (Medical News Today)

Upset stomach: Crohn's disease or something else?
An upset stomach can have many causes, including Crohn’s disease. Read this article for more information on how to tell whether the cause of an upset stomach is Crohn’s disease or something else. (Medical News Today)

What to know about anal yeast infection
An anal yeast infection occurs when there is an overgrowth in concentrations of Candida in the anus. Read this article to learn more about the symptoms, causes, treatments, and risk factors associated with anal yeast infections. (Medical News Today)

Can meditation, hypnosis, and CBT help address the opioid crisis?
A new review and meta-analysis has concluded that meditation, hypnosis, relaxation, and cognitive behavioral therapy can help reduce pain and opioid use. (Medical News Today)

Tea tree oil for nail fungus: Does it work?
Tea tree oil is an essential oil that appears to have antifungal properties. Some people, therefore, claim that it may be effective as a treatment for nail fungus. Read on to find out what the research says. (Medical News Today)

CBD: Online interest is peaking
A new study looks at the number of Google searches for CBD or cannabidiol and finds that interest in CBD exceeds that in other alternative health topics. (Medical News Today)

Could a combination of psychedelics and meditation treat depression?
New research suggests that mindfulness meditation, together with psilocybin, can improve symptoms that have a close association with depression. (Medical News Today)

Are there any benefits of apple cider vinegar baths?
Taking an apple cider vinegar bath may help with the symptoms of some skin conditions. They could also help keep skin and hair healthy. Read this article to find out more. (Medical News Today)

Homeopathy: FDA issue new statement on risks
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued a new statement on the potential risks of drugs marketed as homeopathic products. (Medical News Today)

Can apple cider vinegar help treat Candida?
Candida is a yeast that lives naturally inside the body and on the skin. Some people claim that apple cider vinegar could help to treat Candida infections. This article discusses the research behind the claims. (Medical News Today)

Does apple cider vinegar help with bloating?
Some people take apple cider vinegar for bloating, but there is little scientific evidence for this remedy. Find out about the potential benefits and risks of apple cider vinegar for bloating here. (Medical News Today)

Can apple cider vinegar treat ear infections?
Ear infections are usually due to an overgrowth of infectious bacteria or virus. Apple cider vinegar has antimicrobial properties that could be effective against certain infections. Read on to find out what the research says. (Medical News Today)

What to know about GABA
GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) is an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain. Learn how increased levels of GABA impact the brain and body. We also look at the possible benefits of taking GABA supplements. (Medical News Today)

Does drinking urine have any real health benefits?
There are no proven health benefits of drinking urine, though people have done so for centuries. In this article, learn about risks, reasons, and more. (Medical News Today)

What to know about caffeine pills
Many people take caffeine pills as a way to boost short term energy and focus when they are working or studying. But do they work and are they safe? Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Natural treatments and diet for fibroids
Natural treatments may help relieve the symptoms of uterine fibroids, though there is little research that they are effective. In this article, we discuss the evidence behind diets, herbal remedies, and lifestyle changes for fibroids. (Medical News Today)

Menopause: Could Chinese herbal remedies reduce hot flashes?
A recent paper asks whether Chinese herbal medicine might reduce hot flashes relating to menopause. Although there is hope, we need much more data. (Medical News Today)

What are the best ways to eat coconut oil?
People can eat coconut oil in many different ways, including as a cooking oil, as an alternative to butter in baking, and in smoothies. Learn about how to use it, and how much to use, here. (Medical News Today)

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