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What are the best prenatal vitamins to take?
Prenatal vitamins are important for the health of pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as developing fetuses. Here, learn which prenatal vitamins to take and their benefits. (Medical News Today)

Olive oil for ears: Everything you need to know
Olive oil is a home remedy for earwax blockages. In this article, learn about how to use it, as well as its effectiveness, safety precautions, and possible risks. (Medical News Today)

Do tea bags benefit eye health?
Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this article. (Medical News Today)

Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health
The largest review to date assesses supplements' potential to improve mental health symptoms and identifies which may help treat specific conditions. (Medical News Today)

Why does the keto diet cause flu-like symptoms?
The ketogenic diet can cause minor, short term symptoms, such as nausea, fatigue, and headaches. People sometimes call this the keto flu. It occurs as the body gets used to the diet. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Medical News Today)

Hyperthyroidism: Foods to eat and avoid
A person's diet can affect the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. This article looks at which foods and nutrients to eat and which to avoid for an overactive thyroid. (Medical News Today)

How to gain weight on the face
It is difficult to gain weight specifically on the face, but putting weight on generally or improving muscle tone can make a person's face appear fuller. Certain facial exercises and topical products may also help. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

How to remove a tan at home
Whether aiming to get rid of a suntan, tan lines, or a self-tan, various home remedies can help fade the color. Learn different methods on how to remove a tan here. (Medical News Today)

How to relieve laryngitis symptoms at home
Laryngitis can cause pain and irritation in the throat. Although it will go away with time, many home remedies can speed up the healing process and ease bothersome symptoms. (Medical News Today)

What side effects can fish oil cause?
Fish oil supplements contain healthful omega-3 fatty acids. These dietary fats are available in fresh fish, as well, but too many may lead to unwanted or even dangerous side effects. (Medical News Today)

What to know about hand pimples
What seems like a pimple on the hand is likely to result from eczema, warts, or another health issue. Learn more about bumps and lesions that develop on the hand here. (Medical News Today)

Can you have too much vitamin B-12?
Many vitamin B-12 supplements contain much more of the vitamin than the body needs. No research has yet found any side effects from taking too much vitamin B-12. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Home remedies to get rid of pimples fast
In this article, we look at different ways to get rid of pimples fast, including a range of home remedies, as well as how to prevent further pimples. (Medical News Today)

How to treat and prevent bumps after waxing
Many people develop bumps on the skin after waxing. In this article, we look at how to prevent and treat bumps after waxing, as well as why they develop. (Medical News Today)

Mild cognitive impairment: Meditation can boost brain health
New research suggests that mindfulness meditation can help boost brain health and improve cognitive reserve in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. (Medical News Today)

Hydrogen peroxide for teeth whitening: What to know
Hydrogen peroxide is a common ingredient in many at-home and commercial teeth whitening solutions. Learn more about how it works and the safety considerations here. (Medical News Today)

How to get rid of a toothache at night
A toothache can cause severe pain and prevent a person from falling asleep. Learn about nine different methods to get rid of a toothache at night here. (Medical News Today)

Can acupressure relieve headaches?
Acupressure is a form of complementary or alternative medicine. Read about research on the efficacy of acupressure for headache, and learn some simple acupressure techniques to try at home. (Medical News Today)

What home remedies can help with bad breath?
Home remedies for bad breath include green tea, herbal rinses, and water. People should see a doctor if their breath does not improve. Learn more about home remedies for bad breath here. (Medical News Today)

8 ways to calm anxious thoughts
There are many ways to calm anxiety. Tips include deep breathing, drinking less caffeine, and trying other relaxation strategies. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Can essential oils ease endometriosis symptoms?
While typical treatment for endometriosis includes surgery, hormone therapy, and pain medications, some people also use essential oils. Learn whether they are effective here. (Medical News Today)

How to relieve gum pain fast
From tea bags to cold compresses, many home remedies can quickly relieve mild-to-moderate gum pain. Learn about these methods, and when to see a dentist, here. (Medical News Today)

Causes and home remedies for dark lips
Lip color varies from person to person. The lips can become darker for various reasons, and people can use home remedies to care for their lips. Learn about causes and treatments for dark lips here. (Medical News Today)

What causes eyebrow pain?
There are many possible causes of eyebrow pain, including sinusitis, headaches, shingles, and glaucoma. Learn about these and other causes, as well as how to get relief, here. (Medical News Today)

Earwax color chart: What to know
The ears are self-cleaning and produce earwax to push out dirt and debris. In this article, learn what different ear wax colors and textures indicate, as well as how to safely clean the ears. (Medical News Today)

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