Does the NHS need the European Union? [Infographic]

«Although “Leave” campaigners believe that the NHS will be better off outside the EU, recent government figures suggest that Brexit would result in a loss to public services of £36bn a year, an amount that could leave the NHS with a funding black hole.

The impact of a potential Brexit is open to debate and nobody can really forecast how the NHS would fare. As debate rages on, we have collected this data from a number of sources to bring you what’s important about the NHS and the European Union: The Facts.»

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Turmeric: Complete Guide [Infographic]

Complete Guide to Turmeric | ecogreenloveby Health Perch

Turmeric may be the answer to a number of  ailments. From digestion troubles to healing wounds—Chinese and Indian medicine have been using turmeric since the seventh century A.D. Today research is being done to understand the health benefits Turmeric may have.

Turmeric is made from the dried rhizome’s of the turmeric plant. It’s available in many different forms such as tea, powdered spice, and as a capsule. Learn more about the turmeric plant and how it can help you.

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Strangest Allergy Cures around the World [Infographic]

8 Of The Strangest Allergy Cures Form Around The World [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

by the team at Holland & Barrett Retail Limited

Hayfever, insect bites, food intolerances – allergies are commonplace and can strike at any time. As well as traditional medicines, many DIY cures are out there to help us cope with the unpleasant symptoms, from itching to swelling and congestion.

Here’s a selection of some of the more unusual allergy remedies from around the world.

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Learn to Store Electronics, Medication, and Other Items Properly

Originally Published on Next Door Self Storage

Everyone is need of storing items at one point or another, but do you know what to put it in or at what temp you should try and keep it? This infographic from Next Door Self Storage gives you the rundown on storing anything from food to electronics.

Many of us assume that a lot of things can just be tossed in a box or plastic container and it will be alright, but things like beauty products and medication require more particular instructions. It’s important to take things like necessary insulation into consideration, and be aware of what the chances are something might break or get disfigured. Don’t get caught ruining your items when you think you’re putting them away for safekeeping.

Natural Home Remedies for Diarrhea + Menu Plan

Photo Credit Dyana Rzentkowski/Demand Media on LiveStrong.com

Jump to the Menu Plan for Diarrhea Problems

You may blame it on a 24-hour bug or something you ate, but if you’re like the average American, you’ll suffer once or twice this year from diarrhea: frequent, watery bowel movements that may be accompanied by painful cramps or nausea and vomiting.

Diarrhea is uncomfortable and unpleasant, but generally no big deal in otherwise healthy adults. However, if diarrhea becomes a chronic condition, the situation changes. Or if it affects the very young, the elderly, or the chronically ill, it can be dangerous. And if you’re not careful to drink enough fluids, you could find yourself complicating what should have been a simple enough situation.

There are essentially two types of diarrhea: acute and chronic. Thankfully, the vast majority of diarrhea is acute, or short term. This type of diarrhea keeps you on the toilet for a couple of days but doesn’t stick around long. Acute diarrhea is also known as non-inflammatory diarrhea. Its symptoms are what most people associate with the condition: watery, frequent stools accompanied by stomach cramps, gas and nausea.

Acute diarrhea usually has a bacterial or viral culprit. Gastroenteritis, mistakenly called the “stomach flu,” is one of the most common infections that cause diarrhea. Gastroenteritis can be caused by many different viruses. Eating or drinking foods contaminated with bacteria can also cause diarrhea. Other causes of acute diarrhea are lactose intolerance, sweeteners such as sorbitol, over-the-counter antacids that contain magnesium, too much vitamin C, and some antibiotics.

In this article, you will find the home remedies you can follow to keep yourself healthy while you are battling diarrhea. You will also find out what to do in more extreme cases of diarrhea.

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