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Try this drink to cure a headache & 4 more home remedies for common ailments

By Michelle Edelbaum, October 30, 2009 - 11:06am

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Michelle asks: What home remedies work for what ails you?

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The yogurt thing definitely works for me. I don't know if this is true, but I heard that added sugar in yogurt negates the power of the good bacteria when combatting yeast. So I stick to plain yogurt and it seems to do the trick.

Anonymous

11/03/2009 - 6:09pm

What foods will help women in menopause?? Hot flashes?

rachelleberven

11/25/2009 - 12:27pm

To rachelleberven: Check out these two stories about what to eat for hot flashes:

http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/a_natural_solution_for_hot_flashes

http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/flaxseed_for_hot_flashes

Anonymous

11/25/2009 - 12:48pm

very interesting

Anonymous

11/30/2009 - 7:15am

I heard that sardines are the better fish for you. Better than salmon. Is that true? Cindy

Anonymous

12/29/2009 - 9:44pm

The reason why I believe ginger ale does not work, is because a lot of ginger ales do not contain real ginger in them. When I was seasick from whale watching tours or dinner cruises, I took ginger pills and they seem to help a great deal. The Chinese, who cook with ginger often, believe that it aids in digestion. That maybe why Chinese food makes you feel hungy 30 minutes later, hahaha :)

Anonymous

03/25/2010 - 1:18am

Here's the truth and you will know this after you've lived a few decades longer, Michelle. Through the decades, tehy have done studies and more studies, published the findings in article after article. Sooner or later, each study contradicts the earlier studies, which proves what any intellegent, savvy person who's been on the planet longer than 45 years knows: No one knows what foods are good for you for this ailment or that ailment. At one time, a study found coffee bad for us, eggs too. These days the studies show otherwise. No one knows. Period. What we do know is this: fruits, vegetables, whole grains and water are GOOD for us. Ignore the studies and ignore the articles written about them, eat the above and you'll live a long and happy life.

Anonymous

03/25/2010 - 2:11am

i can agree with coffee thing ;) it works for me.. hehe

Anonymous

03/25/2010 - 3:56am

nothing new

Anonymous

03/25/2010 - 6:28am

Very Helpful information Thank you

Anonymous

03/25/2010 - 6:30am

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