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Getting rid of white spots on front teeth

Wearing braces can lead to some very visible color changes. Very often some parts are darker than others and "white spots" appear. Heavy brushing of the teeth is not a good idea since this will not ...
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Is there a reliable website about cosmetic science?

When I read something on nih.gov or nhs.uk, I trust that what I'm reading is scientifically reliable. However, these sites do not really focus on cosmetics. I'm looking for a website that is aimed ...
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Can you cure an allergy by repeatedly consuming the allergen?

I've been reading about immunotherapy, and in particular, allergy drops. My understanding is that by taking small amounts of an allergen by any route of administration, you restore tolerance to that ...
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Onion juice and hair regrowth

I have read that onion juice is good to increase hair growth. Is onion juice really good for hair regrowth? I've heard/seen on the internet that Onion juice is good for this, is it worth a try ? ...
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Medicine/drug to “get along” with difficult people?

This is not a solicitation for medical advice. If I want a medical opinion I know I need to see a doctor. Are there specific medicines, drugs and/or substances which: are legal in the USA without a ...
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Are marshmallows an effective remedy for sore throats?

Over the weekend, I developed an intense sore throat, (it may well be strep throat -- results are pending). Anyway, I've been looking for any and all means to help ease the pain, and my boyfriend came ...
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face skin cream

I want to "fix" my face skin health look. I eat well but I don't see results on my face skin.Can I make my own cream for my skin?I don't want chemist things.I want to create "creams" to improve my ...
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Piece of leftover toenail on big toe, too small to remove

This is my left big toe. When a nail is too long, usually one clips them. Two days ago, I was working on my computer, and instead of clipping it, I was picking at it. Eventually, the part of nail one ...
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How to scratch an itchy throat [closed]

My throat is seriously itching me and it seems totally impossible to scratch it. Is there any home-remedy i can use to scratch it, I'm just hoping that it isn't some kind of disease or anything ...
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What type of food (herb, root) helps with sleep?

Right now it's 3am local time. Ideally I'd like to follow a protocol that would put me into sleep. I've just had a juicy pear - it contains sugar that gives energy etc... From that standpoint it ...
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How to treat Dry-Mouth (side-effect of medication)? [closed]

Dr. prescribed medication that he noted had a common side-effect of dry-mouth. Sure enough, it's a common side-effect!! Even though I drink water like a fish, my mouth was still like the Sahara. I ...
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Ginger or garlic and common cold?

Is there any reason to believe ginger or garlic help curing or preventing common cold? I've heard this multiple times suggested as a home remedy. What does the science say?
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Best way to heavy metal detox

What is the most effective way to detox from heavy metals such as mercury and arsenic that are an unfortunate part of the post-industrial era we live in now. Do we even need to? I'm not talking about ...
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Baking Soda & Hydrogen Peroxide washes effective home remedies for yeast infections? Safe?

I have a low immune system so I'm prone to a lot of yeast infections. What are some some DIY/home remedies for treating yeast infections? I know that yogurt is pretty effective, and I've heard that ...
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How to deal with overhydration?

I have been told by a gym trainer, that I am quite possibly overhydrated. Are there any home remedies for this?
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How to get rid of from intertrigo by using home remedies?

For someone suffering from Intertrigo skin infection in their groin area. Is there any home remedy to get rid of it?
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How to get rid of fungus from toe nail damage?

A toe nail appears to have a fungus attack after damage during a accident and is experiencing pain. After taking some home remedies like applying Turmeric Powder onto it it seems better, but you ...
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Does drinking hot liquids help when you're sick?

My mom, when I would get sick, would make me drink lots of hot tea, or sometimes soup, believing that it helps. Edit: As followup on comments: There is fair confusion on why am I asking about water ...
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Is putting lime juice up your nose on a queue-tip safe/effective to relieve sinus pressure?

I read several places on the internet that said that snorting juice from a fresh lime by putting it on a queue-tip and putting it up your nose could clear up sinus pressure. Is this safe? I mean I'...
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Salt as a treatment to gum inflammation [closed]

I had strong pains in the gum. After several months I went to a periodontist. He said I had inflammation in my gums, and then gave me a complex treatment, but the pains remained. After several more ...
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Does echinacea help prevent or treat a viral infection?

I purposely generalise by writing 'a viral infection', instead of asking only about only colds or flus. I itemise the verbs in decreasing order of effect on the virus. Does echinacea (eg tea) help: ...
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Would butter on burns help or harm?

I have read (a long time ago, in an old book) that butter is good for burns. Is this true, and if so what is it that helps? Is salted or unsalted butter better? And how should it be applied, and kept ...