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Things Your Hands Can Tell About Your Health
Hands are one of the first body parts to show signs of aging. But they can also indicate certain health problems. Doctors say that the condition of your hands can be a result of several medical changes going on elsewhere in your body.Bright Side gathered 7 symptoms that you should pay attention to in order to maintain your health.Red palmsDoctors explain that red palms (or palmar erythema) can be a sign of liver problems, especially if you are over 50 years...
Lose Inches of Flab From All Over Your Body
People consider an hour at the gym the ultimate way to reduce body fat. The myth buster here is that even by spending few minutes doing some easy exercises, you may be able to achieve similar results. Also, watching your eating habits is really important.At Bright Side, we picked few exercices that may help you if you are struggling to lose fat from some key body parts.1. Straight arm-press back-squat to lose...
Useful Elements Our Bodies Often Lack and How We Can Get Them
Due to the modern rhythm of life, stress, and unbalanced nutrition, we often feel the effects of a deficiency of vital microelements that we need for our bodies to effectively function. That’s why we’ve collected a list of vitamins that people often lack as well as a list of products that can restore them.Today Bright Side will tell you what we need certain vitamins for and what consequences we’ll have if we’re deficient in them.5.The main reasons for...
In 2013, a joint analysis of the 15 most popular diets by The American College of Cardiology, Heart Association, and Obesity Society revealed what all these diets have in common. Apparently, all of them advise eating a lot of vegetables, avoiding added sugars, and reducing the consumption of processed food. Yet, one important issue is often forgotten: the fact that some foods, however healthy, should never be eaten on an empty stomach.Here at Bright Side, we’ve collected...
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies. Two main reasons for this condition are the practices often undertaken to improve health: a strict vegetarian diet and weight-loss surgery. The lack of B12 in the blood has a wide variety of symptoms due to the fact that vitamin B12 is a powerhouse for numerous body functions. Frustratingly, many people chalk up symptoms of a deficiency to stress or being too busy.Bright Side listed...
Home Remedies for Gout
Gout is a type of arthritis that can affect different body parts like the ankles, knees, hands, wrists but mainly affects the big toe. Symptoms include acute pain, inflammation in the joints causing swelling and tenderness. Many gout sufferers have experimented with natural home remedies. What is a the true definition of a home remedy? It’s simply a medicine...
Natural Remedies for Irritation After Shaving
According to Statistic Brain, 58% of women prefer shaving as a hair removal method and 75% of men shave their face daily. This means that millions of people have to deal with shaving-related problems like irritation and razor burn on a daily basis.Bright Side has decided to help you get smooth and silky skin as a part of your shaving routine. Here’s our list of useful tips on how to get rid of irritation and rash after you’ve...
Spot Fat Reduction
When we start a new diet, we wish to keep up the results for as long as possible. But according to Gary Foster, Ph.D., and Clinical Director of the Weight and Eating Disorders Program at the University of Pennsylvania, nearly 65% of dieters regain all the pounds they’ve lost within 3 years. The new spot fat reduction method could be the answer to this problem. It can make you feel hotter with just a little help from...
Reasons Why We’re Waking Up at the Same Time Every Night
According to Dr. Jose Colon, about 4-6 nocturnal awakenings are considered normal for the average person. This goes back to our caveman days when we needed to wake up to ensure our safety. However, after these short periods of staying awake, we should be able to go back to sleep easily. If you can’t fall asleep immediately, there are probably some things that prevent you from getting a good night’s rest.Bright Side made a list...
Exercises to Help Lower Back Pain
We spend most of our lives sitting — at work, in the car, on the train, at home, or while we’re out eating and spending time with friends and family. Lower back pain is something that almost everyone has experienced at one point or another, regardless of age. Luckily, there are some exercises that can help prevent pain in the lower back, or relieve the symptoms if you’re already experiencing it.Today, Bright Side wants to share a few stretching...

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