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  • What is Caffeine Anhydrous?

    Caffeine Anhydrous, or just caffeine, for short, is found in a variety of food and drinks and provides several benefits to those who consume it. Some people report feeling energized or stimulated when consuming caffeine, while others say it makes them feel more focused. Did you know caffeine can also help burn fat? Caffeine Anhydrous is an ingredient in a wide variety of health supplements and weight loss products. It's concentrated to give you the boost of energy by stimulating the central nervous...
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  • Injection Techniques for Each Part of the Body 

    Injecting medication and supplements can be painful and perhaps dangerous if it isn't done correctly. The injection techniques you use should vary for each part of the body or type of injection. The angle of the needle entry is important for all types of injections as it is the key to reducing pain. For example, intramuscular injections need the needle at a 90-degree angle to ensure it reaches the muscle without having to shear through the tissues and therefore cause unnecessary pain. Intradermal...
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  • How to Read a Syringe

    There are a variety of syringes available for administering medications. The size of the syringe selected should coincide with the amount of medication you need. For example, if you are only to measure .25 mL of any medication, you wouldn't want to choose a 10 mL syringe. Instead, you would want to use the 1 ml syringe as it allows you to measure the smallest amounts of a medication more accurately. So the size syringe is chosen based on the dose you need to administer. If the dose calls for 10 cc...
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  • Where Can I Buy a Pill Cutter?

    Cutting pills in half is a common practice. It can be done to save money or because your medication doesn't come in the dose your doctor has prescribed. Getting a higher dose of a medication generally doesn't cost any more than getting a lower dose, so if you are taking 10 mg of a medication and get a 20 mg pill, just cut it in half and you end up with two doses for the price of one! Or, if your doctor determines you need 15 mg of a medication that only comes in 10 mg or 20 mg, you can get 10 mg...
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  • What is Safflower Oil?

    As you probably guessed, safflower oil comes from safflower seeds. Safflower is a plant and the flowers, seeds, and oil that comes from the seed are often used in medicine. The oil has been used for preventing heart disease and stroke, treating blood clotting conditions, heart disease, coughing, fevers, chest pain, inducing sweating, and as a laxative. Historically, women have relied on safflower oil to force a period that is absent or to relieve a painful menstrual period. Safflower oil can also...
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  • Rosemary Oil for Hair

    An essential oil extracted from the rosemary herb using a steam distillation process, rosemary oil is beneficial for improved hair and scalp health. Rosemary oil contains several antioxidants containing antibacterial properties that decrease DHT – traits that can promote hair growth: Camphor oil, Carnsoic acid, Ethanolic acid, Rosmarinic acid, and 1,8-Cineole. Dry and flaky scalp? Rosemary oil can help. Damaged, brittle hair? Thinning hair? Rosemary can help. The rosemary bush is in the same...
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  • Benefits of Safflower Oil

    Safflower oil comes from the seeds taken from the thistle-like plant. The seeds were historically used for dyes, but the Egyptians and Greeks had a much wider range of uses for the safflower oil for the last few thousand years from medicinal purposes to helping to moisturize the skin, and for cooking. What other benefits could safflower oil offer you? Before Using Safflower Oil Safflower oil is part of the ragweed family, so if you are allergic to ragweed or other botanicals in the same family...
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  • Benefits of Rosemary Oil

    Rosemary oil is extracted from one of the oldest known herbs, the rosemary herb. Many recipes call for rosemary oil or rosemary leaves. The rosemary plant belongs to the mint family, which also includes lavender, sage, and basil. It has a calming aroma, can be used externally for pain relief and improving skin conditions, and when ingested, the oil can help with a variety of health and wellness issues ranging from indigestion to sexually transmitted diseases. Rosemary Oil Aromatherapy You can...
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  • How to Use Lavender Oil for Anxiety

    Having anxiety from time to time is normal. Life is full of ups and downs and worrying about family, finances, health, or work issues can keep you awake at night or experiencing other symptoms of anxiety. If feeling anxious becomes severe or you have trouble shaking the feeling even when there is little reason to worry, you may have what's known as generalized anxiety disorder. This level of anxiety is so high that it interferes with relationships and your ability to function in day-to-day activities....
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  • How to Use a Glucose Meter

    For individuals with diabetes, testing your blood glucose levels is a necessity and important to managing your treatment plan and for preventing long-term complications that diabetes can cause. To carefully monitor your blood sugar, you need to use your glucose meter properly. Here’s what you need, how to get started, and how to get test results.   Materials Needed Blood glucose meter Test strips Lancets Lancing device   Getting Started Some glucose meters require that...
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