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How To : Instantly cut toothache pain in half

Your tooth is throbbing, your head is pounding, and the oral surgeon can't see you until this afternoon. You'll need something to take the edge off until the good doctor can fit you in. You Will Need: Toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss, ice or cold water, essential oil ...more

How To : Treat chronic tension headaches with Fioricet

A pharmacist explains how Fioricet treats chronic tension headaches. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of areas: Pregnancy, Sex Health, and College Health. With the aid of Health Guru, you can understand your aches and pains, ...more

How To : Use plants in the wild to heal wounds and aches

Here in civilization, any sign of a cold can be instantly erased with a trip to the doctor and the right medicine, but when you're stuck out in the wild without any pre-packed meds, you're in major trouble. Learn how to recognize plants that are not only edible, but also have ...more

How To : Relieve a toothache

Aching tooth got you down? Luckily there is a simple home-remedy to relieve the pain and let you get back to your day. Just a drop of clove oil should help get you smiling again. Ouch in your mouth? Put a drop of clove oil on the problem tooth. It contains eugenol, a natural ...more

How To : Identify triggers of migraine headaches

If you know the triggers that bring on a migraine you can more easily sidestep experiencing one. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of areas: Pregnancy, Sex Health, and College Health. With the aid of Health Guru, you can under ...more

How To : 10 Ways to Whiten Clothes Without Using Any Bleach

Whites are the hardest color to keep looking bright and new after just a few months' time. Your sweat and oils quickly become stains, and colors from other clothes will eventually bleed into the fabric, discoloring your bright whites into something merely whitish. But before y ...more

How To : Make Aspirin from a Willow Tree

In this article, I will be showing you how to make a crude form of aspirin from the bark of a willow tree. It is a great remedy for headaches, hangovers, and other minor pain. The use of the willow tree as a mild pain reliever goes back to the Native Americans, who used it in ...more

How To : 7 Ways to Make Your Own Cold Packs at Home

Having a store-bought cold pack on the ready is the perfect solution for minor bumps, bruises, sprains, and strains, but why spend money on bright blue ice packs when you can make your own right at home? These homemade cold compresses will give your the same level of pain rel ...more

How To : 10 Herbs You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Fresh herbs are a surefire way to enhance a dish, but buying them at the store each time you need them is costly. Luckily, growing your own herbs is a lot easier than it seems: You can even using cuttings from the herbs you already buy to start your own little herb garden. An ...more

How To : Understand pregnancy, weeks 25 to 28 (Month 7)

Pregnancy weeks 25 to 28 mark the end of the second trimester, and the beginning of the third trimester. During month 7, your baby will be able to hear sounds and may start dreaming, but you may experience discomfort from hemorrhoids or sciatica. Health Guru is a site that pr ...more

How To : Make a Homemade Ice Pack

Why spend money on a commercial ice pack when you can make one at home in minutes? Whether you're thinking ahead for eventual accidents or aches or you're in the midst of a first aid emergency, the quick and simple ice pack in this how-to video will help ease your pain. All yo ...more

How To : Avoid child birth delivery problems for the mother

The mother's body can be the source of delivery complications like placenta previa or uterine rupture. If delivery problems do occur, your doctor can usually help you manage these childbirth complications with medication or an emergency cesarean section. Health Guru is a site ...more

News : How to Know if You Have West Nile Virus

When just floating peacefully in the water with their brood mates, the Culex mosquito larvae in the image above does not look very frightening. But in their adult form, they are the prime vector for spreading West Nile virus — a sometimes mild, sometimes fatal disease. Part o ...more

How To : Understand pregnancy, weeks 17 to 20 (Month 5)

During month 5 of your pregnancy, a sonogram can tell you if you're having a boy or girl! You may be eating everything in sight - but that's normal. You're now at the midpoint of your second trimester - 20 weeks pregnant! Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provi ...more

How To : Give a deep therapeutic massage

After a long, stressful week, we can only think about two things: How much our back hurts and how much we want a massage. Stat. Thankfully, if you are plagued by aches and pains you don't have to shell out most of your week's hard-earned money to get a nice massage at a spa. I ...more

How To : The Delicious Trick to 1-Minute Lemonade at Home

If you love quenching your thirst with an ice-cold glass of lemonade but aren't a fan of artificial powder mixes, then this hack is for you. When your next lemonade craving strikes, instead of reaching for a glorified Kool-Aid packet, get an instant sip of summer by using pre- ...more

How To : Tell if You Have a Cold or the Flu

Have the sniffles? Yes. Does your head hurt? Yes. Coughing? Yes. Could you have influenza? Yes. How do you know the difference? With these symptoms, you could also have a cold. In the US right now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that flu season is ...more

How To : Remove ticks and treat tick bites

Tick bites should be treated immediately, the concern being transmission of Lyme disease. If you've received a tick bite, what you should do is to remove the tick promptly and carefully. Use tweezers to grasp the body of the tick near its head and pull out very gently to remov ...more

How To : Avoid delivery problems when giving birth

Your baby is ready to be born - but there can still be problems with delivery. A breech birth, macrosomia, or cord prolapse can all require an emergency c-section. Be prepared for potential delivery problems in advance, by watching this video. Health Guru is a site that produ ...more

How To : Avoid DMT, or dimethyltryptamine

DMT is a drug that you probably know as the "businessman's trip," although its medical name is dimethyltryptamine. Regardless of what you call it though, this recreational drug is a hallucinogen and it's illegal--unless, of course, you're a shaman. Health Guru is a site that ...more

How To : Breastfeed your baby

Your pregnancy is finally over! Now, your newborn baby is ready to breast feed... and you've got the breast milk? but somehow its not that simple. Watch this video to get the breastfeeding basics! Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a nu ...more

How To : Understand pregnancy, weeks 5 to 8 (Month 2)

During month two, you'll see early signs of pregnancy. You're more than halfway through the first trimester and even if you haven't taken a pregnancy test, you may be experiencing morning sickness. This month, you'll also have your first ultrasound. Health Guru is a site that ...more

How To : Understand pregnancy, weeks 1 to 4 (Month 1)

The days of asking, "Am I Pregnant?" are over. The pregnancy test was positive. You're 1 month pregnant and you may even have some early pregnancy symptoms. Watch this video to see what your baby is up to in month one and your first trimester. Health Guru is a site that produ ...more

How To : Wear High Heels Without Any Pain

Whether you love or hate wearing high heels, a pair of stilettos can be incredibly painful. You can feel blisters, searing pain, pressure, and stabbing aches long after you kick off those heels, but a really simple trick could help alleviate some of the issues caused by tight- ...more

How To : Avoid PCP, angel dust, or rocket fuel

It has as many names as it does uses, but whether you know it as PCP, angel dust, or rocket fuel, phencyclidine can be a confusing drug. Luckily, we've got the facts, from PCP effects to how it compares with opium and other drugs. Health Guru is a site that produces videos wh ...more

How To : Avoid stimulant abuse

When prescribed by a doctor, stimulants have legitimate medical uses. But abusing a stimulant is never a good idea. In this video, we'll take an objective look at uppers, from amphetamine to methamphetamine, and see how speed really works. Health Guru is a site that produces ...more

How To : Make a Microwavable Heating Pad

Relieve stress and wrap your aches in warmth by making your own microwavable heating pad. Just gather up these supplies (cloth, needle and thread, uncooked rice, spices/herbs, and essential oils) and follow along with this how-to video. Since this easy crafting project is made ...more

How To : Get a pregnancy massage

Pregnancy massage may reduce stress, decrease swelling in arms and legs, and relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints. Pregnancy massage is becoming increasingly popular with mothers-to-be. You might have heard of it before, but may not know what it involves or who to go ...more

How To : Make fresh ginger tea with Kevin Rose of Digg

Kevin Rose, founder of Digg.com and Revision3.com brings us a great recipe for homemade ginger tea. He uses fresh ginger root to make this tonic. Ginger is great for easing stomach aches or seasickness. Add chunks of ginger for a rich flavored tea.

How To : Understand pregnancy, weeks 29 to 32 (Month 8)

The third trimester is here! Pregnancy weeks 29 to 32 may bring heartburn, Braxton-Hicks contractions, and the return of morning sickness. Your baby now has all 5 senses, and each baby kick is stronger than the last one. Watch to learn about month 8! Health Guru is a site tha ...more

How To : Avoid nitrous oxide

Your dentist may give you a dose of nitrous oxide when he extracts your wisdom teeth, but this chemical compound isn't just used in surgery! From a whippet to a whipped cream canister, this stuff is an easily abused drug on the illegal market. Health Guru is a site that produ ...more

How To : Boost your brain

Could you boost your brain power by eating a banana? Improve your memory and IQ by pressing certain points on your body? Absolutely! In this video, we'll show you how to amp up intelligence using super simple natural remedies. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which ...more

How To : Take dextromethorphane (DXM) properly

You may have heard of skittling or robotripping, but probably have not heard of DXM? Here, we'll take a look at dextromethorphane (which is the main ingredient in cough medications like Robitussin), and see what it does and how it works. Health Guru is a site that produces vi ...more

How To : Tone your glutes by squatting with no knee pain

Want your bum to look as perky as it did twenty years ago in a bikini? Unfortunately there's no way to cut corners when you want to tone your glutes and thighs (lipo is an alternative, but that just gets rid of fat and doesn't actually help you tone or increase muscle). So if ...more

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