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Can baking soda treat a UTI?

In this article, we take a closer look at how safe and effective baking soda is for treating urinary tract infections, otherwise known as UTIs. Also, we recommend other home remedies and treatments for the symptoms of UTIs, which can be uncomfortable and debilitating but are a common occurrence, especially for women.

What does a high MCHC mean?

MCHC levels are measured during a complete blood test to identify the amount of hemoglobin in a single blood cell. High levels of MCHC can indicate a range of conditions, such as liver disease and hemolytic anemia. It can also be a side effect of some medications. Learn about symptoms of high MCHC and how to treat it.

What foods can I eat after wisdom tooth extraction?

People are advised to eat soft or liquid foods after having a wisdom tooth removed. Learn about the best foods to eat after having this type of surgey, including soups, smoothies, and mashed vegetables. We also look at foods to avoid, other recovery self-care tips, and possible complications, such as dry socket.

How much fiber is too much?

Eating too much fiber can cause bloating, gas, and constipation. Find out how much fiber is too much and how to relieve symptoms in this article.

Why do I have red diarrhea? Six causes

While diarrhea is unpleasant, it is not often a sign of something serious. Red or bloody diarrhea, however, may be a sign of an underlying health problem.

Can beets tackle Alzheimer's at its root?

Harmful formations in the brains of people with Alzheimer's might be responsible for much of the neural damage. Can a beet-derived pigment prevent the harm?

What causes white specks in my poop?

What do white specks in stool indicate? Are there other symptoms to consider? We find answers and discuss treatment and prevention. Learn more here.

Could omega-6 fatty acids help us live longer?

A study finds that higher blood levels of linoleic acid — the most common omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid — are linked to lower risk of premature death.

Top ten foods for healthy eyes

Foods rich in certain nutrients can have a powerful effect on eye health. Read about 10 foods for healthy eyes, other eye health tips, and warning signs.

What are the best teas for health?

Do you enjoy tea for its flavor or the soothing feeling brought by holding a steaming cup? In this Spotlight, we tell you which brews are best for heath.

Why do I get a pain in my back after eating?

A range of issues can cause back pain after eating, including poor posture, ulcers, and even a heart attack. Learn about symptoms and prevention here.

Why do I have a salty taste in my mouth?

A long-lasting salty taste can signal an underlying illness, infection, or hormone deficiency. Learn more about causes and treatments here.

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