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12 Home Remedies for Restless Legs Syndrome

12 Home Remedies for Restless Legs Syndrome Body Jan 19, 2016 Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by unpleasant feelings in the legs, including crawling sensations, prickling, aching, tickling sensations, and an urge to move the legs when sitting down or lying in bed. RLS affects approximately 10% of adults in the U.S. Researchers believe that RLS is commonly unrecognized or misdiagnosed as insomnia or other neurological, muscular or orthopedic condition. Although the precise cause of the disorder is still not known, there are factors that seem to predispose a person to it, including genetics, gender, and age. Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome Experts believe that restless legs syndrome is caused by an  imbalance of dopamine , a chemical that transmits signals between nerve cells in the brain. Restless legs syndrome is usually genetic, about 60% of people with restless legs have a family member with the condition. Knowing which R

12 Habits That Can Damage Your Kidneys

12 Habits That Can Damage Your Kidneys The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, each about the size of a fist. They are located just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. Every day, the kidneys filter about 120-150 quarts of blood to produce about 1-2 quarts of urine. The kidneys work around the clock; a person does not control what they do. They filter our blood, produce hormones, absorb minerals, produce urine, eliminate toxins, and neutralize acids. So as one of the most important organs in your body, your kidneys deserve some love. Kidney failure may occur from an acute situation that injures the kidneys or from chronic diseases that gradually cause the kidneys to stop functioning. Here is a list of 12 common habits that put a lot of pressure on your kidneys and can cause serious damage over time. 1. Using Artificial Sweeteners Sugar consumption, especially in the form of fructose, has been hypothesized to cause kidney disease. Research supports a cau

18 Home Remedies for Dandruff Body

18 Home Remedies for Dandruff Body Dandruff, a condition characterized by flaking, itchy scalp, is one of the most common dermatological conditions.  Dandruff can be controlled by following healthy hair care routine. However, it can even be controlled with easy to follow home remedies. It is true that home remedies take time to show results but they can effectively treat the problem completely. Read on to learn how to get rid of dandruff with home remedies. What Causes Dandruff Dandruff is caused when the natural cycle of skin renewal is speeded up. This leads to patches of dead skin forming on the surface of the scalp, which come away into the hair, resulting in the flakes associated with dandruff. What causes the skin renewal cycle to speed up is not always clear. Possible causes of dandruff may include: Dry skin.  Simple dry skin is the most common cause of dandruff. Irritated, oily skin ( seborrheic dermatitis ).  This condition, one of the most frequent causes o

18 Signs You’re Under Too Much Stress

18 Signs You’re Under Too Much Stress Mind Sep 16, 2015 Effective stress management is a crucial skill that every individual needs to possess. Although stress is not entirely detrimental and can even be helpful and motivating at moderate levels, chronic exposure to high levels of stress can lead to numerous mental and physical conditions. For this reason, detecting the signs of stress early is an essential step towards leading a healthy lifestyle and being happy. While stress affects different people in many different ways, there are certain factors and symptoms that are common among the general population. Here are 18 signs you’re under too much stress. Mental Signs of Stress 1. Weird Dreams Dreams usually get progressively more positive as you sleep, so you wake up in a good mood. However, when you’re stressed, you wake up more often, disrupting this process and allowing unpleasant imagery to recur all night.  Good sleep habits  can help prevent this. Aim fo

Brainfuck programming language

Brainfuck Brainfuck Paradigm esoteric ,  imperative , structured Designed by Urban Müller First appeared 1993 Typing discipline static, strong, manifest Filename extensions .b, .bf Influenced by P′′ ,  FALSE Brainfuck  is an  esoteric programming language  created in 1993 by Urban Müller, and notable for its extreme minimalism. The language consists of only eight simple commands and an  instruction pointer . While it is fully  Turing-complete , it is not intended for practical use, but to challenge and amuse  programmers . The language's name is a reference to the slang term "brain fuck", which refers to things so complicated or unusual that they exceed the limits of one's understanding. Contents    [ hide ]  1 History 2 Language design 2.1 Commands 2.2 Brainfuck's formal "parent language" 3 Examples 3.1 Adding two values 3.2 Hello World! 3.3 ROT13 4 Portability issues 4.1 Cell size 4.2 Array size 4.3 End-of-l