Questions tagged [health]

For hacks regarding the maintenance of health. (Requests for medical cures or other ways to solve health issues are off-topic and should be directed to a qualified healthcare provider.)

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How to cut a pill in half without a pill cutter?

If you don't have a pill cutter available, how can you cut a non-scored pill in half? I've tried a sharp knife, but it only made a mess of the circular pill. Side note: The above question is ...
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Restless leg remedy

I have been suffering from sciatica, for which I am taking medication on advice of my doctor. Whilst the pain is now minimal, I have an almost uncontrollable urge to walk briskly and keep my left leg ...
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How to get rid of bad odour coming out of a water bottle?

Apart from cleaning water bottle daily with hot water, a bad odor always remains. Are these some kind of bacteria harmful to our health? How to get rid of this bad odor and have a fresh smell from ...
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Does anyone know of a 'homemade' sunscreen?

I've heard of many 'DIY' solutions for other household products over the years (eg window cleaner and beauty products) but never for sunscreen. I doubt there is a homemade sunscreen that could come ...
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How to avoid motion sickness in a theme park?

I love theme parks. I am a huge fan of roller coasters and other kind of strong attractions. The problem is that I usually feel sick fairly soon, sometimes even after the first or second ride. That ...
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How to get water out of ears?

I have looked and I cannot find an answer to this! Is there a quick way I can get water out of my ears after being in the pool without earplugs? I will accept the safest, fastest, and most useful ...
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Without Trial and Error or a dental professional, how can you determine your size of Interdental Brush?

How can you determine by yourself which size of TePe Interdental Brushes fits (your Interproximal Space)? Disregard and pretermit: Trial and Error (ie: randomly selecting a size, and then ...
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Natural remedies to get rid of flies (Housefly)

I'm really got fed up with these irritating buzzing flies all over my house. What is a natural way to repel or otherwise get rid of the flies?
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Allergy relief without medicine?

Ah-choo! My seasonal allergies (aka Hay Fever) are flaring up and I'm caught without my medicine. What can I do for short-term relief?
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How to put a bandaid on the tip of your finger

I've had this problem a lot. I cut the tip of my finger on something and it starts to bleed. I try to put a bandaid on, but it just doesn't fit on right. The sides poke out and it just looks and feels ...
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How to moisturize lips on the go?

My lips are very sensitive and in cold and/or dry environments; they tend to crack open and bleed profusely. This problem can leave blood on my lips making it looked I just a ate a large bloody lunch. ...

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