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Decorated hagstones, or adder stones, believed by Druids to have magical powers such as protection against eye diseases or evil charms, preventing nightmares, curing whooping cough, the ability to see through fairy or witch disguises and traps if looked at through the middle of the stone, and of course recovery from snakebite. According to popular conception, a true adder stone will float in water.

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High blood pressure levels. Are you in the RED? How about when your pain spikes? New studies have showed that blood pressure spikes and/or high blood pressure is becoming a common test to determine pain as it is one of the body's reactions to pain symptoms. Chronic Pain Patients should keep an eye on their BP.

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from Tastes of Health

Plant Based Diet - is it safe to be Vegetarian

Carotenoids are the powerful phytochemical in orange foods, and they are what give the foods their color. Carotenoids repair DNA and help prevent cancer and heart disease, as well as strengthening our vision. These orange foods also give us the right amount of potassium and vitamin A, which keeps our eyes and skin healthy, and protects against infections. They are also known to boost the immune system because of the vitamin C content in many of them.#orangefruitveggies #fruitsandvegetables

from The Times

Eye cells hold key to human ‘repair kits

Human Eye Pictures | ... in the retina at the back of the eye Dimitri Vervitsiotis/Getty Images

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from The Huffington Post

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: We Can Win This Battle!

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Even though more attention is usually given to their delicious oil than the whole food itself, olives are one of the world's most widely enjoyed fruits. The health benefits of consuming olives range from cardiovascular to weight loss to improved eye sight. Here are 10 reasons why you should be eating these little delicacies every day.

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