Chapter 1
  1. Fast Relief for Everyday Health Problems


Most of the tips in this online book tell you how to prevent and deal with major illness: how to sharpen your nutritional awareness to prevent heart disease, how to quit smoking to prevent cancer, how to manage stress to prevent high blood pressure and stroke, how to control alcohol intake to prevent cirrhosis, and other diseases. Yet many minor health problems can be prevented or treated, too. Heartburn, blemishes, sore throat, back strain, fatigue, nosebleeds, and hay fever are pesky problems that may not send you to an emergency room, but are bothersome just the same.

Here, then, are 49 of the most common health problems you’re likely to encounter on any given day, arranged from head to toe, with some quick tips on how to prevent or treat them.