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Salt cravings: Why do I crave salt?

Some of us get salt cravings once in a blue moon whilst for others it’s a commonly occurring craving. It may express itself as an overwhelming desire for ready-salted chips, salty popcorn or even olives. With others you may find … Continue reading

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Why do I have big ears?

Prince Charles, “Made in Chelsea” star Ollie Locke, actresses Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore and Katie Holmes, YouTuber ijustine and politician Tony Blair all have one thing in common: they have all been endowed with healthy sized ears! So if you … Continue reading

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Spot positions, Acne locations and Chinese face mapping

Why do I get spots in certain places on my face and not others? Have you ever wondered why you get a spot exactly at a particular location on your face? According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the spots on … Continue reading

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Butterflies in the Stomach: Why do I get butterflies in my stomach?

You might get them before an exam, interview, date, oral presentation or before a debut on stage. Maybe you feel them when you speak to someone cute, or when you’re in line to go on a rollercoaster. Regardless of what … Continue reading

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Premature greying of hair: Why does hair turn grey prematurely?

You can classify grey hair into two types: 1.)  Grey hair that occurs as is expected, with increasing age 2.)  Premature grey hair that occurs long before the appropriate age sets in The causes of grey hair in each of … Continue reading

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Why do I Poop?

Every year, over 20,000 people ask google the question: “do girls poop?”. No matter how many times you hear the urban legend that girls don’t poop because there are “poop pixies that take off their dookie to a far off … Continue reading

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What causes red eye in photos?

In spite of our best efforts to perfect our poses and our facial expressions when a camera is pointing our way, sometimes photos come back to us with our eyes glowing mysteriously ruby-red. Why do we sometimes get red eyes … Continue reading

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Preventing Age Spots and Age Spot Removal

This article follows on from the article: Liver spots, Lentigo and Lipofuscin: What causes liver spots?

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Liver spots, Lentigo and Lipofuscin: What causes liver spots?

When you think “old age” you tend to think wrinkles, prune juice and liver spots (also called age spots, sun spots or solar lentigo). Interestingly, some elderly people barely have any liver spots decorating their bodies, whilst others have more … Continue reading

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Eye gunk: Why do we get sleep in the eyes?

Sleep, rheum, gound, gook, gunk, goop, stuff, sludge, gunge, goo, sleepydust, sleepysand, crusties, or eye boogers: Whatever you want to call them, we’ve all found ourselves waking up to having something in our eyes in the morning at some stage. … Continue reading

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