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Category Archives: Natural Health

Senior Woman
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Dementia is a non-specific syndrome wherein the cognitive function of the brain is progressively compromised. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia observed, with the number of patients suffering from this c

Woman in the city taking a moment to relax.
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Eye-popping, jaw-dropping, heart-stopping, toe-flopping, AHHHH moments feel, oh so good. Ah, yes… “awe.” Technically defined as “an overwhelming feeling or reverence, wonder, admiration, produced by that which is

Tablet with the diagnosis Acid Reflux on the display
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Many patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), better known as acid reflux, try many different treatments and medications before finding one that even comes close to addressing symptoms.  And some

Female Competitive Swimmer Doing Laps
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Olympic athletes often endure rigorous training for much of their lives in a bid for a spot on the podium.  We view these individuals as the epitome of health and the height of physical performance, pushing the boundari

Pregnant woman in kitchen eating French fries and pizza smiling
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Everyone knows a few old wives’ tales about pregnancy. Having a pet cat could kill you; indulging in certain cravings will create a happier baby; a full moon may induce labor, etc.  Many of these myths have something

Smiling asian woman with arms crossed
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Sometimes it’s in the form of an unexplainable gut feeling or a nagging voice within. Other times it’s an inspirational insight or spontaneous thought about someone or something that crops up completely out of nowher

Senior Woman
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Moving your loved ones into a nursing home can be difficult at first, and so many questions can come up.  Will they provide great care?  How much will it cost?  Which home do I choose?  Do any of them seem to have ha

Woman portrait breathing deep fresh air on the beach
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Over-worked? Stressed? Anxiety-ridden? Despite what you may think, or feel right in this moment of distress, it doesn’t have to be this way. Take a deep breath and try these helpful tips for mental clarity. Sage Awa

Couple Sitting on Bed
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Are you struggling to get in the mood for a little bedroom rendezvous with your mate? Is your sexual enthusiasm lacking? Are you ready to enjoy that physical intimacy again? We all have peaks and valleys in our lives

fresh vegetable
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We’ve talked about prisons who give their inmates meals consisting almost entirely of soy solely for the purpose of saving money, despite the overwhelming evidence showing that excessive soy intake is dangerous for the

Transporting a Human Organ for Transplant
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Donating your organs and tissue is a great way to make a big impact on someone’s life.  In fact, one donor can help save or improve the lives of over 50 people.  Whether or not you are undecided about becoming an org

black culex mosquito
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Summertime means lots of gorgeous sunshine, outdoor fun, family picnics, and . . . mosquitoes.  But, what a treat nature has given us with plants that keep those mosquitoes away! Ageratum Often found in rock gardens

Himalayan pink crystal salt
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There is no denying that salt is important to our health and well-being.  We cannot live without it.  Every cell in our body depends on it.  With so many varieties of salt available, and so many of us unaware of the d

relationship problems
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If you thought that peanut allergy was giving you trouble, you’ve certainly never heard of poor Mr. A and his Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome. POIS, as first identified by a group of Dutch doctors in 2002, is exactly wh

Woman portrait breathing deep fresh air on the beach
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“Storms make oaks take root.” It is inevitable. At some point we have all faced, or will face, a life-altering event . . . whether it be the death of a loved one, a serious illness or some experience that reminds

Woman Holding Birth Control Pills
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There is a time and place to discuss politics and religion, the topics of which can be awkward and uncomfortable.  Lately, it seems, the subject of female contraception cannot be discussed without encompassing both.

Executive using Blackberry PDA smart phone.
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OMG! LMFAO! TTYL. Some of you may know what those initials mean . . . and some of you may not! Regardless of whether you’re up-to-date on the latest “shorthand,” there’s no doubt that text messaging and breaki

closeup of smile with white teeth
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You may often think of your oral health as something totally separate from your overall health. After all, you probably wouldn’t go to your dentist with questions about your heart, your migraine problems, or that indig

Wheat Stalk 100% Gluten Free Label Vector Illustration
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If you haven’t noticed lately, “Gluten Free” is kind of the new health/food/diet craze. It seems like everyone is all about the gluten-free products these days. Every eating option - from restaurant menus to packag

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If you have inexplicably become ill this winter due to "food poisoning," it may not have been that tuna salad wrap after all. In fact, there’s something much more dangerous in play. Enter the norovirus, an extremely

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Oh come on . . . admit it. If it’s “hot” in Hollywood – that is, if all the celebs are doing it, it has to be good, right? Well, not in every case. But in this situation – a resounding YES! [caption id="attac

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[caption id="attachment_3197" align="alignleft" width="150"] ( )[/caption] Do you brush your teeth and floss as often as you should? I’ll tell you what, I’m pretty good at the brushing, but flossing on a regular ba

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Oh goodness . . . just hearing some of the stories of friends who are “dating” these days, I wouldn’t wish that situation on my worst enemy. But who is really at fault here? Is it the guy? The girl? Or both? Whi

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How often do YOU think about "gettin' it on"? Don’t worry . . . we won’t tell anyone! It’ll be our little secret. OK, hold the phone sex – wait, I mean hold the phone. We’re not trying to get kinky here! But

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Have you tried the HCG diet yet?  If so, how successful were you at losing weight, and keeping it off? If you haven't yet tried this controversial diet, you may not have another chance.  According to the United State