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Improve Your Bowel Function for Balanced Hormone Levels

Did you know that your bowel function can greatly affect your hormone levels? A lot of women who are suffering from hormonal imbalances also have irregular bowel functions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colitis, or Crohn’s, showing that there is, indeed, a connection between bowel dysfunction and hormonal imbalance.   What’s the connection?   All of […]

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Why You Should Think Twice About Taking Antidepressants

If you have been told to take antidepressants because of something you’re going through, you would probably be more than happy to take it, confident that it would solve things. However, despite what we have been told, antidepressants have repeatedly been shown in several long-term studies to actually worsen mental illnesses. That’s not even the […]

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Insecticides During a Flight – Are You at Risk?

Some people feel a little sick after flying and automatically assume it’s just jetlag or freak out thinking it’s a virus they’ve picked up. While these are indeed possible, apparently, there is another possible culprit – and you are not going to be happy about it.   If you are an airline passenger, you would […]

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Two Things You Should Not Forget for Healthy Aging

When a person ages, bone health and muscle strength could be quite difficult to maintain. If you fail to exercise regularly, your muscles could reduce in size resulting to decreased strength and an increased risk of falls and eventual fractures.   If you want to live a long, active, and healthy life, there are two […]

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Cellphones and Wireless Devices: Their Connection to Brain Cancer

In our world today, you see smartphones everywhere you go. In fact, there seems to be no limit to who gets to use wireless technology – from the littlest babies who watch videos and learn their ABCs online to our grandmothers and grandfathers who now play games on smartphones and tablets to amuse themselves. Everyone […]

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What Nail Polish Could Be Exposing You To

Many women enjoy a relaxing manicure and pedicure once in a while and it’s not surprising. Who wouldn’t want to get their tired hands and feet pampered after working so hard? It’s a plus that you leave the salon with freshly painted nails in trendy colours.   Sadly, we are now beginning to find out […]

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Ways Sugar Affects Your Brain

Everybody knows that consuming too much sugar is bad for both our heart health and our waistlines. However, now there is also mounting evidence that sugar, in high levels of consumption, can negatively affect one’s brain health, including cognitive function and psychological well-being.   Sugar is not a source of concern if you just have […]

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Natural Therapies to Prevent and Relieve Migraines

Migraine is a disorder that is set apart from others by its symptoms of intense attacks of a throbbing headache that is just on one side, sensitivity to both sound and light, nasal congestion, nausea, and cloudy thinking among others.   Migraines can be hard to treat medically. However, combining strategies to prevent migraine attacks […]

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Natural Way to Battle Alzheimer’s

Ask everyone you know what their top 3 most dreaded diseases or conditions are, and you are likely to hear Alzheimer’s as one of their answers. In fact, survey shows Alzheimer’s disease is the second most feared disease by aging Canadians. It is also the most common cause of dementia, as it contributes to 64% […]

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3 Things to Know About Depression

Depression is a fact of life that millions of people battle every single day. It is a battle that most fight with the weapon they were equipped by modern health care – prescription drugs. No one questions it. And who would? It has been established that depression is caused by chemical imbalance; thus, it can […]

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Your Favourite Snacks – Are You Munching on Cancer-Causing Carbs?

As years pass, evidence of how certain carbohydrates can harm your health keeps mounting. A recent study shows there is even more reason to be motivated to remove those sugars that could trigger cancer cell growth. This particular study shows that unhealthy or “bad” carbs substantially increases prostate cancer risk.   Bad carbs are those […]

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Birth Control Pills – Do Their Cons Outweigh Their Pros?

Most women who are on the birth control pill take it for one of these reasons: To prevent pregnancy To address menstrual cycle related problems To clear up their acne   The most important reason for taking ‘the pill’ is to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Of course, no one can deny its convenience when you look […]

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Why You Should Include More Veggies in Your Diet

When you think of vegetables from when you were a child, you probably think of bland or awful tasting green things your mom used to force-feed you. As you grow older, your perspective changes. Now you think eating vegetables mean tossing a few leaves of lettuce, adding some tomatoes and cucumber, and perhaps some dressing […]

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