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by Menopause can bring on some pretty uncomfortable symptoms, most of which hit at the worst time possible. From dryness and itching to burning up from the inside out, you can reduce the symptoms of menopause so that this stage in life isn’t as unpleasant as it could be.Dandelion TeaBelieve it or not, dandelions have a wealth of health benefits. They can be cooked, put in salads, made into wine, and yes,...
by Thirteen years ago I married my ex-girlfriend. It really is an awesome love story. One that has all the makings of a great “B” movie filled with mundane and under produced action sequences and excessive nude scenes. One of the side effects of being married, that I wasn’t altogether aware of, is the immediate gain of “family.” “Your brother, your sister, your niece” all of a sudden become, “My brother,...
by Last year, the U.S. pharmaceutical industry made $450 billion in sales. That’s over twice the revenue generated by all European drug companies combined. There’s no denying that drugs are big business in the U.S., with almost 70% of the population being on at least one prescription drug.Unfortunately, some of the bestselling medications may be wholly unnecessary for the majority of people who take them....
by Our sexual health is one of the most important elements of our whole being and natural existence, and yet one that is often shunned, ignored or found to be downright "dirty." A mentor of mine once said, "You should look at EVERY person as a sexual being!"In my fertility practice, I constantly have patients asking about ways to bring about or keep the "spark" alive in their relationship. I think the...
by If you are concerned about your cholesterol you are not alone. Nearly 50 percent of adult Americans have total cholesterol levels above 200 mg/dl. This places them at risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Elevated cholesterol is one of the most important risk factors for heart disease.1 This is well-known. What isn’t as widely known, is that most people can normalize their high cholesterol levels...
by According to Harvard University and other researchers, the government approved additive being used by most municipal water authorities is now officially classified as a neurotoxin that can cause long term brain damage. This Harvard study linked water fluoridation to a loss in IQ, stating that "fluoride seems to fit in with lead, mercury, and other poisons that cause chemical brain drain.” Animal studies...
by Although not as profitable as synthetic alternatives, natural food supplements are a profitable commodity. As such, you would think that all the profit-obsessed "Biggies" (Big Food, Big Pharma, Big Brother, etc.) would be embracing these products with all their hearts and souls (if they had a soul). But, alas, if you've been keeping up with the natural food supplements industries, then you know that...
by Parents and grandparents rejoice at the arrival of new members in the family. There are few things sweeter and more delightful than a newborn baby. All we want to do is love and protect them. We wish them a long and healthy life but we also know that life can bring difficulties and disease over which we don’t have a lot of control. But what if there was a way to ensure that both your child and grandchild...
by Arteries are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. When you have healthy arteries, blood flows through the body quite easily. As you age, fatty deposits, cholesterol and cellular waste products settle on the inner walls of your arteries. Research shows that pomegranate can actually help clean your arteries helping to keep blood flowing smoothly. When arteries become clogged,...
by The U.S. currently averages one gun-related mass killing every two weeks, with school shootings reported about once every month. With so much violence in the news, it’s only natural to wonder if we’re seeing new trends. Researchers have been studying the numbers, and they’ve found that these shootings can actually be “contagious.”One research team, led by Sherry Towers, a professor and statistician...
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