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Constipation: It’s No Laughing Matter

Constipation: It’s No Laughing Matter

There is staggering number of people who suffer from constipation.  Each year, Americans alone spend more than $1 billion dollars on over the counter laxatives.  What causes constipation? Let’s start with a ‘food flowchart’. Once we eat food, it combines ...

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The Benefits of Meditation

The Benefits of Meditation

The practice of meditation has been shown to reduce stress, improve clarity, help with depression, improve memory, help with insomnia, and improve cardiovascular health, just to name a few. Research on Transcendental Meditation, a popular meditation technique introduced in 1958 by ...

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Gut Check: Is Your Stomach In Good Shape?

Gut Check: Is Your Stomach In Good Shape?

The American gut (stomach) is a mess.  It’s wracked by indigestion, bloating, cramping, and all manner of bowel disorders. Frankly, the statistics are enough to make one’s stomach turn.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, digestive problems cause almost ...

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Coping with Restless Legs

Coping with Restless Legs

For most people with restless leg syndrome (RLS), the trouble starts when they lie down and try to relax. Unpleasant sensations in their legs—variously described as burning, creeping, tugging, or like insects crawling inside their legs—cause an uncontrollable urge to ...

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Skin Care in your 20s, 30s and 40s

Skin Care in your 20s, 30s and 40s

All skin is different; from colors to textures and scents. One commonalty that all skin types share is the aging process. Though some people see the signs of aging before others due to genetics and externalities, the fact is it ...

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Some Useful Skin Care Techniques

Some Useful Skin Care Techniques

Rejuvenating the skin is the most noticeable way to obtain a more youthful appearance.  Of course there are many remedies and secrets in skin rejuvenation but staying on the natural route will be extra beneficial in the end. Every single ...

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Treating Muscle Spasms in Your Back and Neck

Treating Muscle Spasms in Your Back and Neck

At some point in your life, you’ve probably injured a muscle performing some kind of activity, and might have suffered from muscle spasms afterward. Muscle spasms are a nagging problem for many Americans, and can be bothersome for days on ...

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Serotonin and Dopamine: Keys to a Better Mood

Serotonin and Dopamine: Keys to a Better Mood

Have you been feeling down in the dumps lately? As with all emotions, these feelings have a relatively simple medical explanation behind them – in this case, the chemicals of serotonin and dopamine. As you will discover, increasing the levels ...

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The Lymphatic System: Why It’s So Important

The Lymphatic System: Why It’s So Important

Of all of our body’s internal systems, the lymphatic system may be the most underappreciated. Our lymphatic system plays a crucial role in maintaining our overall health, as it assists our immune system in fending off dangerous toxins. If your ...

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