Get the Edge Over Endometriosis

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If painful periods keep you curled up in bed, making it impossible to live your life, you may have endometriosis. This devastating condition can limit your ability to function at school or work, and seriously compromise your quality of life. Along with crippling physical symptoms, endometriosis takes a huge emotional toll, causing extreme stress, anxiety, and frustration. Endometriosis affects millions …

Keep the Beat

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Your heart is perhaps the hardest working organ in your body and it’s the centerpiece of your cardiovascular system. And yet, one in every four American adults suffers from some type of cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to avoid becoming one of these statistics. Adopting a whole foods diet filled with fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, …

Menopausal Madness

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Most everyone experiences anxiety now and again. But if you’re a woman entering into the journey of menopause, you may be surprised to find that you’re experiencing anxiety more often than you used to. Worse yet, you may experience full-on panic attacks, which can hit you with sudden, severe symptoms like chest pain, sweating, dizziness, and nausea. These experiences can …

Power Up Your Energy Levels

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Does daily life have you stressed out and exhausted? From work to family obligations to everyday worries, it can be hard to keep up without a lift. Unlike caffeine and other quick-hit energy spikes, herbal boosters supply calm, focused energy that lasts all day and won’t keep you up at night. Keep reading to learn how red ginseng, ashwagandha, and …

Heal Ulcers Naturally

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Heartburn. Bloating. Upper abdominal pain. Is it just run-of-the-mill indigestion? Or could there be a serious underlying issue, like an ulcer, causing your uncomfortable symptoms? Ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the esophagus, stomach, or duodenum, the first section of the small intestine. They tend to emerge gradually, and start sounding alarm bells in the form of …

Balance Your Blood Sugar

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Here’s a sobering statistic: approximately 1 in every 10 Americans is living with diabetes. Among those, 95 percent have type 2 diabetes. If that doesn’t grab your attention, how about this? While type 2 diabetes used to be known as adult-onset diabetes because it primarily affected people over the age of 45, it’s now affecting a significant number of children. …

Discover the Power of Berberine

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Berberine—an alkaloid found in herbs like barberry, goldenseal, and Oregon grape—is getting lots of buzz these days. Originally used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicines, the benefits of berberine have recently become of the hot topic among researchers. Studies over the past 15 years show that berberine can benefit numerous health conditions. But one of the most …

Keep Your Breasts Healthy with Four Natural Breast Protectors

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Your breasts change throughout your life—and some of those changes can trigger fear and worry about breast cancer. But while breast cancer gets the most attention, other conditions can affect your breast health and comfort. Millions of women seek medical consults due to lumpy or tender breasts each year. And while lumps can be very frightening, many turn out to …

Living Better with Autoimmune Disorders

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If you’ve been living with an autoimmune disorder, you know how hard it is to just get through the day. Some days, even getting out of bed feels impossible. Between the achiness, exhaustion, and other disabling symptoms, living with an autoimmune disease can impact your ability to work and socialize. It can also take a toll on your financial health, …

5 Nutrients That Heal a Leaky Gut

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Has your gut sprung a leak? Leaky gut, a lay person’s term for “intestinal hyperpermeability”—a condition where the intestinal barrier has been compromised—affects more than 80 percent of all American adults. At its core, leaky gut—technically known as gut enteropathy—arises when the intestinal barrier becomes permeable and allows bacteria, toxins, and microscopic bits of undigested food to “leak” out of …