Your Thyroid Behaving Badly

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How this tiny gland can cause big trouble If you feel chronically tired, can’t seem to lose weight, or have difficulty tolerating cold temperatures, your thyroid could be to blame. Then again, if you suddenly find yourself feeling wired and anxious, experience unexplainable weight loss, or feel hot when others around you don’t—well, that could be a thyroid issue too. …

Managing Menopause

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No matter how often popular culture drops the term “power surge,” any woman in the midst of a hot flash will likely be ready to flip that power switch off! While menopause is a natural part of every woman’s life, for many it’s not necessarily a pleasant process. Yet there’s no reason you have to get sidetracked by symptoms—or resort …

From Judgment to Happiness

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Maybe you’ve seen her on OWN’s SuperSoul Sunday or perhaps you’ve read her New York Times bestselling book, The Universe Has Your Back? If not, meet Gabrielle “Gabby” Bernstein, a next-generation thought leader. Her practical prescription for happiness that’s resonating with Millennials and beyond is inspired by a mixture of the groundbreaking 1976 book, A Course in Miracles, by Helen …

The Opioid Epidemic

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioid abuse killed more than 42,000 Americans in 2016¾more than were killed in car accidents that same year. And more than 40 percent of those deaths involved a prescription opioid like Vicodin or Oxycontin. The opioid crisis rocketed to public awareness with the untimely death of Prince, followed by the recent …

3 Surprising Energy Zappers

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These days, everyone readily admits that “doing it all” is an impossible life goal, yet society is slow to act on ways that counteract that detrimental mentality. Even a quick scroll through your Instagram feed will encourage you with quotes like, “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished” (thank you, Lao Tzu) while also bombarding you with photos from …

Epigenetics, Cancer Prevention, and You

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Just over two years ago, Good Health Lifestyles had the honor of interviewing Dr. Ajay Goel, a Professor and Director of the Center for Translational Genomics and Oncology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Since then, we’ve had an outpouring of requests from readers asking for more information from Dr. Goel on the promising effects that natural botanicals …

Healthy Hemp

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Cannabis sativa. Rarely has a botanical had such a controversial reputation. Once the drug of choice for a generation, researchers are now looking into the medicinal potential of the herb’s other phytocompounds. But, while a growing number of states are legalizing the controlled use of marijuana, helping its dubious status go up in smoke, there’s still a lot of confusion …

The Daily Detox

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Feeling a tad sluggish lately? Not quite up to par? It could be time to give your body a good spring cleaning! After all, your body is under constant assault from pollutants in the air and water. If that weren’t enough, many toxins can be as close as your dinner table. The food you eat can harbor any of an …

Cataract Prevention

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What’s your impression of cataracts? If you assume that they are an inevitable part of aging, it’s time to see cataracts in a different light. Thankfully, there are choices you can make right now to provide a better vision for the future. A Closer Look at Cataracts Cataracts usually develop over many years. They begin because of oxidation, the process …

Fight Depression Naturally

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Everyone deals with mild symptoms of depression from time to time, but no one should have to live with chronic feelings of hopelessness, despair, anxiety, and sadness. Unfortunately, nearly 20 million adults in the United States suffer from a depressive disorder, with 30 percent of those cases being severe. Statistics show that women are 70 percent more likely to develop …