Decode Your Supplements

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Your favorite health food store has plenty of supplements. But trying to figure out which nutrient is the best – decoding them – can be tricky. Here is a codebook for three widely used and important supplemental ingredients.     Vitamin: Choline What it is: Choline is a vitamin that works closely with B vitamins in the body. Where it …

Finally, a Solution for Tinnitus

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If you’ve ever experienced an unexpected ringing, swooshing, buzzing, or pulsating sensation in your ears when there’s no actual sound present, tinnitus could be to blame. This uncomfortable—and often downright annoying—symptom is a signal that something in your auditory system (which includes your outer, inner, and middle ear) is slightly off kilter. Affecting about 15-20 percent of adults, tinnitus is …

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Weighing the Benefits of Deep Pressure Stimulation Who doesn’t find comfort snuggled up in a soft, cozy blanket from time to time? Touted to be beneficial for everything from anxiety to autism, weighted blankets have been used by mental health professionals for years for their perceived health benefits. By evenly distributing a comfortable amount of weight across the body, weighted …

Pilates on the Mat

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At first glance, all of the straps, springs, and sliders that make up the reformer devices found in most Pilates studios might look a bit like medieval torture. In reality, it’s actually one of the pieces of exercise equipment developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s. Reformers were designed to create a low-impact workout that increases core strength, stability, balance, …

Skincare Answers for Canines

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A dog’s skin is an important part of the immune system and an indicator of their overall health. But when your dog is dealing with itchy, sensitive skin, they aren’t experiencing optimal health. The following tips will help you recognize the signs of sensitive skin and give you helpful ways to stop the itch, naturally. Causes of Sensitive Skin Canines …

Easy, Breezy Fall Workouts

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Summer’s heat and humidity are gone and winter’s icy chill lies ahead. But for now, you can enjoy a rousing workout in the crisp, clean air amid the gorgeous colors of the autumn landscape. As a bonus, you’ll boost your immune system. In fact, because fall weather increases your susceptibility to the flu, colds, and other seasonal ailments, exercise is …

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Self-Care: It’s Not All About You It’s taken generations to arrive, but the concept of taking care of your own physical and mental well-being before you care for others has finally taken root. As the saying goes, you can’t pour from an empty cup. Practicing self-care includes getting plenty of sleep, incorporating movement into your day, and eating a balanced, …

Keep Your Dog Healthy During the Holidays!

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When the holidays hit, most of us find our kitchens filled with cookies, candy, and all the fixings for those special holiday meals. But these goodies don’t just tempt us—they also tempt our furry friends. Yet, no matter how much your dog begs, sharing those holiday treats can lead to doggy digestive issues, cardiovascular problems, seizures, and even death. Does …

Strong Bones Made Simple

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The word osteoporosis literally translates to “porous bones.” In fact, on x-rays, healthy bones appear to be white while bones affected by osteoporosis show up as spotty looking and almost see-through. Yet, osteoporosis is considered a “silent” disease, meaning it develops slowly over many years without causing pain or other symptoms. For some people, the first sign of osteoporosis comes …