A Balancing Act

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Do you ever feel like your hormones run your life? From PMS to menopause, they can affect everything from your mood to your weight to your cardiovascular health. But when your hormones are out of balance, they can make you feel out of control while triggering an annoyingly long list of uncomfortable symptoms. This lack of balance occurs when estrogen …

Andrographis and Melatonin Promote Autophagy

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The Study Abstract: Zhao Y, Wang C, Goel A. A combined treatment with melatonin and andrographis promotes autophagy and anti-cancer activity in colorectal cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2022 Jan 28:bgac008. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgac008. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35089340. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most frequent malignancies worldwide and remains one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the United …

Cook Up a Healthier Holiday Season

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When you consider the holidays, what comes to mind? For most of us, our holiday memories revolve around those special foods that grace the table from Halloween to New Year’s Eve. Festive? Absolutely! Healthy? Not so much. This year, shake things up by creating some new holiday traditions that provide the same joy, but with a side of better health. …

Beat Burnout

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Does a steady stream of stress have you feeling helpless, apathetic, and totally exhausted? If so, you could be well on your way to burnout. Today’s “hustle culture,” with its wall-to-wall stress, has significantly increased the number of people feeling used up and empty. In one 2021 survey of 1,500 American workers, more than half said they were feeling burned …

Hot Topics

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Your Food You’re probably familiar with upcycling projects where, instead of throwing something away, you give it a DIY upgrade, creating something prettier and more functional. People love this type of recycling because it helps reduce waste and allows creativity to shine as something old is given a new use. The latest trend in upcycling involves food! …

Berberine for Better Blood Sugar and More

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Berberine is not an herb, but an alkaloid compound found in many botanical sources, including goldenseal, Indian barberry, and Oregon grape, among others, making it a component of Ayurvedic and Chinese medical practice for generations. While berberine has many health applications, including arthritis relief, fatty liver disease treatment, and preserving cognitive strength, research shows that it has great potential to …

Nature’s Solution for COPD

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Many of us take breathing for granted. But if you or someone you love struggles with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you know every easy breath is a gift to be cherished. The early signs of COPD can be subtle and easy to ignore. You may notice yourself getting more winded while climbing stairs—but that’s easy to blame on lack …

Prevent and Heal Canine Ear Infections

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Do you know the signs of a dog experiencing an ear infection? There are multiple indications to alert you to your best friend’s ear discomfort and pain. Is your dog excessively shaking its head? Or is there redness on the ear flap? Do you notice your pup scratching and digging at its ear? Take a closer look—do you see a …

Reverse Thinning Hair

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They say that “bald is beautiful,” but just ask people who are experiencing thinning hair and they’ll likely disagree. While hair naturally loses some of its volume and strength as we age, thinning hair and hair loss can undermine self-esteem and leave many people looking for ways to replenish their once full locks. Fortunately, there are some very effective natural …

Sleep Easy

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Struggling to nod off, consistently waking up in the middle of the night, or shortchanging your sleep time can all add up to a nightmare. Yet it’s estimated that up to 70 million Americans experience some form of sleeplessness. When you don’t sleep enough, your body pays the price. Sleeplessness spills over into other areas of life, leading to more …