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 …

Melatonin – Surprising benefits beyond sleep

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When you hear the word “melatonin,” you might automatically think about sleep. After all, melatonin is the hormone-like compound that helps you nod off at night by regulating your circadian—or sleep-wake—cycle. But if you think melatonin is only good for catching some zzzz’s, you’re missing out on a host of other health benefits, from your head all the way down …

Cook to Beat Inflammation!

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Over the past two decades, scientists have linked chronic inflammation to a growing list of diseases. And while smoking, overindulging in alcohol, and stress can all contribute to inflammation, the biggest source is often as close as your kitchen! In fact, many of the foods we eat—especially industrialized and ultra-processed foods—fuel inflammation throughout the body. But just making some simple …

Cold and Flu Prevention and Relief

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In the United States alone, viruses account for more than 1 billion colds every year. And up to 20 percent of Americans also get the flu. These viruses replicate in the body and can take over—unless they’re stopped or prevented. Attacking these illnesses isn’t just about vitamin C anymore and it’s no longer just a seasonal concern. Here are some …

Knock Out Upper Respiratory Infections

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If you’re sick of succumbing to upper respiratory infections and tired of fearing the flu, you’re not alone. On the cold front, adults usually suffer from two or three colds every year—and kids can cycle through as many as eight colds annually. That tallies to more than 750 million colds each year. The flu typically infects on average 35 million …

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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, …

Curcumin May Curb Radiotherapy Side Effects

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The Study Abstract: Arun P, Sagayaraj A, Azeem Mohiyuddin SM, Santosh D. Role of turmeric extract in minimizing mucositis in patients receiving radiotherapy for head and neck squamous cell cancer: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. J Laryngol Otol. 2020 Feb 7:1-6. Objective: To determine the role of turmeric extract in reducing mucositis in patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. Methods: Sixty-one …

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: Niacin What it is: Niacin is a B vitamin, also known as vitamin B3. Where it comes from: Food sources include …