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 …

Does This Lifestyle Make My Liver Look Fat?

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When you hear the term “fatty liver disease” you might envision someone who routinely tips back a few too many alcoholic beverages. While it’s true that heavy drinking can increase your odds of developing the disease, there are other, much more common causes of the condition. Are you at risk? Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects about 100 million people …

Boost Your Brainpower

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If your brain feels a little bit slower these days, you’re not alone. Like just about everything else, your brain goes through changes as you age. Those changes can make it harder to multi-task or figure out the tip for a lunch out with friends. Worse, those changes may cause worry about a greater slide into cognitive decline. That’s not …

Curcumin Can Protect Your Vision

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The Study Abstract: Therapeutic potential of curcumin in eye diseases.  Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) derived from the rhizome of Curcuma longa L. has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine in Asian countries to treat liver diseases, rheumatoid diseases, diabetes, atherosclerosis, infectious diseases and cancer. It exhibits a wide range of pharmacological properties, which include antioxidant, …

Natural Help for PCOS

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Polycystic ovary syndrome, often referred to as PCOS, causes 1 in 10 women to have an abnormal increase in male hormone levels—including testosterone and androgens. This wreaks havoc in the endocrine system and leads to a susceptibility for a multitude of diseases including infertility issues. The good news? There are natural solutions that may alleviate or even reverse PCOS. Signs …

Back Trouble

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Back pain can make life downright miserable. It disrupts work, play, and rest, and it can be extremely difficult to live with. Unfortunately, this nefarious ailment strikes nearly everyone in some form or another, with 40 million Americans visiting a doctor for back pain each year. That’s because a lot can go wrong with this important body part, and a …

Keep Fido Flexible!

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What’s better than playtime with a puppy? In addition to boundless energy, dogs seem to be made of springs with a capacity to jump in every direction. Somewhere along the way, as your pup grows up, their flexibility changes. Being aware of how you can help your dog stay flexible can give them added comfort and mobility through the years. …

Dealing with Depression

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Surprisingly effective ways to clear the clouds Chances are you know someone (maybe you) who struggles with depression. After all, 17.1 million adults and more than 2 million children in the United States suffer from a depressive disorder—and those are just the people that we know about. Depression strikes almost everyone at some point in their lives. For some people, …