Antioxidants You Need Now

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Antioxidants. It’s a word often thrown around in health circles, but do you really know what an antioxidant is and what it does? In a nutshell, an antioxidant is a molecule that can neutralize harmful atoms called free radicals that can lead to oxidative stress and damage cells. Over time, high levels of free radicals can contribute to illness and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Heartburn and GERD

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Most people will experience heartburn at some point in their life. For an estimated 15 to 30 percent of Americans, frequent bouts of heartburn can actually be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a more serious condition that occurs when stomach acid repeatedly washes up into the delicate structures of the esophagus and causes damage. Although TV commercials steer …

Sleep Like a Baby Tonight!

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If you find yourself tossing and turning at night, you’re not alone. Turns out, America is one tired nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one-third of Americans are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis. Adults aged 18-60 years old should be getting at least seven hours of sleep nightly to promote optimal health. What …

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 …

The Busy Family’s Priority: Sleep!

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If you ask a busy person about their priorities, you’re likely to hear things like—an education, eating healthy, and family time. At the core of those desires for the good things in life is something that can be taken for granted until its consistency starts to unravel—sleep! Consistent, nourishing sleep sets everyone up for good days, wiser decisions, clear thinking, …