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, …

Blood Flow Basics

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Ways to improve circulation naturally! Unless you have numbness in your fingers or toes—or wounds that seem to take forever to heal —you probably don’t give your circulatory system a lot of thought. Yet the blood that flows through the highways and byways of your circulatory system provides the billions of cells throughout your body with the oxygen and the …

Natural Solutions for ADHD

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Adding up the numbers can stop you in your tracks. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 6.1 million children between the ages of 2 and 17 are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Marked by an inability to focus or pay attention, and a pattern of acting impulsively, 6 out of 10 (62 percent) of them take medication …

Inflammation Interventions

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When working properly, inflammation is part of the body’s immune process, helping to heal injuries and fight off pathogens. But if you have too much of a good thing—which is what happens when there is excessive or chronic inflammation—a destructive cycle of damage occurs that has been linked to nearly every disease. The good news? There are powerful, clinically proven …

Fight Depression Naturally

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Everyone deals with mild symptoms of depression from time to time, but no one should have to live with chronic feelings of hopelessness, despair, anxiety, and sadness. Unfortunately, nearly 20 million adults in the United States suffer from a depressive disorder, with 30 percent of those cases being severe. Statistics show that women are 70 percent more likely to develop …

Karlene Karst Talks Health, Kids, and Omega-3s

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Trim, fit, and naturally aglow, Karlene Karst is the picture of health. It’s obvious she not only talks the talk, but also walks the walk as a registered dietitian, holistic nutritionist, author, and overall natural health advocate in Port Moody, British Columbia. Her passion for health is rivaled only by her love for her family—husband Gaetano and three young children, …