How To Prevent and Heal Acne

Acne can be a big nuisance for most people at some stage in their life. Research shows that about 80% of people will have acne at some point in life, most commonly, but not solely, between the ages of 11 to the age of 30. [1] The causes of acne vulgaris are many: hormones, bacteria,…

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How to Get Relief from PMS with Diet, Supplement, and Lifestyle Changes 

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) affects the daily functioning of women from a week before to a few days into their menstruation, with emotional and physical symptoms substantially interfering with the quality of everyday life. [1-2]  PMS has a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms, including increased appetite, weight gain, body pain, headache, swelling and tenderness…

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How to Reduce Reflux (or GERD) Symptoms with Diet and Lifestyle Changes 

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a relapsing chronic gastrointestinal disorder characterized by the backward flow of stomach contents (including acid, pepsin, duodenal content, and pancreatic enzymes) into the esophagus. The typical symptoms include heartburn and regurgitation but often also induce troublesome symptoms and complications.  It is of the most commonly diagnosed digestive disorder with a…

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Managing Osteoporosis With Diet, Lifestyle, and Supplements 

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease in humans. It is a disease of bone fragility from a low bone mineral density that leads to bone deterioration predisposing people to easy fracturing of bones. It generally comes from aging and a simultaneous decrease in sex hormones. But it can also come from excessive exercise, malnutrition,…

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How to Support Heart Health and Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease or cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in developed countries, of which atherosclerosis is the most common type of heart disease. Heart disease is responsible for ¼ of all deaths, with 17.3 million global deaths each year, expected to rise by over 26% by 2030. Prevention of heart disease through lifestyle…

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Managing Hashimoto Thyroiditis With Diet, Lifestyle Changes, and Supplements

Hashimoto thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the thyroid tissue through an immune process, often intermittently. The disease first appears with the gradual enlargement of the thyroid gland and slow progression of hypothyroidism due to the infiltration of immune cells into the thyroid tissue, causing its destruction. Hashimoto thyroiditis is the most common endocrine…

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Supporting Asperger’s and Autism with Diet, Lifestyle Changes, and Supplements

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a spectrum of neurodevelopment disorders of unknown cause. Research suggests that environmental risk factors during the prenatal period could influence a child’s brain development.  ASD is characterized by social communication and interaction abnormalities and repetitive behavior patterns, interests, or activities. These children become distressed when their surroundings are changed because…

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Managing Celiac Disease With A Gluten-Free Diet

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder causing inflammation of the small intestine. The disease is prompted by ingesting gluten-containing products in susceptible people.   Gluten is a group of alcohol-soluble proteins found in various grains, including wheat, barley, spelt, rye, and Kamut.  Celiac disease is often brought on by environmental factors, including viral infections and an…

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Overactive Bladder? Here Are Diet, Supplements, and Activities that Support Bladder Health

Do you find yourself waking up in the night to urinate or notice that you need to urinate more often than most people? If you cannot hold your urine or experience leakage when you cough, sneeze, laugh or when you need to empty your bladder, you may have an overactive bladder.  Overactive bladder is a…

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How to Prevent and Heal Anemia Through Diet and Supplements 

Anemia is defined as hemoglobin or red blood cell concentration below two standard deviations of the average physiological needs depending on a person’s age and gender. [1] Anemia affects about ? of the world’s population [2] and contributes to increased morbidity and mortality, [3-4] decreased work productivity, [5] poorer birth outcomes, [6-7], and impaired behavioral…

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How to Improve Pancreatic Health and Function Naturally

The pancreas is a multitasking organ. Unlike other organs, it functions as an exocrine and endocrine gland, meaning that its secretions will reach the blood either directly or through a vessel. Its exocrine function includes the production of enzymes that help with digestion. And its endocrine function is to release hormones that control blood sugar…

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How to Avoid Seasonal Depression (SAD) with Nutrition and Lifestyle Changes 

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is marked by major depression during the fall-winter months, with relief from symptoms during the spring-summer months. [1] About 15% of recurrent depression cases have a seasonal pattern.  SAD is thought to be initiated by shifts in weather and daylight hours during the winter months. Another theory is that the seasonal…

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How to Maintain A Healthy Voice – Vocal Health – Naturally

A healthy voice is a necessary tool for many professions. Teachers, singers, actors, lawyers, and even business people rely on their voices to pass on information or entertain. Unfortunately, vocal cords are subject to wear and tear like any other part of your body. That’s why it’s essential to take care of your voice so…

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Treating a Sore Throat Naturally

Sore throats have many causes, including viral or bacterial infection, allergies, injury, and irritants. Many different pathogens may be involved in a sore throat.  A sore throat can be painful.  Suppose a viral infection is at the core of the sore throat. In that case, the common accompanying symptoms include coughing, runny nose, eye inflammation,…

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How to Recover Fast From Injuries or Surgery with Diet and Supplements

Nutrition plays a crucial role in helping your body recover from injury or surgery. You may wish to take medication to help manage the pain. Injury or surgery may also limit your movement, leading to muscle mass and strength loss. Making better food choices can help prevent secondary health issues related to your injury or…

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