Constipation - How to Let it Go!

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Chronic constipation is no laughing matter. It can be physically uncomfortable, emotionally upsetting, and may even lead to toxins and waste products being reabsorbed into the body when stool remains in the colon for an extended period of time. Fortunately, chronic constipation is relatively simple to resolve with dietary and lifestyle changes. The tricky part is identifying which particular ones might best benefit an individual.

When Should You Take Gastrointestinal Supplements?

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There is a growing appreciation of the role of your gut in your overall health. In light of the fact that sensitivity of your small bowel to carbohydrate load, malabsorption and effects of chronic use of antacids can make your whole body an inflammatory mess, I thought a short review of the factors that most affect the absorption of the gastrointestinal supplements you take was in order.

The Science of Dieting

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There are many psychological reasons for eating, but your psychology has biological underpinnings that can help you lose and maintain your weight. Learning more about the role protein plays in both feeling full and the desire to stop eating explains several things that can help you better understand where you are and what it will take to get to where you want to be.

Treatment Options - Allopathic, Alternative and Complementary Medicine

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When it comes to physical health, it may seem like allopathic, alternative and complementary medicine are all at odds with one another, which can make choosing the right treatment options quite a challenge. Fortunately, the Oneness Approach can help you apply your spirituality to your search for treatment options and learn the process of authentic decision making.

The Importance of Flu Prevention

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When you have the flu, it’s bad enough to be laid up in bed, uncomfortable, exhausted and in pain. These are reasons enough for someone to do everything they can to maintain a strong immune system, but emerging research suggests there might be a far more serious one: increased risk for stroke or neck artery tears after contracting the flu or a flu-like illness. Even more reason to take preventative measures before flu season arrives!

Depression, Cardiovascular Disease and Your Sleep Routine

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We know that sleep is a central problem with all mood and anxiety disorders. We also know that people with depression have twice the mortality and morbidity of those who don’t. But why is sleep so important and how exactly does it affect our health? Let's get down to the nuts and bolts of why developing a sleep routine is so important.

Which Heart Health Diet is Right for You?

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Prevailing wisdom on what’s good for the heart seems to change as quickly and as often as the weather. Recommendations to engage in regular physical activity and avoid smoking have stood the test of time, but dietary advice for cardiovascular health has shifted significantly. Let’s take a look at where the science currently stands on heart-healthy diets.

What You Need to Know about Your Omega 3 Supplement

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Most families can find a bottle of Omega-3 in their medicine cabinet. But did you know that different kinds of Omega-3 offer different health benefits? Find out more about the different kinds of Omega-3 and effective dosing.

What You Need to Know about CoQ10 and Statins

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Many people are taking statins, but few know of its effects on CoQ10 levels and the potential problems that may arise. Find out more about how CoQ10 works, what role it plays in your body and the potential effects of statins on your overall health.