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Men's hormones go through fluctuations at different stages of life. Just think of a teenage boy when testosterone is ramping up and their minds and bodies are not accustomed to their effects. The surges are erratic and can result in feelings of being powerful and confident and performing actions... Read More
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HCG for Weight Loss: Choose to Be Fit For anyone out there struggling to lose weight, there is hope and help. The HCG diet has been controversial because it has been delivered using drops that don't raise the level of HCG as well as people who are not well versed in understanding metabolism or t... Read More
Recent studies indicated that fish oil does not prevent heart attacks so why take it? The study was done on people who already had a heart attack and the dose they used was very small. They also used an esterified form of fish oil that is not as stable or well absorbed. One or two fish oil capsules... Read More
From PMS to Peri menopause to menopause, hormone fluctuations can take women on a wild ride. Women who cycle can be on this ride for a long time. They may have brief interludes during pregnancy and/or in their 20's and early 30's. Cycling women complain of many symptoms. PMS occurs when hormones ... Read More
If your vitamin D levels are still low despite taking supplements, you may be taking your vitamins at the wrong time. Since Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, it is best absorbed when taking it with food that has fat in it. A study by the Cleveland Clinic Bone Foundation Bone clinic found that tho... Read More
There is still no cure for the common cold and the flu virus changes it’s coat yearly. While the flu vaccine has a high rate of protection, the virus can sometimes change and be unpredictable. The flu is not only debilitating, leaving you bedridden for days with pain and fever and coughing for wee... Read More
Laughter What releases tension, shifts energy and mood, balances your hormones and feels oh, so good? A good belly laugh! Now there are all forms of laughter therapy such as laughter yoga, laugh tracks, simulated laughter, and all forms of humor from clowns to videos. Norman Cousins in Anatomy of ... Read More
Oxytocin It’s true that love heals. Just think of those good feelings when you fell in love. There is a desire to bond, connect, protect, be with, have sex with and cuddle with your mate. If you are feeling isolated, lonely, and anxious, you may be deficient in oxytocin, a hormone that has man... Read More
Cholesterol particles Did you know that the LDL cholesterol on a routine lab test is a calculated value and not really measured? Yet, research has shown that the number, size and type of particle is more predictive of risk than just the calculated value. If 2 people had an LDL value of 100, one p... Read More