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Is Memory Loss a Sign of an Autoimmune Disease?

The story I want to share with you today is meant to help you stop sabotaging yourself. Yes, you read that right – you do this, and more often than you realize. This is how it happens: most times we face a minor health issue we want to find its cause so that we can alleviate it quickly. The downside is that we don’t always manage to figure out the entire puzzle, but prefer to associate the symptoms to the lesser evil. For instance, we’d hurry linking lack of concentration to poor sleeping habits. And once we find a logical explanation,

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What Are the Differences Between Heartburn and Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux can be a very tricky disease since it can pop up out of the blue and take you completely by surprise. Many of us experience the occasional heartburn (a burning pain or discomfort that may move from your stomach to your abdomen or chest, or even up into your throat) after eating something. Or sometimes we can even experience regurgitation (a sour or bitter-tasting acid backing up into your throat or mouth). And of course, all of us have dealt with the following: Bloating Burping Nausea Hiccups that don’t let up Dealing with such symptoms once in a while it’s pretty normal,

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Habits for a Healthy Bladder

Now that the cold season is creeping in, you might notice that you need to use the restroom more often. Quite a paradox, as for most people the water intake dramatically reduces once the temperatures drop. But what causes this? And, more important, how can you keep your bladder healthy and work at its best? Regardless of the time of the year, you should take proper care of each organ and system in your body. Nonetheless, I (and some of the other doctors as well) have noticed that once a weak body is exposed to low temperatures, some of the

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Health A-Z, Natural Home Remedies

5 Tips to Get Rid of the Flu Instantly

Without a doubt – prevention is the best treatment. But there are times when no matter how hard you tried to put a stop to a flu or a common cold, it still struck you down. If that’s the case for you, here are five tips that will help you get over it as quickly as you caught it: 1. Drink plenty of water and unsweetened teas – their role is to flush the toxins out of your system. When you are sick, the last thing you need is to keep poisonous substances wandering through your bloodstream as if they were

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Turmeric – The exotic spice that shouldn’t be missing from your diet.

I have noticed a lot of interest recently for one particular plant that I have always appreciated, turmeric. It is renown for offering anti-inflammatory and antioxidant protection. Thus, having a major impact on your overall well-being. There are a lot of supplements that are based on curcumin and that can only please me, because I know how effective this compound can be. However, curcumin needs piperine (an enhancer found in black pepper) to be properly absorbed into your bloodstream. Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric The reasons it has become highly vehiculated among the “superfoods” are considerably more various than for most

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Spirulina – One of the world’s first superfood

A Superfood You Should Know About The potential of spirulina has been recognized since the Aztec’s times. But now there are scientific studies that attest to its incredible properties. Don’t assume that just because spirulina is the algae that floats on top of ponds, it’s not abundant in nutrients. When grown and prepared correctly, it has an extraordinary health value. Due to its high concentration of protein (50%-70% by weight), high antioxidant count and rich quantities of various vitamins and minerals – spirulina is the true definition of superfood. Related: Powerful Antioxidants – Everything You Need To Know About Them Fun Fact: NASA’s astronauts use it in their space

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Impressive Health Benefits of Sage

One Of The Most Appreciated Plants In Traditional Medicine Sage is a miraculous herb and you will soon find out why. It is closely related to rosemary and they both share calming effects, such as pain relief and mental clarity. Related: Do this for mental clarity Sage is best known for its oils, which have antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Because they are plant-derived, the oils are easily absorbed into the body, and provide quick effects. Moreover, they are one of the few natural preservatives that you can use in your kitchen. Lesser-Known Health Benefits Of Sage Improves brain health. Sage contains ketones (a special type

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Foods That REALLY Balance Your Hormones

Are your hormones making you sick? Up until now you might have experienced an array of medical problems which you didn’t know were linked to your hormonal imbalance. For example: Too much cortisol causes your body weight to swing out of control. Excess testosterone in women can cause them patches of bald skin. Too much estrogen in men leads to erectile dysfunction. Thyroid, testosterone, cortisol, and growth hormone disorders cause sleep disorders. And unfortunately, these are only a few of the side effects that you might experience due to your hormonal imbalances. Truth of the matter is, after a certain

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