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When Should You Take Your Supplements?

Added August 18, 2015, Under: Guides, Health, Nutrition, Vitamin D

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Many of you will be regularly adding vitamin supplements to your daily diet. In fact researchers have found that those who do take supplements are often much more conscientious than those who have been prescribed pharmaceutical medications. But it is not only the regularity of taking supplements that is important – the time of day can matter too. Some nutrients work best when taken at different times of the day. For example... Breakfast B-vitamins are a great boost to start your day if taken with ...

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Insomnia & Is There A Link With Brain Damage & Alzheimer’s?

Added August 6, 2015, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health, Vitamin D

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Sleep has always been known as a restorative and healing tool. But of course to make that tool work correctly, you will need a really good night's sleep. As if to emphasize the importance of restorative sleep, researchers have now discovered that too little sleep could cause brain damage and even accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's. According to neuroscientist Dr. Sigrid Veasey (an associate professor of Medicine and a member of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology at the Perelman School ...

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Taking Good Care Of Your Ears

Added July 30, 2015, Under: Diseases, Doctors, Headaches & Migraines, Health

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Compared with other parts of our bodies, our ears do not require a lot of care and attention. For the most part, they just need to be washed regularly when in the bath tub or the shower. However there are certain things we need to be aware of in case various symptoms arise. Hearing loss It is easy to forget about having our hearing tested regularly. This is in spite of having regular check ups for our eyes and our teeth. And ...

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Face Oil For Optimum Skin Moisturization

Added July 27, 2015, Under: Environment, Health, How To, Skin Conditions

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Moisturization is the key to keeping the skin on the face soft and young looking - but there is no need to resort to chemicals for such a sensitive skin area. Even if you have problem skin, you can safely and gently use a natural essential oils product to give back a youthful glow and avoid acne breakouts. And the bonus is the wonderful natural smell that comes from using essential oils. Why should you avoid commercial face products? If you check out ...

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The Horrors of Being A Hoarder

Added July 17, 2015, Under: Environment, Health, How To

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Nearly everyone will know of someone who has a severely cluttered home – often to the extent of being a hoarder. While there is a huge difference between regular clutter and excessive hoarding, the problem of hoarding is now so widespread that it has become known as a definite disorder or a condition. Compulsive hoarding is often a symptom of a psychiatric disorder, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention-deficit disorder or depression. The estimates of the number of hoarders in the USA ...

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Essential Oils & Other Tips For Optimum Hair Care

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If you have a good head of hair, you will want to have it looking as clean, healthy and shiny as possible. Clean hair Our hair is affected by sebaceous glands (which we all have in our skin) and which is an oily and waxy substance called sebum whose job it is to lubricate our skin and hair. Those same glands can play their part in the appearance of acne too. The glands are connected to each individual hair follicle, secreting their natural oils ...

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Gout & The Good Choices To Make To Combat This Condition

Added July 6, 2015, Under: Arthritis, Health, Inflammation

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Gout is becoming more and more common with up to five million American sufferers. While men in their forties and fifties are more likely to have gout, the numbers in women (after the age of sixty) do rise to almost equal those of men. This is because once a woman reaches menopause, her body drastically cuts its production of the hormone estrogen – the hormone that helps the kidneys to excrete uric acid. Of course gout has been found to be ...

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Is A “Daily Fresh Lemon Drink” A Habit For You?

Added June 29, 2015, Under: Arthritis, Diseases, Health, Inflammation

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Fresh lemons have so many wonderful health benefits that it seems a real waste of an inexpensive resource not to make the most of them as often as possible. One way to get a regular intake of fresh lemon is to squeeze half a lemon into some hot water and drink it down first thing in the morning. I have mine straight after my morning “oil pulling” session which is another invaluable habit to get into. And the good news is ...

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2 More Good Reasons To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Added June 13, 2015, Under: Health, Inflammation

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We are often told of the importance of a good night's sleep and how we should try to avoid becoming sleep deprived for whatever reason. There are many health benefits of sleep but... Why do we need enough sleep? Too many people think of sleep as something that can be sacrificed in favor of everything else. Melatonin is vital but as it is only produced during darkness, you need to make sure your room is darkened at night. Light stimulates that part of ...

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Some Thoughts On Forced Vaccinations

Added June 5, 2015, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Doctors, Health, Vaccines

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For many months now, and especially following the much publicized “Disneyland measles outbreak”, there have been endless articles and discussions on the pros and cons of vaccines. It has got to the point where the backlash against those who want the choice of whether or not they inject their children with vaccines has become really vicious. There have been calls for mandatory vaccination without the option of an exemption (medical, religious or otherwise) and some USA states have already started ...

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