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Health and Lifestyle

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Relation of Stress and Heart Attack

Posted on December 4, 2018

Have you ever really sat down and thought about what is real stress and how much do you have? What are the degrees of stress that you experience? Has it become a habit that we create stress in our lives? One of the most dangerous health hazards we can endure in our lives is stress. […]

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What’s the Deal With Burdock Root

Posted on November 29, 2018

Arctium, or better known as burdock, is a flowering plant that has been a major part of various cultures for more than hundreds of years. Its root is known in Japan as gobo and used in their cuisine. The North America Iroquois tribe dried and preserved the root for food during the winter. The burdock […]

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Toxic Teethers

Posted on November 27, 2018

An industrial grade chemical used in epoxy resins, known as bisphenol A (BPA), is a protective lining of some food and beverage cans. They believe this makes a product safer and easier to use, but the chemical has actually demonstrated significant side effects that damage your health. This chemical was discovered in the 1890’s and […]

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Our Toxic Roads

Posted on November 23, 2018

  The new coal-tar pavement or sealant that is laid on a driveway, street, parking or playground lot is something you’ve probably smelled many times. We have all wondered about the toxicity of the horrible smelling stuff. It is toxic as it contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). A study recently released by the U.S. Geological […]

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What Causes Sleepiness When Ill?

Posted on November 20, 2018

Every time a human or an animal is sick, they become fatigued and sleepy. Researchers are using a microscopic roundworm that’s providing an explanation of how that all occurs. According to a study from the researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, they reveal, by a study published in eLife, […]

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Omega-3’s Return on Investment

Posted on October 31, 2018

According to a recent European study, young people have an inexpensive and bullet shot at preventing the development of high blood pressure by increasing their intake of omega-3 fatty acid, a high-octane nutrient. This study was presented at the American Heart Association’s 2016 Scientific Session. This study involved measuring the amount of omega-3 fatty acids […]

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How Yoga Can Transform You Physically and Mentally

How Yoga Can Transform You Physically and Mentally

Posted on October 25, 2018

Did you know over 36 million Americans practice yoga? The Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline has grown massively in popularity over the past few years, with passionate yogis stretching around the world. Yoga is so much more than just a way to exercise and stay in shape; it is a way of life for many. […]

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An Antidote to Aging

Posted on October 19, 2018

I recently read an article touching on the subject of coffee being the latest antidote to aging, written by Alice Park and appearing in the Time publication. Other articles are reflecting some similar details but this one delved more fully into the issue. They are finding growing evidence that the daily jolt of java might […]

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Body Scan Meditation & Cancer

Posted on October 17, 2018

Many people turn to stress-reduction techniques like relaxation breathing, guided imagery, meditation, aromatherapy and the body scan meditation practice, because having to deal with cancer is so stressful. Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) and body scan meditation is recommended to be done together by therapists, wellness counselors and stress reduction teachers to help keep muscle tension […]

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Statins & Diabetes

Posted on October 15, 2018

Most older women are prescribed statins that have high levels of blood cholesterol, but the effects of the drug have not been well-studied in this group as it seems was done in other groups.  There is currently a new study from Australia that find older women taking statins to lower cholesterol may have a significantly […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon