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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Natural Solutions for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), one of the most common endocrine (hormone) disorders, affects approximately 10 million women worldwide. It’s the leading cause of infertility in women and can present at any life stage – from puberty through post-menopause. Most women with PCOS will have cysts on the ovaries, but as many as 30% of women will not have cysts. Women with PCOS experience an array of symptoms, including:

  • irregular menstrual cycles
  • obesity
  • infertility
  • pelvic pain with or without periods
  • mood ...
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Mindfulness

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Mindfulness

Can mindfulness really reduce stress and enhance your health and well-being?

Nearly 4.3 million U.S. adults think so. That’s how many engage in mindfulness, or ‘mindful practices.’

Popular media refers to mindfulness as any generic process of paying attention in life (mindfully doing the laundry.) True mindfulness is more precisely defined as “being fully aware of one’s own mind, body, and surroundings by paying attention on purpose, in the present moment nonjudgmentally and without attachment.”

Mindfulness as a ...

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Cardiovascular Health

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Cardiovascular Health

Your cardiovascular health – and actually the health of your entire body – depends upon a strong network of blood vessels. From the womb through old age, healthy arteries, capillaries and veins are essential for optimal functioning of all organs, muscles and nerves. They fuel and cleanse your body in two ways: efficient nutrient delivery (fuel) and removal of toxins (cleanse/detox). Their main job is to deliver more blood flow where needed, or constrict to reduce blood flow when necessary.

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Craving Sugar?

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Craving Sugar?

Sugar is a carbohydrate, one of the major nutrient groups, but it doesn’t provide vitamins, minerals, or even fiber to our diet. Still, it’s added to an array of foods, including ketchup, fruited yogurt, cereal, canned soup, certain brands of lunch meat, salad dressing, condiments, bread, and so much more. While we require some sugar (glucose) in order to function properly, all of this added sugar is harmful to our system and often leads to an even stronger sense of craving ...

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Breast Health Tips

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Breast Health Tips

Boost Breast Health with these Lifestyle Tips

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and, each year, about 40,000 women die from the disease. From puberty through the elder years, it’s imperative for a woman to take care of her breasts, from the inside out, both physically and emotionally.
The “bust musts” for breast health go beyond screenings and routine self-exams. Until recently, the prevalent thinking was that screenings are the best way to detect and treat cancer ...

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Dangers of Junk Food

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Dangers of Junk Food

We all know smoking is bad and it is less and less socially acceptable in this country all the time.   But a recently released report tells us that junk food is perhaps even a greater evil than smoking!  The United States ranks 53rd in the world for life expectancy.  We are far behind many countries that have a higher per capita consumption of cigarettes!  The bottom line – junk food is killing us and is a bigger risk factor for poor health ...

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