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How to Use an Herbal Poultice to Reduce Inflammation

Practitioners of Chinese Medicine have, for centuries, made use of herbal poultices due to the many benefits they may have. According to ancient belief, and something which conventional medicine increasingly agrees with, inflammation and pain may result from a blockage of energy flow in your body’s meridians. The Chinese refer to this energy flow as […]
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8 Lemon Balm Uses for Better Health

Lemon balm is an herb belonging to the mint family. Officially called Melissa officinalis, lemon balm uses have been known as far back as the Middle Ages. Historically, the herb has been used as a means of reducing pain and indigestion, reducing anxiety, improving appetite and sleep, and even helping deal with the common cold. […]
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A Simple Jamu Juice Recipe and Why It’s So Good For You

Have you ever heard of Jamu juice? It is an anti-inflammatory, healthy drink from Indonesia made with fresh ginger, turmeric, coconut water, and lemon. According to data, the average American consumes more than 38 gallons of sugar-sweetened beverages per year. So, if you're looking for a more nutritious alternative, this juice may be the one […]
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15 Healthy Topping Ideas to Elevate Your Rice Cake Snacks

We often find ourselves in a position where we want to eat healthily but run out of ideas. But healthy eating is not that difficult, especially if you start thinking about the many possibilities concerning toppings. And here, rice cake snacks fit the bill. You can concoct an endless variety of healthy options to ensure […]
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In-Depth Article on Brain Fog

The human brain serves as the control center of the neuroendocrine system. Subclinical brain dysfunctions can be extremely serious and cause a number of problems in our lives.  One of the more common issues that people deal with every single day is brain fog. This is a condition where a person cannot think clearly about everyday […]
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Comprehensive Review of Electrolyte Imbalance and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

The average adult human body is fifty to sixty-five percent water. Those who are overweight will have more water compared to those who are lean. While one can survive fifty days or more without food, the body can only be depleted of water for a few days before survival is at risk. Maintaining optimum fluid […]
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An In Depth Look At Our Biological Clock and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

Our biological clock (BC) refers to the natural rhythm that certain bodily functions and activities follow. This includes our body temperature, level of alertness; sleep schedule, and endocrine activity. The biological clock or biological rhythm usually repeats in predictable cycles of time. The menstrual cycle, for example, occurs every twenty-eight days. Rhythms that follow a […]
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In-Depth Article on Detoxification & Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

Introduction to Detoxification There is little doubt that our environment is polluted with toxins and harmful substances. One of the keys to optimal health is to identify useful methods of detoxification to reduce our exposure to toxic surrounding elements including our air, water and food. The reason is simple—the more toxins you have in your body, […]
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Liver Health and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

Introduction to Liver Health The liver, along with the kidneys, skin, and intestine, is the waste management plant of the body, and having proper liver health is important. The liver filters blood to remove bacteria, modulate bile secretion to eliminate cholesterol, regulate hemoglobin, breakdown products, and remove negative results left by prescription drugs. Because of […]
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An In Depth Look At The Benefits of Acupuncture for Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China more than 2,500 years ago and is based on the principle that human life is a balance of wellness and harmony. In theory and practice, traditional Chinese medicine, including TCM acupuncture, is completely different from Western medicine, both in terms of considering how the human body works […]
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