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How to Fix Cortisol Imbalance

Cortisol is a steroid hormone that is essential for maintaining health and well-being and impacts several different bodily functions. It regulates blood pressure, controls sleep and wake cycle, helps your body respond to stress, and suppresses inflammation, among other functions. When cortisol levels are too high or too low, this can lead to significant health […]
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The Guide to Hypothyroidism: Symptoms, Causes, Testing, and Management Option

Hypothyroidism, also known as an underactive thyroid, affects nearly five out of a hundred Americans from the age of 12 and up (1). This condition can affect almost every aspect of health. Let's take a closer look at hypothyroidism, and what you can do to manage this condition. Thyroid Basics The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland […]
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How to Stop Drinking Coffee and Boost Your Energy With Natural, Healthy Alternatives

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages worldwide, well-known for its psychoactive effects, such as boosting mental alertness, reaction time, productivity, and vigilance. Americans consume an estimated 5.1 kg of coffee per person a year. Caffeine is a major source of the benefits of coffee and why many men and women rely on this […]
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Pantothenic Acid, or Vitamin B5, Top Benefits and How to Get Them

There are 13 different vitamins that are essential for your survival. Some of these vitamins, such as vitamin C or D, are well known. However, there are a few that are just as important but not as well known. One of these lesser-known vitamins is pantothenic acid, also known as vitamin B5. This article will […]
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Bacopa for Neuroprotection, Stress, and More

Using medicinal herbs to manage different health conditions is certainly not a new concept, with some Ayurvedic practices dating back thousands of years. However, the last few years in modern medicine have witnessed a significant uptick in the research interest of these herbs. Bacopa is one key area that scientists suggest can rejuvenate mental healthcare. […]
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Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis: Differences and Connections

Whether diagnosed with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, one thing remains the same: you have a condition that could become debilitating. It could affect all aspects of your life due to crippling pain and unsightly joint swelling. Both these conditions fall under the umbrella term ‘arthritis’. As a result, many people have a misconception that they […]
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How Second Wind Sleep Disruption Can Leave You Exhausted, Especially If You Have Adrenal Fatigue

Some people are happy to get a second wind, suddenly finding they have more energy to complete a task or stay awake longer. However, if you have had a long day and simply need quality sleep, a second wind could be a problem for you. It could keep you up late at night rob your […]
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8 Research-Backed Benefits of Citicoline for Brain Health

Your brain is responsible for many important functions such as memory, learning, and attention. If your brain is not performing optimally, many of these functions may begin to decline. There are many supplements available that can help boost your brain health. One of these less well-known supplements is citicoline. This article will explore what exactly […]
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Does Milk Help Heartburn?

Heartburn can leave you feeling uncomfortable, and frequent heartburn can result in serious health complications. While your stomach can handle its acidic content, your esophagus can become irritated, and it’s also possible for injury to occur as well. However, many cases of heartburn can be prevented or alleviated if you have the know-how. If you […]
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Causes and Management Options

On a global level, statistics indicate that 5%-10% of the population has irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In the United States, it’s estimated that IBS affects up to about 15% of people, with women being more likely to suffer from the condition. While the exact cause is unknown, various symptoms may emerge that connect to the […]
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