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How to Stop Being Negative and Take Back Your Life

Thinking negatively is natural. The world can be a scary place, and our bodies are designed to focus on what is most like to be dangerous to us - the worst. While some people naturally tend to think positively, but this is often a deliberately cultivated trait. However, constant negativity can keep your body in […]
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How To Supercharge Your Health With Energy Smoothies

Getting all the nutrition from the food you eat can be difficult. It may seem as if you would have to eat all day just to get all the nutrients you need. But you can streamline this process by drinking energy smoothies. They’re not only an easy way to cram lots of nutrients into one […]
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Microdosing Mushrooms: Experimental But Promising Path to Boost Serotonin

The last time you heard about hallucinogenic mushrooms, it may have been in the context of the psychedelic culture of the 1960s. Users claimed these mushrooms could expand your consciousness, make you more creative, and even show you the face of God. Yet while these claims are a bit outside the realm of modern medicine's […]
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Adaptogens for ADHD: Natural Ways to Fight a Growing Problem

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a condition that has been appearing in increasing frequency among both children and adults. More and more research indicates this disorder occurs along a continuum, allowing the identification of more people affected. The standard medical approach to remediating this disorder involves medications that can lead to significant side […]
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Do Your Symptoms Indicate a Wheat Allergy? Here's What to Do

Bread, pancakes, waffles, muffins... wheat products, and commercials advertising the virtues of these products, are everywhere in our culture. Yet many of us experience a feeling of lethargy after eating anything containing wheat. You may assume it is due to being full, but it could be from a wheat allergy or sensitivity. Fatigue is one […]
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What Is Cortisol? A Brief Introduction to Your Body’s Most Important Anti-Stress Hormone

Your body has a complex mechanism that helps it respond and adapt to stress. It’s called the NeuroEndoMetabolic (NEM) Stress Response and it’s composed of six circuits of organs and systems that work together. To answer the question “what is cortisol?” in a way that makes sense to your overall health, we need to look […]
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9 Best Mushroom Adaptogens for Your Health

Mushrooms became well-known in the ’60s for their psychedelic properties. However, for centuries oriental and other countries used mushrooms as medicine. This article will cover nine of the best mushroom adaptogens proven by research to promote your good health. You can see mushrooms every day in just about any supermarket. Button mushrooms and portobellos can […]
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Tips On How To Increase Pregnenolone Naturally

Your adrenal glands produce both pregnenolone and cortisol. Pregnenolone is a precursor hormone to different hormones in your body like progesterone, testosterone, estrogen, and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). But sometimes your pregnenolone levels become low. This could happen because of various reasons. Menopause is one reason. Another is adrenal fatigue and the adrenal's inability to convert cholesterol […]
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Why You Should Stick To Eating Low Glycemic Index Fruits

The Benefits of Sticking to Low Glycemic Index Fruits One of the most important markers for health is blood sugar levels. The more stable and within the healthy range your levels are, the less likely you are to get the negative side effects associated with low or high blood sugar levels. This is especially the […]
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How To Deal With Stress At School And Live A Better Life

Are you a high school student or a parent of an elementary or middle schooler and looking for management of school stress? It is not surprising to know that stress at school can occur in all age groups. Stress at school has a highly deleterious effect on the health of students. It also affects the […]
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