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The Effects of Cortisol in Mother's Milk and How to Reduce It

Breastfeeding is a major part of the postpartum period for many women. Not only can breastfeeding help in increasing the bond between mother and baby, but breast milk is also the primary source of food for most infants in the first six months of life. However, along with all the nutrients from breast milk, an […]
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How to Deal With Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness: An Overview

Do you often feel like you’re floating or rocking, without feeling nauseous, because of external stimuli like crowds or a certain environment? Then you may be suffering from persistent postural perceptual dizziness. This little-known disorder can disrupt your entire life, from your work to your social and home life. This isn’t the kind of disorder […]
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New Hormone Therapy Guidelines to Consider Before Starting HRT

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been the standard protocol in addressing the many symptoms women experience during menopause. Over the years, however, clinical trials have shown that HRT may pose serious health risks to some women. As a result, the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), as well as various health bodies across the globe, have […]
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Dealing With The Repercussions of A Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may not show symptoms right away, but it can have a wide range of health effects. Many people fully recover from a TBI, but it can increase the chances of cognitive decline later in life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a traumatic brain injury refers […]
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Should You Take A Chlorophyll Supplement? Pros and Cons

Not all supplements are all they are advertised to be. But are chlorophyll supplements one of these fads? Here's what you need to know before you buy one of these supplements. In a perfect world, nobody would need to take supplements. You would get all the daily vitamins, minerals, and nutrients you need from the […]
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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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Study: Exploring the Link Between Antioxidants and Dementia

It’s estimated that at least six million Americans are living with a form of dementia. The occurrence of dementia is increasing and many studies are underway researching the causes and potential remedies. These remedies are not a silver bullet but aim to provide relief and potentially delay the progression. One remedy currently being studied is […]
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Unpacking Lipedema: What Is It and How to Improve It

Lipedema is a condition that predominantly affects women. In fact, it affects up to 11% of the female population. It is a condition that you may not have heard of, however, you may have seen it in individuals or seen it in your body. Here's what it is and how you can improve it. What […]
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Exploring the Link Between Melatonin and Breast Cancer

The most recent research suggests that there’s a link between the hormone known as melatonin and breast cancer. And this link may suggest a new way forward in the fight to prevent and eliminate breast cancer. It may even work to protect you against tests that involve radiation, which can be very reassuring for women […]
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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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