Vitamin D: Bone Protection for Most

Research has shown that vitamin D protects the bones of everyone, except postmenopausal women. However, modern research may offer clues to how this age and gender disparity might be overcome.

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The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Guggulu

Guggulu is among the most famous Ayurvedic herbs, owing to its ability to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and even increase white blood cell production. But that’s not all.

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Iron Deficiency and Panic Attacks

As improbable as it may seem, the feelings of dread, abject fear, tightness in the chest and heart palpitations that accompany a typical panic attack could be the result of an iron deficiency. … Iron deficiency triggered panic attacks are more common than most people realize. In this article, we explore how this is possible.

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How to Burn More Calories

Everyone knows that to lose unwanted body fat they must eat fewer calories while burning off even more calories. Unfortunately, there are little things that can interfere with those well-laid plans. I’ve compiled a short list of tips to help you overcome your weight loss obstacles, and I even explain why these five tips work.

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The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ashwagandha

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Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) is an extraordinarily useful herb, particularly for those struggling to keep up with the hectic pace of modern life. … Ashwagandha’s many health benefits make it the perfect herbal tonic for those under stress and in need of greater energy. But that’s just the beginning of Ashwagandha’s many uses.

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The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Ashoka

Ashoka is regarded as a universal panacea in Ayurvedic medicine, with good reason. This evergreen medicinal tree is not only used as an individual remedy, for a variety of ailments, but as part of synergistic blends and in pharmaceutical drug formulations as well. For the sake of brevity, I will only discuss the most documented health benefits associated with this legendary herb. …

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The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine: Arjuna

Arjuna is one of those herbs that doesn’t just improve a few aspects of one’s health, it greatly benefits overall health and well-being. … Learn how arjuna herb can help improve your cardiovascular health and prevent many chronic illnesses.

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Natural Cures for Headaches

The typical headache is the result of either stress or a nutritional deficiency, sometimes both. In this article we explore the nutritional causes of headaches and what you can do to put a stop to them, when eating right just isn’t enough.

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The Benefits of Peppermint

The Benefits of Peppermint_peppermint leaves in mortar with pestle

Peppermint is one of my favorite herbs, for a variety of reasons. Used inside and out – as an infusion, a tincture and an essential oil – peppermint can do much more than freshen breath.

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