Month: June 2015

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How To Boost Your Metabolism

Your metabolism is mainly regulated by the hormones, which are quite powerful but at the same time highly sensitive. This is a good thing, since it allows your hormones to perform their functions in an effective manner. However, you can throw your hormones out of balance by going on crash diets or taking diet pills […]

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How Many Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers Do You Really Need?

Consumers are faced with a wide variety of choices when they walk through the pain-reliever section of their local pharmacy. Many shoppers wonder how many of these compounds they should keep on hand, or if one medication is sufficient for a variety of uses. Here’s a short guide to help you determine which pain reliever […]

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Ways to Naturally Improve Your Vision

Every day, we spend hours looking at small images on televisions, computers, and phones, leading to eye fatigue and an increased risk of future vision problems. However, that doesn’t mean that weakened eyesight is inevitable. The tips below offer five all-natural strategies for keeping your eyes sharp and healthy.

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What Is Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety disorder, often referred to as SAD or social phobia, is an anxiety disorder. Characteristics of social anxiety include fear or intense anxiety in social situations, self-consciousness in social situations, obsessive self-defeating thoughts, panic attacks, and avoidance of social situations. Social anxiety often occurs alongside other psychiatric disorders, especially depression or other anxiety disorders, […]

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Obesity and Genetics

Is obesity genetic? This is probably one of the most common questions asked when it comes to obesity.

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Small Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle

Getting fit and eating right are hard things to do. That is why so many well-meaning New Year’s resolutions fail. People start off with the best of intentions, but they slowly fall back into their old ways and abandon their goals.

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A Two-Minute Walk Could Improve Your Health

Scientists and health practitioners alike have long been aware of the health dangers associated with sitting for long periods. Numerous studies have made links between high rates of sitting — sitting for long periods day after day, such as at an office — and poor health. However, there is hope for people with a sedentary […]

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7 All-Natural Astringents for Healthy and Beautiful Skin

All-natural astringents have a wide variety of skincare benefits: they tighten pores, make skin smoother, clear away dirt and grime, and even help to reduce irritations and infections. Below are some of the most popular natural astringents, as well as tips on how you can add them to your skin regimen.

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Women, Protect Your Hearts

Breast cancer may get a lot of publicity, but if you’re female, you should be more worried about heart disease. Coronary heart disease — the most common type — kills more women in the U.S. than any other health condition — one in four American women die of heart disease. Women are also more susceptible […]

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8 Ways to Manage Anxiety Without Prescription Drugs

Anxiety has a way of sneaking up on you until it feels as if every situation contains a problem or threat. Dealing with everyday anxiety can lead to a variety of health issues and problems with interpersonal relationships. If you are one of the many people who prefer not to go on prescription medications, you […]