Menopause Management for a Better Life

Hot flashes. Sweating.  Irritability.  All symptoms of menopause in women.  The symptoms can make life very difficult for some while in women, the problems are not as evident.  While it is a fact of life for all women, and a part of the normal course of aging, the process of menopause can be controlled and better managed, which might actually improve your overall health as well! (more…)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19); A Broader Perspective

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken our world by storm, impacting our daily lives, the conduction of business, and impacting the finances of many from lost jobs to a declining economy.  COVID-19 has become a catchphrase of sorts, overtaking our thoughts and our every move, instilling fear in many people.  Now, while this virus can inflict much harm upon many, if allowed, there is more truth that is not being discussed or revealed in this matter or others very similar to it.  As humans, we are susceptible to many things if we allow them, and in that, not only are we responsible for that which we create but in seeing this, we may realize we are also in complete control. (more…)

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Tips on Keeping Your Immune System Strong

Worried about the Coronavirus?  Does the common cold or influenza have you concerned?  Do you find yourself battling one cold after another, especially during the winter time?  If you are like many others, these issues may concern you or even create some anxiety in your life.  The best defense you can have is a strong immune system and a proper response.  How do you enhance and build your immune system so that it is a strong as a wall of bricks? (more…)

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Managing Constipation for Optimal Health

Constipation.  It’s something we have all experienced at some point in our lives and for some, it is unfortunately an ongoing problem.  The bloating, the fullness, the fatigue, and the never ending trips to the bathroom to gain relief, are an issue for many, especially as you age.  So, what’s going on?  Is there a bigger problem in your belly?  Is constipation a sign of a greater issue?  What can be done to help move along the problem? (more…)

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Sugar. What is the Impact on Your Health?

Sugar. It makes the world go around and one of the most heavily traded commodities.  Added sugars are in everything that you eat and even drink, being added to satiate our sweet tooth and helping to make the usually non-palatable foods more tasty.  It has become a national and international addiction and epidemic, so commonplace in our daily lives that you often do not realize or even give it a second thought.  Is there a connection with your health?  Is this sugar epidemic contributing to the multitude of health problems in our society from diabetes to mental health and even cancer?  It’s a topic certainly worth 10 minutes of your attention.  How much sugar do you consume each day? (more…)

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Shatavari Asparagus; Making the Woman a New Woman

Aging and stress are the two biggest culprits that you are up against in today’s society.  Both contribute significantly to your health decline, with each contributing respectively to the other.  Today’s society is very demanding, by choice mind you, which can create significant burdens on the body, both for men and women. Shatavari, or asparagus root, is one time proven remedy that can greatly assist with female health and rejuvenation, being used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine.  Can Shatavari, or asparagus root, help to revitalize and restore your body? (more…)

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Cordyceps sinensis; Bring Your Body Back from the Dead

Life can be a challenge, especially in today’s society of constantly coming and going.  We are all often burning the candle at both ends, which creates not just fatigue, but increased stress, and a loss of overall resistance in health.  It is not a surprise that a high percentage of us succumb to the common cold, diabetes, cognitive issues, chronic fatigue and a loss of zeal for life.  Cordyceps sinensis is one of those herbs, traditionally revered in Chinese Medicine as often the ‘cure all’ for many of our health complaints, serving as a primary adaptogen.   It’s potency and respect in Chinese medicine has earned it many names, and with that a high cost, but is Cordyceps sinensis what they have claimed it to be? (more…)

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Adaptogens, Stress, and Your Health

Stress is a real killer, as noted in our other article.  Stress related illness comprise upwards of 70% of all health complaints in America, not to mention other countries.  Although you cannot avoid all stress, it is possible to reduce the impact of that stress upon your body.  Through the use of adaptogens, a proper diet, and exercise, the overall negative impact of stress upon your health can be reduced.  Adaptogens are one powerful means of intervention, which may not just help save your life, but could actually bring about an overall state of wellness to the world as a whole, if we all participated. (more…)

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Stress. Is it Killing Me?

Approximately 70-90% of all visits to the doctor are stress-related ailments or complaints.  To go further more, this implies that 70-90% of all illnesses and health complaints are psychosomatic or related to the mind, being an internal conflict or stress.  Those are some pretty incredible statistics, taken from WebMD, and should serve as a wake-up call of sorts for us as humans existing in a body given to us for and with a purpose.  Spend a little time on social media, jumping from one ‘medical’ oriented group to the next, and you will just get a glimpse of not just what ailments are impacting people, but to what degree.  Then, instead of remedying or improving the cause, being stress in our lives, we rally for sympathy or raise funds to rid that disease from the face of the earth.  The reality is that your body, my body, is a living device, and what goes into it and what it is faced with, impacts it’s function.  This in turn can either create wellness or disease.  Choice is yours and it is mine, but there are things you can do to mitigate the damage if lifestyle and stress cannot be completely eradicated. (more…)

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Blueberries and Your Health; Powerful Foods for Brain and Body

You are what you eat!  This slogan has been around for decades, if not centuries, and stands to be true in all aspects of our mental and physical health.  The fact is that you are in control of your health, believe it or not, and the food you choose to eat can either assist in your vitality or work against it, contributing to more disease and pain.  Blueberries are one of many fruits that pack a powerful punch when it comes to your health.  The little purple gems are packed full of vital nutrients and phytochemicals that can truly change your well being and health.  Blueberries are just one of many fruits that possess these research supported powers, impacting overall health, sugar metabolism, mental well being, and even digestive health.  Let’s pour some into a bowl and look at why I LOVE this fruit! (more…)

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