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Eating and exercise: 5 tips to maxi

Eating and exercise: 5 tips to maximize your workouts


Knowing when and what to eat can make a difference in your workouts. Understand the connection between eating and exercise.
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The Longer Youíre Overweight, the Greater Your Risk of Cancer

The Longer Youíre Overweight, the Greater Your Risk of Cancer


According to recent research, the longer a woman is overweight, the more likely she is to develop breast, endometrial, colon or kidney cancer.1 Obesity is indeed a known risk factor for cancer, so this finding in and of itself ...

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What You Can Do To Prevent A Stroke

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association issued guidelines for stroke prevention in women. Here are the top 10 risk factors to address:

7. Smoking. The more cigarettes you smoke, the higher your risk of stroke.

8. Migraine. Migraines are associated with strok...

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Relax into the Journey

I struggle with several health issues that can keep me from doing so many things that I love. Multiple Sclerosis, migraines, and arthritis are paramount. I used to stress about how much or how little I could do. Stress did not help my journey at all. In fact, it likely kept me from success. Str...

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The Science is Practically Screaming... Don't Make This Trendy Fat Mistake

The Science is Practically Screaming... Don't Make This Trendy Fat Mistake


The science is loud and clear: the correct balance of fatty acids is essential if you want to be the healthiest you can be.

There are actually two problems related to how these fats are being consumed by mos...

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The ease of removing a "secondary cataract"

If you have had cataract surgery it is not uncommon for your vision to become cloudy many years later resulting in the diagnosis of "secondary cataract." This is not a true cataract since another cataract cannot occur after cataract surgery. In a cataract operation, the cloudy lens is replaced wit...

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What You Can Do To Prevent A Stroke

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association issued guidelines for stroke prevention in women. Here are the top 10 risk factors to address:

1. Hypertension. The higher your blood pressure, the higher your risk of stroke. The relationship is so strong that lowering blood ...

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With the Coming of Fall, Will Your Physical Activity Hit the Wall?

As the weather gets cooler, and the days get shorter, how will you maintain your level of activity? It is so easy to come up with excuses Ė too cold out, too dark out, Iím tired. But it is so important to keep our bodies in good shape, no matter the season. Letís face it, physical activity jus...

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The Benefits of Sleep Therapy Over Drugs

The Benefits of Sleep Therapy Over Drugs


Lack of sleep is detrimental to your health, and in the case of chronic insomnia, it can even be deadly. People with chronic insomnia have a three times greater risk of death from all causes compared to those who sleep normally.1

Sleep is al...

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Best Herbs to Help With Insomnia

Best Herbs to Help With Insomnia


Nearly 60 million Americans struggle with insomnia. Doctors are still not sure how to treat this disorder that may have devastating effects on your daily routines.1

Chronic lack of quality sleep has been associated with reduced memory and learning, ...

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