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Cortisol - Effects on Women's Health

Balance is the key element when it comes to cortisol, a hormone produced in your adrenal glands. Cortisol performs many vital functions, including: Reducing inflammation Regulating blood pressure Metabolizing glucose Assisting with circadian rhythm regulation Formulating memories Many of these tasks contribute to cortisol’s role in controlling the “flight or fight response.”  When your body […]

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Is Your Gut Health in Check?

How’s your gut health? A simple “gut check” is one of the most comprehensive ways to assess your overall well-being. Growing research points to the importance of the microbiome in a wide range of functions, from your immune system, to your weight, to your mental health and more. The term microbiome refers to the trillions […]

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Strengthen Your Lungs to Improve Your Respiratory Health

It’s hard not to think about our lungs and how we can keep them healthy amidst all the uncertainty of this pandemic. Seeing our economies shut down and a global health crisis is something almost none of us have had to contend with at this level in our lives. Best Practices For Lung Health Understanding […]

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Improve Your Memory With Lifestyle Changes

We all have momentary memory lapses. If you’ve ever searched for your lost car in a parking lot, or stumbled for a name mid-conversation, you know that feeling of having an important fact right at the edge of your mind ... somewhere. Of course, as we grow older, those temporary memory blips become more troublesome […]

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Is Insulin Resistance Slowing Your Weight Loss?

You do everything “right.” Somehow, however, those stubborn extra pounds won’t leave. And worse, they seem to have shifted to your midsection. What happened to your shape? You can be eating healthy and still struggle with weight. For women, it’s easy to blame slowing weight loss on the hormonal shifts that come with age, but […]

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5 Natural Ways to Improve Cognitive Health

Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: Dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by 2050. Dementia is more complex than most people realize. Although Alzheimer’s […]

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Biohacking: Improve Your Well-being With Simple Health “Hacks”

If you follow health-related news, you’ve probably come across the term “biohacking” recently. The word itself might sound intimidating to the average person, but the concepts behind biohacking are actually quite simple: The goal is to “hack” your body’s natural processes to improve your physical, emotional, and cellular health. Taken to extremes, biohacking’s “citizen science” […]

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