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The Thyroid Network and How to Keep It Healthy

We hear about how we should keep our thyroids in check and about thyroid disorders, but do you know what the thyroid is responsible for and how to optimize the gland so you can feel your best? Here is a fast read on exactly what the thyroid is responsible for and what factors can cause it to fluctuate. I will also touch on ways to take care of your thyroids. Happy learning! First thing's first: What is the Thyroid? (more…)

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Acupuncture, Health, Pregnancy

Revitalize Your Reproductive System Health

"Statistics show that one in five couples over the age of 30 have difficulty conceiving after one year of trying. Many of these couples turn to acupuncture and Oriental medicine for a safe, effective and natural solution to having a baby. Oriental medicine has a long history when it comes to enhancing reproductive health and fertility for both men and women. In fact, evidence that acupuncture and herbal medicine have been used to aid fertility can be found in early medical literature dating back to 3 AD. (more…)

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Health, Pregnancy

The Amazing Benefits of Placenta. Freeze It. Cook It. Eat It?

Don't be too shocked. Yes, people all over the world treat the placenta as a very sacred source of beneficial and medicinal source of anti-depressive, energy increasing, lactation promoting and hormonal replacing miracle supplement. Keep reading to see just how to reap the benefits of placenta, especially if you are an expecting mama, going into menopause, have hormonal or anxiety problems or are just simply interested.  (more…)

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Acupuncture, Health

Top Health Concerns for Women and How Acupuncture Can Help

The biggest threats to women's health are often preventable.  Oriental medicine has always addressed the special needs of women throughout their lives and many health issues women face respond extremely well to acupuncture treatments.   Taking small steps to improve your health can make a difference. Learn how cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis, depression, autoimmune diseases, menopause, and gynecological disorders can be helped and treated by acupuncture. (more…)

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Health

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Risks and Natural Alternatives

Hormone replacement therapy, a common treatment for menopausal women, is even more dangerous than previously thought, according to a study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association.  In fact, hormone replacement therapy, HRT, greatly increases a patient's chance of breast cancer. Hormone therapy is very risky, and may increase chances of cancer among other long-term effects in men and women. Additional problems may include blood clots, strokes, heart attacks, and breast cancer. (more…)

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Health

Why Women Live Longer than Men

In all developed countries and most undeveloped ones, women outlive men, sometimes by a margin of 10 years. In the U.S., average life expectancy at birth is about 79 years for women and about 72 years for men. Harvard researchers studied people who live 100 years and more to conclude that menopause is a major determinant of the life spans of both women and men. A women's life span depends on the balance of two forces. One is the evolutionary drive to pass on her genes; the other is the need to stay healthy enough to rear as many children

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Health

Menopause: Symptoms and Natural Remedies

If you’re at the menopausal stage of your life, you have probably experienced a number of menopausal symptoms and different kinds of discomfort. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was long the standard treatment for menopause, however, since we now know that traditional HRT using synthetic estrogen and progestins increases the risk of breast cancer and heart disease, many women and health care providers are no longer routinely asking for or prescribing traditional estrogen replacement therapy. While hormone replacement therapy is still a popular and clinical way to recover estrogen levels, statistics show that more and more women, every day, are turning

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