Why Do I Have Brittle Nails?

Why Do I Have Brittle Nails

Did you know that your nails can reveal quite a lot about your overall health? It’s important to take notice of any changes in your nails’ color and texture because these imperfections can provide you with clues regarding your current health status. Your nail color alone can say a lot about your liver, lungs, and…

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Managing Chronic Inflammation

Managing Chronic Inflammation

What comes to your mind when you hear the word inflammation? Is it joint and muscle pain after a workout, a sore throat from the flu, physical bruising, or redness and swelling after a bee sting? These are all examples of acute inflammation; inflammation specific to one area of the body. In this way, inflammation is…

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Managing Menopause

Managing Menopause

Menopause… the change of life… the inevitable transition. It is a turning point that can have an immeasurable impact on your well-being, but if you allow it, it can also be liberating and empowering. Menopause is rarely a topic of open discussion, even though nearly half of the world’s population will experience this dreaded transition.…

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Combatting Brain Fog

Combatting Brain Fog

Do you find yourself frequently spacing out when you should be focusing on a specific task or activity? Do you have difficulty staying focused? Have you lost your ability to concentrate, even on the most trivial things? This feeling of mental fuzziness is commonly referred to as brain fog. Brain fog is not a condition,…

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5 Keys to Maintaining Healthy Joints

5 Keys to Maintaining Healthy Joints

Although you may not be able to completely avoid developing conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or other joint injuries, you can still take proactive steps towards protecting your joints. Joint injuries can greatly impact the quality of your day-to-day life, so it is important to do what you can to help protect your joints, lessen…

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Natural Remedies for Reducing Joint Discomfort

Natural Remedies for Reducing Joint Discomfort

Joints are the areas where 2 or more bones meet, and are mostly mobile, allowing the bones to move. Joints consist of cartilage, a type of tissue that covers bones’ surface where they meet. Joint pain, especially as you age, is incredibly common, resulting from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains, or other injuries.…

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Foods to Avoid for Bone Health

Foods to Avoid for Bone Health

A healthy diet is essential for maintaining bone health. Key nutrients include calcium, vitamin C, vitamin D, magnesium, vitamin K, zinc, and protein. But what about foods to avoid? There are some foods and groups of foods that are not beneficial to your bone health, and can actually contribute to conditions such as osteoporosis. In…

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What to Look for in a Bone Health Supplement

What to Look for in a Bone Health Supplement

Osteoporosis is a porous bone disease. It is a condition where your bones become brittle, thin, and weak due to loss of bone mass. Your bones lose their density and become much more susceptible to breaks and fractures. If broken bones occur this causes pain, disability and will greatly impact your everyday life. Osteoporosis is…

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What Foods Help Restore Balance and Equilibrium

What Foods Help Restore Balance and Equilibrium

You have probably heard of a balanced diet, but have you ever thought about a diet for balance? Balance and equilibrium concerns are an increasing problem for people as they age, and are the most common reason older adults seek help from their doctor. Good balance means you can control and maintain your body position…

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The Thyroid Sleep Connection

The Thyroid Sleep Connection

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck. It produces hormones that are secreted into your bloodstream and affect virtually every part of your body. The main hormones the thyroid produces are triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). T3 and T4 play a large role in regulating how your body uses…

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