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The hidden dangers of birth control pills doctors don’t want you to know

Many young women’s first trip to the gynecologist is prompted by a desire to take birth control pills, whether they are trying to avoid getting pregnant or hoping to alleviate the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. Perhaps they know someone who takes “the pill,” or a well-meaning parent or boyfriend has encouraged them to go...

For Real? Mindfulness Reveals How Reliving Yesterday Removes You From Reality

Living in reality or the reality of something is a state or quality of being actual, true, existing, and real. If you ponder on this definition, it may not be hard to accept the belief that when a person lives in the present moment, it is the only time that he or she is...

Our Food Is Killing Us!

1 in 5 early deaths traced back to toxic food ingredients and junk food lifestyles Today, 72 percent of early deaths are from non-communicable chronic diseases that are connected to dietary choices that lead to cardiovascular events, obesity, Type-2 diabetes and cancer. A large ongoing study being conducted by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at...

Toxic Esters: Do You Know What’s Lurking in Your Perfume?

According to the BBC, an ester is formed when an organic acid substances interacts with alcohol. Sounds benign enough, right? But when it comes to your health, esters can be a “double-edged sword.” They can be transporters of potential healing, such as with natural esters used in organic essential oils, or they can be carriers...

Sugar over sex? Almost half of those polled would rather give up sex for a year than sacrifice their daily sugar hit

A survey carried out by SimplyHealth revealed that the U.K.’s excessive sugar consumption continues to affect a large number of people, many of whom even willing to forgo sex than cutting back on their daily sugar intake. The survey examined more than 2,000 respondents and found that 41 percent were willing to sacrifice sexual intimacy rather than reducing their...

Opium-Like Painkiller Alternative Can Be Found Growing In Your Backyard

If you’re suffering from pain of any type, your first impulse might be to reach for a pill. If that is the case, then you are not alone. Many people rely on over-the-counter or prescription pain medication, but these come with the risk of severe side effects and drug dependency issues. A large segment...

Treat Depression With… Good Posture?

Depression is a complex condition that does not have a one-size-fits-all solution, no matter what the pharmaceutical companies that manufacture antidepressants would like for you to believe. Many people find that a holistic approach can help their symptoms improve, and one factor that is gaining a lot of attention for its ability to influence...

Drinking low-fat or skim milk raises the risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to researchers

The more low-fat dairy a person consumes in a day, the greater their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, claim researchers from Harvard University. To be precise: Those who consumed at least three servings of low-fat dairy a day had a 34 percent higher chance of acquiring the disease than those who consumed less than...

Vitamin D prevents heart disease

The fact that vitamin D prevents cancer is now so well known that even some conventional physicians are beginning to recommend it. Vitamin D prevents 77% of all cancers, after all. That's as close to a "cure" for cancer as you'll ever get (and it's free, too, since you can make it yourself!).But did you also know that vitamin...

DUHHH! Energy drinks will NOT keep you hydrated

Yes, energy drinks can really take you places….like the emergency room. These supposedly “hydrating” drinks actually increase your risk of developing a cardiac condition or a plethora of other illnesses associated with dehydration or excessive sugar intake. This is what Dr. Manny Alvarez, Senior Managing Health Editor at FOXNews.com warned of in a recent article. He...
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