Discover DHEA’s Possible Uses and Benefits

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  • DHEA is a hormone mainly produced in the adrenal cortex, but which also can be synthesized in the brain and testes, albeit in smaller amounts
  • DHEA production peaks during early adulthood, between 20 and 30 years old. As you get older, however, your body’s DHEA levels steadily decline
  • Although DHEA supplementation does show some promise in improving certain aspects of your well-being, it can unfortunately pave the way for complications

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6 Bodily Tissues That can be Regenerated Through Nutrition

It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default state of the body is one of ceaseless regeneration. Without the flame-like process of continual cell turnover within the body – life and death ceaselessly intertwined – the miracle of the human body would not exist Continue reading

Top anti-inflammatory foods and supplements

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  • Chronic inflammation is a hallmark of virtually all disease, including cancer, obesity and heart disease. Your diet plays a significant if not primary role as it can either trigger or prevent inflammation
  • Leafy greens, berries and mushrooms are potent anti-inflammatory foods. People with autoimmune diseases may want to limit vegetables high in lectins, though, as they may cause more problems than they solve
  • Traditionally fermented and cultured foods are anti-inflammatory staples that work their “magic” by optimizing your gut flora. Examples include kefir, yogurt, natto, kimchee, miso, tempeh, pickles, sauerkraut, olives and other fermented vegetables
  • Marine-based omega-3 fats found in fatty cold-water fish that are low in environmental toxins are important anti-inflammatories that are particularly crucial for brain and heart health
  • Other anti-inflammatory foods and supplements include green tea, spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary and turmeric, herbal remedies such as white willow bark, maritime pine bark and Cat’s claw, and supplements such as resveratrol, curcumin, capsaicin, vitamin D, zinc and SAM-e

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Are Sleep Problems Making Your Health Problems Worse?

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40 percent of Americans are sleep deprived; many get less than five hours of sleep per night. Insufficient sleep has been linked to a wide variety of health problems, including pain, heart disease, and cancer Continue reading

Transgender Benefits Gain Attention of Employers

High-profile examples of transgender issues, such as Bruce Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn, may spur further adoption of transition-related benefits Continue reading

Thyroid Cancer Epidemic Caused by Misinformation, Not Cancer

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Did you know the vast majority of thyroid cancer diagnoses are FALSE? And yet, the vast majority go ahead and get ‘treated’ anyway, with total removal of the gland, radiation and life long hormone replacement.

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Suzanne Somers Reveals How to Heal from Toxic Overload

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In her latest book, TOX-SICK, Suzanne Somers delves into the toxic roots of disease, revealing how you can heal from toxic overload Continue reading

Revelations from the Women’s Health Initiative

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The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) is a landmark trial showing that hormone therapy with estrogen and progestin in women who had not had a hysterectomy dramatically increased strokes, Continue reading

Winning Strategies to Help You Shed Unwanted Belly Fat

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Carrying extra weight around your middle is linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, strokes, and other chronic diseases Continue reading

Sunshine Vitamin Regenerates and Detoxifies Your Hormones

Sometimes called the ‘sunshine vitamin’ because it is found in high levels in citrus fruits, vitamin C has a uniquely regenerative role in hormone health and cancer prevention that has been overlooked for over twenty years! Continue reading

Phthalates: New Study Finds Common Chemicals May Lower Testosterone Levels

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A new study found reduced levels of circulating testosterone were associated with increased phthalate exposure in several key populations, including a 24-34 percent decline in testosterone levels in boys aged 6 to 12 Continue reading

Best-Selling Toothpaste Contains Hazardous Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical

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Triclosan is an antibacterial chemical used in a wide variety of consumer products. Despite the pervasive use of this chemical, troubling questions linger about its potentially harmful effects, especially for children Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Testosterone Testing and Testosterone Replacement Therapy

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The number of testosterone prescriptions have tripled over the past decade, causing researchers to sound the alarm that men may be abusing the hormone Continue reading

Weight Loss Supplements—Are They Worth the Cost and Potential Risks?

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Weight loss pills are a nod to the pharmaceutical Band-Aid mentality, and actually run counter to the idea of a healthy lifestyle. This is why I stopped selling weight loss supplements, and it’s why I encourage Continue reading

The Oft-Ignored Link between Mental Illness and Hypothyroid Disease

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Thyroid hormone is critical for your mitochondrial function

When thyroid hormone is deficient or poorly functioning, you may experience symptoms ranging from fatigue and constipation, to hair loss, Continue reading