Experts Weigh In On The Best Techniques To Keep Your Stress Levels In Check
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Experts Weigh In On The Best Techniques To Keep Your Stress Levels In Check

The modern world is fast-paced and societal pressures can lead to increased feelings of stress that cause physical, emotional, or psychological strain. Stress affects everyone and is the body’s normal reaction to warning signs or challenges identified by the central nervous system.  When the body identifies stress, hormones and chemicals are released that trigger the…

What Stress Does To The Immune System
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What Stress Does To The Immune System

Human diseases appear to progress more quickly in stressful situations, and studies show we are better able to fight disease, pain, infection, or illness when we are not constantly worried. (1) Chronic stress has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, weight gain, digestive issues, headaches, muscle pain, and, of course, mental health…

Not Having Sex For a Long Time, Are There Side Effects?
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Not Having Sex For a Long Time, Are There Side Effects?

Throughout our lives, nearly all of us will have a sexual encounter with another person. As Individuals, we feel attracted to people of the opposite or the same sex. Friendships occur, and sometimes it will lead to an intimate connection that becomes sexual.  To do so is all perfectly natural, and it is how many…

Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk
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Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk

According to the United Nations (UN), the global population of those aged 60 and up will increase from 962 million in 2017 to 2.1 billion by 2050, and it is predicted that dementia rates will rise in tandem with the aging population.  Dementia is a chronic disease that affects a large and growing number of…

Grape Seed Compound Showing Antiaging Potential by Taking Out Tired Cells
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Grape Seed Compound Showing Antiaging Potential by Taking Out Tired Cells

It is undeniably true that we live in an ever-increasing population where people are enjoying a longer and more active retirement. Well-known words from the Irish author Jonathan Swift spring to mind – Everyone wants to live longer, but no one wants to grow old! According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans…

Wisdom And Loneliness Could Be Caused By The Microbiome

Wisdom And Loneliness Could Be Caused By The Microbiome

Did you know that intestinal function has a role in the brain? A complex network known as the gut-brain axis ties intestinal function to your brain’s emotional and cognitive centers. According to science it also appears that wisdom and loneliness could be caused by the microbiome in our gut. Here’s why.  Loneliness And Microbiome Your…

PCOS and IBS: Could These Two Conditions Be Linked?
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PCOS and IBS: Could These Two Conditions Be Linked?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are both common health conditions in the United States. PCOS is related to the production of abnormal levels of hormones, while IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder causing various symptoms including stomach pain and diarrhea. However, it is now believed the two conditions could be linked. Here…