10 Powerful Foods that Boost Prostate Health

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The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system; it surrounds the bladder and urethra, and it’s about the size of a walnut. The prostate grows throughout a man’s life, and can become enlarged and susceptible to cancer. Eating the right diet reduces the risk of cancer (and heart disease); a plant-based diet is…

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10 Highly Effective Natural Remedies That Kill Pain

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Pain is part of having a body; there’s no living and avoiding it, particularly as we age. Some people choose to medicate away minor aches and pains, which is fine, but it does take a toll on the kidneys and liver. Instead of reaching for commercial pharmaceuticals, there are ways to naturally relieve pain—read on.…

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10 Powerful Natural Treatments For Insomnia

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Insomnia is a particularly modern problem; although humans enjoy more comfortable bedding than at any other time in our history, lots of people can’t fall asleep and stay asleep. But in 2015, we also enjoy more technological distraction than our ancestors would have believed possible; it’s very easy to put off going to bed and…

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10 Natural Treatments For High Blood Pressure

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High blood pressure, also called hypertension, affects out of three adults in the United States. Hypertension is especially dangerous because it doesn’t reveal itself right away; a third of the people who have it don’t know that they do. Normal blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg; stage 1 hypertension starts at 140/90 mmHg, stage 2 is…

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10 Powerful Foods That Boost Female Libido

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A healthy libido keeps women physically and psychologically stable, and it also keeps a relationship stable. But a lot of things can tamper with sex drive—medications (including birth control), hormonal shifts, insomnia, stress, and low self image, to name a few. The libido can be revived, by eating a diet rich in the right nutrients…

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10 Powerful Natural Treatments For Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the skeletal system; it involves a loss of bone density, leaving bones vulnerable to fracturing. This disease affects more than 12 million people over 50 in the U.S. alone, most of them women. Around one in five women will break their hip at some point in their life, and…

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10 Dietary Changes That Reduce Fibromyalgia Pain

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Fibromyalgia affects ten million people in the U.S., mostly younger women; it’s a chronic condition that brings an aching pain and stiffness in muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Fibromyalgia is a cyclical sort of condition, developing gradually, and it’s thought to be caused by imbalances in the nervous system that magnify normal sensations, making light touches…

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10 Effective Natural Treatments for COPD

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a condition that affects the lungs. It’s usually caused by smoking (though there is a genetic component), and begins with a wheezing cough, leading up to a shortness of breath. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema (chronic airways inflammation and destruction of the alveoli, respectively). Besides a regimen of…

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10 Powerful Foods That Protect Against Strokes

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A stroke is one of the most terrifying experiences to go through; a blood clot blocks an artery en route to the brain (a serious problem in itself), and eventually causes the vessel to burst. It’s painful and frequently the victim is unable to communicate what is happening—speech pathways get shut down. The results of…

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10 Powerful Remedies That Lower Cholesterol

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High cholesterol levels strain the heart and contribute to heart disease—this is well established. A diet heavy in fat and oil influences cholesterol levels, as does being overweight and inactive. Genetics also dispose people towards high cholesterol levels.  Besides taking rather risky drugs (one study found a 25% increase in heart attacks and a 40%…

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