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Xenohormones: Ruining Your Hormones and Your Health?

Xenohormones are synthetic hormones that bind to cell receptors and have a hormone-like affect on the body.  These synthetic hormones cause an imbalance in the body’s natural hormones as well as a decrease in the immune system.  Unfortunately, xenoestrogens are found in thousands of items including anything from food to household goods to cosmetics. Symptoms…

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Insomnia: Having Trouble Falling Asleep

Insomnia: Having trouble falling asleep?

Insomnia: Having trouble falling asleep?  Waking up throughout the night unable to fall back asleep?  Sleep is an essential part of the body’s healing process but insomnia still affects millions of Americans every year.  How do you know if you are sleep deprived?  People who get less than seven hours of sleep a night tend…

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Are Hormonal Imbalances Affecting your Memory

Are Hormonal Imbalances Affecting your Memory?

Are Hormonal Imbalances Affecting your Memory?   Experiencing memory changes such as foggy thinking, inability to focus on everyday tasks as well as loss of short term memory can make women feel like they are starting to lose their mind.  Forgetting why they walked into a room, where they’ve parked at the grocery store, important…

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Managing Stress – How Can I Relax?

Managing Stress – How Can I Relax? Did you know stress related health issues are actually the number one reason for doctor’s visits?  Managing stress could help reduce such visits. Conditions such as headaches, digestion problems, high blood pressure, sleeping problems, weight gain, depression, anxiety, general pain, chronic health issues and more are the result…

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How stress effects hormones

How Stress Effects Hormones

How Stress Effects Hormones   The effects of stress on the body have become more evident in recent years.  The result of working 60 hour weeks, running kids from one event to another, driving through rush hour traffic, meeting tough deadlines, paying never ending bills all while not getting enough sleep clearly impacts our delicate…

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Avoiding the Holiday Bulge

Avoiding the Holiday Bulge

Avoiding the Holiday Bulge Avoiding the holiday bulge can be tricky with all the temptations surrounding us.  As we enter the holiday season, it is important to allow yourself a few of your favorite traditional treats and set your goal on managing your current weight.  My mother always says, everything in moderation. Focusing on portion…

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Are Toxins Making you Sick?

Are Toxins Making you Sick?   Whether we realize it or not, hundreds of toxic chemicals enter our bodies every day.  We live in a world full of natural as well as synthetic pollutants that engulf the air, water, food and clothing.  These toxins fill the environments in which we live, work, play and sleep.…

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Hydration: Nature’s Fountain of Youth

Hydration: Nature’s Fountain of Youth All across the world people are seeking that one miracle cream, supplement or treatment to make them look years younger. Continually paying hundreds of dollars for the newest product on the market promising fast results.  If I told you there is something that costs pennies a day that can make…

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