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Probiotics Heal More Than Your Gut

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Probiotics Heal More Than Your Gut

What Are Probiotics? Probiotics are friendly bacteria that offer many health benefits from aiding digestion to supporting the immune system. When you have enough beneficial bacteria in your gut, your body can absorb vitamins and nutrients from your food properly. Some research also shows positive effects of probiotics for people with asthma 1, allergies, diarrhea, IBS, IBD 2, and skin disorders like eczema. Recent research 3 also shows a connection between healthy bacteria and the brain’s neurotransmitter function. If you’re like most women,...

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Beneficial Bacteria Slayers to Improve Your Health

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Beneficial Bacteria Slayers to Improve Your Health

Did you ever have a gut feeling something isn’t working correctly within your body? Your gut bacteria may be telling you something. Scientists are studying the link between the bacteria in our gut and virtually every disease that ails us. Bacteria are microbes and our bodies are filled with them. This complex community of microorganisms live everywhere in your body. Bacteria line your intestines and help you digest food. During digestion, they make vitamins that are vital for life, send signals to the immune system, and make small molecules...

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Irregular Periods? It May Not Be What You Think

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Irregular Periods?  It May Not Be What You Think

Many people Google “Irregular Periods” in hopes of finding out why they are either missing periods altogether or experiencing irregular periods on and off. We recognize that something must be “off” with our hormones when our periods are irregular but because most of us do not understand the complexities that balance our hormones (involving the brain, pituitary, ovarian, adrenal and thyroid glands) we are often at a loss to know what to do or what it means. For some reason, many women also do not report this to their doctors so sometimes...

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Do You Have One of These 7 PCOS Symptoms?

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Do You Have One of These 7 PCOS Symptoms?

Registered Nurse and Hormone Expert Camille Lawson shares the 7 most common PCOS symptoms and what you can do if you have one (or all) of them.   Did you know that last month there were 40,500 Google searches for PCOS symptoms? That seems like a very high number to me and tells me that women are starved for some facts about the most common endocrine and metabolic disease affecting women of reproductive age (puberty to menopause). Approximately 10-20 % of women in this age group struggle with this problem so you are not alone! What is...

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Three Things In Your Bathroom You Didn’t Know Could Cause Breast Cancer

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Three Things In Your Bathroom You Didn’t Know Could Cause Breast Cancer

October marks breast cancer awareness month, a time to be mindful of what we can do to be proactive in fighting this disease. Part of a proactive approach is being screened, knowing the early signs and symptoms and taking steps to avoid the known risk factors. While great advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and survival rates are better today, there are still many mysteries especially when it comes to understanding the underlying causes and risk factors. Here is what we do know. There are risk factors that...

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