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Ashwagandha Benefits: Stress, Anxiety and More

Ashwagandha Benefits: Stress, Anxiety and More

Ashwagandha is a powerful adaptogen that has can benefit stress, anxiety and sleep and help boost testosterone, fertility in men, and muscle growth and strength. Dosage amounts vary on the area of health you are looking to benefit.

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How Berberine Can Benefit You

How Berberine Can Benefit You

Berberine is being researched as a potential treatment for a variety of conditions including diabetes, high cholesterol and polycystic ovary syndrome. The chemical works by binding to individual enzymes, including DNA and RNA, or by binding to other parts of the cells and changing their functions, and can have several health benefits. 1 What is Berberine? Berberine is a chemical found in a variety of plants including Oregon grape, European barberry, phellodendron and more. Medicinal use of berberine dates back more than 3,000 years, originating in China and South Asia where they would use the stem, leaves and bark of...

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Cold Sores and Treatments

Cold Sores and Treatments

Many people who get cold sores are embarrassed by them and want to hide – but cold sores are very common, and millions of people suffer from them. Cold sores are blisters that are red and filled with fluid and they normally appear near the mouth or other areas of the face. Occasionally cold sores may appear other places on the body like fingers, nose or inside the mouth. So, what exactly is a cold sore and what causes it? Cause of Cold Sores Cold sores are caused by contracting the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1 or HSV-2.) The virus currently...

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Over-the-Counter vs. Natural Sleep Aid Options

Over-the-Counter vs. Natural Sleep Aid Options

We all suffer from a restless night sleep every now and then, but for some, it happens more frequently. If you find yourself tossing and turning at 2am, night after night, it may be time to look into sleep aid options — but where do you start? A simple search online returns countless products claiming to help you fall and stay asleep, but it can be difficult to understand which product will work for you. Sleep is an essential function for us to live our lives healthy and happy. Most adults require between seven and nine hours of sleep each...

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