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Spice up Skin Healing!

Curcumin, the active ingredient in the spice turmeric, has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties. While curcumin is poorly absorbed when taken orally, topical curcumin (in a properly formulated gel or cream) is well absorbed.  Curcumin reduces inflammation and scarring,…

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Stressed Out

Stress is the body's physical, mental, and emotional response to change. Stress is a normal part of life. Even positive life changes such as a promotion or the birth of a child produce stress. The human body is designed to…

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Weight Loss

Small changes can make a big difference. It’s true with many types of self-improvement, including weight management. Losing just 5% of body weight (10# for a 200# person) can improve multiple health problems, such as reversing insulin resistance and reducing…

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RETHINKING HORMONE THERAPY

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) released its 2017 Hormone Therapy Position Statement 1 , which said: • Hormone therapy (HT) remains the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms (like hot flashes), problems with the genitourinary tract, and has been…

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