Depression and Alleviating Anxiety: 5-HTP Could be Worth a Try

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After many studies, it has been proven that 5-HTP helps improve the mood of depressed patients and help panic attacks. The same sources also recommended that more research on 5 -HTP should be done before claims were made. 5 HTP for Sleep and Weight Loss 5 HTP may aid in weight loss and improve sleep […]

Yes, You Can: 10 Ways to Build Inner Strength

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“Boom-boom! Pow! Can you feel that? Boom-boom! Pow!” There are days when these lyrics remind me more of the overwhelming stress that can hit us from all sides like bombs exploding once-stable air. Like when you find out you have lost your job with no option in sight “Boom!” your spouse leaves because that he/she […]

15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore

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Women tend to be more vigilant than men about getting recommended health checkups and cancer screenings, according to studies and experts. They’re generally more willing, as well, to get potentially worrisome symptoms checked out, says Mary Daly, MD, oncologist and head of the department of clinical genetics at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. But […]

Why National Yoga Month – The Cost of Poor Health

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How it all started? In 2006 I was co-founder of the Intl. META-Medicine Association which trains health professionals in advanced mind-body-social diagnosis and therapy based on the organ-emotion-trigger-belief connection (amazing new healing paradigm, check it out at www.meta-healing.org). To research the link between emotions, traumas and cancer we started the Breast Cancer Foundation in 2007. […]

Magnesium: More Than A Good Mood Food

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Feed Your Goddess With Magnesium In recent years, magnesium has increasingly been referred to as “the mood food” due to scientifically demonstrated connections between magnesium deficiency and depression, mood disturbances associated with PMS, stress, anxiety, anger, and sleep disturbances. However, magnesium is much more than just a mood food…in fact, magnesium is responsible for or […]

Unravel the Food-Mood Connection to Beat the Blues

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We connect what we eat to our expanding waistlines but have you ever paused to tune in to the food-mood connection? Often we don’t realize the emotional roller coaster ride from our wildly fluctuating blood sugar levels. We feel happy and energetic for a while and then suddenly inexplicably, we find ourselves arguing with our […]

Giving Thanks

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Surprisingly, one out of every ten Americans is taking antidepressant medication. Depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. The World Health Organization estimates that more people will be affected by depression than by any other health condition by 2030. Although there are many cases where medication is a viable life saving option, […]

The UnAmerican Dream

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The American Dream… The white picket fence. The large suburban home. The nice car. The big-screen TVs glowing in multiple rooms. The safe, reasonable nine-to-five. The corner office. The suit and tie. The white collar pride. The blue collar pride. The weekends off. The paid holidays. The occasional vacation. The fringe benefits. In exchange for… […]

11 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Time In The Now

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“To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now.” ~Donald Altman Five years ago, my life was a mess compared to now. I was anxious, worried, afraid, and running away from my feelings–I was running away from the present moment. So, what happened? I started applying […]

Women’s Health Advice That’s Tops

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According to Dr. Tori Hudson, a naturopathic doctor who specializes in women’s health, there are some basic things to think about when deciding what’s important to use out of all the information you read out there. Research supports at least 3-l/2 hours each week of some kind of aerobic exercise with some weight training to […]