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What to do About Your Menstrual Migraines

According to the National Headache Society, women suffer from migraines three times more frequently than men. Roughly 60% of these women have menstrual migraines.  The research is showing a huge link between estrogen fluctuations and your headaches. Many of us are aware that our hormones will change from day to day. Depending on where you

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Overfed Yet Malnourished – What is Happening to Our Food?

I recently heard from a retiring cardiologist about his experience at a conference. At the end of the conference the speaker had them all stand and asked them to do one simple task: “Those of you who think dairy is healthy please stay standing, those who think dairy is unhealthy please sit down.” All of

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The Stress-Adrenal-Thyroid Connection

This article is going to be about the Stress-Adrenal-Thyroid Connection. When it comes to stress our adrenal glands are always involved. The adrenal glands are two small glands in which sit on top of each kidney. In Latin, the word “adrenal” literally means above the kidneys. The adrenal gland is made up of an outer

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How The Use Of Oral Contraceptives Can Alter Thyroid Function

One of the many pieces to the thyroid dilemma includes the balance of other hormones. Particularly in females with the balance of estradiol (also known as E2, the most potent form of estrogen) and progesterone. You may have remembered way back to the introductory article, or the article explaining how the liver can affect your

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Understanding Why You Should Avoid Dairy Foods With Crohn’s Disease

If you suffer from the digestive pain, bloating, and cramping of Crohn’s disease, then you are not alone. Around 1.6 million Americans have an inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel diseases, like Crohn’s, are ailments that affect the intestinal tract. The direct cause of your disease may be linked to genetics, your environment, or the poor

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High Cholesterol – What You Should Know

The number one cause of mortality in the United States is heart disease, according to the CDC. The most common cause of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which means plaque buildup from cholesterol. There is a lot of misconception and fear when it comes to cholesterol. It is often thought that the lower the

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