Getting Out of the Depression Rut

When you’re depressed, it seems that nothing will ever get you out of the rut that you are in. You may have the odd good day, but most of the time, you feel down. You may cry a lot. It feels as though

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Fibromyalgia

People who have fibromyalgia are all too familiar with the common symptoms of fatigue, pain in the bones and muscles, and problems sleeping. Other symptoms they may commonly experience include numbness

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Shingles: How to Treat and Prevent It… Naturally

Do you remember being sick with chicken pox as a child? I remember it wasn’t very pleasant. I had itchy scabs all over my body and a fever. Then they went away and life went back to normal. Most people

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Obesity as a Symptom

Obesity is now considered to be a pandemic, with over one-third of the North American population classified as obese. The blame is usually placed on the wide availability of foods that cause people to

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that progresses from forgetting little things (e.g., keys) to forgetting how to do things you have done your entire life. In Alzheimer’s disease,

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Meat and Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer makes up 13% of all new cases of cancer in Canada. People with colorectal cancer have a five-year survival rate of 65%, which is considered average. Recent evidence has revealed that

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis occurs when bone mass decreases and bones become porous. As a result, there is an increased risk of fractures, commonly in the hips and vertebrae. Osteoporosis most often occurs in women,

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Food Categories to Avoid for Weight Loss

Obesity is now considered to be pandemic. Mexico now has the highest number of obese people in the world, followed by the U.S., where 35% of the population is now classified as obese. In China, there are

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Thyroid Disease

The thyroid gland, located in the neck behind the trachea, is responsible for regulating metabolism, which affects mood, energy levels, and weight. Damage to the thyroid gland can cause thyroiditis (inflammation), 

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Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom limb pain is caused by damage to nerve endings in an amputated limb. It is a difficult and complex condition to treat. One of the common triggers is changes in barometric pressure. Conventional

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