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Pollutants Lower Sperm Counts in Dogs and Humans

Infertility has been a growing problem over the last three decades, with most of the attention focused on women’s reproduction. However, 40 to 50 percent of cases of infertility are caused by male infertility. Research shows sperm quality has dropped by 50 percent in the last 80 years. Sperm quality of dogs has also declined […]

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How to support your brain’s “happiness” chemical

Many people take SSRI antidepressants for depression. However, it’s important to ask why you are feeling depression in the first place. Many important research strides have been made linking chronic inflammation, poor gut health, gut bacteria, and general brain health with depression. However, we still need healthy serotonin activity, the target of SSRIs, to feel […]

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How to Keep Your Thyroid Healthy

The thyroid is a small gland in the front of the neck that releases hormones that control metabolism and regulate vital body functions, such as breathing, heart rate, body weight, and muscle strength. Over 12% of people will have some sort of thyroid problem in their lifetime, and thyroid disorders are more common among women […]

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What Are the Signs of Hormonal Imbalance?

When most people hear the word “hormones” they think of estrogen and testosterone, the main sex hormones. But the body’s endocrine system produces a wide variety of hormones which control most major bodily functions, from hunger and heart rate to mood and reproduction. When hormone levels are imbalanced, it can negatively affect the entire body. […]

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Is chronic stress damaging you? Take an adrenal test

Many of us are too stressed out these days and this can have negative consequences on our bodies and brains, promoting chronic disease and rapid brain degeneration. If you’re concerned about the effects of stress on your body and how to manage it, an adrenal salivary test is an important ally. It can show you […]

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Test for gluten intolerance if you have Hashimoto’s

Numerous studies show a strong link between gluten intolerance and Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune disease that attacks the thyroid gland, causing hypothyroidism. This is because gluten has a molecular structure that closely resembles thyroid tissue — gluten sensitivity triggers an attack on the thyroid gland. Gluten (technically, the correct term is gliadin), is the protein […]

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Bad gut bacteria big risks in hardening arteries

  Unhealthy gut bacteria are a bigger risk for atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries than smoking, cholesterol levels, obesity, or diabetes. Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of heart disease. That’s because the root cause of heart disease is inflammation. In fact, most modern health disorders are rooted in inflammation, including arthritis, diabetes, obesity, dementia, […]

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