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How Do Toxins Leave the Body?

We are exposed to toxins on a daily basis. Many people assume toxins are strictly chemical or man-made – such as car exhaust or cleaning products – but toxins also include mold, alcohol, over-the-counter medications and heavily-processed foods. Our bodies also produce toxins as part of their normal functioning: for example, carbon dioxide is a […]

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What is the Connection Between Anxiety and Fatigue?

Persistent anxiety and stress often lead to fatigue. That is because anxiety causes your body to produce adrenaline as part of your body’s fight-or-flight response. After the adrenaline is used up, your body often crashes, leaving you feeling exhausted. While post-anxiety fatigue is common, anxiety can also cause you to experience extreme fatigue throughout the […]

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Does Pain Make You Tired?

If you have ever suffered from chronic pain, you may have wondered, “Does pain make you tired?” Fatigue is one of the most common complaints among chronic pain sufferers. That is because chronic pain and fatigue often occur together, and their connection can be a vicious cycle. Many people believe that the term “chronic” refers […]

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What Medicines Are Normally Given to Women With PCOS

Transcript: Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition present in approximately 5 to 10 percent of women of childbearing age. Diagnosis can be difficult because the signs and symptoms can be subtle and varied. These may include hirsutism, infertility, menstrual irregularities, and biochemical abnormalities, most notably insulin resistance. \ Treatment should target specific manifestations and individualized […]

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Managing Depression When Struggling With PCOS Symptoms

Transcript: Managing Depression When struggling with PCOS A study showed that Women with PCOS have increased Body Image Distress and depressive and anxiety symptoms. In this  study different aspects of BID either fully or partially mediated the association between PCOS/control status and depression and anxiety scores, suggesting that therapeutic interventions targeted at improving body image […]

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The Ultimate Nutrition Plan for PCOS

Transcript: While everyone wants a magic bullet nutrition plan to resolve your PCOS , unfortunately there is none and I will tell you why? You have to be aware that PCOS is a metabolic and Autoimmune condition in which there is not only an imbalance of your hormones but also your immune system is working […]

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What It’s Like to Live with Chronic Pain

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), roughly 1 in 5 Americans suffers from chronic pain, with 8% of them (about 19.6 million people) experiencing pain that interferes with their daily lives. To understand what it’s like to live with chronic pain, you need to understand the impact chronic pain has on the entire […]

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Can Low Blood Sugar Cause Anxiety?

Many people with diabetes also experience anxiety, which begs the question, can low blood sugar cause anxiety? Research has consistently shown a strong connection between diabetes and anxiety. A 2013 meta-analysis found that about 40% of people with diabetes experience anxiety, compared to 18.1% of the general population. This is especially true in young adults […]

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