The Best Strategies for Healing Leaky Gut Naturally

Leaky gut – also known as intestinal permeability – is a condition wherein the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged, allowing bacteria, food particles and toxins to enter the bloodstream. In addition to causing infection and disease, leaky gut triggers an autoimmune response from the body that leads to chronic inflammation and allergic reactions […]

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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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What Triggers Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

If you are among the 10-15% of Americans who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you know how disruptive the recurring symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation can be to your everyday life. Knowing what triggers irritable bowel syndrome can help you avoid flare-ups and lead a healthier, more normal life. What […]

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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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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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