Brain Health

Muscular dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy: Symptoms, Risk Factors & 5 Natural Remedies

Muscular dystrophy diseases are a group of disorders that affect the muscular system, the skeletal system and other parts of the body. They span across all races and cultures. Muscular dystrophy is chronic and there are no known permanent cures for this disease at this time. Currently, there are only helpful medical treatments that can slow down the disease’s progression. … Read More

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Sore throat remedies

13 Natural Sore Throat Remedies for Fast Relief

A sore throat can come on at any time and its caused by a number of reasons. Some sore throats can be due to a bacterial infection, or strep throat, and some are viral infections. Either way, sore throats are very contagious and it’s important to address the issue as soon as symptoms develop. Thankfully, there are natural sore throat … Read More

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Music

Music Therapy: Benefits and Uses for Anxiety, Depression + More

It’s believed that music has been used since practically the beginning of time to help humans deal with difficult feelings and better connect to one another. Because of its strong and immediate influence over our emotions, coupled with its ability to naturally increase neurochemicals — including “feel good” endorphins — music is now being added to many rehabilitation programs across the … Read More

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Dysphagia

Dysphagia Causes and Symptoms + 6 Natural Treatments

Swallowing is a very complex process. Some people lose their ability to swallow. Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is fairly common among aging adults. It can lead to malnutrition, dehydration, aspiration pneumonia and even death. In the United States, dysphagia affects 300,000 to 600,000 people yearly. Age-related changes in swallowing physiology, as well as age-related diseases, are factors that can lead to the development … Read More

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Dangers of fracking - Dr. Axe

Dangers of Fracking (Here’s What It’s Doing to Your Body)

When we talk about health, it’s impossible to ignore the impacts certain types of energy have on our breathing, wellness and even cancer risk. And as our country increasingly looks to ways to fuel the modern lifestyle, it’s important to note the potential health side effects of these tactics. Here, we focus on the dangers of fracking, particularly as it … Read More

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Nitrates - Dr. Axe

What Are Nitrates? Reasons to Avoid Nitrates + Better Alternatives

You may have heard of nitrates, but do you really know what they are? If you said that they help keep processed deli meats and hot dogs full of color, you would be correct. But they also help prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. So what are nitrates, and are they bad for you.? What Are Nitrates? Actually, there are nitrates and … Read More

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Pecan nutrition - Dr. Axe

Pecan Nutrition Benefits the Hearth, Brain, Bones & More

The savory taste of the pecan is worth a lot more than a delicious pie from grandma — this nut may help you stay healthy for a long time thanks to the wonders of pecan nutrition. Pecan trees grow fiercely large and provide many of these scrumptious treats that have been shown to aid in weight loss, protect the body … Read More

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What is a sociopath - Dr. Axe

What Is a Sociopath? Key Traits, Causes & Current Treatments

Know someone who tends to be nervous, jittery, easily agitated or perhaps violent towards others at times? Worried that this person may have a serious psychological problem, and could potentially be a danger to those around them? You may find yourself asking, “What is a sociopath?” While only a very small percentage of people with antisocial personality traits — such … Read More

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Peppers death risk - Dr. Axe

Peppers & Death Risk: Eating The Right Ones Could Help You Live 13% Longer

Are you someone who shies away from foods that pack a little extra heat, or do you prefer spicy? Turns out, if you’re the type to choose the mild salsa, you might want to rethink that strategy. According to a new study out of the University of Vermont, chili pepper benefits might help you actually live longer. (1) The Peppers-Death Risk … Read More

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