Hormone Balance

Are bath bombs safe - Dr. Axe

Are Bath Bombs Safe? The Ingredients Are Terrifying

There’s no denying a bath fizzy can take your relaxation to a whole new level, but are bath bombs safe? These “bombs” contain complex colorings and fragrances that fizz and dissolve to create (an often glittery) psychedelic-like rainbow in your bathwater. Many bath bombs even contain nourishing natural oils to moisturize your skin. But while bath time has the ability to serve as an … 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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Health benefits of camping - Dr. Axe

Health Benefits of Camping Now Include Major Sleep Improvements

Often called “America’s Best Idea,” the National Park Service could also soon be known as America’s Healthiest Prescription. (Especially if you’re someone suffering from a sleep disorder.) In fact, if you’re searching for insomnia cures, it may be time to to turn to your tent. A 2017 study suggests the health benefits of camping now much healthier sleep. So what’s the … Read More

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Adrenal foods - Dr. Axe

These Adrenal Foods Nourish Your Body – Dr. Axe

Modern day life is taxing our adrenal glands in unprecedented ways, and many Americans are unknowingly walking around with sluggish, unhealthy adrenal function. Adrenal fatigue is a condition where your body and adrenal glands can’t keep up with the tremendous amount of daily stress many people experience. Wellness practitioners believe that an episode of acute stress or prolonged, chronic stress can … Read More

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Thyroid problems - Dr. Axe

Symptoms of Thyroid Problems & Remedies That Help

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in your throat, just behind your Adam’s apple. Because it serves as the body’s thermostat — continuously regulating things like temperature, hunger levels and energy expenditure — thyroid problems can cause widespread symptoms. According to the National Women’s Health Information Center, there are roughly 20 million Americans suffering from some type of … Read More

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Birth control pills - Dr. Axe

5 Dangers of Birth Control Pills, Plus Side Effects & Alternatives

In industrialized nations today, synthetic hormonal oral contraception (aka the birth control pill) is the most common practice for preventing pregnancy. Despite evidence suggesting that there are many possible dangers of birth control pills, millions of women choose to take these hormonal medications every year. In fact, 67 percent of all women who report “practicing contraception” currently use non-permanent birth control methods, … Read More

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Pink Himalayan Salt Benefits that Make It Superior to Table Salt

Pink Himalayan salt is often said to be the most beneficial as well as the cleanest salt available on this planet today. It has all kinds of nutritional and therapeutic properties, not to mention culinary uses. You can use it as a healthier option to processed salt. You can also use it to create homemade body scrubs and bath soaks, … Read More

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Natural Birth Control Methods: Benefits & Effectiveness (Plus Which Really Work?)

Wondering how to prevent pregnancy reliably and safely, without using birth control pills? This article will cover some of the most time-tested natural birth control methods that are also now backed up by science. In addition, we’re taking a look at some risks associated with the leading way to currently prevent pregnancy: birth control pills. What’s Wrong with Birth Control Pills? … Read More

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Hypothalamus function - Dr. Axe

6 Natural Ways to Boost Hypothalamus Function

The hypothalamus is an essential part of the human brain and is often considered the “control center” for most hormones. Its working relationship with the pituitary gland as well as the adrenal glands affects our nervous systems as well as our endocrine systems. But what does the hypothalamus do exactly? For starters, it plays a part in our calorie intake, weight … Read More

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What are endorphins - Dr. Axe

What Are Endorphins? (Plus, Hacks to Trick Your Body into Manufacturing More of These Feel-Good Chemicals)

You may have heard a lot about the body’s natural “feel-good” chemicals, but what are endorphins, exactly? These natural peptide chemicals produced in your body interact with receptors in your brain to help you feel focused, less impacted by pain and put you in a better mood. In fact, endorphins have a lot in common with prescription anti-anxiety drugs and opiate painkillers. … Read More

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