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Solutions for Spring Allergies, Image: Natural Immune System Support Eases Airborne and Food Allergies
by Lee Rossano 

- No matter what allergens, whether food, environmental/chemical or airborne pollens, trigger an individual’s spring allergies, all allergies have this in common: they perpetuate themselves by aggravating the immune system. Allergies are a sign of a tired immune system. Constant sinus infection and rounds of antibiotics deplete the immune system as well as create...

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Drink Beet Juice to Lower Blood Pressure, Image: Study Shows Beetroot Juice Relaxes and Widens Blood Vessels 
- Hypertension is a global disease that particularly affects people in low-income communities, but a new study by the UK University of Nottingham suggests that beetroot juice may be a practical solution for people with high blood pressure that have little access to...

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Consider Curcumin and Nano-Curcumin for Heart Health, Image: Study Shows Both Types Improved Cholesterol, Triglyceride and LDL-C Levels 
- Iranian researchers tested 90 patients undergoing elective heart angioplasty, giving one group 500 milligrams (mg) curcumin, the second group 80 mg nano-curcumin, and the third a placebo. After...

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Hope for Respiratory Tract Infections, Image: Propolis and Vitamins A, E and D 
- Two new studies offer hope for dealing with the winter’s respiratory woes. Propolis, the resin-like substance made by bees from plants to build their hives, has been used for centuries to...

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Improving Indoor Air Quality, Image: Tips for Controlling Our Indoor Environment 
- We contribute to outdoor air pollution in hundreds of subtle ways. While ultimately outdoor air pollution must be reduced as a matter of public policy, individuals still make a difference. Limiting the use of chemicals and making energy-efficient choices will reduce your personal contribution. We each have so much...

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Regenerative Medicine Comes to DentistryPlatelet-Rich Fibrin and Laser Therapies Enhance Healing 
- Regenerative dentistry may be the appropriate approach for patients whose damaged jaw and oral tissues increase the risk of conventional surgical procedures. The regenerative modalities of...

Improve Your Heart Rate Variability, Image: Have a Healthy, Strong Heart 
- It is said that a good, strong heart is like music...steady and on the beat. This means, for example, that if a heart is beating 60 times per minute, each beat would be...

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The Beauty of Hormonal Balance in Menopause, Image: Relieve Unpleasant Symptoms with BioIdentical Hormones 
- Menopause is the time when a woman says good-bye to her reproductive years and ushers in a time of hormone imbalances. Many experience unpleasant symptoms such as...

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Vitamin D Important for Reducing Risk of Preeclampsia, Image: Storyblocks.comStudy from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health  
- Something as simple as a mother’s vitamin D level can have a future impact on her children, a study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Government Updates Risks of Amalgam Fillings, Image: kevin bation/Unsplash.comMay Cause Health Problems for Some High-Risk Groups 
- In updated guidelines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that dental amalgam fillings may cause health problems for some high-risk groups because of mercury vapor leaks. Among those advised to

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