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Eliminate Migraines in 6-12 Weeks!

Did you know that migraine headaches affect upwards of 28 million Americans? This problem takes a significant toll on workplace productivity and accounts for up to two full weeks of missed work annually among the worst sufferers. Here are few more things to know about migraines: They affect women 2-1 vs. men because of the […]

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4 Common Causes of Migraines

While most headache sufferers are aware of foods that cause migraines, there are some unexpected triggers you may not know about. Following are four common migraine triggers. 1. Food triggers Tyramines, an amino acid found in foods like aged cheeses (blue, cheddar) as well as aged and dried meat like sausage and pepperoni, can trigger […]

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Vitamin D: Lifesaver- Part II

Last time (part I) we discussed the role vitamin D plays on bone health, cancer, and tuberculosis, and immune function. In part II, we’ll cover everything else you need to know about why vitamin D is important for achieving optimal health. Heart Disease In a recent meta-analysis, individuals with the highest concentrations of vitamin D […]

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Low Testosterone: A Practical Guide for Men

Testosterone Supplementation in Men: Fad or Well-founded? The term used to describe declining testosterone levels in men as they age—andropause—is not really the same thing as menopause in women. That’s because the decline in male hormones happens over a longer period of time. According to the Mayo Clinic “testosterone levels gradually decline throughout adulthood — […]

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Leptin- The Secret to Controlling Appetite

What is Leptin? Leptin is a hormone released by fat cells to tell the brain that a person is full. Women’s fat cells secrete more of this hormone than men’s cells do. How does it work? When leptin is released into the blood stream, it tells the brain that you are full. So, leptin levels […]

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