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Be More Active – 5 Quick Tips for Busy People

Living your life in the fast lane comes with a lot of stress and quite a few unhealthy choices. Living a busy, sedentary life is most often the surefire way to heart attacks, or other – sneakier – conditions to ruin our lives. To avoid them, and to live an...

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#blastfromthepast: Transferring sickness

In its long history, medicine has passed through a series of phases, from pure herbalism through ages of bogus and magic to the exact science we know and appreciate today. And, as you have seen in our previous looks upon the medical practices of the dark ages, the remedies they used...

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Chamomile – Herbal Medicine with Proven Benefits

Of all forms of “alternative medicine”, herbalism is perhaps the best seen by the scientific medical community. Its remedies and treatments are based on centuries of studying medicinal plants and their effects on human health, even if the scientific community dismisses many of its practices as “scientifically unsound”. And one...

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Avoid Quality Starvation, Feed your Body What it Needs

This will shock you: many people living in so-called “developed” countries are malnourished. It’s not that they don’t have enough to eat – they are eating enough calories, or even too much of them. What they don’t know – or don’t seem to care about – is that, while they...

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Weight Loss Methods you Haven’t Thought Of

Putting on weight is easy for most of us, but shedding them is a completely different matter. Whatever you do, those pounds keep crawling back on. Your brain is the most likely culprit – but it may well be your lifestyle or some of your dietary choices. But there are...

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Blast from the Past: Self-Medication

Some people just won’t go to the doctor. Instead, they Google their symptoms, diagnose themselves, and even take the tough job of medicating upon themselves. This is sometimes successful, but most often not – people end up taking the wrong drugs or treating themselves the wrong way, making their condition even...

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Burnout – Because All Work and No Play…

There are so many things out there that can make us sick. Chemicals, additives, bad habits, the list could go on forever. But there is something we often forget about, something that doesn’t come from the outside, so it’s harder to fight. It’s stress, which – if not relieved –...