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The vitamin that can help save your heart

Heart afflictions are my family’s legacy. Even though it’s not exactly the legacy I want… Since so many people in my family have suffered from heart problems and have had cardiac complications, I’ve learned to be aware of my risk factors at all times, and I do everything I can to avoid participating in my…

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Mitochondria: The key to healthy aging

If you want to maximize your health and longevity, scientists have discovered the location of the Fountain of Youth… It’s in your mitochondria. Mitochondria are small structures within cells that play a large role in keeping you alive. These organelles are the powerhouses of the body, microscopic laborers that generate the energy to contract and…

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Keep your memory sharp with short, moderate-intensity exercise

For decades, researchers have been scrambling for ways to protect the memory center of our brains — the hippocampus — from shrinking with age or falling victim to Alzheimer’s. Billions, of dollars in funding have gone toward studies of the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s and looking for some way to stop the deterioration that…

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One more reason to boost N-O stat!

If you’re over 30 and see a doctor, you’ve probably had your cholesterol tested. In fact, the blood work required to analyze cholesterol levels is one of the most common tests you’ll get in the doctor’s office since total cholesterol and LDL (bad cholesterol) are considered to be predictors for your risk of heart disease…

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This golden combo shows promise for speeding COVID-19 recovery

It’s been almost a year now since my family and I had “The COVID.” Sadly, the virus is still sweeping across our nation, while everyone scrambles for the vaccine and medicine continues searching for a treatment. Fortunately, most of the cases are mild — as was the case with my family. But it seemed to…

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The thyroid medication problem

As you probably already know, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease several years ago. But it wasn’t an easy or quick diagnosis… let’s rewind a few years. I was in my mid-forties and feeling lousy. Energy drain… weight gain… ice-cold hands and feet… and sleepless nights. My hair was falling out in clumps. I struggled…

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How COVID-19 hijacks your body and overpowers your immune system

Friends, I have more news on COVID-19 I’ve got to share… I know many of you are suffering from “coronavirus information overload” but this is more than just another update from research scientists about what they’re seeing under the microscopes. This is a tip you can put to use today to further shore up your…

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Losing your mind one stressful event at a time

Let’s face it, we’re all under tremendous stress these days. A pandemic, economic uncertainty, a contentious election and half a year of unrest is taking its toll. In the 24/7 news cycle world in which we live, it’s almost impossible to avoid it. From social media to water cooler gossip it permeates our lives. And…

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