Category: Health And Wellness

The Importance of the Vagus Nerve in Health and Well-Being

By Anna Hunt At the center of our bodies resides a long, wiry nerve called the vagus nerve. It extends all the way from the brain down through the chest and beyond the stomach. In addition, it connects to all major organs, including ears, eyes, tongue, kidneys, bladder, reproductive organs, and the colon. Scientists believe…

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The Alcohol Industry Doesn’t Want You to Understand the Link Between Drinking and Cancer

By Alex Pietrowski The alcohol industry doesn’t want you to understand that alcohol consumption, even in moderate degrees, is strongly linked to the development of a number of cancers. Much like the resistance put up by the tobacco industry, the alcohol lobby and powerful in industry trade groups are attempting to persuade the public that…

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The Japanese Just Found a Sweet Solution to Sleep Loss

By Heather Callaghan, Editor There are plenty of prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs for insomnia. But rarely do they target sleep deprivation caused by acute stress. And the world has plenty to be stressed about – current events, wage reduction and job loss are major stress events. Stress insomnia is one of the most torturous, vicious cycles anyone…

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Do Avocados and Olive Oil Increase Your Intelligence?

By Mae Chan Consumption of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs), found in olive oil, avocados and nuts, is linked to general intelligence according to a recent study in Neuroimage. Fat intake, especially MUFAs have been shown to preserve HDL cholesterol and improve glycemic control, in diabetic patients, “yet the exact sources are not been clearly defined….

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12 Different Studies Exploring the Anti-Cancer Properties of CBD Oil

In 2016, the cannabis industry grew by 30 percent. But its relaxing properties are not the only reason for the interest in medical marijuana dispensary outlets across the US. Research across the globe is all pointing to CBD oil as having high potential for fighting cancer on various levels. CBD is short for cannabidiol. CBD…

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More Doctors and Scientists Now Agree: Depression Is a Physical Illness

By Alex Pietrowski For those looking for a way out of depression, recent research offers a totally different approach than is what is being offered by most doctors and psychiatrists. It centers around the findings in a host of new research which suggests that many cases of depression may be physical in nature, rather than rooted…

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3 Little Known Factors That Could Be Ruining Your Health

It’s not as easy as you might think to stay healthy. It’s difficult to stay calm and focused and to take care of your health when you’re busy all day long and surrounded by a variety of stressors that disrupt your schedule. In addition, you’re surrounded by a variety of health threats, from too much…

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