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Nettle Oil: More Than Just a Backyard Weed

Nettle Oil: More Than Just a Backyard Weed

Nettle commonly grows in backyards and gardens, but did you know that this weed can also have profound benefits for your body? In fact, nettle is a popular herbal medicine in many parts of the world. Here’s one way to reap its benefits: Use nettle oil. Discover the uses of ...

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Can We Treat Obesity with Regulated Hunger Signaling?

Can We Treat Obesity with Regulated Hunger Signaling?

Recent research suggests that obesity can be controlled by regulating the satiety cascade, including influencing the nerves carrying hunger signals. Global obesity levels have almost doubled in the last 30 years. This is a worrying fact, especially when considering that obesity represents one of the major risk factors for many ...

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The Carnivore Diet: Pros, Cons, and Suggestions

The Carnivore Diet: Pros, Cons, and Suggestions

All-meat diets are growing in popularity. There are the cryptocurrency carnivores. There’s the daughter of the ascendant Jordan B. Peterson, Mikhaila Peterson, who’s using a carnivorous diet to stave off a severe autoimmune disease that almost killed her as a child. The most prominent carnivore these days, Dr. Shawn Baker (who appears to ...

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Psychotherapy Myths: Therapy Can’t Treat Serious Mental Illness

Psychotherapy Myths: Therapy Can’t Treat Serious Mental Illness

There’s an ongoing misnomer among some people today that psychotherapy isn’t effective for serious mental illness and therefore can’t be used to treat it. A person might say, “Well, I have severe depression and have tried therapy on multiple occasions, with little effect.” Lived experience is an important thing to ...

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11 Ways to Simplify and Enjoy Your Life More

11 Ways to Simplify and Enjoy Your Life More

“Our life is frittered away by detail…simplify, simplify.” – Henry David Thoreau If the idea of simplifying your life is appealing, you might be more motivated and likely to get started on this goal if you can find an easier way to do it. Complicated lists filled with difficult tasks ...

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Air Pollution and Cold Days Spike Cardiac Events

Air Pollution and Cold Days Spike Cardiac Events

By Dr. Mercola There is an epidemic of heart disease in the U.S. and conventional treatments are not proving to be as effective as hoped. Some of the factors associated with an increased risk of heart disease are obesity, high blood pressure, smoking and diabetes. These factors may lead to ...

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What Is Thirdhand Smoke?

What Is Thirdhand Smoke?

By Dr. Mercola Despite decades of education and warnings by the U.S. Surgeon General,1 smoking continues to be the “single largest preventable cause of cancer and disease in the United States.”2 Cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 people in the U.S. each year, contributing to $300 billion in direct medical ...

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