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Why Heart Health Advice Is All Over the Map

By Alice Park, Time.com http://www.health.com Photo: Getty Images Preventing heart disease is far better than treating it and in recent years, advice about how to prevent heart problems seems to have surged, thanks to burgeoning information about how the heart works, and how to keep it functioning at its best. Recommendations and guidelines cover everything from… Continue reading Why Heart Health Advice Is All Over the Map

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7 Hormones Every Woman Needs To Understand

ByMARKHAM HEID   www.prevention.com PHOTOGRAPH BY LEOCRAFTS/GETTY IMAGES Your brain quarterbacks your thoughts and actions. But when it comes to your body’s internal workings, hormones run the show. Actually, scratch that. Your endocrine system—the network of glands that produces and regulates your hormones—is really in charge, says Cynthia Stuenkel, MD, a clinical professor of medicine at… Continue reading 7 Hormones Every Woman Needs To Understand

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6 Foods That Could Be Causing Your Headaches

BY MARYGRACE TAYLOR FOR RODALE’S ORGANIC LIFE   www.menshealth.com IMAGE BY SHUTTERSTOCK It’s no secret that headaches and migraines can be brought on by stress, fatigue, dehydration, and even exposure to loud noises. But what you eat and drink could have a significant impact, too. In fact, around 10 percent of migraine sufferers cite food and… Continue reading 6 Foods That Could Be Causing Your Headaches

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5 Surprising Health And Beauty Benefits Of Turmeric

ByCHRISTINA BARTSON FOR WOMENSHEALTHMAG.COM wwwprevention.com PHOTOGRAPH BY PHOTOSTOCK ISRAEL/GETTY IMAGES Turmeric is having a major moment. Thanks to its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, the golden yellow powder—which has been used in Ayurvedic treatments for centuries—has entered the mainstream. Here are 5 reasons why you should stock up on the spice. It’ll give your skin a… Continue reading 5 Surprising Health And Beauty Benefits Of Turmeric

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5 Cravings That Are A Sign You Have A Health Problem

By CAROLINE PRADERIO FOR EATCLEAN.COM  http://www.prevention.com PHOTOGRAPH BY KRIS UBACH AND QUIM ROSER/GETTY IMAGES We’ve all been there: that moment when you just need to have a burger (or a milkshake or a bag of potato chips), and nothing else on Earth will do. But why exactly do we have food cravings? And what do they… Continue reading 5 Cravings That Are A Sign You Have A Health Problem

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Here’s Why You Should Never Take OTC Painkillers Before a Workout

BY SAMANTHA LEFAVE    http://www.womenshealthmag.com PHOTOGRAPH BY SHUTTERSTOCK When you work out on the reg, you’re bound to have some aches and pains. And it’s only natural to want to keep them at bay. After all, if you’re feeling sore before your sweat session, there’s no way you’re going to be able to perform your… Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Never Take OTC Painkillers Before a Workout

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10 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

By Lindsay Margolis,  EatingWell.com May 2016 Eat more of these foods to help naturally lower your cholesterol. Watch: 4 Heart-Healthy Foods to Eat There’s no magical food to keep your heart healthy, but there are a lot of foods that can help—including these foods that help lower your cholesterol. In addition to cutting back on… Continue reading 10 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

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14 Common Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia

ByDAVID M. BRADY, ND, FOR RODALEWELLNESS.COM    http://www.prevention.com PHOTOGRAPH BY LOGOFF/GETTY IMAGES About 15 million people in the United States and about 20 million in the rest of the world are suffering from fibromyalgia, according to a 2011 National Institutes of Health finding. And that figure may be even higher. Although a precise cause is… Continue reading 14 Common Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia

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8 Things You Don’t Know About GERD

By JUDY KOUTSKY “Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common digestive disorders in the U.S.,” says Jay N. Yepuri, MD, medical director of endoscopy and special procedures at Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB Hospital. Despite its prevalence—millions have it—you may not be entirely clear on what it is or how to cope with… Continue reading 8 Things You Don’t Know About GERD

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Why Do So Many Women Have Stomach Issues?

A new study shows women have more gut conditions than guys do. What gives? By Lauren Mazzo Shutterstock If you suffer from acid reflux (GERD) or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and feel embarrassed when you need to run to the bathroom or pop a Pepto, there’s good/bad news: you’re not alone. Gastrointestinal (GI) diseases affect 60… Continue reading Why Do So Many Women Have Stomach Issues?