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How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

…Fortunately, you can beat metabolic syndrome by addressing its underlying cause: insulin resistance. Given how common metabolic syndrome is, insulin resistance is surprisingly misunderstood. So, here’s the 25-cent tour. After your digestive system has broken down the food you eat into its basic constituents…

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Treating Restless Leg Syndrome

…leg syndrome is a neurological condition characterized by uncontrolled movements of the arms and legs. Caused by disruptions in the electrical activity of the nervous system, it can be extremely annoying and disruptive. And because symptoms are worse when you’re relaxed, sitting, or lying down, it…

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Are Environmental Toxins Increasing Your Belly Fat?

…-burning mode and helps control appetite by cutting down on blood sugar swings that cause food cravings. * Get more sleep. People who get inadequate sleep tend to be heavier. Furthermore, untreated sleep apnea is clearly linked with obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. If you’re…

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Treatments for Depression

…control seizures. However, if you understand how this drug works, it’s easy to see why it benefits such a wide range of conditions. Dilantin calms down electrical activity in the brain. That’s why it’s such a great anti-seizure medication. Seizures are caused by sudden, abnormal, and out-of-control…

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Preventing and Treating GERD Naturally

…ills that Big Pharma would like you to hightail it to the pharmacy to “solve”—with your wallet in tow. But the fact is GERD is another common syndrome you are capable of preventing and treating naturally. What is GERD? It’s caused by a glitch in the esophageal sphincter, the ring-like muscle at…

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Weight Loss and the Yo-Yo Phenomenon

…-calorie diet, say 800 calories or less per day, the weight comes off rapidly at first. But this extreme calorie-cutting causes your metabolism to slow down to conserve energy. Weight loss tapers off. You reach a “plateau” and weight loss dwindles over the following weeks. At that point, many dieters…

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Little-Known Health Benefits of Probiotics

…benefits of probiotics not only reduce antibiotic-associated diarrhea, they’re helpful for diarrhea and constipation associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and for ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s and other inflammatory bowel diseases. * Obesity. Research suggests that probiotics may help fight the…

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