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Bowel Testosterone – The “Microgendrome”

In The Journal of Lipid Research, researchers show that a bacterial species converts glucocorticoids into androgens, a group of male steroid hormones. The implication is that the body’s endocrine system may not be the only source of androgens and other regulatory molecules: The gut microbiome may be another. Healthy Testosterone The normal range of testosterone […]

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Having Problems with Weight Lose?

Are you one who has tried weight management and failed? Is there some underlying metabolic road block keeping you from shaping up? Did you know that there are biochemical checks and balances that may be keeping you from reaching your weight loss goals? If you have any of these we have some good news for […]

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Hormones and Hope – Is Youth Better Than Maturity?

What would it be like to have a youthful body with the wisdom of age? It is the subject of movies, partially because a serious look at the question seems difficult. Still, everyone seems to be wishing for that imaginary combination whenever they say “Youth is wasted on the young.”  The purpose of this article is […]

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Teleclinic; Growth Hormone – Miracle or Mistake

  Some people turn to a substance called human growth hormone (HGH) in hopes that it will keep them feeling and looking youthful. But experts say that hope is unfounded. And worse, these products can be harmful. HGH, produced by the pituitary gland, spurs growth in children and adolescents. It also helps to regulate body […]

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Bladder Health Is A Vital Concern

Making some simple lifestyle changes‚ such as swapping potentially troublesome foods for more healthful items, can help you alleviate overactive bladder symptoms, according to Karen Sebastian, M.S.P.T., a physical therapist in Honolulu, HI, and producer of The Bladder Cure, an exercise and education DVD for people with bladder problems.  Are You Afraid To Laugh Or […]

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Mental Acuity – How To Keep A Young Brain Throughout Life

Shaklee Mental Acuity Complex® teams Ginkgo biloba with hawthorn, bilberry, and rosemary – herbs that have circulatory protective properties – to help maintain such normal cognitive functions as memory and decision making and many other areas (see below). Product literature lists the following information for Shaklee Mental Acuity Complex: Contains a standardized extract of Ginkgo biloba […]

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Teleclinic – Vertigo, Dizziness or Lightheadedness – What Is It?

Dizziness accounts for an estimated 5 percent of doctor clinic visits. The history can generally classify dizziness into one of four categories: vertigo, disequilibrium, presyncope, or lightheadedness. The main causes of this condition is  benign and often due positional changes (suddenly standing up or changing body position).  These can be further classified as Meniere disease, vestibular neuritis, and labyrinthitis. […]

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Teleclinic May 10 – Acid and Alkaline – How much Do You Need?

  The acidity or alkalinity of a substance is measured using pH. The pH scale runs from 0 to 14, with 0 being the most acidic, 14 being the most alkaline, and 7 being neutral. To survive, our bodies must maintain the pH very close to 7.4, which is just on the alkaline side of […]

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February Is Heart Month – How Is Your Ticker?

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is leading February Heart Month in an effort to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the U.S. by 2017. Here’s what you need to know: Heart Disease in the United States About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in […]

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Shaklee Performance – The Best Hot Weather Re-hydrating Solution Available

Becoming dehydrated  when the weather is hot can happen to anyone, and in some cases, it can become a medical emergency requiring hospital admission. When your body is too dry and needs more water and salts, it is called dehydration. It is important to know that when you or your children are sick especially with […]

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