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4 Ways To Beat Stress Fast

4 Ways To Beat Stress Fast

Whether you are a yoga instructor or an air traffic controller, you can’t eliminate stress completely from your life. Stress triggers your body’s fight or flight response; your adrenaline starts pumping, your heart beats faster and blood pressure soars.

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Getting To The Heart of The Matter

Getting To The Heart of The Matter

According to government statistics, prior to 1921 the leading cause of death in the United States had fluctuated between tuberculosis and influenza pneumonia. However, since then, heart disease has reigned supreme as the major cause of death.

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The Health Impacts of Obesity on Older Women

The Health Impacts of Obesity on Older Women

It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that obesity is a threat to health and in turn increases one’s chances of dying early. There are plenty of studies to support this supposition, but older people and women are often underrepresented in this realm of scientific research. That is until now.

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Aging Skin & the Free Radical Theory

Aging Skin & the Free Radical Theory

The familiar adage “beauty comes from within” has been bandied about since time in memoriam. However, now there is a growing body of scientific evidence supporting the theory that youthful, beautiful skin is, indeed, a reflection of what is going on inside your body at the cellular level.

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The Hangover Headache: Deconstructed

The Hangover Headache: Deconstructed

By now you probably know all too well that a healthy lifestyle featuring daily exercise, plenty1108_callout1 of sleep and a nutritious diet is key to top-of-your-game physical and mental health. But as the song goes ‘you’re only human’ when faced with social situations where enjoying a cocktail (or two) is the norm.

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The Aging Brain: Why We Forget and What Might Help

Where did I put the car keys? Why did I come into the kitchen? Memory impairment is something we all encounter, to various degrees, as we age. So, what’s happening to us? Let’s take a closer look at some of the scientific knowledge about the aging brain and memory, including encouraging information from recent research.

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Cartilage Health: New Discoveries About Old Joints

Cartilage Health: New Discoveries About Old Joints

Should we exercise? Some would say “no.” Here’s their theory: the body – bones, muscles, organs – is built to withstand a predetermined number of hours of wear and tear. Once this limit is reached, part by part, the body fails. By speeding up the timetable with the stresses of exercise, we contribute to a shorter lifespan.

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Younger-Acting Cells: A Balance to Clear the Way

Younger-Acting Cells: A Balance to Clear the Way

Imagine driving in city traffic. The lights are timed so that, if you’re lucky and there aren’t any accidents or crazy drivers cutting in front of you, you can drive several blocks before a red light stops you. But realistically, multiple factors often throw the system off balance and the traffic rarely flows smoothly…

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