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Natural options to treat stomach ulcer

by Sonia Chartier, on 1 February 2016, Digestion
stomach ulcer

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Peptic ulcer disease (commonly referring to as stomach ulcers) can be excruciatingly discomforting and painful. It affects mostly those between the ages of 25 and 64, and it is usually associated with infection, use of over-the-counter pain medication, alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking.

Diagnosis is usually made based on symptom presentation. Conventional treatment can be very effectively, but there are some gaps that may be addressed the natural way…

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Natural ways to maintain regular periods

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 January 2016, Women's Health
irregular periods

Are you one of the lucky women who don’t have to worry about your next period because it’s like clockwork? Or are you one of those doomed to carry your period paraphernalia around with you everywhere you go?

Once you’ve understood what causes your cycle to derail, there are things you can do to regulate it so you too can plan your next visit to the spa and lighten up your handbag…

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Heart palpitations: keeping up the rhythm!

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 January 2016, Circulation
heart palpitations

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

The heart has always been symbolic of life, love and courage. While it’s a no-brainer that a beating heart is required to stay alive, some of you may ask why love and courage?

These are things that put is in vulnerable positions—they elicit the “fight or flight” response—in which the body pumps adrenaline into your veins, thus forcing the heart to beat faster and stronger to oxygenate your muscles.

When this happens, we may feel as if our hearts wanted to beat out of our chest, does it not?

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Diet and sex drive, is there a connection?

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 January 2016, Healthy Eating
diet and sex drive

Everybody’s sex drive is different, so if you’re wondering how “normal” your libido is, remember it is up to you to decide what normal means to you!

But, if you’ve noticed a significant dip in your sexual desire, or don’t feel like you don’t have any libido at all, there could be more pressing health concerns.

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5 easy ways to improve your concentration

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 January 2016, Memory and concentration
improve your concentration

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Nowadays we are constantly bombarded with all sorts of stimuli (i.e. any stressor, thing or event that evokes a nervous response), from ads on TV, to noise pollution, to your kids running and screaming around the house, to who will be the next president of the United States, and why is the dollar so low in value, and oil prices still so high, and, and, and….

See my point? So it’s no surprise that it may be a little difficult to stay focused, or maintain your concentration.

Let’s take a deep breath, and see explore five things you can do to improve your concentration.

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