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How Probiotics Can Aid Your Immune System

How Probiotics Can Aid Your Immune System

By now, almost everyone has heard of probiotics, the active cultures in a range of dairy products such as yogurt, some cheeses and kefir, and in fermented foods such as miso, kimchi, and sauerkraut. Most of these are tasty additions to our diet that can also help...

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What Is Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy?

What Is Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Summary Our hormones maintain the chemical balance in the body. The menstrual cycle in women triggers the production of some important hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. When the ovaries stop functioning, whether due to age (menopause) or due to...

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Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones

Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones

Summary Ever since the World Health Organization (WHO) released it's findings regarding traditional hormone replacement therapy (HRT), women have been looking for alternatives. Suzanne Somer's book, The Sexy Years, introduced many of us to the term "Bioidentical...

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