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Homocysteine

Lower your homocysteine levels naturally

Posted February 12, 2014

Homocysteine is an inflammatory amino acid that is produced as a byproduct of protein metabolism. Homocysteine-induced injury to the arterial wall is one of the factors that can initiate the process of atherosclerosis, leading to endothelial dysfunction and eventually to heart attacks and stroke.

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Elevated Homocysteine Linked to Lower Cognitive Impairment Scores and Reduced White Matter Volume

Posted February 20, 2013

In a study involving 288 right-handed participants aged 55 years and older, elevated homocysteine levels were found to be associated with reduced global cerebral volume, larger ventricles, reduced cerebral white matter volume, and lower cognitive performance in several domains.

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B vitamins lower homocysteine levels and provide significant stroke risk reduction

Posted June 14, 2012

Stroke remains the third leading cause of death in the US, taking the lives of more than 140,000 people each year, and is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. Three-quarters of those suffering from a stroke are aged 65 or older, often the result of decades of poor dietary and lifestyle choices. Past studies have shown that suffering from a stroke is preventable by lowering the circulating levels of the non-protein amino acid known as homocysteine.

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Avoid hormone therapy, instead use soy to fight hot flashes – studies suggest

Posted April 30, 2012

You don’t have to use dangerous hot flashes treatments. Taking soy isoflavones as a dietary supplement or simply eating soy food may be as effective as hormone therapy, a new review study suggests.

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Raising Libido, Naturally

Posted April 30, 2012

Libido doesn’t just refer to sex. Libido is life-energy, motivation, a feeling of well-being. When hormones levels fall and life stresses increase, interest in sex can be the first thing to go. While that might make sense in evolution (the younger, stronger people should be the ones who have sex and make babies), with our lifespan extending decades longer than before, people want their healthy sex life to last much longer.

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Environmental chemicals may be obstacle for infertile couples

Posted April 30, 2012

Kira Testin knew that something was wrong before she and her husband ever saw the fertility specialist. We had been trying for a year to get pregnant, recalls Testin, who was 27 at the time. We werent na

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Hike Up Your Happy Hormones – With This Popular Supplement

Posted April 30, 2012

In our never-ending quest for happiness, it sometimes doesn’t occur to us that what we’re searching for may be right inside our own bodies. Now, a new study shows that the answer to your search for well-being may very well hinge on having the right type of bacteria in your gut.

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Detoxify With Di-Indole Methane

Posted April 30, 2012

Are you looking for an effective way to flush toxins from your body and potentially improve your hormonal well-being? Look to di-indole methane, which research suggests may entail a number of health benefits when taken in nutritional health supplements.

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Chew Gum, Lose Weight? Hormone That Helps People Feel ‘Full’ After Eating Can Be Delivered Into Bloodstream Orally

Posted April 30, 2012

Most people understand that serious weight loss requires changing attitudes toward what they eat and how often they exercise. But, what if the process could be aided by simply chewing a stick of gum after meals? That’s the question a team of scientists, led by Syracuse University chemist Robert Doyle, is trying to answer.

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Five ways to make your skin look younger naturally

Posted April 30, 2012

You don’t need needles, surgery or expensive procedures to get younger looking skin. You can take years off of your appearance without surgical or chemical intervention by following a few guidelines. These practices will help you maintain smoothness, tone and integrity year after year.

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