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Hypothyroidism: Managing Your Symptoms Wisely

Hypothyroidism is a condition marked by an under active thyroid, making the metabolic processes in the body extremely inefficient. Though this condition is not typically life threatening, it is accompanied by many uncomfortable and painful symptoms that can be depressing to cope with. Conventional treatment for hypothyroidism usually involves hormone therapy and/or surgery. Continue reading Hypothyroidism: Managing Your Symptoms Wisely

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Trying to Shed a Few Pounds? Try These Healthy Habits

Trying to lose weight and get in shape can seem like a daunting, long-winded process. However, it does not have to be! If you are looking to lose weight and feel better, the best way to start is with baby steps. Here are some healthy tips that will get you feeling healthier, happier, and more productive about your overall wellbeing!

Drink water

Though it seems like a given, most people aren’t consuming enough water on a daily basis. Being dehydrated leads to water retention (making you bloat), over-eating, and fatigue. Continue reading Trying to Shed a Few Pounds? Try These Healthy Habits

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Coffee & Your Health: Friends or Foes?

We can all admit it: we just want some good justification for that second  third cup of coffee of the day.

I come to you with (mostly) good news.

Coffee is a stimulant, meaning it speeds up our nervous system. This contributes to the invigorating energy boost it gives us- it get things going.  Continue reading Coffee & Your Health: Friends or Foes?

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The Vitamin Guru: 5 Ways to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays a bigger role in our health than we give it credit for. This vitamin is essential in our digestion process, it serves as a powerful antioxidant, and it is directly related to our cardiovascular health. If you are tired of forcing yourself to drink a glass of orange juice after brushing your teeth, you might be interested in these alternative foods that will also meet your vitamin C quota: Continue reading The Vitamin Guru: 5 Ways to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin C

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