Discover the Health Benefits of Friendship

Feeling alone? Suffering from heart health symptoms? Reaching out to friends can help both issues. Studies on the benefits of friendships show that being with friends increases a person’s oxytocin hormone levels. That’s the power of friendship! In short, the value of friendship is essential for better health. Studies also…

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Learn to Relax… Now

Getting stressed? Well, try relaxing for a change. With the right relaxation tips, you can improve your mental, physical, and spiritual health and wellbeing. Relaxation changes your state of mind and physically changes your body functions by lowering your blood pressure, reducing your heart rate, quieting and restoring your busy brain.…

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A Very Berry Diet Can Help Save Your Life

Why inflammation is so dangerous? Inflammation is a critical process of your body’s immune system and helps to heal your body. When inflammation increases or gets out of control it causes damage and can result in chronic diseases such as heart disease, depression, weight gain, autoimmune diseases, and cancer, to name…

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Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

It’s time to give your medicine cabinet a Spring check-up. Make sure you have the tools to treat many minor illnesses and minor injuries such as headaches, coughs, minor cuts, fevers, itching, and allergic reactions. It’s nice to have everything you might need for a minor emergency to avoid having…

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Stress Is Shrinking Your Brain

Stress is linked to brain shrinkage. A recent stress and mental health study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio reports stress causes brain shrinkage and impairs memory. Cortisol, a hormone linked to stress, was tested in adults in their 40’s and 50’s. Individuals with higher…

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Sunlight Will Recharge Your Body and Soul

When you get tired and depressed getting out in the sun feels good for your body and soul. A study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry found men with higher levels of vitamin D consistently performed better on memory tests as well as on mood and physical activity…

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