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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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6 Easy Home Remedies for Joint Pain

Aching joints are among the most common health complaints, and they can happen for reasons too numerous to count. If you, like me, suffer from the occasional twinge in the knee or feel your elbows dem…

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Chronic Pain? You’re Not Alone (Infographic)

Do you deal with chronic pain? You're not alone! Learn the most common types of chronic pain and check out some resources to help give you a bit of relief. I was surprised to learn that the vast ma…

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Are You Deficient in Calcium?

Most people equate calcium with bones, which is no surprise considering that the average person’s bones contain about three pounds of calcium.  That’s about 99 percent of the body’s calcium supplies. …

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When Medicine Doesn’t Heal

From time to time, pain grips Anna’s belly so severely that she has to excuse herself, hide in the bathroom, double over on the toilet, and dab herself with lavender oil to try to keep from puking. Th…

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Ginger is Better than Drugs for Pain, says Study

A new study published in the journal Arthritis compared ginger extract to the common drugs betamethasone (cortisone) and ibuprofen for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Whil…

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In Pain? Rewire Your Brain

Pain comes in many varieties—mental, emotional, physical—the list is practically endless. One of the most frustrating and debilitating forms of pain is chronic pain. According to a 2011 report r…

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Are You Deficient in Magnesium?

Magnesium is the partner mineral to calcium. Typically wherever calcium is needed in the body, magnesium is also required. Magnesium is Nature’s relaxation and anti-stress mineral, since it plays an i…

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How to Be Your Own Best Friend

In the latest episodes of The Chopra Well’s 30 Days of Intent, Iman and Natalie experience therapy sessions with counselor Alyssa Nobriga, focusing on the difficult path to self-love and acceptance. …

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7 Powerful Natural Painkillers in Your Kitchen

Blueberries: Research shows that 1 cup of blueberries can ward off up to 60% of urinary tract infections. The secret weapon here is antioxidants, which kill the free radicals that inflame the digestiv…

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