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10 Ways to Treat PMS Naturally

When it comes to lady business, it feels like PMS falls somewhere between a cliche attempt at misogynist humor and a totally taboo topic. PMS is the butt of many a joke, but for women who do struggle …

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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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Which Foods Can Prevent PMS?

New research published on Tuesday in the American Journal of Epidemiology from the Nurses Health Study II at the University of Massachusetts Amherst found a correlation between diet and PMS.  The Nurs…

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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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Are You Rocking The Red Tent?

"What's your problem? You on the rag?" I was in seventh grade the first time a boy dismissed reality by saying that I was having a fit of hormone-driven hysteria. He was teasing a classmate and bei…

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Research Shows Herb Protects DNA from Disease

Sage has a proven history at boosting memory and balancing menopausal and PMS symptoms, but perhaps the most exciting benefit of sage essential oil is that it may actually protect genetic material fro…

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Who doesn’t love a sprinkling of cinnamon on fresh apple pie or atop a chai latte?  It’s just one of those spices that tastes fantastic.  But taste is not the only reason to love cinnamon.  Here are 1…

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PMS & PMDD: Minimizing Symptoms

Dr. Lissa Rankin's medical blog is based on her upcoming book What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, which you can preorder here. I'm a s…

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Preventing PMS-Related Weight Gain

On her website OwningPink.com, Dr. Lissa Rankin hosts a medical blog in the spirit of her upcoming book What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend. Mu…

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Sexy Zinc-Filled Granola

By Rachel Venokur-Clark, Green Options Zinc is an essential mineral that carries out numerous functions in your body, including promoting a healthy immune system, protecting the liver from damage a…

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John C. that was priceless :) !

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