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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, I’ve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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Can a Big Breakfast Save You From Major Disease?

A recent study done by researchers at Tel Aviv University says "Yes." And that's not all. The study also found that eating a high calorie breakfast can protect you from more than half a dozen serious …

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The Not-So-Dirty Truth About Dirt

“Stop! You're getting grass stains all over your pants!” “Dear, please get that mud off your hands!” “What are you doing?! No, you can’t eat mud pies!” How many children have heard these word…

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5 Ways to Alleviate Depression

It's become that time of year when the days start to get shorter, and darkness sets in earlier. The beaches, once inhabited by people out swimming, surfing, and getting a tan; are now less populated. …

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The 3 Best Snooze Foods

Trouble sleeping? Foods high in nutrients that promote serotonin levels can help. Bananas, toast, and honey are all examples of foods that can help treat insomnia and support healthy sleep patterns. W…

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Exciting New Research to Stop Sugar Cravings

Who hasn’t felt an intense desire for chocolate, ice cream, cake or candy?  Exciting new research into a spice extract sheds light on our yearning for the sweet stuff.  It may also help us eliminate o…

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2 Great Sleep Foods

Trouble sleeping? Foods high in nutrients that promote serotonin levels can help. Watch this for a quick tip on choosing the best ones!…

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Could Saving a Pet Save Your Life? (Infographic)

You know that adopting a shelter animal can be the difference between life and death for the animal, but did you know that it can have extraordinary benefits for the human as well? This infographic…

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The Initial Antidepressants

You've just been diagnosed with major depression. Now, which antidepressants will your doctor prescribe? Check out this video to find out what you're probably about to encounter.…

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Depression and Libido

Sexual desire starts in the brain and works its way down. If you're experiencing depression there's a good chance you're not experiencing desire and it may have to do with hormones.…

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Trying to predict the weather by natural means can be quite fun :)

thanks for posting this

Thank you for posting.

Got to say hot chocolate sounds yummy...🍫🍵

A bit obvious, but thanks.