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Consider This Before Taking St. John’s Wort

Due in large part to increasing health care costs and the unknown long-term effects of many popular medications, complementary and alternative medicine are growing in popularity. But there are some im…

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6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…

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6 Alternative Treatments for Anxiety

When seeking anxiety treatment or depression treatment, many look to alternative therapies. Some people may try herbal supplements, like St. John's wort, chamomile, or valerian. Others prefer acupunct…

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5 Common Drugs That May Be Making You Sicker

We've grown accustomed to taking pills when we feel bad--for headaches, insomnia, mild depression, indigestion, and the aches and pains of aging, to name a few common complaints. We're so used to auto…

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Natural Supplements for Depression

Not so fast. Just because you've been diagnosed with depression doesn't mean you have to pop an antidepressant. You've got options, like an array of natural supplements.…

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15 Natural Options for Depression

Everyone feels down at some point, usually as a reaction to difficult circumstances, but clinical depression goes far beyond that. In such cases a person experiences a prolonged sadness that is out of…

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Study Offers Hope for Cancer

Scientists may have discovered hope for people suffering from brain and spinal tumors, in the form of an herb.  Researchers at the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Southern California f…

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The Best Supplements for Depression

  Far from just a "down in the dumps" day or two, depression is a serious illness that affects about 12 million women in America each year. It can cause energy levels to plummet, changes in sl…

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5 Herbs that Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Here are five herbs that have to be proven effective at reducing stress and anxiety: 1. Licorice Root contains a natural hormone alternative to cortisone, which can help the body handle stressful s…

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Natural Cures for Depression

In the eerily prophetic book Brave New World, Aldous Huxley foresees a future society "high" on mood-enhancing drugs. Cut to 2009--how right he was. Worldwide sales of antidepressants topped 30 billi…

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