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Cold and Flu

Let’s Talk About Sleep

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All of us know we should get 7-9hours of sleep every night, yet, majority of us don’t reach that goal. And if we do, we might not be fully refreshed. This could be due to hormone imbalances or stress, such as pulling an all-nighter to cram for a test/paper. These lead to continuous release of…

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Dr. Humaira’s Health & Wellness Tips for College Students

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Students are busy with exam, papers, and maintaining an active social life that they often neglect their health. It is important to create a plan/routine that you can use throughout the semester to keep your health in check. Here are a few tips to help ensure you stay healthy and illness free throughout the school…

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Signs & Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

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Approximately 80% of adults are magnesium deficient. The Recommended Dietary Allowance(RDA) for men is 400mg and women is 310mg.    Magnesium is required for Protein synthesis Blood sugar regulation Energy metabolism Blood pressure regulation Nerve function Neurotransmitter release Decrease constipation   Deficiency Can Result In: Insomnia – magnesium is important in the function of GABA, a neurotransmitter that…

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Basil Seeds Benefits & Recipes

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Basil Seeds (Ocimum basilicum) – native to Asia and the Mediterranean regions. Other common names – sabja, tukmaria, falooda Basil seeds are cousins to Chia Seeds. Basil seeds are black, tiny and round. Whereas, Chia seeds are little bit larger and more oval in shape and can be in a variety of colors. Chia seeds…

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GLYPHOSATE: EFFECTS ON HEALTH

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As seen on Naturopathic Doctor News & Review: DOCERE Who would ever think we’d be consuming herbicide/pesticides in foods other than fruits, vegetables, and grains? Well, think again. Glyphosate, an herbicide contained in the popular product Roundup, and used to eradicate unwanted vegetation, has shown up in one of America’s favorite ice cream brands –…

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Flu Prevention

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We’ve come into one of the deadliest flu seasons yet! Here’s what you need to know:   The flu is highly contagious disease. It is caused by an influenza virus which is spread through the air from person to person or through contaminated devices (remote control, doorknob, etc.). It won’t be fixed by antibiotics because…

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Natural Humidifiers

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🔺Wintertime dry skin is one way to tell your home is too dry 🔺Naturally humidifying your space is  money-saving and eco-friendly alternative. Plants can moisturize your home through a process called transpiration. 🔺According to the United States Geological Society, once a plant is watered, moisture will travel through the plant from the roots up to…

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Spices To Warm You Up

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In Ayurvedic and  Chinese Medicine, warming herbs are used to improve blood circulation, promote digestion, and bring warmth within the body.  The author of The One Earth Herbal Sourcebook, Dr. Alan Tillotson, Ph.D. states “Herbs that are warming help to disperse and counteract pathogenic agents present when the body has excess mucus. Warming herbs also reduce…

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Wet Sock Treatment

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What is it? Type of water based therapy (hydrotherapy) Natural method to stimulate immune system by increasing blood circulation   When is it used? Cold/Flu Sinus Congestion Cough Sore throat Bronchitis Fever Headache Migraine Inflammation Sinus Infection Mechanism of Action The use of both alternating hot and cold cause a pumping effect which stimulates blood…

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