Sleep Your Way to Better Bones

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Did you know that most bone-building happens while you’re sleeping? That’s right! Good quality sleep during the night is crucial for building strong, healthy bones — and avoiding osteoporosis. How can that be? Well, it all starts with your circadian rhythm… which is basically your 24-hour internal clock. You have circadian rhythms that regulate all kinds of things inside your body, like your eating habits, hormone releases, body temperature fluctuations, and others. One of the most important is your sleep-wake cycle (the time you spend sleeping vs. being awake). All of these different circadian rhythms are kept in sync by

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How Much Daily Water Does the Body Need?

A book that caught my eye, or should say, a book's title that caught my eye, Your Bodies Many Cries for Water: You're not sick, You're Thirsty, by F. Batmanghelidj, M.D. The title got my attention. It's based on a pioneering physician's twenty years of clinical and scientific research into the role of water in the body and explains a breakthrough discovery that Unintentional Chronic Dehydration produces stress, chronic pains and many painful degenerative diseases. The physician author says, "Dry Mouth is not the only sign of dehydration; and waiting to get thirsty is wrong. And simply adjusting your water

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What do Anxiety Dreams Mean?

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If you are having anxiety dreams on a regular basis, chances are there are real life stresses in your life that are in need of attention. Why do we have stress dreams? Because, when you are sleeping, your mind is still active. When you are stressed and anxious, your mind is processing your emotions throughout your life, regardless if it is day or night. This is why personal worries and fears can appear in your dreams. Everyone Experiences Stress  Stress is something we all have in our lives, but for some people it becomes an all encompassing issue. To live

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Surprised by Symptoms: Parkinson’s Disease is More than Movement

For the nearly 1 million Americans who live with Parkinson’s disease, experiencing and learning to adapt to lifestyle changes is a major aspect of coping with the disease. While they and their care partners may anticipate difficulties with movement, including symptoms such as tremors and stiffness, many are unprepared for non-motor symptoms that may also accompany a Parkinson’s diagnosis. To learn more about how these non-motor symptoms affect the lives of those living with and caring for a person with Parkinson’s, a non-profit organization called the Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance (PMDAlliance) surveyed more than 650 people with Parkinson’s and

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Improve Your Heart Health at Home and Work

How many people do you think suffer from heart issues? A couple of million, maybe? That, unfortunately, would be vastly underestimating the total number. In fact, 92.1 million Americans suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease. Maybe they are recovering from a heart attack, for example. Or maybe they have a different form of heart disease. For these people, heart health is a primary concern. But it should be a concern for all of us, and we should be concerned about it every minute of the day—including when we are at work. At work or at home, what we eat—too

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Different CBD Methods: Pros and Cons

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By now, you may have probably already heard about cannabidiol, better known as CBD. It’s the non-intoxicating cousin of THC that can offer all of the potential benefits of the cannabis plant without any of the high. It comes from industrial hemp, and has recently become federally legal thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill. That’s great news for people who want to reap the inflammation fighting, sleep regulating, and immune system supporting benefits of CBD. While the variety of CBD products and brands currently on the market means CBD users get a wide option to choose from, it can also

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Five Ways to Get your Daily CBD Intake

Five Ways to Get Your Daily CBD Intake

CBD (Cannabidiol) has been around for ages, yet in recent years this cannabinoid found in hemp, cannabis and other plants has attracted quite a bit of attention from the medical community and those seeking out all-natural alternative options for their health. With this rise in popularity has come a wave of CBD products designed to suit virtually any need or use case, and there are now more ways than ever to get this cannabinoid's healing properties into your system. Because CBD is so versatile, manufacturers are taking consumer feedback to heart, releasing new and innovative ways to consume CBD and

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5 Tips for Purchasing CBD Oil

As studies of health benefits from cannabidiol are becoming more clear, more people are looking to it as a health supplement to help with various ailments, such as arthritis, inflammation, pain, and more. Due to the increasing demand, there are more manufacturers of CBD hemp oil selling product on the market. Here are 5 tips to remember while shopping for CBD oil products. Tip #1: Check if it Has Been Independently Lab Tested CBD companies will send their product to laboratories for independent testing. Testing can reveal the amount and type of cannabinoids, and other toxins in their product. These analysis results are pivotal to

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CBD Sleep Benefits

Sleep is an important part of your overall health! According to National Sleep Foundation, it was reported in 2014 that 45% of Americans sleep poorly or not enough. Many sleepless users are looking for a natural alternative for sleeping issues and The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus has shared the calming and sleep promoting benefits of cannabidiol in this post. What is Cannabidiol (CBD)? Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the many active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It can be extracted from marijuana or industrial hemp. It is a major cannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant's extract. You may

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