The Epigenetics of Sleep: 3 Reasons to Catch More Zzz’s

Although the mysteries surrounding sleep are still being uncovered by scientists, we do know that sleep is crucial to our daytime functioning and is vital for processes such as learning and consolidation of memories. Unfortunately, we often fail to get enough sleep even when we know how important it is. Trying to compensate for poor … Continue reading The Epigenetics of Sleep: 3 Reasons to Catch More Zzz’s

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How to Increase Testosterone: Natural Hacks That Work

Source: How to Increase Testosterone: Natural Hacks That Work by Dr. Edward Group From supporting a healthy libido to building muscle mass, testosterone is an important hormone that has a massive influence on men’s health. Testosterone levels (sometimes called T levels) decline with age. The effects of "low-T" are cumulative, meaning the lower they go, the more … Continue reading How to Increase Testosterone: Natural Hacks That Work

Best Vitamins for Women to Support Any Age & Life Stage

Source: Best Vitamins for Women to Support Any Age & Life Stage by Wendee Nicole   In an ideal world, you would get all the vitamins, minerals, and essential nutrients from a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet. If you're like many women, life stays full of activities and you may not always have time to eat … Continue reading Best Vitamins for Women to Support Any Age & Life Stage

Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies

Source: Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies by Dr. Edward Group At certain times in a woman's life, hormonal fluctuation is expected — during puberty, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause, for example. Other times, a hormonal imbalance may occur because of a stressful time in your life, lack of sleep, or even certain health conditions. … Continue reading Hormonal Imbalance in Women: Top Causes & Home Remedies

Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions

Source: Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions by The Global Healing Center Team If you have trouble feeling "in the mood," you're not the only one. Low sex drive in women is one of the most commonly reported sexual problems.[1] Whether it's caused by pregnancy, menopause, stress, or fatigue, loss of libido … Continue reading Low Sex Drive in Women: 9 Causes & 7 Simple Solutions

Why Use Baking Soda for Fungus Infections

A projection of the C. auris fungus on a microscope slide. CreditMelissa Golden for The New York Times A hushed panic is playing out in hospitals around the world as a deadly fungus is spreading killing a lot of people. Individual institutions, national, state and local governments have been reluctant to publicize outbreaks of this … Continue reading Why Use Baking Soda for Fungus Infections

Father’s Exposure to Phthalates Impact Epigenetic Marks on Sperm DNA

New epigenetic research conducted by scientists at the University of Massachusetts suggests that a father’s environment can affect the health of his baby via epigenetic marks in his sperm. Specifically, male exposure to phthalates, which are endocrine disruptors found in plastics, personal care products like shaving cream, and in the environment that surrounds us, were … Continue reading Father’s Exposure to Phthalates Impact Epigenetic Marks on Sperm DNA

Does the Dose Make the Poison or Not?

Auroleus Phillipus Theostratus Bombastus von Hohenheim, immortalized as “Paracelsus” and sometimes called “the father of toxicology,” was born in 1493. Paracelsus, a Swiss doctor, pioneered the use of chemicals and minerals in medicine. His name appears as a significant figure among voluminous numbers of works on homeopathy, natural medicine, alternative medicine, and botanical studies. Many … Continue reading Does the Dose Make the Poison or Not?

High Estrogen Levels Might Epigenetically Protect Women From a Traumatic Event

Whether a woman’s estrogen level is high or low could determine if she may be susceptible to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to recent research. Estrogen has been found to epigenetically change gene activity in the brain and could even protect a woman from emotional numbness, flashbacks, and difficulty sleeping – all symptoms of PTSD … Continue reading High Estrogen Levels Might Epigenetically Protect Women From a Traumatic Event

Dad’s Life Experiences May Epigenetically Influence His Children’s Health

Mothers have often – unfortunately and unfairly – had to carry the burden of being “to blame” for any of their child’s health-related shortcomings. When pregnant women are advised: eat more of this but not too much of that, drink this but definitely none of that… why does dad get off scot-free amid these typically well-intentioned suggestions? Previous studies … Continue reading Dad’s Life Experiences May Epigenetically Influence His Children’s Health