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The Relation Of Stress To PMS – Can It Make It Worse?

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Can Stress Make PMS Worse? Premenstrual syndrome is a common phenomenon of menstruating women, affecting nearly half of all women. About 3% to 8% of women will develop the most severe form of PMS called premenstrual dysphoric disorder or PMDD. No one knows the exact reason why some women get PMS and others do not, but it is believed to ...

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5 Ways On How To Add Barley To Your Diet

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Ways to Include More Barley in Your Diet If you are looking for a healthy superfood with a nutty flavor, barley is it! Many people eat barley without knowing it, especially if they eat different types of healthy cereals. However, you might find that you never eat it in your diet, but want to benefit from the various vitamins and ...

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Mistakes When Using Coconut Oil

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Common Mistakes Made With Coconut Oil Adding more coconut oil into your diet or using on your skin or hair is a wonderful way to benefit from it, but there are also some mistakes people tend to make. Make sure if you decide to use more coconut oil on a daily basis, you do not make these common mistakes when ...

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Coffee May Lower Your Risk For Depression

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Caffeinated Beverages Decrease Risk For Depression Coffee and other caffeinated beverages seem to decrease your risk for depression. This is according to a research study published in the journal Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Depression affects about 15% of individuals in high-income countries. A large body of research indicates that this is linked with several dietary and lifestyle ...

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Flexibility Exercises For Older Adults Over 50

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Flexibility Exercises for Older Adults Flexibility exercises for older adults is a necessity because as you age your bones and muscles become weak which could affect your range of movements. Neglecting to do these flexibility exercises could make normal functions, such as walking, standing, and climbing up stairs can gradually become difficult. Do not let these changes limit your activities. ...

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Breathing Exercises For Promoting Good Health

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Breathing Exercises You Need To Do For Good Health Breathing is such a primary function for our survival that can be used to reduce stress and stimulate good health. Notice that your breath is fast, short and shallow when you are angry, fearful or under stress and how you naturally take deeper, slower and longer breaths when you are in ...

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What is EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique?

Healing Yourself With Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) You can think of the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT, or tapping) as a getting back to basics way of healing yourself. Many people are tired of the idea that you can simply throw medication at a problem to heal it. It seems that every medication your doctor prescribes has some side effect that ...

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Do Fad Diets Really Work?

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Fad Diets: Are They Effective? The answer is simple…fad diets are not natural. It encourages fast weight loss (usually within 10 day to 1 month period) through unsafe and unrealistic methods. Besides, fad diets often exclude physical activity in the program, which is essential in the process of weight loss. Weight is gained right back after because people return to ...

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What Interval Training Is All About

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An Introduction To Interval Training Interval training is the best workout for fat burning, where you need to alternate between a short burst of hard exercise and a short period of easy recovery. For example, after a 3-5 minute warm-up of moderate cardio, you’d do 1 minute at a slightly harder than normal cardio pace and then bring the intensity ...

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