Anti-Aging

  1. Understanding the Dangers of Hormone Replacement Therapy

    Understanding the Dangers of Hormone Replacement Therapy
    As women age and go through menopause, estrogen levels diminish.  Until recently, women relied on conventional hormone replacement therapy to help combat menopausal and postmenopausal symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and more.  While it was once thought that this treatment might benefit women's health, it turns out the reverse is true.  The dangers of hormone replacement therapy...
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  2. Menopause Treatment is About More than Replacing Estrogen

    Menopause Treatment is About More than Replacing Estrogen
    Menopause is a transition in a woman's life associated with a number of unpleasant symptoms.  While many people blame hot flashes, night sweats, and other side effects on a lack of estrogen, all female hormones diminish at this time.  Consequently, menopause treatment involves more than merely replacing estrogen. By the time menstruation stops, levels of estrogen are diminished by 75...
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  3. Put the Pressure on Menopause Symptoms

    Put the Pressure on Menopause Symptoms
    Holistic treatments such as acupuncture and acupressure for menopause are growing in popularity as they provide physical relief for unpleasant symptoms that medications fail to provide. While acupuncture uses needles to relieve symptoms and provide pain relief, acupressure relies on gentle pressure from the fingertips.     Around 85% of women have problems dealing with the disruptive symptoms of menopause...
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  4. Promote Healthy Aging with Coconut

    Promote Healthy Aging with Coconut
    With a unique blend of fatty acids, coconuts deserve their "superfood" status.  Nutrients found in coconuts offer a myriad of health benefits including the promotion of healthy aging.  From helping to minimize wrinkles to warding off viruses, coconuts and their derivatives make excellent products for the healthy grocery cart. Medium-Chain Fatty Acids Coconuts are a rich source of medium-chain fatty...
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  5. Royal Jelly for Skin: Your Skin’s Best Friend

    Royal Jelly for Skin: Your Skin’s Best Friend
    What is royal jelly?  It sounds like something the queen of England would spread on her biscuits with tea.  Actually, royal jelly is a nutrient-packed bee product that can be taken as a nutritional supplement, but it also can take years off the appearance of aging skin. Royal Jelly: The Who, What, Where, When, & Why Honey bees produce the...
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  6. Understanding Age Spots

    Understanding Age Spots
    As we age, we tend to get flat brown spots on our hands and other areas of the body, commonly known as age spots. However, these round or oval spots are not caused by aging, nor by skin issues, but by years of accumulated sun exposure. According to research, age spots are the result of free-radical damage in the body...
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  7. Alternative Arthritis Treatments for Joint Tenderness

    Alternative Arthritis Treatments for Joint Tenderness
    Approximately 350 million people worldwide have some form of arthritis, a group of conditions that typically cause pain and swelling in joints.  While many claims have been made about the effectiveness of alternative arthritis treatments for relieving joint tenderness, two in particular appear to show promise. Acupuncture Acupuncture has been used in some parts of the world to relieve joint...
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  8. How to Naturally Erase Age Spots

    How to Naturally Erase Age Spots
    Although age spots are harmless, these brown spots caused by the sun can be unsightly. But the good news is that there are several natural ways to help get rid of age spots. First, you need to be sure that the problem is an age spot, or liver spot, and not something more sinister. Age spots are smooth and may...
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  9. How the Sun Ages You

    How the Sun Ages You
    As we get older, our skin starts to show the telltale signs of aging. It becomes drier, thinner and more fragile than before, especially if you have a history of sun damage. Fine lines and wrinkles gradually appear around the eyes, mouth and forehead. As the skin becomes less elastic, the eyelids, cheeks and jowls may droop. It’s not a...
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  10. Five Fabulous Oils to Remove Wrinkles

    Five Fabulous Oils to Remove Wrinkles
    On the path to looking younger, many women turn to their bathroom cabinet or bedside table. While anti-aging creams help diminish the appearance of aging, eating a diet full of skin-boosting nutrients offers the best way to remove wrinkles and look younger.  For the freshest skin, eat plenty of omega 3 fatty acids.  While oily fish offers an abundance of...
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