Anti-Aging

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  1. What Everybody Ought to Know About Menopause and Excess Facial Hair

    What Everybody Ought to Know About Menopause and Excess Facial Hair
    Menopause makes an inevitable passage in a woman's life, and with it comes a few uncomfortable physical symptoms. On top of hot flashes and night sweats, some women experience another unpleasant side effect: excess facial hair. The female body has both male and female hormones, and until women hit perimenopause in the late 30s or early 40s, the female hormones...
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  2. Don’t Cover Your Legs : How to Avoid Spider Veins

    Don’t Cover Your Legs : How to Avoid Spider Veins
    One of the most distressing signs of aging is the appearance of fine spider veins on the thighs and legs. The cause of spider veins is complex and before we can tackle the treatment we need to understand the underlying cause. Cause of Spider Veins The main cause of spider veins is the stress the veins are under as they...
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  3. Here’s a Quick Way to Fight Cellulite

    Here’s a Quick Way to Fight Cellulite
    Understanding more about cellulite helps us to understand why detoxification is the key to a successful cellulite diet. What is Cellulite? Cellulite occurs just beneath the skin when fat cells thicken and form complex structures along with lymph and blood vessels. Looking like bubble wrap just beneath the skin, this jumbled mass attracts toxins that accumulate in the fat cells...
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  4. Defining Perimenopause

    Defining Perimenopause
    As women age, their bodies begin to change and transition toward menopause. Dubbed 'perimenopause,' this phase typically occurs in the 40s, but sometimes earlier.  Although the average duration of perimenopause is four years, it can last from a few months up to 10 years.  This chapter of a woman's life officially ends when she has gone 12 months without menstruating...
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  5. How Wine Can Improve Bone Density

    How Wine Can Improve Bone Density
    A study looking at the relationship between bone density and drinking wine found a surprising correlation. Scientists analyzing how to increase bone density found that menopausal women who drank moderate amounts of alcohol had a higher bone mass than those who abstained from drinking wine. Loss of bone mass is common as we age. However, post-menopausal women are particularly likely...
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  6. Is Your Bone-Building Rx Killing You?

    Is Your Bone-Building Rx Killing You?
    Years of research into osteoporosis led to the development of "bone-building" bisphosphonate drugs which were hailed a huge step forward in the fight against brittle bones. However, Boniva® side effects and the dangers of Fosamax®, two of the leading prescription medications, are now becoming apparent. How do Bone-Building Drugs work? Time has shown that Boniva, Fosamax and other bisphosphonates may...
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  7. Four Spices to Help Boost Sex Drive

    Four Spices to Help Boost Sex Drive
    The phrase "spice up your sex life" could be taken literally. Several natural spices have been found to boost sex drive, reducing stress on marital relationships, and they work on both men and women. Enjoy some of these spices in a tasty dish as part of romantic candlelit meal that may stimulate more than just your appetite! Cloves Cloves and...
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  8. The Benefits of Eating an Apple a Day

    The Benefits of Eating an Apple a Day
    Who among us hasn’t heard the expression “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? Not only have these words been uttered for years, but they are, in fact, attributed to none other than Benjamin Franklin himself. Seems like good advice. After all, whole foods are good for you. Fruit is good for you. And apples themselves are rich in...
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  9. Strains and Sprains Prevention: Why Stretching Is Best

    Strains and Sprains Prevention: Why Stretching Is Best
    We all know regular vigorous exercise is good for our mind and body.  However the risk of muscle strains and sprains increases as you get physical. Warming up your muscles before physical activity can help avoid this. To further help avoid injury, a good prevention plan is to stretch after you are done exercising, too. What Is The Difference Between...
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  10. How to Roll Out Lower Back Pain

    How to Roll Out Lower Back Pain
    You may already understand that the cause of lower back pain is often how we sit hunched over our desk or slouch in a chair when watching TV. Easing that misalignment with foam rolling exercises can be a good way to help ease nagging lower back pain. However, the exercises must be done correctly to avoid inflicting further damage on...
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