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Easing The Pain Of Arthritis Part 4
Sunday, February 19, 2017      17 comments

10. Sweet Potatoes protect your knees and spine. Sweet Potatoes are brimming with both Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene. These two nutrients are linked to a reduced risk of knee and spine osteoarthritis. Try this: Chop sweet potatoes into chunks... Read more
Easing The Pain Of Arthritis Part 3
Saturday, February 18, 2017      14 comments

7. Cherries mimic the effects of NSAIDs like Advil, without the side effects. Osteoarthritis patients who drank tart cherry juice twice a day for three weeks experienced a nearly 50% drop in inflammation. Try tossing tart cherries into your ce... Read more
Easing The Pain Of Arthritis Part 2
Friday, February 17, 2017      19 comments

4. Serenity Now........with WALNUTS. In a study, people who ate about an ounce (18 halves) of walnuts a day experienced a lower blood-pressure response to a high-stress situation than people who didn't eat the nuts. Walnuts are rich in inflam... Read more
Easing The Pain Of Arthritis
Thursday, February 16, 2017      22 comments

!. Lose Weight with a chocolate smoothie secret. Add one tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder to your smoothie. You'll instantly give your smoothie a yummy chocolaty flavor and help your body drop excess pounds! The chocolate smoothie secr... Read more
Easing Depression's Impact
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      17 comments

If you are suffering from depression, you may be able to help ease the impact of your mood disorder on your loved ones by following these tips: 1. Make a commitment to treatment. Your determination to deal with your depression by undergo... Read more
Do You Have Excessive Daytime Sleepiness?
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      18 comments

Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), which affects an estimated one out of five American adults, may be caused by poor-quality, fragmented sleep or by not getting the amount of sleep you need. Your sleep at night might be interrupted by any of a... Read more
How Your Mental Attitude Affects Your Serotonin Levels
Monday, February 13, 2017      20 comments

Research suggests that working to replace negative thoughts and reactions with more positive thoughts and reactions helps boost the production of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin levels also appear to rise if you make an effort to adopt more s... Read more
How Your Diet Can Affect Your Serotonin Levels
Sunday, February 12, 2017      15 comments

Although up to 95% of the body's serotonin is manufactured in the gut, much of this supply does not reach the brain. Still, what you eat appears to have a significant effect on brain serotonin levels. For example, certain gut bacteria appear to... Read more
Exposure To Sunlight Increases Serotonin Levels
Saturday, February 11, 2017      20 comments

Exposure to sunlight through the retina of the eye sets off positive hormonal reactions that lead to increases in serotonin. Sunlight also prompts the production of serotonin in human skin, increasing overall levels of the neurotransmitter. So... Read more
Boosting Serotonin Through Meditation
Friday, February 10, 2017      20 comments

Spending about 20 minutes a day in peaceful meditation---during which time you attempt to relax fully, concentrate on your breathing, and empty your mind of all thoughts and feelings---has been shown in multiple studies to increase brain seroton... Read more
Exercizing To Increase Serotonin Levels
Thursday, February 09, 2017      16 comments

***Exercise: Vigorous aerobic exercise delivers a double benefit. It raises brain levels of a growth factor called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), which stimulates serotonin production; it also enables a precursor to serotonin, trypt... Read more
What Kind Of Mood Have You Been In Lately?
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      18 comments

The importance of the neurotransmitter serotonin in affecting mood has been widely acknowledged in numerous studies linking low brain levels of this key chemical with depression, anxiety, and irritability. Now, scientists are reporting another ... Read more
Venus and Mars
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      16 comments

Do you ever feel like you want to scream but you think that if you started to, you might not be able to stop? Most of the time, my husband and I get along just fine, but.............we both need our own space. In a normal Winter, he is gon... Read more
Winterset
Monday, February 06, 2017      16 comments

It seems like the pattern we are experiencing this Winter in Wisconsin is that Monday through Wednesday of each week is filled with freezing rain, snow, or freezing rain mixed with snow. I have learned to watch the weather before planning any e... Read more
Memory Maximizers
Sunday, February 05, 2017      13 comments

A couple of Blogs ago I wrote about Memory Loss after Menopause. In this Blog is the latest research to help you keep your brain sharp. Memory Games and Other Stimulation To Boost Your Mental Acuity If you want to reduce your risk for... Read more

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