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July 1, 2019

Magnesium Deficiency — Is the Culprit in Your Medicine Cabinet?

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Big things can come in small packages, and one of those is the mineral magnesium. In fact, magnesium plays a role in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate some pretty important functions in your body. These include protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation. Your body wouldn’t be …

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Hormones: The Boss of Your Body

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If you think about your body as a factory, then your hormones are the “upper middle-management.” Researchers often refer to hormones as chemical messengers. That’s because they basically are in the business of telling other hormones or organs what to do! There are many different hormones, and some of them play a bigger role in …

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Back to the Basics on Cholesterol

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When it comes to your health, it can be easy to get caught up in the latest headlines about what’s “good” or “bad.” We can get so caught up in the headlines that sometimes the basics get pushed back and forgotten. But the basics are the bedrock of your health, so let’s talk about cholesterol. …

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The Lowdown on Low-T

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It’s got a catchy name and seemingly, a miracle cure; sure to be the answer to all of your problems. For men suffering from fatigue, hair loss and erectile dysfunction (just to name a few!) the go-to diagnosis these days is called “low-T.” Low-T stands for low testosterone. Testosterone is the male sex hormone that …

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Misbehaving Thyroid? It’s Not Just a Female Problem

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When you read about health problems involving the thyroid, you are probably reading about a woman. After all, women are five to eight times more likely than men to have thyroid problems, with one woman in eight developing a thyroid disorder during her lifetime. But what about the guys? They have thyroids too. Is it …

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