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Sleep Better

MANY REASONS PEOPLE CAN’T SLEEP

The inability to sleep can be caused by almost any health condition, including things like depression, heartburn, cancer, asthma, arthritis, muscle and back pain – to name a few.  Other things that can lead to sleep difficulties are the side effects from medications, or drug and alcohol use, as well as a high sugar or refined carb (starchy food) consumption.

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Calcium and Magnesium – Why Your Body Needs Them

What Calcium Does

The body needs a lot of calcium because:

  • The bones consist mainly of calcium.
  • One third of the body protein, by weight, consists of collagen (a jelly-like substance) that has vitamin C as its most important ingredient. This jelly is dependent on sufficient calcium to set. These two ingredients are mainly responsible for the firmness of tissue.

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Stop The PMS Ogre Before it Raises Its Ugly Head!

Is It Normal to Suffer from PMS Symptoms?

“Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects a woman’s emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of the menstrual cycle, generally just before her menses. … PMS symptoms start five to 11 days before menstruation and typically go away once menstruation begins. The cause of PMS is unknown.”

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