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Benefits of Sulbutiamine

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If you want to pile on muscle then what do you do? You take a bodybuilding supplement. This will be something aimed at either improving your energy so you can work out harder and for longer, or your body’s ability to repair damaged muscle fibers and build them back thicker and stronger thereby causing hypertrophy (muscle growth) and increasing strength and endurance. If you want to improve...

Yerba Mate Health Benefits

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Yerba mate is a form of holly that is native to South America and which can have many health benefits when consumed as a beverage. The infusion is known simply as ‘mate’ and is prepared as a result of steeping the dried leaves of the plant in hot water (not boiling). This is a common social practice in Argentina and Brazil where mate is often shared out of a hollow gourd and enjoyed...

Health Benefits of Jellyfish

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The things that can have a positive impact on our health are many and varied, and often it can be surprising to learn that something that doesn’t intuitively seem to have anything to do with our health can actually have a big impact on it one way or another. For instance take jellyfish – you likely have no reason to have thought of jellyfish as a great source of nutrients, or as the key to...

Top 5 Killer Cancers

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Cancer is the disease that everyone fears and the ‘C’ word is one that is often spoken in hushed tones. And rightly so too as cancer is on the way to becoming the number one killer disease in the US (it’s actually number two with heart diseases currently in that position). The idea of a mutation that spreads throughout your body is one that is highly disturbing to think about...

What’s the Best Way to Sleep?

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Our sleep is one of the most important factors in our health and if we don’t get good sleep then we will be likely to suffer in many ways. Our sleep is an ‘anabolic’ state which means it is a state in which the body is repairing itself and rejuvenating itself. All the chemicals our body produces are produced to this end such as growth hormone, and as we aren’t using up...

Natural Aphrodisiacs for Men

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The term ‘aphrodisiac’ describes anything that causes someone to become aroused and comes from the Greek Goddess of beauty ‘Aphrodite’. These aphrodisiacs can be foods, they can be herbal remedies, they can be scents or they can be sights – but in any case they have many uses in helping to get a man in the mood for sex and so can be used by their partners, or by the men...

Liver Detox and Cleanse – Natural Options

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The liver is the organ of the body that keeps us protected from the adverse effects of dangerous chemicals (or toxins). Some of these toxic substances are the by-products of the foods we consume, the medicines we take, even the secretions that our own bodies make. With industrialization and technology even the air we breathe and the water we drink these days contains harmful substances that need...

Tetanus Shot Side Effects

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Tetanus is a medical condition that is very dangerous and one that can often prove to be fatal. The main manifestation of the disease is through muscle spasms which can occur thanks to a neurotoxin called tetanospasmin which is produced by the bacteria Clostridium tetani. The toxin can enter the body through a deep wound which is usually caused by something sharp and rusty. Most people associate...

Tylenol Overdose

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Tylenol (of which acetaminophen is the active ingredient) is a very common medication found in a large number of households and used to treat pain and fever. This is a safe and effective medication when used carefully and in the right dosages, but in overdose can lead to life threatening illness – Tylenol poisoning which damages the liver. Causes of Acetaminophen Poisoning Too much acetaminophen...

Which Antidepressant Is the Right One for You

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Depression is a highly crippling and actually dangerous condition that affects over 19 million American adults (almost 10%). It’s a condition that is more widespread than coronary heart disease and which left untreated can be potentially fatal. As such there are over 20 different medications approved by the US Food and Drug Administration intended to treat depression and these can provide...

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