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Women and Estrogen Dominance

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Women and Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen dominance happens in many women when estrogen levels are high in relation to progesterone level. It doesn’t necessarily mean that estrogen is too high, although it often can be, it also happens when there is progesterone deficiency, when not enough progesterone is produced to oppose estrogen. Some possible symptoms include: (You don’t have to have all of them to be estrogen dominant) Decreased sex drive Irregular or otherwise abnormal menstrual periods Bloating / Fluid retention Breast swelling and tenderness Fibrocystic breasts / Ovarian cysts Headaches (particularly pre-menstrual) Mood swings (irritability, anxiety &/or depression) Weight and/or fat gain that’s difficult...

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Cholesterol Drugs and Shingles Vaccine Don't Mix

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Cholesterol Drugs and Shingles Vaccine Don't Mix

According to a study published on November 13, 2013 in the medical journal "Clinical Infectious Diseases", " Statins lower the immune system, possibly resulting in reactivation of the varicella zoster virus (shingles virus) already dormant in the body." In the main analysis, "The rate of herpes zoster virus (shingles) was higher among users of statins relative to nonusers of these drugs." So besides statin drugs causing muscle pain/ damage, liver damage, diabetes and memory loss, they also cause shingles! The National Vaccine Information Center states the “Shingles vaccine contains live attenuated varicella zoster virus and research shows vaccine strain virus...

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Chronic Yeast Infections !

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Chronic Yeast Infections !

Yeast is a normal part of your digestion and lives throughout your body and particularly thrives in the digestive tract and mucus membrane tissues. However when yeast overgrows it becomes a chronic irritant to those tissues and also become fungal and is the underlying basis for many serious health problems. They include thrush in the mouth and gums, esophagitis, acid reflux, bronchial infections, sinus infections, intestinal infections, IBS, skin and scalp infections causing itching, rashes and hair loss, toe nail fungus, jock itch, anal itch, diaper rash, bed sores, vaginal yeast infections, chronic fatigue and even potentially cancer. Many doctors...

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Chest Congestion - How to get rid of it!

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Chest Congestion - How to get rid of it!

Chest congestion is an increase of mucus production in the esophagus, bronchial tubes and lungs. Often breathing is extremely uncomfortable and inhaling and exhaling is requiring more effort and sometimes the antibiotic the doctor has prescribed isn’t working because there is no bacterial infection, at least not yet. Mucus formation is our body’s way of preventing foreign particles such as allergens, like dust or mold, as well as infectious bacteria, viruses or yeast from invading the lungs. It does this by getting them stuck in sticky surface. However when the problem isn’t getting solved, a drastic increase in mucus production...

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Lyme Disease Will Be BAD This Year

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Lyme Disease Will Be BAD This Year

Lyme disease can become a crippling lifelong chronic illness affecting children, adults and pets. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year. Scientists are already saying this is going be to a particularly bad year and receiving greater numbers of reported tick bites throughout New England and the rest of the country. Deer are often blamed for being carriers of Lyme disease, infecting the ticks who feed on them, who then jump on to human hosts. But mice are among the most effective carriers of the Lyme bacterium,...

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