By now you may realize—because all of the body’s systems are interconnected—that there is usually more than one cause con-tributing to your fatigue. When one of your body’s systems is out of balance (if, for example, your HPA axis is malfunctioning be-cause of chronic stress), then other systems (like your
Effective perimenopause treatment needs to address PMS-like symptoms as well as depression, hot flashes, and more. These three natural therapies do just that.
Fatigue, stress, children, routine, and even some diseases—all of these factors can cause low libido and become enemies of your sex drive. If you and your partner have hit a wall, there are ways to get back the energy… and the desire. Act now! The “eternal honeymoon,” after all, is
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Adaptogens, as they are aptly named, are substances (usually herbs) that may help your body adapt to changing needs by restoring normal physiological functioning and reducing stress and fatigue. While they have been around a very long time, the term “adaptogens” was coined only in 1947.
There are approximately 70 herbal
Monster (appropriately named!) and Red Bull might come to mind when you think of energy drinks. However, these beverages—if you can call them that—are definitely not good for your health, as described in a review published in Frontiers for Public Health. Typically, they contain excessive amounts of caffeine, sugar, artificial
Q: Are there any benefits to taking maca root?
A: Maca is a plant that is a relative of the cruciferous family, and is native to South America. Its root has been consumed for centuries to boost endurance and energy, enhance fertility, and as an aphrodisiac. Traditionally, the root has been
Not all healthy foods are created equal. Many are high in calories, which can be a good thing if you’re one of those people who needs to gain a few extra pounds. If you have been advised by your health professional to gain weight for medical reasons, choose clean, you’ll
Juicing is a trendy way to prepare delicious blends of fruits and/or vegetables, but remember it’s a process that extracts the juice from fresh fruits or vegetables—which technically makes it processed food. On the plus side, juicing recipes will leave you with most of the vitamins, minerals, and plant chemicals
You may have heard of maca root, but what exactly is it? Native to the Andes Mountains in Peru, maca root—after harvesting—can be sundried and then processed as a supplement. Also called ‘‘Peruvian ginseng,” maca is an adaptogen, meaning it helps the body adapt to stress..
A popular health supplement, maca