Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

 

Magnificent Magnesium: How a Deficiency of It Could Number Your Days

Posted on December 4th, 2015 by Dr. Mercola  |  3 Comments »

Magnesium may not be as well-known as other minerals, but it’s a very important component of our body. Unfortunately, research shows that an estimated 80 percent of Americans are magnesium deficient. Studies highlight that 25 percent of US adults aren’t getting the recommended daily amount, which is 310 to 320 mg for women and 400 […]

 
 

How Your Gut Influences Your Emotional Health

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  3 Comments »

Maintaining your emotional health is an important part of promoting overall optimal health. Sadly, it is estimated that millions of Americans suffer from some type of depressive disorder. Medications for such disorders are available in the market, but they may cause you to experience more serious problems in the long run. You’re better off addressing […]

 
 

Coconut Oil: A Fat Source That Promotes Optimal Health

Posted on September 10th, 2013 by Dr. Mercola  |  9 Comments »

Coconut oil has been an important part of communities residing in the Pacific for thousands of years. When dentist Weston Price came to investigate the health of Pacific residents in the 1930s, he found that the locals had no traces of cardiovascular disease, had optimal dental health, and were fit and lean – effects that […]

 
 

Living a Stress-Free Life Helps You Avoid the Common Cold

Posted on May 18th, 2012 by Elaine Rosales  |  2 Comments »

Have you ever noticed that you are most likely to get the common cold when you are stressed out? Stress from relationship problems, grief, and other traumatic events greatly influences your immune system negatively, making it unable to fight off infection. Now, another study reveals the effects of the stress hormone cortisol, further explaining why […]

 
 

Dr. Mercola’s Top 5 Top Secrets to Avoid Getting Sick

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  23 Comments »

The flu season is upon us. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), flu activity often peaks between January and February, but can occur as late as May. Be forewarned: the flu can strike no matter what time of the month it is. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to dodge the dreaded flu virus. You […]

 
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