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Depression and The Pill | Can Holistic Health Care Help?

If you are one of the millions of women that take the pill ever day, this blog post is for you! The pill can have serious side effects, one major one being depression. Holistic health care may be able to offer support for side effects from the pill. Or if you’re on the pill for…

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Tips for Surviving the Holidays | Size Does Matter

Size does matter…the size of your plate that is. Let’s face it the Holidays can be an all out eating marathon. With work, friend and family parties it’s hard to find an event that DOESN’T include an oh-so-tempting smorgasbord of sugary confections. Looking for some simple methods to manage the madness and avoid stress and…

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A Yummy Way to Improve Your Health (and your cooking)

Remember that old wives’ tale about chicken soup being good for? It’s true – as long as you use a really good bone broth as a base. Bone broth is a one of the best ways of adding vital minerals and vitamins to your diet in a easily absorbable form. The minerals are essential building blocks…

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5 Easy Ways to Handle Acid Reflux Symptoms in Pregnancy

For many pregnant women, acid reflux symptoms are a daily reality, especially as pregnancy progresses into the 2nd or 3rd trimester. If you are tired of having heartburn, consider some of these simple home remedies.   Eat smaller meals more frequently. When your stomach is not as full reflux is less likely to occur. Eliminate…

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Why Acid Reflux Symptoms are Common in Pregnancy

As your baby grows, so does the likelihood of experiencing heart burn. Acid reflux symptoms are extremely common for many women in mid to late pregnancy. But, do you ever wonder why this happens to pregnant women?   You may have heard that your growing baby is taking up all the room in your belly,…

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Late Age Pregnancy and Perimenopause Symptoms

It is no longer unusual for a woman to wait until her late 30’s or early 40’s to become pregnant.   The hormonal fluctuations occurring during this period can affect you in more ways than one – not just causing perimenopause symptoms like fatigue, anxiety and trouble sleeping, but also affecting your fertility.   Getting…

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Stomach Ache During Pregnancy may be a Gallbladder Symptom

A stomach ache during pregnancy is often dismissed as an inevitable part of pregnancy. But it can actually indicate a gallbladder problem. Gallbladder symptoms are more common in pregnant women. But what exactly makes pregnant women more prone to developing gallbladder symptoms? There are a couple of reasons behind this phenomenon that many women don’t…

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