infertility in women

Flame Retardants Connected To Infertility In Women

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Couples looking to conceive via IVF are being urged to investigate products they use on a regular basis, as new research shows that chemicals in flame retardant materials can cause infertility. Harvard researchers recruited 211 women being evaluated for IVF to take part in the study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives journal. Two urine samples […]

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Cauliflower and Ham Leftovers Soup

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If you’ve not already checked out the superb I Breathe I’m Hungry blog, then we recommend you do so! This recipe hails from its creator who has managed to make this delicious fall warmer ketogenic, gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo. As the weather’s getting a bit chillier, now’s the time to bust out the soup pot […]

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Easy Spicy Crockpot Double Beef Stew

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Summer’s nearly over and that means one thing: time to dust off the crockpot. What better way to get the slow cooker going again than with a fall classic, beef stew. It’s hearty, it’s packed full of nutrition and… well, what more do you need? This one hails from the keto folks over at Wicked […]

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Heart Disease and Stroke Directly Linked to Poor Sleep

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Everyone craves a good night’s sleep. It leaves us the next morning feeling refreshed and energized to conquer the day ahead. But for many Americans a solid, uninterrupted 8-hours of shut-eye is a struggle to achieve. The American Sleep Association estimates that 50-70 MILLION US adults have a sleep disorder of some kind — but […]

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Eating A High Fat Diet Can Increase Longevity and Memory

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Let’s face it, the most delicious things in life are typically full of fat and they’re bad for our health. Right? That might have been the general consensus for decades, yet opinions on the topic are changing. Many studies have shown that eating good fats can be beneficial to your overall health, including this latest […]

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More Than a Third of Americans Prescribed Opioids in 2015

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Millions of Americans suffer from a wide-range of debilitating chronic conditions that make everyday life painful. The National Center for Health Statistics estimates that 1 in every 4 Americans – around 76 million people – suffer from chronic pain that lasts for more than 24 hours. A large percentage of those Americans are being prescribed […]

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Summer Shish Kebabs With Beef, Onion and Pepper

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If there’s a quinessential time for kebabs — it’s summer. Being able to make a bit of a mess outdoors while assembling these delicious meat n’ veg skewers is half of the fun. Give these a go and be sure to let us know of any amendments you make to your shish kebabs when you […]

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Pneumonia or Sepsis in Adults Massively Raises Cardiac Disease Risk

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Patients admitted to hospital after contracting pneumonia or sepsis are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology showed that adults admitted for either infection were six times more likely to contract a cardiovascular disease within the first subsequent year. “Severe infections in adulthood are associated with […]

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Sauerkraut

Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe

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A guaranteed way to make your day start with oompf? A dose of healthy probiotics from fermented foods. Sauerkraut is packed with flavor, crunch and all of those goodies to help generate a solid environment in your gut. This fantastic sauerkraut recipe hails from the Wellness Mama, who has created a straightforward, simple way to get […]

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Slow progress is better than no progress

Weight Gain and Race Can Affect Women’s Heart Disease Risk

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Women’s heart health is a growing concern in the United States. Research has recently shown that both women and their physicians are spending an insufficient amount of time discussing cardiac health, due to the social awkwardness surrounding women’s bodies. This can lead to a number of serious conditions going unchecked and increasing the risk of […]

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