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What exactly to do if you wake up with a swollen face?

Here are some tips to combat puffy face: 1. What causes a puffy face? “Some people wake up bloated for many different reasons,” says Margarita Lolis, MD, a dermatologist in Hackensack, New Jersey. Some common reasons are dehydration, seasonal allergies and excessive consumption of salt or alcohol. However, if the skin swelling resembles a discolored […]

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C-reactive protein – CRP or hs-CRP – laboratory indicators of inflammation

There are several clinical laboratory blood tests that indicate the existence of organic inflammation. One of the most sensitive is CRP and its congener hs-CRP. PCR is the acronym for C-Reactive Protein. C-reactive protein is produced in the liver. Its blood concentration is very low in healthy individuals. In elderly people, and due to age,

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Rhodiola: the anti-depressant plant that gives you energy

Rhodiola ( Rhodiola rosea , golden root or Arctic root) is an adaptogen plant that grows in the cold regions of the world (Arctic, mountainous areas all over the world: Central Asia, Europe (Alps, Pyrenees), Scandinavia, Iceland, Great Britain Britain and Ireland). For supplementation are root extracts that are used. What it’s for Rhodiola is

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Pycnogenol : skin beauty and vitality secret and beyond!

Pycnogenol is an extract of the bark of maritime pine from the Landes region, in the Gascony forest in southwestern France. Pycnogenol is a complex plant substance made up of procyanidins, bioflavonoids and organic acids. How does pycnogenol work? It is a powerful antioxidant, with a special protective action on elastin. It has a natural

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basal insulin

Basal insulin

Insulin is responsible for transporting sugar from the blood into the cells. Insulin is continuously produced by the pancreas and according to needs, that is, according to the level of sugar present in the blood that needs to be transported to the cells. Knowing the level of insulin in the blood is very important, as

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How to increase serotonin levels through 5-HTP

How to increase serotonin levels through 5-HTP

In our brain, neurons communicate through molecules called neurotransmitters. There are lots of neurotransmitters and they have different functions – serotonin is one of them, and it’s called the feel-good neurotransmitter. Serotonin influences mood, emotions, memory, sexual desire, behavior, appetite and sleep. Low serotonin levels are associated with anxiety, depression, mood swings, irritability, obsessive-compulsive behavior

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What is orthomolecular nutrition?

What is orthomolecular nutrition?

Orthomolecular therapy is also called orthomolecular medicine or orthomolecular nutrition. It constitutes an important tool in functional nutrition and in complementing medical work. Origin of the term “orthomolecular” The term “orthomolecular” was first used by Linus Pauling in an article published in the journal Orthomolecular Psychiatry in 1968. He wrote, for example, about the fact

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