Josh Axe

Study: Melatonin May Help Burn Calories and Reverse Weight Gain

Study: Melatonin May Help Burn Calories and Reverse Weight Gain

When most of us think about melatonin—if we think about it at all—it’s usually in relation to sleeping better. But according to a recent study, melatonin, a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in the brain, can also be powerful against weight gain and obesity. (1) Jump to… New Study Sheds Light on Melatonin Melatonin […]

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How to Use Herbs, Tea, Fats, and More to Stop Bloating for Good (You’re Not Fat, Just Bloated)

How to Use Herbs, Tea, Fats, and More to Stop Bloating for Good (You’re Not Fat, Just Bloated)

Jump to…. Find Out What’s Causing Your Bloating 6 Foods to De-Bloat If you constantly feel bloated—even if you’re not over-eating or dealing with a temporary issue like PMS—you may be suffering from certain underlying digestive issues that can leave you feeling puffier than normal. Taking over-the-counter anti-gas products may provide temporary relief, but they […]

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Paleo Substitute for Worcestershire Sauce

Paleo Substitute for Worcestershire Sauce

Total Time: 5 Minutes Preparation Time: 5 Minutes Serves: 1½ Cups Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 cup coconut aminos 2 tablespoons coconut sugar 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons onion powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon pepper Directions: Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk until […]

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Signs of Thyroid Issues: Do You Get Unexplained Summer Hot Flashes? You May Need to Check Your Thyroid

Signs of Thyroid Issues: Do You Get Unexplained Summer Hot Flashes? You May Need to Check Your Thyroid

The summer heat can be uncomfortable for many people, but if you find yourself unusually overwhelmed by sudden sweating and feeling hot most the time—it may be signs of thyroid issues. Signs of Thyroid Issues: “Hot Flashes” (Not Menopause) Your thyroid actually serves as your body’s thermostat, regulating your body temperature along with your energy use and hunger levels. […]

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Heart Disease in Women: Vegetables Every Woman Needs to Eat to Prevent Clogged Arteries, Heart Attacks, and Strokes

Heart Disease in Women: Vegetables Every Woman Needs to Eat to Prevent Clogged Arteries, Heart Attacks, and Strokes

You may have heard the statistics: Heart disease in women is becoming the leading cause of death in the United States, Mexico, and many other developed nations.  In fact, heart disease is responsible for about 1 in every 4 deaths (for a total of nearly 290,000 fatalities) among adult women every year in the U.S alone. (1) It […]

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Vegetables Every Woman Needs to Eat to Prevent Clogged Arteries, Heart Attacks, and Strokes

Vegetables Every Woman Needs to Eat to Prevent Clogged Arteries, Heart Attacks, and Strokes

You may have heard the statistics: Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, Mexico, and many other developed nations, and this epidemic is hitting women especially hard. In fact, heart disease is responsible for about 1 in every 4 deaths (for a total of nearly 290,000 fatalities) among […]

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Do You Get Unexplained Summer Hot Flashes? You May Need to Check Your Thyroid

Do You Get Unexplained Summer Hot Flashes? You May Need to Check Your Thyroid

The summer heat can be uncomfortable for many people, but if you find yourself unusually overwhelmed by hot temperatures—to the point that you experience “summer hot flashes”—it may be your thyroid that’s to blame. Why Those “Hot Flashes” Could Be a Thyroid Problem- Not Menopause Your thyroid actually serves as your body’s thermostat, regulating your body temperature […]

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How to Get Rid of Mosquito Bites

How to Get Rid of Mosquito Bites

No one likes mosquito bites, but they come with the territory as summer embarks, especially near areas that contain stagnant water and swamp-like conditions. The simple yet constant itch is annoying enough, but there have been concerns, and for good reason, about much more serious conditions that can occur from mosquito bites. If only there were ways to […]

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How to Lose Weight and Save Your Own Life — In Spite of Your Desk Job

How to Lose Weight and Save Your Own Life — In Spite of Your Desk Job

According to research, the average American spends 93 percent of his or her lifetime indoors, and 70 percent of that time sitting. (1, 2) After the Industrial Revolution, it became normal to work in jobs requiring less and less movement or physical exertion. Add in readily available cars, smartphones, laptops, video games, and online shopping […]

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Lady’s Mantle for Menstrual, Gastrointestinal Relief, and Other Benefits

Lady’s Mantle for Menstrual, Gastrointestinal Relief, and Other Benefits

Lady’s mantle — it’s such an interesting name for an herb that has so many possible health benefits. What is lady’s mantle used for? Given its namesake, it’s probably not surprising that women use it to help with painful or heavy menstrual periods and menopause symptoms. But this herb is also highly acclaimed for its use in […]

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