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Menopause: What To Expect & How To Prepare

Do you remember puberty? Of course you do; how could you forget that awkward period where you’re stuck between being a child and being an adult? The unforgettable dance of hormones that results in weird feelings, emotional and hormonal changes, and the feeling that the whole world just doesn't get you. Well, hopefully this time around won't feel like such an existential crisis, but - brace yourself because a second puberty awaits you! Sweating, weight fluctuations, mood swings, irregular periods, trouble sleeping and just feeling like something isn’t quite right. Both, physical and psychological changes that start occurring all of a sudden. These are just some of the common and early symptoms of menopause. What is menopause? Menopause, climacterium, or...

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Vaginal Discharge: Here's What You Need To Know

The vagina is a mystical entity. Ok maybe mystical is a stretch - but it's pretty amazing. In a previous post we talked all about the awesome things that it can do. Along with being quite impressive, the vagina is also very sensitive. The most common thing about all the vaginas in the world is vaginal discharge. You will rarely ever meet someone that can’t relate. In fact, vaginal discharge is one of the most common symptoms in gynecology. This is why it’s hard to determine exactly why you have it. It could be nearly anything, really. However, there are a few things you should know: What causes vaginal discharge? A rough generalization is that it can either be just a...

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6 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste & Become More Environmentally Friendly

We all know that our current use of unsustainable products and materials like plastic are filling up our landfills at a crazy rate - and we know something has to change. But what? While the problem seems vast, as always, the solutions can be much simpler when we think in terms of our own lives. It’s important to emphasize the control we can take on a personal level rather than becoming overwhelming at a global scale and doing nothing as a result. We can start by simply making better decisions and being more aware about what we use and what we throw away. Going green not only helps your pocket, but it also helps your health, the health of the...

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5 Surprising Things You Didn't Know Contain Plastic

The world produces 300 to 400 million tons of plastic each year. Not even half of this plastic is ever recycled. Actually only around 10% of it really gets a new life. Everything else goes to the bottom of rivers, oceans and seas or straight into the soil to contaminate and kill animals and everything else around us. You can find plastic in pretty much anything, if you look around you right now, odds are that there will be at least five items made of plastic. However, sometimes you can find it even in places where you can’t see it, and where it is completely not needed. Here are five surprising items that you didn’t know contain plastic: Chewing gum...

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Women Beware: Most Feminine Hygiene Products Contain Toxic Ingredients

We found ourselves nodding in agreement through this whole article by Dr. Joseph Mercola - a man who is about as well studied in natural wellness as they come - and decided to share it directly with you here. Take a read and consider the facts, ladies. If you haven't already made the switch to cups, this might be the perfect time. * * * * * The issue of safe feminine hygiene product options is rarely discussed, but it’s a vitally important topic for roughly a third of the population.Why? Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and also the thinnest. Less than one-tenth of an inch separates your body from potential toxins. Worse yet, your skin is...

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