Posts Categorized: Health and Fitness

Ten possible causes of insomnia.

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When we fall asleep at night, we are designed to stay asleep until the next morning, when we should wake refreshed and ready for the next day’s action.  Small noises and sensations should not wake us up and neither should pain nor the desire to wee.  Part of our brain stem, called the Reticular Formation,…
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Guilt free chocolate balls.

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Quite rightly, the government recommends cutting down on sugar.  So when craving a sweet, chocolatey, treat what are we to do?  Eat a bar of 100% dark chocolate, of course.  Which leads to two problems: first tracking such a thing down and second, enjoying it, since mostbars taste awful.  A few months ago, I rather…
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Poliquin Topical Magnesium – Magic Cream: first rate for relaxing tight muscles and sending babies to sleep

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Topical Magnesium1 is superb at making tight muscles relax; it is a cream that you rub into the skin over the tight muscles.  Since magnesium is the mineral of relaxation, if you rub Topical Magnesium into a sleepless baby’s feet, it will help it stop yelling, sigh contentedly and fall into a lovely slumber.  Ahhh. …
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