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Weight Loss and Nutrition

Every year Americans spend an estimated $33 billion on products and services to help them with weight loss. Yet despite all these costly efforts, nearly two-thirds of adults in America are still overweight or obese.

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Diabetes

Diabetes has two classifications: Type I and Type II. Both of these are characterized by permanent resistance to insulin or the lack of insulin production. Insulin is the hormone in the body that delivers sugar to the cells. This sugar provides the cells with energy.

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Female Hormone Health

Most people know that when a woman reaches her 50s her hormones become imbalanced because she is going through menopause; however, women also experience declining progesterone, estrogen, cortisol and testosterone once they reach their mid-thirties.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCOS is the leading cause of infertility in the U.S., affecting approximately 14 percent of women who are of child-bearing age. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome occurs when elevated levels of testosterone and insulin disrupt the body’s pituitary feedback loop coordination.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

An individual who suffers from extreme fatigue for a period of more than six months has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). This can be a devastating medical condition because finding the underlying problem is challenging.

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Autoimmune Disease

An autoimmune disease develops when the body is actively defending itself against a potentially dangerous invader and the immune system fails to recognize the body’s own cells; consequently, turning the antibodies against itself.

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Thyroid Conditions

Thyroid disease is rather common and can cause a variety of symptoms. The symptoms an individual experiences depends on whether the thyroid is over functioning or under functioning.

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Depression and Anxiety

If you have felt down for some time and you are having difficulty ‘shaking off’ the feelings of sadness, you may be experiencing depression. An individual experiencing anxiety typically has difficulty controlling his or her worry.

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