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Pyroluria

Pyroluria What is pyroluria? Pyroluria is a genetic disorder caused by abnormal hemoglobin synthesis.  Hemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that contains iron and carries oxygen throughout the body.  During hemoglobin synthesis, by-product compounds called kryptopyrroles are formed.  … Continue reading

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Methylation

Methylation Methylation is a process where a methyl group (a carbon and three hydrogens) is attached to another substance.   Current research estimates that 30 to 40 percent of the population has abnormalities in one or two of the genes for … Continue reading

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All you ever wanted to know about thyroid

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Thyroid   Thyroid anatomy and physiology   Thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped organ located in front of the throat.  The follicular cells of the thyroid gland secrete tetraiodothyronine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), … Continue reading

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Nutrition and Lifestyle for Immunity: The Th1 and Th2 balance

T-helper (Th) cells are classified in a variety of classes, the main ones being designated Th1 and Th2. The balance between these two types of T-helper cells can determine the state of your immune system functions in and impact your … Continue reading

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Diet for Upper Respiratory Infection

In Chinese medicine, infections are divided into two main types: wind-heat invasions and wind-cold invasions. Symptoms that help differentiate between the two types include: Wind-cold Wind-heat Fever Light Can be high Aversion to cold Pronounced Slight Body aches Pronounced Slight … Continue reading

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Diet for Osteoporosis

A diet to maintain bone health should focus on adequate, high quality protein and foods high in vitamins and minerals necessary for bone rebuilding. adidas soccer uk High-quality protein A vegetarian diet is associated with a lower risk of osteoporosis … Continue reading

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Allergies

There are four different types of allergic, or hypersensitivity, reactions and most common type is called a Type I response. In this type of reaction, when a person is first exposed to an allergen, several cells of the immune system … Continue reading

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Simple Home Treatments to Help Depression

DIET: Eat nutrient-rich foods that will provide you energy and the building blocks to make the hormones and neurotransmitters you need. buy mu legend zen Processed foods are empty calories that create inflammation and increase toxicity. Drink enough water, which … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Staying Healthy Through Cold and Flu Season

Get regular sleep. The body repairs and renews itself during sleep and the immune system has a chance to do its best work during rest. Extra sleep at the beginning on a cold or flu can be key in shortening … Continue reading

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Changing Your Response To Stress

People often feel stressed by situations or events over which they feel they have no control, and many times, people do not have control over external circumstances. asics uk However, they can develop control over their emotional responses, thought patterns, … Continue reading

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