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Ayurveda, an ancient healing practice from India, aims to treat the mind, body and spirit as one. Find out how it works and how it could help heal your health problems. The Ancient Indian Healing Art

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One of the keys to having more energy and preventing or shedding excess weight gain is a healthy metabolism. Simply put, your metabolism to how much energy you use up each day, as measured by how many calories you burn. The more efficient your metabolism is, the more efficiently you will burn up calories.
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Here's a safe and effective solution for warding off a sore throat. At the onset of symptoms brew a cup of chamomile tea, using one teabag for every four ounces of water. Let the tea steep for ten minutes so that it is not too hot. Then gargle with it for at least one minute before spitting it out. Repeat a few times each day to soothe sore throat symptoms.

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Want to live longer? Then have more sex. That's the conclusion of researchers in Wales after studying 900 men between the ages of 45 and 59 for ten years. At the end of the study, it was found that men who had sex to orgasm two or more times a week decreased their risk of dying during the 10-year period by 50 percent, compared to men who had orgasms less than once a month. (Naturally, when you have sex, act responsibly and practice safe sex.) Read more health tips...
What is Syndrome X?
There are five parameters, or risk factors, that define Syndrome X, which is also known as Metabolic Syndrome, Reaves Syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome, Dysmetabolic Syndrome, and "pre-diabetes." You must have three out of the five risk factors to be accurately diagnosed with Syndrome X. continued inside...

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