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Flaxseed Oil: A rich source of Omega-3, it can also be dangerous

In recent years, as more people - physicians and patients alike - have come to realize the role that chronic inflammation plays in heart disease, as well as many other diseases, including cancer, there has been a corresponding increase in the use of foods and supplements that contain omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs). This is because omega-3 EFAs have proven anti-inflammatory properties that can both prevent and reverse chronic inflammation in the body.
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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.

Yesterday's Health Tip

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...
Experiencing Sporadic Night Sweats
If you are otherwise healthy, adding phytoestrogens to your diet could easily help your pre-menopausal symptoms. Have you stopped menstruating altogether? Did your mother experience an early menopause? If yes, then start by adding red clover, chaste berry and soy isoflavones. continued inside...

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