Why Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

As more research is done about the gut-brain connection, and gut health becomes more and more of  a trending topic among health gurus and nutritionists, you may have heard about the benefits of “probiotics.” What are they, exactly, and how can they help you?   Probiotics help keep your body in balance. As you may have known, your gut environment, or microbiome, contains good bacteria along with bad bacteria. The good bacteria is what probiotics are, and they work to stop the bad bacteria from proliferating and causing infection.    How exactly do you get into contact with “bad bacteria?”...

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Top 5 Summer Supplements

Posted on by Luana Viana

We've selected 5 must have summer vitamins and supplements to help you stay healthy while keeping your hair, skin and your gut in tip-top condition.   1- ZINC Zinc helps keep your immune system strong and plays many roles in our bodies. Vital for proper healing process and collagen synthesis, the anti-inflammatory properties are useful against skin irritations. During the summer your skin suffers much more from the effects of sun exposure and your hair can dehydrate and break more easily than usual. POWER ZINC can reduce oxidative stress, helping eliminate some harmful effects of the sun on your body, while keeping...

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COVID-19: Can Asymptomatic Carriers Spread the Virus? What's the Truth?

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Plus The World Health Organization warns about INFODEMIC (misinformation)  Edison de Mello,MD, PhD   FACT: When the first few cases of the coronavirus hit the U.S, many thought that our country would be able to contain it with simple preventative measures such as washing our hands and staying indoors. What we didn't know back then, but discovered just last week, is that the virus can spread through asymptomatic carriers. Why the rapid spread to all 50 states and territories? Because of the interactions with asymptomatic carriers. For example, as recently reported, about half of NBA players and staff who tested positive...

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SEX! Can Make or Break a Relationship.

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

by Rachael Ross, MD, PhD   Functional Care and Sexual Medicine Sex can make or break a relationship. The desire to be sexual with another person is a natural and healthy human impulse. But the skills to be open to enjoy it while also being knowledgeable and confident enough to become a great lover are not a given. These are learned skills. Does an award-winning tennis player wake up one day and just watch a how-to video, and instantly transform her/himself into a top-ranked player? Did Michael Jordan pick up a basketball and overnight become the basketball sensation that he is...

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Forget about Setting New Year’s Intentions

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

By: Bren Boston, MD Talk about setting yourself up for failure. Trying to make a decision about a behavioral change that you will stick with for 12 straight months is nonsense. What research shows is that it takes 3 weeks to form a new habit. So, this year, I encourage you to make separate monthly intentions starting with January 2020. Try it on, feel it out, see if it works for you or if it is even possible to mesh with the rest of your life. If you find it is not working, then, presto, you can make a new intention...

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