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Natural Home Remedies to Combat Colds

Cold and flu season is here. Before you reach for any over counter medications, try these natural remedies to help you kick that cold and keep you feeling good all winter. Oregano Oil Oregano oil is often referred to as nature’s antibiotic due to its antiviral, antibacterial,...

Natural Ways to Calm Rosacea

Around a year ago I started to have some unusual breakouts. I woke up one morning, in a panic, that both of my cheeks were covered in red, irritated spots. I had no idea what happened. Was it a food allergy? Was it acne? I covered my...

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Epilepsy Awareness Month

  1 in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime.   Right now, approximately 3 million Americans and 65 million people worldwide live with epilepsy.   Each year at least 200,000 people are diagnosed with epilepsy.   In two-thirds of patients diagnosed with epilepsy, the cause is unknown.   It is estimated that...

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6 Ways to Control Type 2 Diabetes Through Diet

  What Is Type 2 Diabetes? The pancreas exists for one purpose, to release the hormone insulin so that the body’s cells can use the energy from carbohydrates. This is a balanced system. When it’s working as it should, insulin will be released in exactly the right...

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Flu shot or not

The debate of whether to vaccinate your kids or not is a longstanding and sensitive topic to touch on. But what about getting vaccinated as an adult?We're in the midst of flu season and we're wondering: do get the flu shot, or not? First off, what...

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Breast Cancer Could Increase 50% by 2030

A Forbes article in 2015 reported that researchers at the National Cancer Institute Project say the number of breast cancer cases will rise 50% to 441,000 cases a year, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Should women...

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10 Natural Ways to Cope with Insomnia

Insomnia can be the most frustrating thing in the world. If it's not for the dark circles that have permanently made their home under your eyelids, it's exhaustion day in and day out. Insomnia is classified as a sleep disorder in which an individual is...

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Benefits of Eating Whole Grains

September is Whole Grains Month, which is an annual reminder that you should be eating more whole grains. Why, you ask? Because they’re chock full of health and nutrition benefits, and lots of them! In fact, according to WebMD, eating more whole grains is like...

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Keeping a positive attitude

Even though we should be channeling positive energy every day, today is Positive Thinking Day! We thought we’d share a few tips on how we here at eco18 try to keep an upbeat attitude and a smile on our face no matter the situation. 1.Start out positive Going into...

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5 Best Fall Workouts

Fall is almost here! Time to take advantage of the cooler temperatures and fall foliage by taking your workout outdoors. Here are some fun ways to burn calories outside of your gym this fall. Trail Running If you like to run, the fall is the perfect time...