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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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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.)

Yesterday's Health Tip

Are you prone to sinus problems? If so you may be able to hum your troubles away. Researchers have found that humming for as little as one minute per hour increases the amount of nitric oxide inside the nose by 1500 percent. Nitric oxide is proven to destroy bacteria responsible for sinus problems. So the next time you feel a sinus problem coming on, simply humming a tune may be enough to resolve it. 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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