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Scientists have confirmed the existence of what has been called the “second brain” – neurons lining the intestinal tract that communicate just like the neurons in the brain. Scientists have also confirmed inflammation and nutrition can influence the second brain, affecting our mental well-being. Read more to find out how.

In a randomized, controlled study, use of methylsulfonylmethane  (OptiMSM®) was found to be effective in reducing nasal allergy symptoms.



Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health — it also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight.



Taking daily supplements of the extract of French maritime pine bark, Pycnogenol®, may shorten the duration of the common cold and reduce the severity of sore throat, congestion, headache, coughing and sneezing, says a new study from Italy.



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Busy Lifestyle? You Need Vitamin C
Keys, wallet, phone, mints, lip balm . . . vitamin C? If you live a busy lifestyle and are always on the go (who isn't these days?), vitamin C should be an everyday essential. We all know that modern-day life can get hectic.

What Is the Proper Dosage of Jogging?
There is no question that a sedentary lifestyle is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and an early death. But a new study provides data to make it easy to conclude, that people who go to the opposite end of the spectrum and run too much suffer the same consequence. As usual, there is more to the story before "running" to a conclusion.
Orthopedist Offers Tips for Preventing Shoulder Injuries
As the most flexible joint in your body, your shoulder can move and position your arm in many ways. But this flexibility also makes it prone to instability and injury.
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