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This Week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, September 04, 2015

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It's September and the theme of this month is Senior health, this should be a very interesting topic and we are excited to be talking about some of the many issues and concerns that fall under this category. But before we get into that, here is a quick recap of all the posts we shared this past week. Your Stool Can Tell You A lot About Your Health by eatlocalgrown.com Did you know the average person generates about 5 ton of stool in
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This Week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, August 28th 2015

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Here is a quick recap of the great posts we shared this past week:   Do You Have a Fatty Liver? 90 Million Americans Do! by Dr. Hyman  Though its one of the most common diseases in America, most people are not aware of the dangers of having a fatty liver even though it affects 90 Million Americans and is a major risk factor for diabetes, heart attack and even cancer. In this article Dr. Hyman discusses how the cause of fatty liver, it's
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This Week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, August 7th 2015

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I t’s August!!! The theme for this month is Digestion. Before we get to that, let’s recap the great posts we shared this last week: 5 Natural Ways to Heal Cuts and Scrapes by Kasandra Brabaw Face it, it's a dangerous world out there. A slip of the knife when you're chopping vegetables, a particularly sharp piece of paper, a cat that's determined to make you trip—these are all hazards even the least adventurous of us faces on a daily
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5 Cancer Prevention Tips

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Some tips on how to prevent cancer are pretty obvious: don’t smoke, stay out of the sun, don’t live near power lines… but other lifestyle choices might not be so clear. Here are some ideas on how you can do a few things in life a little differently to help prevent something serious from developing down the road. And start off by recognizing the fact that odds are you won’t get cancer simply by living a healthy lifestyle, which should
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This Week at Yellow Gazebo – Friday, June 12, 2015

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It's JUNE !! This month our theme is Pain. We are excited to be talking about some of the many issues and concerns that fall under this category.  You Don’t Need That Much Water (and Other Healthy Habits You’re Doing Wrong) by Zohar Lazar Think you should drink 8 glasses of water a day? Or let a wound breathe until it scabs over? This article features Here are 5 health principles that you're probably doing wrong. How to deal, heal, and workout with
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7 Stress Management Tips

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Sure, you’ve read a list of stress management tips before, so what makes this list any better? Well, if you’ve read this far, then maybe you still have some stress in your life and another little tweak or two might be just the thing to help you relax. So take a deep breath and have a light, refreshing read. Hopefully we can help! 1. Talk straight, think straight. Obviously you’ve been told to think ‘the glass is half full’, and
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The Top 5 Myths About Heart Disease

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Knowing whether or not your heart is healthy is very important, especially since heart disease is the number one killer in North America today. But with so much information available, what should you believe and what should you just laugh at? Here's a list to help you chuckle (which, incidentally, is very good for your heart): 1. I would know if I had high blood pressure. Sorry Harry Potter, but there's no magic spell that you can cast over yourself
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7 Benefits of Mindful Breathing

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Obviously breathing more deeply relaxes you – most people know that. But by using the deep breathing technique we're going to give you at the end of the article, and by using it every day, you may see some of these amazing benefits: 1. Better Breathing. Well, duh, but it should still be said that this practice can help those of us suffering from such breathing issues as asthma and chronic bronchitis. Did you know, however, that consistent deep breathing
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5 Common Cancer Risk Factors

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Many risk factors for cancer are widely known.  You are probably already aware of the dangers of asbestos, sunlight, and tobacco.  But a couple of the following on this list might surprise you, if only at how common they are. 1. Don’t Paint it Black.  Over-cooking your food may not seem like such a big deal, but it can actually be something that can aggravate certain types of cancer.  Aside from destroying many of the important nutrients by cooking food
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5 Ways to Improve Your Heart’s Health

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Many of us 'do our best' when it comes to good health, but sometimes this isn't quite enough to protect your heart from long-term effects. Regular check-ups with your doctor, plus a good diet and a little exercise can go a long way to protecting your pumper. Here are a few more tips on making it last that much longer: 1. Where There's Smoke... There's heart disease. So quit smoking if you haven't already, and also avoid others who haven't
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