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A Dynamic Health Indicator Checklist For A Bigger Picture Of Your Health

In the second week of September 2015, the National Heart Blood Lung Institute released partial results of a clinical trial name SPRINT. They found that adults who had controlled their systolic blood pressure below 120mmHg had fewer than one-third of the cardiovascular events than those who maintained it below 140 mmHg. As of now, the…

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These Ways To Increase Your Confidence Will Surprise You

con·fi·dence  ˈkänfədəns/ noun 1. the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust. 2. the state of feeling certain about the truth of something. 3.  a feeling of self-assurance arising from one's appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities.  More confidence, anyone?  Yes, please! Developing confidence involves becoming more skillful…

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Oil Pulling In Depth: Origins, Types & Modifications

By Vedika Global Ayurveda Clinical Specialist Shankari Kate Sadowsky (As seen in the December 2013/January 2014 Issue of Common Ground Magazine) How wonderful when ancient practices flow into the contemporary mainstream. However, as with any game of telephone, the facts and founding principles usually get lost in perpetuation. “Oil pulling” is quickly becoming a popular…

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What’s Ayurveda And How Does It Work?

Ayurveda is India’s traditional system of health care. Conceived and developed by the seers (Rishis) and natural scientists through centuries of observations, experiments, discussions, and meditations, Ayurveda is a natural system of medicine that has been practiced for more than 5,000 years. The word Ayurveda is Sanskrit for “Science of Life” or “Practices of Longevity.”…

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