Kava - Herbal Remedy for Anxiety

Kava is the name of the herb that belongs to the pepper family and is native to Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia. It has a history of 3000 years, when it has been used by the cultures of the Pacific Ocean.
Nowadays, Kava is known for its relaxing properties and is widely used as a herbal remedy

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Dental Caries: definition, causes and prevention

Dental caries (also known as tooth decay or dental cavities) is a disease that damages the structures of teeth.
There are two types of caries:

caries found on smooth surfaces,
caries found in pits and fissures.

How dental caries is caused
Caries is caused by bacteria which can be normally found in the mouth. The bacteria produce acids that affect

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The Importance of Vitamin D

Vitamin D plays an important role in the maintenance of normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorus, as well as mineralization of bone.
Vitamin D can be produced in the skin or consumed with fortified foods. Then it requires conversion in the liver and kidney, where Vitamin D turns into its physiologically active form - 1,

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Home Pregnancy Test

Once you wake up in the morning and realise that something has changed - you still haven’t got your menstrual period, you feel sick, your breasts have enlarged and are sore, your clothes feel tighter.
What should you do next to be sure you are pregnant?
One of the most popular ways to get “Yes” or “No”

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Definition of Stress

In 18-19 centuries the word “stress” was used mainly in Physics to define:

the internal distribution of force of pressure within a body;
strain or deformation which has arisen in a subject under influence of such force.

In the beginning of 20th century Hans Selye, endocrinologist and biologist, has brought the word “stress” to medicine. He discovered that

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Treatment of Influenza (Flu)

Once you have got the flu the best thing to do is to stay at home, have a rest and drink plenty of liquid - water or tea. If you don’t take care of yourself, it may take much longer time for recovery, or you may develop serious complications.
The Influenza virus usually starts like a

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Symptoms of Influenza (Flu)

Influenza (flu) is an infectious disease that attacks respiratory system.
The virus is spread in droplets of respiratory fluid by direct person-to-person contact, including speaking, sneezing or coughing. It is also possible that a virus survives on the the surfaces that you will touch before touching your nose or mouth.
Actually, there are three types of influenza

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The Role of Estrogen during Pregnancy

Estrogen is another hormone, which is produced by ovaries, corpus luteum (”yellow body”) and placenta, and has an important role throughout pregnancy.
The role of estrogen  involves interaction with progesterone, and its levels increase steadily untill birth.
The Role of Estrogen
First, in pre-ovulaion period estrogen is produced by granulosa cells, where it interacts with progesterone and makes

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Progesterone Levels during Pregnancy

Progesterone, a hormone produced by the ovaries and by placenta, has an important role throughout the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. Progesterone tests are usually taken:

to detect whether or not a woman has ovulated,
to determine the date of ovulation,
to monitor pregnancy.

What are normal progesterone levels?
Progesterone levels widely vary throughout the menstrual cycle. That is why it

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MACA - Natural Hormonal Balancer

Maca (Lepidium Meyenii), also called “Peruvian Gingseng”, is a root that is cultivated high in the Andes of Peru at about 3,500 meters above the sea level. It is considered to be the best nutrient of protein, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. For thousands of years the root of Maca has been used by the

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