Why is Prop 65 on My Supplement Label?

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Have you ever seen a product with a label that says, “Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm?” Sounds ominous. Yet this warning has become ubiquitous in many markets, and the world of supplements is not immune.

You may have even seen this warning on some of our products here at Seeking Health. Instead of downplaying why some of our products have these labels, we wanted to delve into the history of Prop 65 as well as explain why these warnings exist.

Our primary focus at Seeking Health is education and helping you to optimize your nutrition via targeted supplementation. We also focus extensively on quality and transparency. We want you to understand the safety standards and testing that all of our products go through.

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Why You Should Use an NADH Supplement

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Do you struggle to get out of bed in the morning and then chug down an espresso just to get through your day?

Are you an athlete who trains and competes for long hours seeking that extra energy to get you to first place?

Would you love more energy all day long?

If so, check out this powerful, tasty, and optimally-absorbing lozenge that may just be your perfect solution: NADH + CoQ10.*

Keep reading to learn about how NADH and CoQ10 are key for supporting your body’s natural ability to produce and sustain energy.*

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Hashimoto’s Thyroid Disease: Genetics, Nutrition, and Lifestyle

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Thyroid problems are common. If you’re reading this, you may be one of the 20 million people in the United States affected by thyroid disease. (1) What you may not realize is that many thyroid problems originate in the immune system. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a result of the immune system mistakenly targeting and attacking the thyroid gland. This can lead to symptoms of hypothyroidism like fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, and more.

Genetics can play a role in the development of Hashimoto’s, but you are more than your genes. This article explores the role of genetics in Hashimoto’s. We’ll also discuss how nutrition and lifestyle can be used to manage Hashimoto’s and promote healthy thyroid function.

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4 Things You Can Learn From Genetic Testing

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Genetic testing at home has become very popular in recent years. With greater accessibility, more people than ever are getting their genes tested and learning about their DNA make-up.

Still, if you’re new to the concept, you might wonder what exactly can be learned from this process and whether or not it’s actually helpful.

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Should You Test Your Genes?

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Genetic home testing has become wildly popular in recent years. In the past, the only genetic testing offered was through healthcare providers when there was an increased family risk of a particular health issue. Take breast cancer for example. Testing for the BRCA mutation status, doctors can identify risk factors that give more information to act.

In recent years, anyone can have access to their genetic information from the comfort of home. Simply fill a tube with saliva and wait for the results!

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The 7 Symptoms of Liver Problems You May Not Know About

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You could have fatty liver disease, and not even know it. In fact, Non-Alcoholic Fatty liver disease affects over 25 percent of the world’s population, and is one of the fastest growing liver diseases today.(1234)

This is because there are very few symptoms of liver problems.(1)

For example, do you have chronic fatigue?

Chronic fatigue currently affects up to 20 percent of the population. In fact, fatigue is one of the most common reasons that people go to see their doctor. Fatigue is actually one of the biggest symptoms associated with certain chronic liver diseases.(56789)

However, fatigue is often overlooked by health professionals because there are a myriad of reasons that cause it.

Besides fatigue, there are six additional symptoms to look for that may come as a shock to you.

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6 Ways Stress Hurts You + 6 Steps to De-Stress

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Are you stressed out?

Overwhelmed by life?

Constantly battling illness or chronic disease?

Do you eat perfectly, exercise, take supplements, but still suffer from health issues?

Depressed or anxious?

An overactive stress response might be at the root of your problems. 

Keep reading to learn how you can retrain your stress response to work for you, instead of against you.

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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and MTHFR

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Recurrent miscarriage can definitely be associated with MTHFR, but even with recent research, it is not always easy to find a doctor who is well-versed in this connection.

Does this sound familiar?

“I was just told by my high-risk OB that there is no research proving MTHFR is connected to miscarriage.”

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Recurrent Miscarriage Causes Go Beyond the Mother’s Health

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Have you experienced a pregnancy loss? If so, our hearts go out to you and we are so very sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, as many as 26 percent of pregnancies result in miscarriage due to a number of factors, often related to abnormal chromosomes. (1) Recurrent miscarriage is defined as three or more consecutive losses before the 20th week of pregnancy. Some doctors and statistics include pregnancies that are lost before they are confirmed by ultrasound, while others do not include biochemical pregnancies or losses before five or six weeks. Regardless, recurrent pregnancy loss affects between one and two percent of women. (2)

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