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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Back to School Supplements

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For many, the start of the school year is a return to routine and normalcy. This year, however, many of us are being forced to redefine our definitions of “normal”. Many schools are transitioning fully to online education, or limited classroom sizes to enforce social distancing requirements. Despite the uncertainty of these new scholastic environments, one thing is certain: back to school is also a time where stress levels can increase, flu season begins, and the need to support your immune system should be made a top priority.

The good news is that you can support your body nutritionally to handle anything you’re going through. These top seven categories of supplemental support can not only keep your body on track but promote ongoing good health.*

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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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Seeking Health’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

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It’s the time of year where gift-giving and gift-buying can get overwhelming and insane. Cut the stress and think outside the typical retail box of plastic by giving the gift of investing in wellness.

Instead of opting for gifts that might be used one minute and tossed aside the next, the items on this list are long-lasting and invest in the well-being of the ones you love.

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6 Health Benefits of Glutathione

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Do you want to support healthy aging, energy levels, and normal toxin elimination?

Glutathione is the body’s most important antioxidant, supporting all of these things and more. It is commonly referred to as the “mother of all antioxidants.”

It’s a molecule that is made up of the amino acids cysteine, glycine, and glutamic acid, and is crucial for cellular detoxification, liver health, heavy metal transportation out of our cells, protection from oxidative damage, and much more!*

Antioxidants are needed in the body to protect cell integrity and to fight free radical and oxidative damage. But glutathione has many other benefits, too. Keep reading to learn more about this fascinating nutrient and how it can be used to promote wellness.

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