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    The 6 biggest barriers to your health.

    Barriers get in the way of everything. Overcoming your barriers to health is often the most difficult aspect of regaining or maintaining your health. These 6 barriers are the most common obstacles I see in almost every patient to some degree or another. If you can eliminate your top 2 or 3 you will be on your way.

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    Why sleeping in your bed may be more dangerous than you ever thought possible.

    Sleep in a dark room. Get 8 hours of sleep every night. Don't sleep hot, or cold. Seems as though there are a lot of rules for sleeping well. I bet you never thought your bed could actually be harming you.

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    Maybe if Cheech & Chong used these herbs, they wouldn't have smoked so much herb. Depression Part 4.

    Chill out man! Cheech and Chong could possibly be the most chill guys around. If they had used these herbs instead maybe they could have saved their lungs. Just a couple alternatives to "chill out" when you're feeling a little depressed, anxious, or stressed out.

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    Part 3. Terminating depression, anxiety and other mood disorders.

    Adaptogenic herbs are the third installment in our depression series. Adaptogens help the body adapt and respond to stresses. Whether they are physical, emotional or chemical stresses, a well chosen adaptogenic supplement program can immensely help you deal with and improve your mental health. Learn which ones are my favorites.

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    The MTHFR gene you should give a S#!% about.

    When I first read about this gene I thought someone was trying to be silly because this gene mutation is such a bad mother "you know what".

    There is a lot of talk about the MTHFR gene lately, and for good reason. Patients are getting tested for this gene mutation left and right. Some are waranted tests, others, not so much. Learn what this bad mouthed gene means, when you should be tested, and what you can do about it.

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