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The amino acid called Phenylalinine is helpful to increase feel good hormones. It is a precursor to the feel good hormones, dopamine, adrenaline and noradrenaline. These hormones help to act as an antidepressant and natural pain killer. This amino acid is great for depression, pain relief, energy and mood. It acts as a quick pick me up. If one starts with 500 to 1000 mgs, they may want to add in a B complex and vitamin C to help with conversion to tyrosine. It should be taken in the morning to prevent sleeplessness.

This amino acid in some people can cause anxiety, insomnia and hypertension. 

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A natural compound called choline is good for our brains, in particular our memory. Choline rich foods are helpful such as salmon, eggs, peanuts, chicken, navy beans, broccoli, beef, milk and shrimp. Often just eating choline rich foods is not enough, one should take choline along with other brain healthy vitamins. B5, B12, B1 and vitamin C are all required to convert food's choline into acetylcholine in the body. Thus taking a B complex, Vitamin C and a tbsp of lecithin every day can help with memory and may thwart cognitive decline with age.

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People may naturally feel down after a grief of loss of a loved one. It is normal for at period of 12 months to feel depressed after. In these situations, time will heal but counseling can help as well. Some people feel depressed for no particular reason or cause. These types of depression may be linked to diet or a natural biochemical lack of certain nutrients, amino acids and neurotransmitters. For example, low B12 levels are linked to depression and fatigue. People who require more B12 may not have great stomach acid and need B12 sublingually (under the tongue) or injections. They may also be not eating foods that contain B12 such as meat. A general B complex is quite helpful for mood. As well vitamin C and the minerals magnesium and zinc help with mood. The herb griffonia seed extract and St Johns Wort are natural anti depressants. Amino acids are found in food however, may be lacking. L tryptophan, phenylalinine, tyrosine and SAMe are all helpful for mood. Omega 3 fatty acids found in fatty fish contain EPA and DHA and help with mood, cognition and decrease inflammation in the body.

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Magnesia Muriaticum, Mag Mur, is a homeopathic remedy that is suited to one's unique symptom picture. It is useful for nervous, restless patients who tend to have liver and digestive problems. People who are suffering from indigestion and enlarged livers may require this remedy. These types tend to suffer from constipation and small hard stool. The tongue may be imprinted with the teeth. They have chronic symptoms like chronic indigestion and biliousness, diarrhea and constipation. They may suffer from cramps particularly at night. they are very tired and lack tone and power. This may mean, that they have to use the bathroom for stool or urine and they cannot pass a normal amount due to weakness. They have to press on the bladder to move things. These types are sensitive, weak, anxious and cannot tolerate noise. They may have trouble with milk products. Sometimes children with difficult teething require this remedy.

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The remedy Euphrasia is a homeopathic preparation that is suited to someone's unique symptoms. These types tend to have profuse, burning tears due to allergies and non burning nasal discharge. They tend to feel that their symptoms are worse at night and in the morning. Typically symptoms come on in the fall.

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Natrum Mur is a homeopathic remedy potentized from sodium chloride. It is what is called a polycrest remedy and is suited to one's unique set of symptoms like all homeopathy is. The mental and emotional picture of natrum mur is one of grief. Their grief may stem from loss or broken hearts. They may tend to fall in love with a person who is already married or unavailable. They have a disposition to be weepy and tearful but consolation aggravates them because they prefer to be alone to express their emotions and they don't want to be pitied or deemed a burden. These types startle easiliy and can become quite angry quickly and tearful. They have a sadness under the surface. These types tend to hang onto thoughts and griefs that go around and around in their mind. Physically they may tend to be thin, weak and retain water. 

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Vaginal dryness can occur at any age but is more prevalent as people age.  It can be related to nutrition, hormones and irritation from soaps or bath products. Dietary and nutritional reasons many include a lack of healthy fats in the diet, simply increasing one's healthy fat intake and foods containing vitamin E, such as wheat germ oil, sunflower seeds, broccoli and other nuts can help. Supplements such as vitamin E, A and zinc help with healing and nourishing of delicate issues. Food sources of zinc are found in mainly in oysters and pumpkin seeds. Essential fatty acid supplements containing GLA help nourish and protect these tender tissues and include oils such as borage, evening primrose and flaxseed. Fatty fish high in omega threes such as salmon, arctic char and sardines also contain healthy fats.

Homeopathic remedies are suited to the person's unique set of symptoms. For example, natrum mur is a good remedy for vaginal dryness with a raw, red and inflamed sensation. They may also suffer from cold sore or herpes in past. These types may also crave salt and brood over past hurts. Sepia on the other hand is useful for dryness, indifference to sex and their partner. These types are typically worn out but feel better for strenuous exercise. Angelica Sinensis is a remedy that helps with vaginal dryness during menopause.

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The key to preventing hemorrhoids is to be sure to not become constipated. Take enough healthy fiber containing foods that promote good bowel movements. These are foods such as bran, oatmeal, legumes, quinoa, brown rice and other whole grains. Eating 4 or 5 prunes a day can be enough to promote healthy stools. Also jobs that include a lot of sitting can cause stagnation in the blood vessels in the rectum. Be sure to get up and move every 45 minutes or so.

Herbal remedies for hemorrhoids include horse chestnut, arjuna and rutin.

Homeopathic remedies are suited to someone's unique symptom picture, but some common remedies for hemorrhoids are aesc., hamel, coll, nux v, lyc and sulph.

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Goitre or enlarged thyroid can occur when they thyroid expands. In my holistic training we were taught that it extends to try and increase its surface because it is lacking in certain nutrients. Certain foods are known as Goitrigens, which can block the ability of a person's thyroid to absorb hormone. These are uncooked cruciferous vegetables such as kale, brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, rapini and mustard greens. Also other foods such as peaches, soy and peanuts are considered goitrigens.

A lack of certain nutrients for the thyroid such as iodine, selenium and zinc can cause thyroid problems. Herbal remedies that support the thyroid usually contain these minerals such as kelp, bladderwrack, ashwaghanda and so on.

Homeopathic remedies are suited to one's unique symptom picture, but herein are a few common remedies for thyroid support, calc carb, nat mur, lycop, spong, thyr. and lapis albus.

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Hot flushes during menopause can be troublesome. Hormone therapy is linked to increased cancer risk. Luckily natural remedies help with hot flushes. Herbal remedies can be quite helpful with hot flushes, such as actea racemosa, salvia, red clover, dong quai, evening primrose oil.

Homeopathic remedies are suited to one's unique symptom picture, but some common homeopathic remedies for hot flushes are lach, sulph, cimif, amyl nit.

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Some people experience lack of menses for a variety of reasons. Best to confirm with your medical doctor the cause. Sometimes it can be related to dieting, over exertion, poor diet, menopause, pregnancy, late development and stress. Natural remedies can help promote healthier cycles such as:

Herbs such as Vitex, Dong Quai, Motherwort.

Homeopathic remedies are suited to someone's unique symptom picture but herein are a few common remedies such as puls., sep., ferr met, graph., calc carb.

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Breast feeding is ideal for babies but sometimes Mom's milk flow is reduced. Taking in enough calories and fluid is key for Mothers. Some natural remedies known to improve milk flow are fenugreek, fennel, blessed thistle, alfalfa, moringa, nettle leaf and red rapsberry leaf. Some homeopathic remedies include puls, alfalfa and ricinus. Homeopathy is suited to the symptom picture of the individual.

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Loss of appetite can be for a number of reasons, such as eating too late, filling up on calorie ridden drinks and illness. Be sure you rule out the causes. For simple lack of appetite, without any defining symptoms have a look at a few homeopathic remedies such as the tissue salt remedies such as calc phos, ferrum phos, kali mur, mag phos, nat mur, nat phos, nat sulph and silicea.

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Homeopathy is a safe and gentle medicine to keep in your first aid kit. Homeopathy is suited to a person's unique symptom picture but here are a few common remedies for back pain and their common indications:

Aching from over exertion, arnica and or bellis per.

Aching from uterine problems, menses, actea rac.

During pregnancy, Kali carb

With a weak back and spine, Sil.

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Homeopathy is suited to one's unique set of symptoms not a disease name. Those who have a low red blood cell count should be checked by their medical doctor for underlying conditions. Common causes of low red blood cells, is bleeding, heavy menstrual cycles, vegetarianism and surgical procedures. Homeopathy can help when there are a few defining symptoms such as:

Chin. for blood loss and exhausting conditions like diarrhea or excessive perspiration

Ferrum Met, helps to rise hemoglobin in those with fatigue.

Nat Mur, helps those with low iron with palpitations and constipation.

Calc Carb, due to heavy menses coming before its time

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This seems to be a problem of young babies from nursing. They develop a coated white tongue which sometimes can be painful. It may be triggered from the use of antibiotics. Homeopathic remedies are suited to someone's unique symptom picture, but a few common remedies for thrush are borax, ant tart and kali mur.

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Canker sores can be caused from eating too much acidic foods and sugar. Acidic foods can be vinegars, alcohol and wine. Sometimes canker sores are a sign of candida overgrowth or an imbalance in mouth bacteria. Some people find simple using plain yogurt helps with canker sores. Let the yogurt sit in the mouth for a bit before swallowing. Also opening a probiotic, of acidophilius and letting it sit right on the canker it may help. Zinc has also been known to help those with canker sores. Some homeopathic remedies are quite helpful for outbreaks of canker sores such as the remedy borax, mercurius, kali mur, nit ac and nat mur. Keep in mind homeopathy is tailor suited to the individual and what suits one doesn't suit the other.

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Brazil nuts are very healthy nuts that contain a variety of health properties. They contain:

  • Healthy fats, poly and mono unsaturated fats
  • Protein
  • Fibre
  • Carbohyrates
  • Selenium
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Zinc
  • Iron
  • Sodium

They contain anti oxidants, are anti inflammatory, support thyroid health and improve brain function.

Source, medical news today.