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Chlorella with Mucuna – The Most Rejuvenating Herb Available

by Bob McCauley, ND Improved sleep (promotes deep sleep) Reduced body fat & decreased cellulite Decreased wrinkles Improved skin texture & appearance Increased bone density and reversal of osteoporosis Increased lean muscle mass Improved mood and sense of well-being Enhanced … Continue reading

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Your Crazy Old Aunt – Why People Get Dementia

Dementia is common amongst the elderly and arrives like a hurricane in slow motion. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease, second is Lewy Body Disease. Regardless of what you call it, dementia is when someone loses touch with reality. It usually starts with small things, such as someone forgetting a loved one’s name, or the street number of where they have lived for the last 20 years. Sometimes it progresses into something more puzzling such as a person insisting that there husband or wife will be home soon when in fact they have passed away. Medical science has yet to determine what causes dementia. They have autopsied people who died of these diseases and never found the cause, but rather the result of dementia.

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Mucuna: The Greatest Longevity Herb

Mucuna is my favorite herb because it is one of the most powerful and useful herbs known. Mucuna Pruriens is an herb that contains L-Dopa, an amino acid that is often prescribed to Parkinson’s Disease patients since it helps with neurological issues. L-Dopa helps produce dopamine in the brain, which is a mood elevator and where we get the word ‘dope’ from. More importantly, L-Dopa produces Human Growth Hormone (HGH) in the brain. HGH is the number one thing we require if we expect to remain young and vibrant, therefore it becomes increasingly important as we age. HGH is primarily produced by the pineal gland in the brain, however, by 50 years of age the average person has stopped producing it. Continue reading

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