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Middle of the night insomnia - the cause begins the day before!
2013 -  -  1
Never stop learning Cristina Sales
Insomnia can be initial or in the middle of the night between 3am and 4am.
Did you know that the middle of the night insomnia is a result of how you lived the day before?

You must understand well the differences between these two types of insomnia and know the best way to correct them.

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Mucosa inflammation: many diseases are ultimately just one!
2013 -  -  2
Another look Cristina Sales

And what if the usual childhood diseases - tonsillitis, otitis, rhinopharyngitis, bronchiolitis, asthma, abdominal cramps, dermatitis and atopic eczema – are not different recurring diseases but just different acute episodes of exacerbation of the same problem - a global inflammation of mucosal tissues and lymphoid organs?

And if the responsible is essentially in the gut?

A new perspective, grounded in science, opens new possibilities for prevention and more assertive treatment.

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If you are taking Omeprazol or another proton pump inhibitor
2013 -  -  3
You are taking ...? Cristina Sales

Omeprazol, as all proton pump inhibitors, is prescribed to treat gastric ulcer, gastritis, esophagitis and gastro-aesophagical reflux. The long-term prescription is linked with B12 vitamin and magnesium deficiency and can trigger intestinal flora impairment and colitis.

If you are taking these drugs, take B12 vitamin and magnesium supplementation and keep an eye on your bowl wellness.

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In this fortnight: Cristina Sales
Previous fortnight: Infection & Inflamation
Silent inflammation: when an invisible fire is consuming us!
2013 -  -  4
Another look Cristina Sales

Like a brazier burning without flame, silent inflammation alters the organs and diminishes its functional capacity, no signalling, silent and insidious way, for decades.

Degenerative diseases of cardiovascular, neurological and osteoarticular nature, all in general, begin and evolve through a process of silent inflammation.

The reduction of factors that favour it is in our hands, delaying and reducing its devastating effects. Find out how.

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Fortnight started in 29 September 2014: Happiness & Health
How to increase serotonin levels by using 5-HTP
2013 -  -  5
Orthomolecular Nutrition Daniela Seabra

5-HTP is a dietary supplement that is sold over the counter, available in different pharmacies and health food stores.

It is used to increase our levels of serotonin, the feel – good neurotransmitter.

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Fortnight started in 30 December 2013: Yes & No
To drink or not to drink milk… that's the question!
2013 -  -  6
Healthy eating Helena Santos
Drinking milk or not is an issue that raises a lot of controversy. There is no right answer, since the recommendations should be individualized and in some cases milk can be recommended and in others it may not be appropriate. This is it what makes nutrition challenging!

The way the milk is produced, the existence of allergy, intolerance or hypersensitivity, concern for animals and the environment or the goal of preventing cancer dictate the choice between drinking milk or not!

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Fortnight started in 16 December 2013: Me & My Home 2
Five dangers you probably have at home
2013 -  -  7
At home Helena Santos

Our home can have dangers that are very easy to remove but we are not aware of their existence. Did you know that stains on the wall are fungi that can cause allergies? Or did you know that aromatic candles have compounds that may be causing you harm?

Be aware of the five dangers that you can eliminate from your home today!

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The house and my personal space
2013 -  -  8
Never stop learning Sofia Baptista

Our personal or individual space is very important for our mental health and emotional well-being needs. Unfortunately, increasingly, it will be harder to find .

Among the cities " that never sleeps " , the hasty lives and the fact that we are always surrounded by people with whom we have established relationships , the need to increase our individuality , is often ignored .

While personal space can often be interpreted as a selfish need , the truth is that personal space plays a vital role in influencing human behavior and emotional health .

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Merry Christmas!
2013 -  -  9
Myself and the others BluEmerald team
The BluEmerald team wishes you all a Merry Christmas!

Let this Christmas season be healthy, conscious, sustainable and very happy!
You should offer unique gifts: your company, good moments, kisses and hugs. These are the gifts that make us truly like Christmas!

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Natural Air Fresheners – escape from home´s toxicity
2013 -  -  10
Never stop learning

A homemade air freshener is something affordable and easy to make at home. One main reason is related to the toxicity that air fresheners have when they are sold.

Whenever we use an air freshener of this type we are in danger so the best thing is to learn how to make a natural air freshener to your taste at home.

 

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How to live with someone messy!
2013 -  -  11
Family Sofia Baptista

There are people who love being in a clean and simple environments. They often feel a constant need to keep things clean and organized , especially when it is their own home

On the other hand, we have people who are more prone to confusion, who do not care and even feel good when they are in completely messy spaces .

What to do when sharing the same space ?

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Survival shopping list
2013 -  -  12
Shopping list Helena Santos

Imagine a natural disaster or any other cause which could prevent you from leaving your house during 3 days. Is your pantry ready for your family survival during this period? Even if there is no electricity?

See our shopping list for survival. Be prepared for any eventuality.

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