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Menopause and Weight Gain: Causes and Solutions

Menopause and Weight Gain: Causes and Solutions

The bane of many women’s lives, menopause is simply a natural process that the female body goes through when menstruation comes to an end and estrogen and progesterone levels decrease. Since these hormones are responsible for a wide range of critical body functions,...

Menopause and Insomnia:  Root Causes and Potential Treatments

Menopause and Insomnia: Root Causes and Potential Treatments

Menopause is the natural process the human body goes through when menstruation stops, and estrogen and progesterone levels decrease. But despite being a process all women go through eventually, menopause can create a host of unpleasant and hard-to-manage symptoms. One...

How To Manage Hot Flashes Naturally

How To Manage Hot Flashes Naturally

If you found this article, then there’s a good chance you or someone you love is struggling with hot flashes. Luckily, you’ll find some valuable information here that can help you better understand what’s happening to your body and how you can soothe your symptoms....

Reishi is an Anti-Cancer Herb

Reishi is an Anti-Cancer Herb

Reishi mushroom is called “Ling Zhi” in China, which translates to a “plant that nourishes the spirit.” Taoist priests in the first century designated Reishi mushroom as the elixir of longevity, eternal youth, and immortality. Reishi mushroom can be found in China’s...

Reishi as an Immune Booster

Reishi as an Immune Booster

Mushrooms or fungi possess natural defense against viruses and bacteria. Penicillin, the world’s first antibiotic, comes from Penicillium fungi. Similarly, Reishi has been described to defend human body against physical threats such as viruses and bacteria, as well as...

Reishi as an Adaptogen

Reishi as an Adaptogen

Reishi is considered a perfect adaptogen (a natural substance that helps body adapt to stress) for the typical American suffering from constant stress. The demands of modern life lead to depleted energy level, increased chronic inflammation, and hormonal imbalances...

Reishi in Cancer

Reishi in Cancer

Reishi has been recognized as one of the most powerful cancer fighting food worldwide. It has a long history of use in the treatment of cancer and is credited with many cases of spontaneous remission. There are many published studies on its anti-cancer effects in...

Reishi in Clinical Trials

Reishi in Clinical Trials

The lack of standardization of mushroom-containing products and lack of comparative clinical research remain significant obstacles to more widespread use. Unfortunately, the goal of most medicinal mushroom research has been to increase sales opportunities rather than...

History of Reishi

History of Reishi

Reishi is called "Ling Zhi" in China, a word meaning a “plant that nourishes the spirit.” Taoist priests in the first century were the first to experiment with Reishi in search of longevity, eternal youth, and immortality. Reishi was placed in China’s oldest Herbal...

Menopause

Menopause

What is Menopause?Menopause is a natural transition during a woman’s lifetime, when the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. Menopause often brings on fatigue, insomnia, weight gain, dry brittle skin and hair, etc... Every woman is unique and may...