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Nutrition in Fibromyalgia

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Nutrition in Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disease characterized by chronic, widespread pain in muscles, joints, and ligaments. It affects 2% of the adult population, especially women. No abnormal parameters appear in blood tests or radiological exams. The symptoms that characterize it include: pain, numbness, and stiffness in the musculoskeletal system, which worsen with cold temperatures, stress, and physical activity; a feeling of sleepiness and extreme fatigue throughout the day; psychological problems (anxiety, depression, and stress); decreased strength and muscle relaxation disorders, without inflammation in the muscles; overweight or obesity due to low physical activity; stomach acidity, dysphagia, aerophagia, and/or irritable bowel syndrome. The...

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3 simple ways to celebrate self-love and dedicate time to self-care.

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3 simple ways to celebrate self-love and dedicate time to self-care.

February 14th is a date traditionally celebrated as a day of love for couples. Each year, for centuries, on Valentine's Day, lovers typically exchange cards, flowers, jewelry, chocolates, and even trips as symbols of the bond that unites them. In fact, the origin of this tradition seems to date back to Roman times, in honor of a priest who was sentenced to death for secretly marrying young couples. However, as you know, there are many other types of love: love for nature, for family, for friends, for animals, for work... But the first on the list should always be self-love...

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Health Benefits of Magnesium Chloride: Your Guide to Enhanced Well-being

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Health Benefits of Magnesium Chloride: Your Guide to Enhanced Well-being

Magnesium chloride is the source of this mineral with the highest capacity to absorb water in the intestine, thus increasing the volume of stools and allowing them to circulate easily. That's why it is the type of magnesium with the strongest laxative effect: a real solution for severe constipation and heavy digestion. It has a spicy-bitter taste, an acidic pH, and several other properties detailed below.   The role of magnesium in the body As magnesium is involved in more than 300 biochemical reactions in the human body, supplementation with this mineral has shown numerous health benefits, especially in people...

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How does Ana Maria Lajusticia's® collagen work on your hair?

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How does Ana Maria Lajusticia's® collagen work on your hair?

Seasonal changes can contribute to hair loss due to reduced synthesis of endogenous melatonin. In the fall, days are shorter, and we are exposed to less sunlight, causing our bodies to produce a lower amount of this hormone. Melatonin not only regulates sleep cycles but is also linked to normal hair growth. If experiencing a period of high stress simultaneously, the problem is likely to worsen, as more hair enters its vital shedding phase. However, this is usually temporary and reversible. Why does hair fall out? To understand this process, it's essential to know the growth phases of hair within...

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Take this mental health test and discover how to take care of yourself to be happy.

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Take this mental health test and discover how to take care of yourself to be happy.

Throughout your life, you may be curious about the state of your mental health, and when looking for a test to help you assess this, you will come across countless questionnaires that attempt to measure your emotional well-being methodically and schematically, with typical questions such as whether you have noticed changes in your mood or difficulties in sleeping.But if something defines the human mind (and people), it is that set of feelings and emotions that sometimes shake us like a whirlwind and other times leave us feeling low. That's why the results of those tests can be very variable depending...

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