Yoga Pose: Warrior I (Virabhadrasana I)

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Coming Into the Pose Begin with your feet 3 1/2 to 4 feet apart. Turn your right toes out to 90 degrees and the left toes in to 45 degrees. As you inhale, draw your fingers up toward the sky, bringing your arms parallel to one another and perpendicular to the floor. Press the edge of your left foot into …

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Seven Ways to Decrease Your Breast Cancer Risk

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We all share one common trait that puts us at risk for breast cancer- we are women. While that is one risk factor we can not change, there are many places in our lives where we can take steps to prevent breast cancer. 7 Ways to Decrease Breast Cancer Risk Add More Fruits & Vegetables To Your Diet: Vegetables found …

IUDs Offer Protection Against Cervical Cancer

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New research has shown that IUDs offer protection against cervical cancer. IUDs Offer Protection Against Cervical Cancer Intrauterine devices or IUDs are a form of birth control that may be beneficial in reducing cervical cancer by 45 percent when compared to women who have never used one, a large literature review has found. The review, published in the Lancet Oncology, explains …

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

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Naturopathic medicine is based on the belief that the human body has an innate healing ability. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) teach their patients to use diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and cutting edge natural therapies to enhance their bodies’ ability to ward off and combat disease. NDs view the patient as a complex, interrelated system (a whole person), not as a clogged …