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Heather Hanks

Heather Hanks

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Heather Hanks has an MS in Complementary and Alternative Medicine with a focus on holistic nutrition and chronic disease management. She also holds a BA in Journalism and has over 15 years of experience in a professional writing and editing role.

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Natural Products

Can Reishi Mushroom Really Boost Your Immune System?

Reishi mushroom contains numerous compounds that boost immune function, but not all supplements are created equally. Learn what to look out for in this article.

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Pregnancy & Children's Health

How To Best Support Womb Health For The Young Adult Woman Taking Birth Control

Birth control is helpful for preventing unwanted pregnancies and controlling menstrual symptoms, but it doesn’t come without its risk of side effects and potential dangers. Learn more about how to support womb health while taking birth control here.

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Mental Health

How To Help Someone Through Alcohol Abuse

Recovering from alcohol abuse takes a lot of time, patience, and helpful resources. This guide provides professional advice to help you deal with symptoms naturally so you can focus on getting better.

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General Health

How to Protect Yourself And Your Child Against Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B symptoms aren’t usually present for the first 30 to 60 days after infection. By the time you notice something is wrong, chronic infection may have set already in. Learn how to protect yourself (and your child) here.

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General Health

Can TCM Help With Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is best supported by a combination of Western and TCM treatments. Learn more about this progressive disease and what your best treatment options are here.

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General Health

All You Need To Know About Monkey Pox

The Monkey Pox virus causes flu-like symptoms and a rash that may take weeks to clear. Here’s what you need to know about this viral infection, including tips for staying healthy.

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General Health

Quiz: Do You Have Crohn’s Disease Or Ulcerative Colitis?

Although both are autoimmune diseases, Crohn’s disease may affect your entire digestive tract while ulcerative colitis is confined to the large intestine. Take our quiz to learn more about which condition you may have.

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General Health

Tips To Help You Spot Heat Exhaustion

As the hot summer heat presses on, it’s important to know the signs of heat exhaustion and treat them before the condition becomes life-threatening. Here’s what to do if you think you have heat exhaustion.

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Mental Health

How To Get Rid Of Night Sweats

Night sweats can be caused by certain medications, lifestyle habits, or even cancer. Learn more about why you’re experiencing them and how to get rid of night sweats here.

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