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Yeast Infection?

The vagina is the perfect place for bacteria to thrive. It is warm, moist and often time sweet. Men don't get too excited, because its about to get raw. Some bacteria help keep the vagina in its normal range of acidity which is a pH of 4.0 and 5.0. It helps control the growth of fungus, yeast and other organisms. When the pH is out of range, one or more bacteria can grow out of control. This causes irritation and inflammation.The most common treatments for vaginal infections are antibiotics. The antibiotics may make you feel better, but antibiotics not are known to kill the good bacteria which makes matters worse. The problem may have disappeared, but the problem that created...

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What Spirit Are You Of?

Spirit is the force of every living element. It is the essence which is covered and protected by the flesh. Spirit is the energy of the Creator coming forth in many forms. This is from Iyanla Vanzant book "Tapping the Power Within" In Yoruba culture, "Emi" is the Soul. What guides Emi is energy called "Ori" Being spiritual to me is being mindful about what I feed my spirit. It means to go out in nature as much as possible to connect with the most high. It means recognizing negative flaws about myself and correcting them.Being spiritual to me means to spend time alone to hear my inner thoughts. Being spiritual to me means facing my issues and correcting them....

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Cranberry Truth

Growing up I remember hearing how good cranberry juice is for us. When I became an adult, I remember grocery shopping and buying cranberry juice thinking to myself "I'm making a great decision". I was up for a rude awakening though! I have learned so much about cranberry juice! In 2012, I found out that the cranberry juice I grew up drinking was not the cranberry juice that's good for our kidneys & bladder! I had been drinking cranberry cocktail which was loaded with sugar and mixed with other juices such as apple juice! When I took my first sip of real cranberry juice, I couldn't believe how bitter it was. I knew that this was what my ancestors had...

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Skinsecurities: What Filters Can't Hide

Looking at these pictures makes me want to cry. I was so frustrated about these itchy, annoying, God awful bumps on my jawline! I had no idea why I was breaking out. It's like everytime, I thought it was clearing up the acne will come right back.I didn't want to take pictures and I didn't want to be seen. I was so upset because I had just transitioned to a "VEGAN" lifestyle. This battle lasted about 6 months Jan- July 2018. My skin is not where it once was, but its getting there. You're probably wondering what did I do to make this drastic change with my skin. Well, I studied my lab tests from the doctor and found out that...

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Are common used products really harming us?

There are many household and hygiene products that claim to be natural, but they really aren't. Instead they are loaded with traces of heavy metals, which several studies have shown its correlation with cancer.➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖If you think inhaling certain chemicals aren't effecting us internally, just think about how you feel, when you breathe in fumes. Often times, it makes us nauseous or causes headaches. It's been said that more people die from *inhaling* the smoke of the fire vs the actual fire. ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖What we breathe in and apply to our skin, can disrupt the endocrine system. The endocrine system controls our hormones. It influences every cell, organ and function of our body. ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖Our bodies go through things we can not see....

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