Healing Herbs Blog — Health

How Much Water Should You Drink a Day?

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How Much Water Should You Drink a Day?

If you feel thirsty, your body is already dehydrated. It’s telling you to drink some water because it’s essential to life. Our bodies are made of about 60% water, and they need the right amount for them to function optimally. Water makes our skin glow, flushes out waste and bacteria, transports nutrients, makes us perform better, and even reduces the risk of some cancers. A good indicator that you are drinking enough water is frequent urination, light in color. Factors That Influence Water Needs Many factors influence how much water we need to drink on a daily basis.  Males tend...

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How to Quit Nicotine/Tobacco Naturally (Smoking, Chewing and Vaping)

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How to Quit Nicotine/Tobacco Naturally (Smoking, Chewing and Vaping)

Before I found my passion for herbs I found myself using chewing tobacco.  It would give me a boost in energy, calm my nerves, and keep me going though out the day.  I would use it in the morning to wake up, the afternoon to calm down, and at night to fall asleep.  Before I knew it, I realized that I was addicted to dipping and needed some help.  I found out that chewing tobacco is just as bad as smoking because it contains more nicotine than cigarettes, has many carcinogens, and changes your brain chemistry.  Being desperate to quit,...

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4 Simple Tips to Help You Beat Depression Naturally

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4 Simple Tips to Help You Beat Depression Naturally

I know from personal experience that depression can negatively impact our lives in so many ways.  It can effect our relationships, work, and even our health.  However, there are some natural ways to beat the blues that have been holding you back from your true self. 1. Quit Using Drugs Try giving up that bad smoking habit, limit your caffeine consumption, and give up the alcohol.  I know some of you think this is impossible, however, your brain will thank you in the long run.  When we use these mind-altering substances it changes our brain chemistry. The goal is to...

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