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The Amazing Health Benefits of Korean Ginseng

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 9 April 2022
The Amazing Health Benefits of Korean Ginseng
Korean ginseng’s genus name, Panax, is derived from the Latin panacea meaning “cure all”. Traditional Chinese medicine textbooks describe near-mythical qualities for the human shaped root (the word ginseng is derived from the Chinese word for person) such as restoring balance to one’s life force and increasing longevity. In the East, where it is considered to be the most important of all medicinal herbs, wild mountain ginseng was a revered plant (it is now almost extin...
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Managing Breast Cancer Fatigue

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 5 April 2022
Managing Breast Cancer Fatigue
Fatigue is a common symptom of breast cancer and one of the most common side effects of breast cancer treatment. In fact, some studies suggest that between 62 and 85 percent of people undergoing cancer treatment report having cancer-related fatigue. Breast cancer and breast cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and hormonal therapies, can affect hormone levels. This can lead to inflammation throughout the body and other side effects, all of which can contribute to fatigue. Studies sh...
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Ginseng To Combat Fatigue

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 13 January 2022
Ginseng To Combat Fatigue
Ginseng benefits the most common form of chronic fatigue, a persistent state of low energy known as idiopathic chronic fatigue, for which there is no underlying medical cause. A 2013 study has identified ginseng as a valuable treatment for this condition. What is Ginseng?
Ginseng is one of the best known medicinal plants worldwide. The term “ginseng” actually refers to several species of the genus Panax, slow-growing plants from eastern North America and Asia that have aromatic,...
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Cancer-Related Fatigue

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 28 August 2021
Cancer-Related Fatigue
Fatigue is one of the most common side effects of living with cancer, and it can have a big impact, both physically and emotionally. Between 70 to 100 percent of patients suffer cancer-related fatigue, which for many, presents as an unprecedented wave of exhaustion. No matter how much rest you get, you can still be left feeling weak in energy and listless, as well as mentally and emotionally zapped. Even simple things like preparing a meal or using the TV remote can loom as massive feats, ...
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