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Please Don't Visit This Type of Doctor Unless You Absolutely Have to

Why? Because if you do, you have a 99% chance of emerging with a "disorder" along with a prescription for a risky substance that can likely cause far more negative health consequences than all...

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Yes, You Can Die From a ‘Broken Heart,’ and Optimism Makes You Live Longer

12 Jan 2017 | 180,936 Views

It triggers a temporary condition where your heart muscle becomes suddenly weakened or stunned. Large quantities of adrenaline are released, which may narrow your arteries - and the left ventricle, the heart's largest chamber, changes shape.

Friendship, Not Money, Makes People Happy

29 Dec 2016 | 27,416 Views

Social relationships coupled with good physical and mental health mean more for happiness than all the money in the world, according to new research. Prioritizing the achievement of well-being ahead of monetary gains in public policy may ultimately lead to a happier, more productive society.

Merry Christmas to You and Yours from Dr. Mercola

25 Dec 2016 | 120,410 Views

All of us here at Mercola.com are grateful for your support and look forward to a bright new year. As you continue to take control of your health into 2017, we want to be with you every step of the way, and wish to send you these warm holiday greetings.

How Thanksgiving Promotes Health and Happiness

24 Nov 2016 | 119,557 Views

Do you want to increase happiness and optimism, relationship satisfaction and boost your work performance as well? Practicing this on a regular basis could improve your blood sugar, inflammatory and immune systems, stress and reproductive hormones, blood pressure and even your neurotransmitters.

Could Pain Be Contagious, Just Like Happiness?

03 Nov 2016 | 123,859 Views

It could dash your cherished beliefs or assumptions, and has huge implications for helping loved ones in pain. On the other hand, find out how it ties to the 'Pollyanna' theory with its fascinating and potentially life-changing implications. See both angles of the story right here.

Conquer Your Email Inbox, Increase Productivity and Reduce Stress

15 Oct 2016 | 33,941 Views

You may be tempted by this little pop-up on your computer screen, but it's best to turn it off. It may steal 25 percent of your work day, impede your ability to concentrate and lower your competency at your job. It's costing $997 billion to the US economy. Don't fall into this trap.

Ancient Wisdom Teachings for Greater Happiness

13 Oct 2016 | 188,834 Views

Want to be better able to cope with stress and have less anxiety and more positive emotions? Emphasizing these strategies may help improve your blood sugar, inflammatory and immune systems, stress and reproductive hormones, blood pressure and heart rhythms, and even your brain neurotransmitters.

Anxiety and Panic Attacks Becoming More Prevalent

29 Sep 2016 | 289,361 Views

Affects 40 million Americans and more than 50 percent of college students. And no, it's not drugs. But doctors are quick to prescribe highly addictive drugs for it. Instead, treat it with these relatively unknown 'survival tips.' They work great, and won't kill you in the process.

Why Do We Laugh?

24 Sep 2016 | 39,557 Views

Sometimes something just strikes you funny, and you chuckle. Other times, a knee-slapping guffaw has you wiping your eyes. Laughing boosts your immune system, revs up your circulation and even relieves pain. Learn the science behind one of the body’s most spontaneous - and contagious - behaviors.

How to Talk to Strangers

22 Sep 2016 | 64,382 Views

Talking with strangers may place you outside your comfort zone but has an amazing number of benefits for both you and the person with whom you're talking. Following these simple strategies may help increase your success rate and benefits from connecting with strangers.


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