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Synbiotics used to Treat Constipation in Men   While many people suffer from constipation, there is a range of symptoms which define the condition.  From the frequency of bowel movements to stool size and consistency, there are several factors that could be indicative of problem. For those with mild to moderate constipation, taking synbiotic supplements […]

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Flaxseed Fibers

The Benefits of Flaxseed Fibers in Suppressing Postprandial Lipemia and Appetite Flaxseed oil is a wonderful source of essential fatty acids which can provide many health benefits.  Most importantly it contains linolenic acid, which is also a fatty acid that the body cannot produce on its own. Most Americans tend to have insufficient amounts of […]

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Acai Helps with Joint Pain

Acai Reduces Joint Pain Acai, popularly considered as a super fruit, has historically been used to treat digestive problems including intestinal parasites, diarrhea and dysentery, and it has also been used to boost energy and strengthen the immune system.  Acai has been used in cooking, and it has long been used in many countries for […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Influence of Physical Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis   Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease which results in chronic inflammation in joint membranes.  Some symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis include severe pain, inflammation, joint disfigurement, and reduced joint mobility and function.  RA typically worsens as time progresses, however some people experience sudden remission in the midst […]

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Chinese Herbs Can Double Chances of Getting Pregnant Compared to Fertility Drugs

Chinese Herbs Can Double Chances of Getting Pregnant Compared to Fertility Drugs According to a review published in Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Traditional Chinese herbs were found to be more effective in treating female infertility than Western Medical treatment.  Rates of pregnancy resulting from Traditional Chinese herbs were compared with the results of in vitro fertilization […]

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Peppermint Helps Relieve Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Peppermint Helps Relieve Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder that is characterized by food intolerance and abdominal pain, often occurring after consuming spicy or fatty foods and beverages including coffee or alcohol.  It is a common condition which affects more women than men, and at this time there is no […]

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Is it possible to get too much vitamin D?

Is it possible to get too much vitamin D? Recent announcements by television broadcasters indicated that taking too much vitamin D may cause heart problems.  However, the basis for this claim was a study in which 132,000 people hadvitamin D levels above 100 ng/ml.  A very small percentage (291 people out of the 132,000) experienced […]

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Study Finds That Drinking Cherry Juice Can Improve Sleep

Study Finds That Drinking Cherry Juice Can Improve Sleep Eating habits and daily health and nutrition choices impact countless areas of health, and sleep is no exception.  While consuming food before bed or drinking wine or caffeinated beverages can disrupt sleep, a new study has found that consuming tart Montmorency cherry juice can noticeably improve […]

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Acupuncture a Part of Modern Day Medicine

Exploring the Science Behind Medical Acupuncture This article in Medical News Today discusses how acupuncture is becoming validated as an effective medical treatment for a variety of conditions. They are now looking deeper into the mechanism and actions to understand why acupuncture work as well as it does.  It is hope by understanding the underlying […]

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Neurolumen Advanced Pain Control

Many people have heard of the benefits of laser therapy. Others have heard of the benefits of light therapy and even more have heard of the benefits of electrical muscle stimulation. But when you put all of these together you get the Neurolumen, an innovative, industry-changing medical device that works to reduce pain and increase circulation. Dr. Hartney […]

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