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More seniors have Alzheimer’s

June 10, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A new report by the Alzheimer’s Association shows that one in three seniors have dementia when they die, and deaths from the disease increased nearly 70 percent between 2000 and 2010. “It is going to swamp the system,” said Dr. Ronald C. Petersen, chairman of the advisory panel to the federal […]

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Asthma — Breathe easier with natural medicine

May 9, 2013

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by Dr. Toni Vaughan —  If you have ever tried breathing through a straw, you know what asthma feels like. You probably know someone with asthma, maybe your child or spouse — perhaps even yourself. Asthma, a chronic inflammation of the lungs, is one of the most common childhood diseases and is responsible for more […]

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Beer — Drink to your health

January 23, 2013

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by Dr. Mark Force —   Alcohol consumption can be a healthy habit, in spite of all we hear to the contrary. Because we are constantly exposed to the negatives, there’s no need to list the health and societal problems tied to consuming alcohol. Instead, let’s explore the benefits of light to moderate alcohol consumption — […]

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Energy drinks equal toxicity

August 27, 2012

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by Dr. Theresa Ramsey —  If there are any products that bespeak our ever increasing fast-paced lifestyle, they would have to be the energy drinks people consume to become more alert or to enhance athletic performance. A plethora of them are on the market to provide a quick pick-me-up. Yes, energy and sports drinks can […]

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The bipolar diet

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  For people with bipolar disorder, one of the most important factors in stabilizing mood and energy is balanced nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. Many patients with mild-to-moderate depression or bipolar disorder can significantly reduce symptoms with diet and exercise alone. Following these few simple steps can encourage better control of […]

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Healing depression and anxiety

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  Many people will make their way into the doctor’s office with complaints of fatigue and anxiety or lack of energy, drive and focus. In many cases, attending physicians dispense anti-depressants (sometimes like candy), such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) as a means to treat symptoms of depression or anxiety. […]

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Nutrients for fibromyalgia recovery

February 24, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  It can be overwhelming to hear the diagnosis: “You have fibromyalgia.” Not only is it a mouthful to say, the fibromyalgia (FM) label is often what comes at the end of a very long search for the cause of a multi-symptom syndrome. When first confronted with the problems of body-wide pain, […]

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