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Dealing with pain

August 29, 2015

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Dealing with pain by Dr. Nicholas Meyer — Pain is a sensation most of us want to avoid at all costs. There are times when pain is an important messenger that pierces our awareness to call attention to something that is wrong. If that was all it would do, like a concerned neighbor calling to […]

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Natural painkillers in your kitchen

July 20, 2015

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Natural painkillers in your kitchen by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old natural healing system that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. Although suppressed during the years of foreign occupation, Ayurveda has been enjoying a major resurgence in both its native land and throughout the world. The ancient Ayurveda texts […]

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Making the connection within yourself

March 30, 2015

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Making the connection within yourself by Sherry Anshara —  Do you realize that when you experience pain in your body, it is your body’s way of communicating with you? Have you ever considered that the origin of this discomfort may not be connected to the specific part of your body experiencing the pain? Has it […]

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What is your stomach trying to tell you?

August 27, 2014

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What is your stomach trying to tell you? by Mary Budinger —  Got heartburn? Pop an antacid — no, wait. Even though we see those TV commercials touting antacids all the time, if you want to be healthy, that is exactly the wrong thing to do. Our stomachs are designed to be acid chambers. The […]

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Does your MRI really mean you need surgery?

February 23, 2014

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  by Dr. Fred Arnold —  Far too often, a patient will say a doctor has recommended surgery for a painful back or joint condition based on a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test. This diagnostic test can visualize the internal structures of the body and be an invaluable tool to identify abnormalities in an area […]

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Feeling and living better with arthritis

January 15, 2014

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by Jennifer Schaecher —  If you are one of the 20 to 40 million Americans suffering from osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, you may wonder what you can do to alleviate the pain. Have you tried exercise? Numerous medical studies demonstrate that exercise improves — even relieves — arthritis pain. People who choose […]

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Rolfing and chronic pain

January 14, 2014

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  When chronic pain envelops you, it is hard to be a concerned parent, a loving spouse or a dedicated employee. Your whole life becomes wrapped up in the next tablet to ease the pain. Rolfing can help alleviate certain kinds of chronic pain. These are pains caused by the shortening, tightening […]

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HGH and sermorelin

December 1, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Collecting treasured life moments is one of the few good things about aging. Weddings, births, vacations and good laughs are just some of the events that enrich our lives and, the older we get, the more take-your-breath-away moments we experience. Not all aspects of aging are welcomed, however. What can […]

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Osteoporosis — scurvy of the bone

November 23, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. In the United States, more than 40 million people either already have osteoporosis or are at high risk due to low bone mass. One-half of all women and one-fourth of men older than […]

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Hypnosis and mind expansion

September 26, 2013

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by Irene Conlan —  In the 1991 movie, Defending Your Life, Meryl Streep and Albert Brooks die and meet in an afterlife that greatly resembles the present-day U.S. They are required to prove their worth by demonstrating in court how they showed courage while alive. Each has a defender and a prosecutor, and each appears […]

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The power of balance — Rolfing®

September 24, 2013

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  There is no escaping that we live in a gravitational field. Ida P. Rolf, Ph.D., understood that poor postural alignment was the major cause of gravitational stress in the body. She believed gravity could promote balance and ease stress if a person’s body was in proper relationship with it. Over 50 […]

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Gluten-free: Not just for celiacs

September 17, 2013

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  Pancakes made without wheat? Quinoa croquettes? A hamburger bun made from rice flour? Adzuki bean brownies? Question: Who would choose such unusual foods? Answer: Someone who is trying to eat a gluten-free diet. In case you have not been in a health food store recently, “wheat-free/gluten-free” is a new way to […]

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Damning report on state of U.S. health care

August 28, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that Americans are living longer these days — an average of 78.2 years now — but we are sicker. Our senior years are increasingly marked by chronic illness or disability. The landmark study compared the U.S. with 34 other […]

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