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Winning formulas to manage stress

February 26, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Stress — we all experience it and use different coping mechanisms to deal with it. Stress and anxiety can be detrimental in that they interfere with the immune system, making you susceptible to illnesses like the flu. Chronic stress encourages infection and inflammation, which increases the risk of allergies, autoimmune diseases, […]

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Myofascial release for PTSD, anxiety and depression

February 26, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  The John Barnes Approach to Myofascial Release (MFR) relies upon the notion of tissue memory. The fascia experiences and records stress and trauma over the course of a lifetime, often not becoming a problem for the individual until a critical mass is reached. Barnes describes this effect as “splat art.” It […]

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D is for depression

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  Many people are aware that vitamin D is important for bone health. Research is emerging that confirms the importance of vitamin D for prevention of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and a variety of other diseases. Recent studies also have shown that vitamin D deficiency may increase your risk of depression, […]

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Healthy after 50

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  It cannot be overstated, yet it is simple: For most of us to age gracefully and healthily, we must provide our bodies with nutritious food, pay attention to our medications and include a few supplements to offset common nutritional deficiencies. Vitality and healing In general, seniors tend to respond and […]

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How to benefit from your pain

February 24, 2012

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by Inna Segal —  Pain is defined in the dictionary as a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder, emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid, annoyance, something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. People experience many different types of pain. Clients have often shared that they are far […]

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AZNetNews health updates: Curcumin and sleep

February 24, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the pigment curcumin in turmeric and its effects on cancer and stroke damage, and why we should sleep in a dark, quiet room. The spice that helps prevent cancer and repair stroke damage Curcumin — the pigment that gives the curry spice turmeric its yellow-orange color — is a […]

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Conquer and convert your anger

February 24, 2012

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by Ada Porat —  We often hear people say, “He made me angry,” or “I could not help getting mad.” These statements put the blame for becoming angry on others or circumstances outside yourself — ultimately disempowering you. The truth is that only you can minimize anger. With a little time and effort, you can […]

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Hepatitis C virus

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Being told by your physician that you have the hepatitis C virus (HCV) — the number one reason for a liver transplant in the United States — could leave you temporarily speechless, particularly if you do not exhibit any of the symptoms. However, most people diagnosed with HCV do not […]

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It is time to enjoy pumpkins

February 23, 2012

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by Karen Langston — The pumpkin has been a staple of the American diet for a very long time. Native Americans were using the pumpkin both for its seeds (as food) and for medicinal purposes long before pilgrims set foot on what is now American soil. Pumpkin was also used for treating snakebites, as a […]

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