Tag Archives: nausea

An IBS investigation

August 23, 2013

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by Diana Wiggins and Julie Oppenheimer —  What is it about those detective shows like CSI, 48 Hours or even House that have us tuning in every week for a new episode? For most people, it is the armchair detective work that we can do from our living rooms — participating in thinking through the […]

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Living with Lyme disease

August 19, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Lyme disease (LD) can be a lifelong battle with many complications and setbacks. The biggest obstacle is obtaining an early and proper diagnosis. LD is often called “The Great Imitator” because it mimics numerous disorders such as multiple sclerosis, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and ADHD. Testing for it is […]

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Women and heart attack symptoms

June 7, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Heart disease is the number-one killer of women, but most women do not know the symptoms, which are not the same for both sexes. Women do not experience the classic symptoms that we associate with heart attacks. If you or someone you know has one or more of the following […]

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Food sensitivities and leaky gut

June 4, 2013

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Leaky gut syndrome and food sensitivities may be the answer to many cause-unknown type illnesses. They may also explain many of the symptoms patients have that confound and confuse some conventional physicians. Our bodies’ responses to the foods we eat are an integral part of our overall health — they […]

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The different degrees of irritable bowel syndrome

March 25, 2013

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by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  I  tend to view irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as having different degrees, ranging from simple to complex. Simple: This type of IBS is associated with some gas and bloating, with episodic diarrhea or constipation. Occasional flare-ups occur, but usually over-the-counter medications can take care of those situations. Middle: This condition […]

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Is dirty electricity the culprit?

February 22, 2013

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by Betsy Timmerman —  Common symptoms that define fibromyalgia are feeling unrefreshed after sleep and cognitive dysfunction, including impaired memory or concentration and persistent muscle pain. These symptoms are the same ones that people with electrical hypersensitivity experience. Could dirty electricity be magnifying or triggering the symptoms of fibromyalgia? Recent evidence points more conclusively to […]

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Chiropractic care during pregnancy

October 25, 2012

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by Dr. Dawn Tames —  Would you like to make your pregnancy and delivery more comfortable? Chiropractic care can help. It is a natural, drug-free, safe method of care, even for pregnant women. A doctor of chiropractic is thoroughly trained to understand the mechanical and neuromuscular changes that occur during the nine months of pregnancy, […]

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The effectiveness of acupuncture

September 29, 2012

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by Dr. QiLing Lu —  Acupuncture is a treatment originating in Traditional Chinese Medicine, an ancient healing system that helps people stay well, and also treats symptoms when they are ill. An acupuncturist first does an overall exam to determine which parts of the body and its energy systems are affected. That exam is different from […]

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Stomach pain: Where does it come from?

September 27, 2012

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by Dr. Jane Hendricks —  There are two primary types of stomach pain. There is nausea, reflux and burning, which is usually felt in the upper GI. And there is cramping, which comes from the lower intestines. This occurs when the stomach and the first portion of your small intestine become irritated, due to over-acidity […]

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Five spices you should eat often

September 2, 2012

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by Toffler Niemuth —  Spices have been used for millennia for the wonderful flavors they give food and drinks, but only recently have scientists begun to correlate spices with their health benefits. Five healthy spices that you should integrate into your food are ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, coriander and fennel seeds. Ginger — Popular in Asian […]

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Es-“scent”-ials for pregnancy

August 13, 2012

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by Marci Cagen —  Aromatherapy is a safe, nurturing way to promote happiness and a sense of well-being, while also easing some of the discomforts of pregnancy. Although some precautions must be taken when choosing which scents to use, a number of essential oils are safe during pregnancy. Aromatherapy is a great way to bring […]

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Health update: An introduction to hexane

February 28, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the use of hexane in the food industry as an extraction solvent for soy products. Food toxins 101: An introduction to hexane At seven cents per pound, hexane, a simple hydrocarbon, is a by-product of every petroleum refinery on Earth and is currently the dominant extraction solvent for soy […]

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Acupuncture treats pregnancy-induced nausea

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Christina Kovalik —  Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat various conditions and ailments. It is safe to use throughout pregnancy or during any trimester to treat nausea, headaches, fatigue, constipation, low back pain, carpal tunnel, acid reflux, insomnia, anxiety and stress. In the last month of pregnancy, acupuncture is […]

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