stress at work

Stress At Work Leads To Overeating Junk And Poor Sleep

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The stress of modern living hits those who work long hours and don’t find enough time to unwind and relax. This often causes a domino effect, leading to overeating and unhealthy dinner habits. But according to new research there’s a simple, non-harmful way to rectify the problem: a good night’s sleep. A new study published […]

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A Popular Prostate Drug Increases Diabetes Risk

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Researchers have discovered that treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) – an enlarged prostate gland – are putting men at an increased risk for a number of serious health conditions including diabetes. In particular, a prostate drug.  The study published in Hormones Molecular Biology and Clinical Investigations journal uncovers the adverse side effects of popular […]

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women's heart health

Greater Emphasis Needed On Promoting Women’s Heart Health, Say Researchers

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Our weight can often be a sensitive subject, yet when our health is on the line surely this shouldn’t be an issue when talking to your GP? A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that both women and their physicians are spending insufficient time on women’s heart health […]

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meditation and yoga

Meditation and Yoga Are Both Shown to Change Your Genes

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Adopting a healthier lifestyle can mean changing the way we think about food and our approach to exercise. It’s no secret that dietary guidelines are shifting, as more research surfaces to show how important good fats, meat and dairy are to our diet: but what about exercise? According to new research, meditation and yoga are […]

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A Veterans Bill For Acupuncture Has Been Introduced

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The types of healthcare available for veterans in this country may be about to include Traditional Chinese Medicine, as a new veterans bill is on the docket. A measure to increase veterans’ access to acupuncture was recently introduced in the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Californian Rep. Judy Chu, the bill is entitled “Acupuncture for […]

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heart disease patients

Traditional Chinese Medicine Benefits Heart Disease Patients

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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. What preventative steps are being taken? Nutrition, exercise and medication are often deemed the best methods for decreasing a person’s chance of a fatal heart event. But there is a viable alternative for heart disease patients.  In recent years the medical community’s […]

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alzheimer's

Herb Found To Include Compounds That Reduce Alzheimer’s Symptoms

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For thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine has used herbs in order to better treat complex health complaints. When single herbs are combined, their unique properties work to cure a number of problems at once. These concoctions are herbal formulas. The process of understanding which herbs are most effective at treating certain diseases continues today, […]

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Acupuncture Helpful In Treating Stress Incontinence

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New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has emerged highlighting the benefits of electroacupuncture on the symptoms of stress incontinence. Stress incontinence affects both sexes, and occurs when the pelvic walls are damaged and a person is unable to retain control of their bladder when coughing, laughing, sneezing, or any other […]

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respiratory diseases

How To Treat Respiratory Diseases Through Chinese Medicine

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Other than pain relief, some of the most common ailments treated in our clinic on a daily basis fall under the category of respiratory diseases.

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daily aspirin use

Bleeds and Fatality Risks Much Higher In Daily Aspirin Use Than Expected

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New research from the UK reports that the risks of daily aspirin use are much more severe than originally expected, particularly affecting those 75 and above. Aspirin is typically prescribed as a blood thinner and helps to prevent blood clots. They are often recommended after a heart attack. Once a person begins taking the drug, […]

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