arthritis

How Arthritis Affects The Body And What You Can Do About It

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Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States.

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heart disease

Eating Dairy Does Not Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

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Dairy products taste delicious, but let’s face it — they have negative image. High fat content means it’s bad for you, right? Well, not exactly. Eating yoghurt, cheese and full-fat milk does not increase a person’s risk for heart attack or stroke, say researchers at the University of Reading. The team says the notion that […]

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no sugar coconut cookies

Sugar-Free No Bake Coconut Cookies

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Who doesn’t love a sweet treat in the afternoon? When those sugar cravings kick in, it can often be hard saying no. But what if there was an alternative! Not all delicious morsels need to be crammed full of sugar. And that’s where these yummy cookies come in. This month’s recipe hails from the Weston […]

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functional dyspepsia

Gluten-rich Foods Can Increase Functional Dyspepsia Symptoms

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It’s common knowledge that a healthy gut is a strong indicator of your overall wellbeing. This is a defining tenet in Traditional Chinese Medicine and one that we encourage through a healthy diet rich in natural probiotics, amino acids (from bone broths) and a restricted quantity of gluten. This diet may mirror yours if you’re […]

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high blood pressure

High Blood Pressure

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High blood pressure is the most common form of cardiovascular disease.

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pain management

FDA Proposes Doctors Learn How Acupuncture Is Used For Pain Management

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Every medical professional shares a similar goal: ensuring that patients receive the best healthcare possible. Sometimes, here at the clinic we are aware that the scope of the issue at hand is out of our remit, and it’s best for the patient to visit a Western physician. Now the Food and Drug Administration is encouraging […]

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acupuncture

Minnesota Emergency Room Combats Pain With Acupuncture

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In an effort to reduce the need for pain medication, a Minnesota hospital is beginning a new treatment regime. St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee started offering acupuncture in its emergency room as a way to avoid the escalating opioid epidemic. This service is provided for free, with funding provided by the Saints Healthcare […]

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saturated fats

Saturated Fats Don’t Cause Clogged Arteries

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Researchers in the UK are now saying the image that saturated fats clog up arteries is just “plain wrong.” According to the results of a study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine those types of fats are not the leading cause of coronary heart disease. For decades, public opinion on saturated fats has, like […]

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belly fat

Having Belly Fat Despite Having Normal BMI Still Increases Risk of Death

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Researchers at Loughborough University have discovered that people with a normal BMI carrying extra weight around the middle are more likely to die from any cause, compared to those who are overweight yet carry their excess somewhere else. BMI stands for body mass index. It’s a number which takes into account a person’s height and […]

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gut health

Intense Periods Of Sustained Exercise Damages Gut Health

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Long periods of intense, heavy-duty exercise can have a detrimental affect on a person’s gut health, according to research published in the American Physiological Society – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology journal. Researchers enrolled a team of 73 Norwegian soldiers to take part in a training program and discovered that those who embarked on the sustained […]

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