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A Few Extra Pounds Can Lead To Increased Heart Failure Risk

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It’s easy to dismiss the couple of extra pounds that you put on over vacation. But over the years, that type of weight gain can cause serious damage to your heart. New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that small weight gains alter the function and structure of the heart […]

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Parma Ham Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

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There’s one thing better than a perfectly seasoned, well-cooked piece of pork tenderloin – and that’s a perfectly seasoned, well-cooked piece of pork tenderloin wrapped in Parma ham. This recipe from BBC Good Food includes a terrific side salad to balance the flavors – but those following Bob’s nutritional plan should leave out the potatoes […]

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Taking Aged Garlic Extract Can Boost Cardiac Health

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Everyday at the clinic we prescribe thousands of herbs. How do we prescribe so many? Through time-tested herbal formulas. Instead of issuing a patient one herb for one problem, Traditional Chinese Medicine operates in an entirely different way, by uniting a series of herbs to combat multiple problems at once. One of those herbs we […]

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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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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 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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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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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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