April 2009

Kinesiology

Applied Kinesiology: How It Can Help Your Health

Physicians have a whole box of tools of our disposal. Sometimes we use our stethoscopes to listen to a heartbeat, a blood test to search for disease or a physical examination to see symptoms like a skin rash. We rarely use just one tool to diagnose and treat a patient with a complex condition. It […]

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Natural Strategies To Quit Smoking

Whether you are male or female, young or old, giving up cigarettes will make a bigger impact on your health than anything else you can do. Tobacco use causes over 450,000 deaths in the United States each year. Approximately 170,000 of those deaths are from cancer. If you smoke, you have probably heard sobering statistics […]

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How To Stop Emotional Eating And Lose Weight

Who doesn’t like comfort food? When I think of comfort food it conjures up wonderful tasty images of mac n’ cheese, lasagna, chocolate cake and ice cream sodas. Many people often turn to these homey, childhood favorites when they crave a familiar taste during a challenging or chaotic time. Clearly, food can be closely tied […]

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Find Immediate Relief From Itchy Bug Bites

Mosquito bites may be the most common type of bug bite, but they certainly aren’t the only bug bite that can cause itching and discomfort. In fact, some bug bites can be downright painful… even dangerous. Most bug bites aren’t life-threatening, but they sure can ruin your day. That’s why it’s helpful to know how […]

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The Untold Dangers Of High Fructose Corn Syrup

Maybe you’ve seen the commercial. There are two people in the park. One turns down a soda saying he doesn’t want the high fructose corn syrup. The other chides him that it comes from corn, so it’s natural and, in moderation, is part of a healthy diet. One of these guys is wrong! The truth […]

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Coffeeberry: “Super Natural” Skin Age Fighter!

Do you keep up with the latest antiaging news? With hundreds of research studies, journal articles and press releases landing on my desk each month, I know how overwhelming it can be. New products are launched everyday, claiming to erase wrinkles, discoloration and other signs of aging. It seems almost impossible for the average person […]

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What You Must Know About Eating Red Meat

How often do you eat a hamburger or a steak? How about a ham sandwich? According to a federal study of over half a million men and women, the answers are crucial. As early as the 1970s, people began to realize that consuming large quantities of red meat may not be beneficial to health. After […]

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The Nose Knows: Allergies To Scents

Have you ever stepped into a crowded elevator, inhaled a whiff of fragrance and suddenly found yourself struggling to breathe? If this has happened to you, you are probably sensitive to scents and chemicals. Since these triggers are all around us, it is difficult to avoid unpleasant reactions. It is estimated that between 15 and […]

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Healing Tendonitis: Get Back In Action Naturally

Tendonitis goes by many names. You’ve probably heard it called tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, swimmer’s shoulder or jumper’s knee. Despite what these names may indicate, you don’t need to be a serious athlete to develop tendonitis. In fact, anything that causes irritation to the tendons around your elbows, shoulders or legs can lead to tendonitis, […]

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Natural Ways To Breathe Easy

Have you ever found it difficult to climb a flight of stairs, chase your kids around the playground or simply go about daily activities? If so, you may need to take steps that let you breathe easier. Lung damage and shortness of breath do not just afflict people who suffer from asthma or allergies. I […]

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