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Dealing with pain

August 29, 2015

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Dealing with pain by Dr. Nicholas Meyer — Pain is a sensation most of us want to avoid at all costs. There are times when pain is an important messenger that pierces our awareness to call attention to something that is wrong. If that was all it would do, like a concerned neighbor calling to […]

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Natural painkillers in your kitchen

July 20, 2015

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Natural painkillers in your kitchen by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old natural healing system that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. Although suppressed during the years of foreign occupation, Ayurveda has been enjoying a major resurgence in both its native land and throughout the world. The ancient Ayurveda texts […]

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Making the connection within yourself

March 30, 2015

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Making the connection within yourself by Sherry Anshara —  Do you realize that when you experience pain in your body, it is your body’s way of communicating with you? Have you ever considered that the origin of this discomfort may not be connected to the specific part of your body experiencing the pain? Has it […]

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How to live pain-free with a healthy back

November 3, 2014

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How to live pain-free with a healthy back  by Mimi Solaire — Back pain? You are far from alone. Back problems have become epidemic. Eighty percent of all Americans suffer from back pain at some time in their lives. Usually, the pain is sudden — like a toothache. And like having a toothache, life revolves […]

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What is your stomach trying to tell you?

August 27, 2014

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What is your stomach trying to tell you? by Mary Budinger —  Got heartburn? Pop an antacid — no, wait. Even though we see those TV commercials touting antacids all the time, if you want to be healthy, that is exactly the wrong thing to do. Our stomachs are designed to be acid chambers. The […]

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Does your MRI really mean you need surgery?

February 23, 2014

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  by Dr. Fred Arnold —  Far too often, a patient will say a doctor has recommended surgery for a painful back or joint condition based on a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test. This diagnostic test can visualize the internal structures of the body and be an invaluable tool to identify abnormalities in an area […]

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Health facts — Current health updates

January 25, 2014

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by  Dr. Nicholas Warner —  This article reports on the effects of exercise on depression, the affect of bed rest on low back pain, and caffeine and chronic daily headaches.   Exercise may help reduce depression A 1997 study found that mild to moderate major depressive disorder (MDD) ranked second behind heart disease in terms of […]

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Feeling and living better with arthritis

January 15, 2014

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by Jennifer Schaecher —  If you are one of the 20 to 40 million Americans suffering from osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, you may wonder what you can do to alleviate the pain. Have you tried exercise? Numerous medical studies demonstrate that exercise improves — even relieves — arthritis pain. People who choose […]

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Rolfing and chronic pain

January 14, 2014

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  When chronic pain envelops you, it is hard to be a concerned parent, a loving spouse or a dedicated employee. Your whole life becomes wrapped up in the next tablet to ease the pain. Rolfing can help alleviate certain kinds of chronic pain. These are pains caused by the shortening, tightening […]

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What causes fear?

January 9, 2014

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by David Berger —  Fear is not an inherent human emotion. Rather, it is passed on to us at conception. This means a fearful mother-to-be will, in turn, pass her fear to her fetus. Joy and happiness are similarly transferred. After birth, parents’ fear is nurtured within their child because the parents unknowingly reinforce it. […]

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HGH and sermorelin

December 1, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Collecting treasured life moments is one of the few good things about aging. Weddings, births, vacations and good laughs are just some of the events that enrich our lives and, the older we get, the more take-your-breath-away moments we experience. Not all aspects of aging are welcomed, however. What can […]

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Fall back into health

November 24, 2013

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by Dr. Saman Rezaie —  The summers in Arizona have a way of slowing things down. The heat keeps people indoors, which tends to bring a halt to being active. The loss of physical activity can lead to getting out of shape and can make us more prone to injuries. With the temperatures coming down […]

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Osteoporosis — scurvy of the bone

November 23, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. In the United States, more than 40 million people either already have osteoporosis or are at high risk due to low bone mass. One-half of all women and one-fourth of men older than […]

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