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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Liver

According to research by Dr. Scott Rigden, MD, presented in his book, Liver Detoxification, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia are linked to liver health.  He conducted a study of over two hund…

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Ginger Better than Drugs for Pain?

New research in the Journal of Pain reports that ginger is an effective natural anti-inflammatory that helps reduce pain and inflammation.  Both raw ginger and heated ginger were used in the study wit…

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Is Your Liver Stressed?

Your liver is truly miraculous.  It has over five hundred different functions, making it one of the most overworked organs in your body.  A few of these functions include:  storing certain vitamin…

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Invisible Illness: What You Can Do

“Each One Can Reach One” is the theme for this year’s National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week, September 13-19, 2010. The annual event, which began in 2002, is the brainchild of Lisa …

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The Difference Between Curing and Healing

The Origins of Pain I saw a patient today who inspired me - let’s call her Sally. She suffers from a host of medical conditions that threaten to rob you of your mojo - fibromyalgia, chronic fatig…

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Pain, Pain, Go Away…

By Shannon Sexton, Yoga+ Do you have pain in your neck, back, or shoulders? Do you suffer from a repetitive stress injury, fibromyalgia, migraines, or osteoarthritis? According to recent national…

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How Sunlight Could Prevent Alzheimer’s and Cancer

In part one of this series on Vitamin D, Dr. Frank addresses the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency: 30 to 100 percent of Americans don't get enough of this crucial hormone. This deficiency can play a…

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Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

In part one of this series, Dr. Frank addresses the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency: 30 to 100 percent of Americans don't get enough of this crucial hormone. This deficiency can play a role in almost…

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Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

It is estimated that anywhere from 30 to 100 percent of Americans, depending upon their age and community living environments, are deficient in Vitamin D. More than half of all American children are v…

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Cure Your Chronic Pain with Hydrotherapy

When you think spa, what comes to mind: massage, facials, mani/pedis?  Well, if a day spa visit is on your horizon, I recommend you expand your repertoire and consider receiving a hydrotherapy tub tre…

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