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Back or Joint Pain? This Herb can Help

Anyone with back pain knows how difficult it can be to get lasting relief. A long-standing Native American herbal remedy can help, according to research in the journal Phytotherapy Research. Native Am…

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Ginger is Better than Drugs for Pain, says Study

A new study published in the journal Arthritis compared ginger extract to the common drugs betamethasone (cortisone) and ibuprofen for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Whil…

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Headaches & Your Oral Health

Grinding or clenching your teeth, impacted wisdom teeth, or misaligned teeth can make you vulnerable to headaches. But combine them with chronic stress, and you've really got a headache. Watch this fo…

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Dangerous Vitamin D Supplement Mistake

Photo Courtesy Of:  BananaStock/Thinkstock Drisdol is the synthetic form of vitamin D2; the form of vitamin D typically prescribed by doctors. But this is not the type produced by your body in r…

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Berries and Cherries Beat Pain and Inflammation

While many people opt for aspirin as their first course of action when they feel pain, Muraleedharan Nair, PhD, professor of natural products and chemistry at Michigan State University, found that ta…

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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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Should You Take a Day Off Between Workouts?

Q: I have heard that it is necessary to exercise daily, but I've also heard that it's good to take a day off between workouts to rest your muscles. What do you think? A: You should aim to get 30 mi…

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