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Archive for September, 2016:

Avoid Using Drugs to Cover-Up Problems

Do you use medications to address chronic problems like pain, migraines, or gastrointestinal issues? Suzy Cohen, R.Ph. says that doing so merely covers up the problem, rather than really addressing it. Instead, she recommends changes in diet in order to fix health conditions. In order to address chronic pain, Cohen recommends body detoxification. You can do a fast for a couple … Read more.

Eating More Fiber

On his website, Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D. writes about the positive health benefits of fiber. This includes discussion of a fiber source from Asia you may not have heard of before. Also, he provides recommendations for increasing the amount of fiber you eat. Dr. Hyman writes how researchers studied the Bushmen from Africa. They studied the amount of fiber they eat … Read more.

Diagnosing and Treating Lyme Disease

What do you know about Lyme disease? Outside of certain areas of the country it’s not well understood. However, Dr. Joseph A. Annibali, M.D. writes for Amen Clinics about this disease. Learn now about how it is contracted and may be misdiagnosed for other conditions. Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know Lyme disease, also known as Borrelia, is carried by … Read more.

The Health Benefits of Fiber

Everyone knows that fiber is an important part of a healthy diet, but do you know why?  The World’s Healthiest Foods discusses the health benefits of fiber and how to include fiber into your meals. Fiber is a nutrient found in plants. However, unlike other nutrients that are extracted by our bodies through digestion, fiber simply goes moves the body until … Read more.

Teaching Your Kids to Eat Healthy

Dr. Mark Hyman writes , on his blog, about how children today are exposed to unhealthy foods.  This can lead to health problems later on down the road, including diabetes, becoming overweight, and even ADHD.  Parents can avoid this trap by teaching their children at an early age about healthy eating and coaching them how to cook their own meals … Read more.

Medications and Anxiety

Do you struggle with anxiety? Have you tried to address it, but still feel anxious? Maybe it’s your medication. Suzy Cohen, RPh, writes on her blog about certain medications that can actually make anxiety symptoms worse. She notes the difference between general anxiety disorder (GAD) and  instances of anxiety or individual panic attacks. People who have GAD struggle with anxiety constantly. Getting … Read more.

Natural Allergy Remedies

Suzy Cohen, RPh writes on her blog how allergies are becoming more common. She notes, too, that antihistamines are a short-term solution for finding relief. She also reveals that there are several natural solutions for allegories and discusses their effectiveness. Cohen notes there are several reasons why people develop allergies. These may include: Pet dander. Pollen Dairy intolerance Gluten intolerance … Read more.

Suggestions for Anti-Inflammatory Foods

In a post appearing on Rodale Wellness , Dr. Gary Kaplan, DO writes about eleven foods he recommends to fight inflammation. He also advises foods that should be avoided, as they encourage inflammation. Dietary Inflammation Fighters When it comes to fruits and vegetables, Dr. Kaplan says to eat nine servings of fruits and veggies daily. He defines a serving as … Read more.