Headaches: Drugless Solutions

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Headache sufferers spend billions each year on over-the-counter and prescription pain medication. Ironically, these drugs have the potential to cause even more pain. What's the alternative? Chiropractic care - your drugless solution to headache frustration.

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The Smart Way to Fast

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Fasting dates back to the earliest humans. At a time when food sources were scarce and irregular, eating cycled between periods of hunger and feasting. This cycle encouraged – and ultimately, evolved – the body's ability to survive during periods of food scarcity. Today, food abundance, not scarcity, is the nutritional problem. We now use fasting...

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The Power of the Nap

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Think the benefits of napping go away once you outgrow childhood? Think again. Not only can naps help you catch up on lost sleep and provide a much-needed "break" from your busy day; they also help your heart stay healthy. Here's how. People who take naps 1-2 times a week have a lower risk of suffering a cardiovascular event than people who don't nap,...

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Could Alzheimer's Start in the Gut?

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Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia among older adults, and it also may be the most troubling. Whenever brain cells die, causing memory loss and cognitive decline that can progressively take away your ability to perform even the simplest tasks, it's no laughing matter. Even worse, there is currently no cure – only medication to help...

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Some Antibiotics May Hurt Your Heart

Millions of people take antibiotics as prescribed by their medical doctors without knowing the potential risks. What risks? Well, for example, one of the most commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics (fluoroquinolones; cirpofloxacin or Cipro is an example) increases the risk of aortic and mitrial regurgitation – in layperson's terms, blood flowing...

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Math Can Help You Live Longer

If you're not a math fan, it's time to become one if you care about your health. All you need to remember is one simple equation: Less meat protein + more plant protein = a longer life.

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