Increased Blood Clot Risk From Commonly Eaten Foods?

We try to eat healthy foods as a way to minimize various health issues. Some foods that we like, however, may not be so good for us, especially if we have signs pointing towards a predisposition to a certain

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The Truth about Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. The joint cartilage that normally protects the bones from rubbing together wears down and causes the formation of bone spurs. The most common joints

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What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

Iliotibial band syndrome is an overuse injury that affects the outer part of the knee. The iliotibial band is a tendon that connects on the outside of your thigh. It runs from your pelvis down to your

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I’ll Have A Doctor Visit With A Side Of Advice. Hold The Antibiotics.

Even though it may not be preferential, sometimes it’s necessary and you may have to take an antibiotic. If risk of a serious infection is high or there is already one present, it may be in your best

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Activities of Daily Living

Living a pain free life starts at home. Many of us think that neck and lower back pain originates from an injury. What people don’t realize is that if you are not practicing good posture and ergonomics

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Need To Lower Cholesterol? Add More Fat!

What??…. If you had to do a double-take when reading the title, let me assure you it was correct. For those who have been working on eliminating fat from the diet because you thought ANY type of

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What is Myofascial Release?

The fascia is a tough, web like three-dimensional material that is located throughout the body. It is found under the last layer of skin and over the organs, blood vessels, nerves, bones and muscles. The

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Carrying Extra Weight May Mean More Perimenopause Symptoms

If you’re a woman and entering into that age range where “the change” begins, you may want to pay close attention to your weight, as it may have a direct impact on how easily that transition goes

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Protect Your Kidneys! Kidney Disease Is On The Rise!

It’s estimated that 30 million Americans are walking around now with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Are you one of them? Unfortunately, about 96 percent of those with early kidney disease don’t

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Hydration and Back Pain

There is a spike in summer back pain cases, not only because of activity but also because of hydration. Muscles and organs are not the only ones needing water to maintain a healthy status, our bones do

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