Beginners Guide to Strength Training

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Strength training is an integral part of any well-rounded exercise program, regardless of your age or gender, and you’re never too old to begin Strength training produces significant Continue reading

The Trouble Seniors Face Today with Their Health

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Today I’ll finish off this three-part series on the troubles seniors face with nutrition. I’ll be covering what your primary needs are, how your nutrition needs change as you age, and where you can go for assistance.

Seniors have different nutritional needs than other people. Even if you’re in great shape, it’s still important Continue reading

The Push-Up that Blasts Your Core

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  • You can easily tweak the traditional push-up technique to turn it into a powerful core-building workout by doing a push-up in reverse
  • A reverse push-up involves lowering your body into the typical push-up position, then, instead of pushing your body upward, bending your knees and moving Continue reading

Reverse Aging With Organic Sulfur

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No one ever talks about the health benefits of organic sulfur.

It truly is the forgotten mineral – yet the third most abundant in your body. Only phosphorous and calcium can be found in higher quantities. Did you know that sulfur is present in every living organism?

Even the United States Food and Nutrition Board has neglected sulfur; its last update on organic sulfur’s recommended daily allowance (RDA) was more than twenty years ago.

Why is this a concern? Because your body needs organic sulfur, Continue reading

Are Polar Bear Plunges Good for You?

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  • Polar bear plunges, which involve taking a dip in the ocean in the winter, are said to invigorate and energize, but they can also generate an enormous shock to your system
  • You should be in relatively good shape if you take a polar bear plunge; for those at risk of stroke, aneurysm, blood pressure problems, or heart disease, the extra stress on your body can be especially dangerous, increasing your risk of heart attack
  • Even among healthy people, Continue reading

ATiny Red Solution for Arthritis Pain

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Did You Know…

… that pomegranate can help alleviate the pain and discomfort of arthritis and other rheumatoid conditions? Continue reading

Proof That Yoga Can Beat This Kind of Pain

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No aspect of ancient systems of alternative medicine has spread through modern society more than yoga. Originating in India’s Ayurvedic medicine, it has become a phenomenally popular activity for exercise and meditating. Here of course we’re interested in studies on health, Continue reading

Novel Surgery Removes Rare Tumor, Rebuilds Face and Jaw

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Using a novel surgical approach, it’s possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient’s ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor, according to a new report from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

This case study not only documents a successful surgical technique Continue reading

About Face

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Q: About a week ago, one side of my mother’s face began to droop and she has had no control over it since. We initially thought she had a stroke, but her doctor diagnosed her with Bell’s palsy. He said it would go away on its own, but that it could take six months or longer for her to make a full recovery. Can you give us any suggestions for minimizing the effects of this disease in the meantime?

Dr. Wright: For those readers who aren’t familiar with it, Bell’s palsy is a weakening or paralysis of the muscles of the face and is due to trauma to the facial nerve. Because it usually affects Continue reading

A Supplement for Protecting Your Brain

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Here’s some health news about a natural remedy for those of you who want to boost your mental health: scientists have discovered that creatine could protect the brain. Creatine is a substance in your body the main job of which has to do with energy production. About 95% of your body’s creatine is stored in your muscles. For this reason, creatine is a favorite supplement for athletes and bodybuilders Continue reading

How a Unique Touch Therapy Reduces Cancer Treatment Symptoms, High Blood Pressure, and Asthma

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Did you know… … that an ancient type of touch therapy known as “Acupuncture’s Mighty Ancestor” is so powerful it can even relieve cancer patients of pain, nausea, and stress?

Jin Shin Jyutsu (JSJ) is an incredibly unique form of touch therapy that—unlike other touch therapy—involves no manipulation of muscles or tissues.

This highly subtle healing modality uses only minimal pressure, and yet is powerful enough to relieve some of the most intense suffering, Continue reading

The Most Critical Nutrient in Your Body

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Magnesium makes more than 300 chemical reactions in the body occur, and the importance of which stretches to all corners of the body.

Your body contains about 25 grams of magnesium and more than 60% of that is found in your bones, while nearly 30% is housed within your muscles. Magnesium is one of the few essential nutrients in which we are often deficient — particularly older adults. For this reason, Continue reading

New Procedure Repairs Severed Nerves in Minutes, Restoring Limb Use in Days or Weeks

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Team apply new procedure to rapidly induce nerve regeneration in mammals

American scientists believe a new procedure to repair severed nerves could result in patients recovering in days or weeks, rather than months or years. The team used a cellular mechanism similar to that used by many invertebrates to repair damage to nerve axons. Their results are published today in the Journal of Neuroscience Research. Continue reading

Teeth and Gums Affect the Heart and Nerves

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We’ve previously discussed how cancer can be related to dental infections. But the fact that your teeth connect via your nerves to the organs, muscles and body tissues means that heart and gland problems can also originate from dental pathogens. So if you want your heart and glands to be healthy, check the health of your mouth first. Continue reading

Why the Fuss Over Resveratrol?

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There is a substance floating about in red wine called “resveratrol.” As time has passed, the collective book of health news has revealed amazing result after amazing result. You can thank resveratrol for the health advice of a glass a day being good for you. Well, it’s at it again and you are going to love this one. Continue reading