Category: Health Conditions

What’s to Blame for the Explosion of Diabetes in America?

An explosion of diabetes. Hmmm… sounds a little dramatic, doesn’t it? We wish we could tell you this statement is a simple exaggeration designed to attract your attention. But unfortunately it’s not. The number of people who have diabetes has truly skyrocketed over the last 50 years. Some researchers estimate a 700% increase during this […]

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Living Well With Type 1 Diabetes | Nutritional Medicine

I treat many type 1 diabetic patients in my practice. It’s a tough disease that takes an emotional and physical toll on patients and their families. Diabetes requires constant diligence and frequent monitoring of blood sugar levels. What is type 1 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus or insulin-dependent diabetes, is an […]

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Why Gamble with Your Heart Health? 4 Natural Cardio Supplements

Do you have high blood pressure? Are your cholesterol levels soaring through the roof? Or do you have a family history of heart attacks, congestive heart failure and heart disease? For some people, simple lifestyle changes, such as eating healthier and exercising just 10 minutes every day, is enough to decrease their risk for debilitating […]

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Lowering Cholesterol Without Statins – Natural Cholesterol Supplements That Work

Cholesterol lowering medications have been hailed as the wonder drugs of the century. Patients with even mildly elevated cholesterol often are encouraged by their doctors to begin taking a statin drug. But do these medications live up to the hype? And are there hidden side effects that patients should know about? First, let’s look at […]

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How to Prevent Macular Degeneration with 5 Natural Supplements

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans aged 55 years old and up. Every year, more than 10 million adults suffer from increasing vision loss because of damage to the macula. With macular degeneration, the old saying “ an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, is particularly true. […]

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Your Healthy Pregnancy and the Truth about Prenatal Vitamins

Congratulations! You’re having a baby! If you’ve just learned you’re pregnant, your mind is probably racing with all the changes that lie ahead of you and all that you need to accomplish is just a short nine months. Juggling childcare, work and family life. Managing your budget, cloth or disposable diapers… The list is endless. […]

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Natural Remedies for the Flu | Immune Boosting Tips

Recently I got the flu. Unfortunately, I ignored my own flu prevention best practices. And let me tell you, when you haven’t had a case of the flu in over 15 years, you kind of forget how really awful it can be. Fever, chills, and aches left me out of commission for days. Plus, the […]

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Natural Insomnia Treatment for the Sleep Deprived

Even one night of poor sleep can be enough to set off a chain reaction that makes it hard to think clearly and face the new day with enthusiasm. Those who don’t get enough quality sleep also have trouble maintaining a healthy weight and handling stress. Constantly feeling tired can also lead to irritability and […]

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Natural Remedies for the Flu | Immune Boosting Tips

Recently I got the flu. Unfortunately, I ignored my own flu prevention best practices. And let me tell you, when you haven’t had a case of the flu in over 15 years, you kind of forget how really awful it can be. Fever, chills, and aches left me out of commission for days. Plus, the […]

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Natural Treatments for Asthma – What really works?

Every year, at least 26 million American adults and children are affected by asthma. Asthma attacks are also the reason for a whopping 2 million visits to the emergency room each year. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways, scientifically called the bronchi of the lungs. When people with asthma are exposed to certain […]

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