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Healthier hearts equal healthier guts

Healthier hearts equal healthier guts It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what’s inside your gut healthier, according to a new study by San Francisco State University. In this first-of-its-kind study, just published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, recent SF State graduate student Ryan Durk and Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley partnered with the SF State Health Equity Research (HER) Lab to test...

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Edema Remedies

Edema Remedies Edema, also known as oedema, dropsy and hydropsy, is an accumulation of fluid in the body’s tissues, which leads to swelling. Although edema can occur in any part of your body, it usually affects the hands, ankles, legs and feet. About 4.4 million people in the U.S. suffer from edema. Common signs and symptoms of edema include swelling, puffiness, stretched or shiny skin, and dimpling of the skin after being pressed for a few seconds. Mild cases of edema may result from sitting or staying...

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Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue It’s time to do something about adrenal fatigue because chances are you’re dealing with it. Many proponents of this condition estimate that almost every person can experience adrenal fatigue, also known as hypoadrenia, to some degree at a particularly stressful point in his or her life. Because of the vast influence of the adrenals on the body, symptoms of adrenal fatigue can mimic a number of disorders and isn’t always easily recognizable. Most sources agree that adrenal fatigue symptoms...

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Ozone Health Effects

Ozone Health Effects WIN Health Note: Ozone Pollution is a growing problem in Colorado, since the entire state is blanketed with energy development.  AIRNOW.Gov  is a great resource for you to use to monitor this dangerous situation. Who is at risk? People most at risk from breathing air containing ozone include people with asthma, children, older adults, and people who are active outdoors, especially outdoor workers.  In addition, people with certain genetic characteristics, and people with reduced intake of...

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Polyphenols – What and Why

Polyphenols – What and Why You know how the doctor or nutritionist says that you should eat more fruits and vegetables because they are good for you? Well, it’s not just because they are good for your digestion. It’s largely because of the nutrients and polyphenols in these plants. Your body always needs both macro and micro nutrients to function optimally, fight off diseases, get the appropriate nutrition, boost your immune system, eliminate free radicals, slow down the aging process, reduce inflammation which...

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Spinal Angina – Overlooked Misalignment?

Spinal Angina – Overlooked Misalignment? The Body Beyond Low Back Pain and Whiplash Years ago emergency room cardiologists frequently encountered cases of puzzling chest pain unrelated to the heart or occluded coronary arteries. There might also be shortness of breath, nausea, and pressure radiating around to the back. Diagnostics would show the cardiovascular system in working order. Sometimes the problem was an esophageal spasm or a hiatal hernia with gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). Often, though, they were left scratching our heads...

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Bad News About Artificial Sweeteners

Bad News About Artificial Sweeteners ZERO-CALORIE ARTIFICIAL sweeteners meant to reduce consumption of sugar are being linked to diabetes and obesity.A new study presented Sunday at the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting examined the biochemical effects of artificial sweeteners in rats and cell cultures. Researchers fed one group of rats a diet high in glucose or fructose, different types of sugars, and another group a diet with aspartame or acesulfame potassium, common zero-calorie artificial sweeteners. After three weeks,...

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Good Morning America Spotlights Chiropractic

Good Morning America Spotlights Chiropractic This week has proven to be successful for the chiropractic profession, as noteworthy media coverage swept the nation! Recently, Good Morning America – the most watched morning show for most of 2017 – aired a segment about low back pain after new research published in The Lancet surfaced. Encouraging non-pharmacological pain management options prior to utilization of prescription opioids, Good Morning America encouraged its viewers to stay active, apply heat and receive spinal...

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Human Brain Facts

Human Brain Facts How much does your brain know about…itself? Although there are still many brain facts yet to be discovered, experts learn more each day about the structure and inner workings of the body’s most complex organ. This research not only helps scientists understand what makes us who we are, but could also lead to treatments for a variety of neurological disorders. Put on your thinking cap and noodle on these five fascinating facts about your brain. It’s mostly water. As a whole, the human brain...

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Magnesium Health Benefits

Magnesium Health Benefits The crucial health benefits of magnesium include solving or preventing osteoporosis, heart attacks, hypertenstion, constipation, migraines, leg cramps, kidney stones, gallstones and more. Magnesium is an essential part of the alternative health approaches of alternative medicine. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, magnesium is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Magnesium “helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm...

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