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No Drugs – Use Tai Chi and Massage for Back Pain

No Drugs – Use Tai Chi and Massage for Back Pain Dr. Dave wants to emphasize an article from USA Today: “The answer to lower back pain may lie not in prescription drugs, but in Tai chi, heat therapy or massage, according to health guidelines released Tuesday.” New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) detail which treatments may help with lower back pain, and make it clear that physicians should suggest prescription drugs as a last resort. One in four U.S. adults report having lower back pain, which typically...

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Niacin Benefits: Heart / Arthritis / Dementia

Niacin Benefits: Heart / Arthritis / Dementia Dr. Dave recommends Happy Heart from My Remedy Shop to provide niacin and other heart-friendly supplements.  Other Benefits: Niacin (or nicotinic acid as it’s referred to in medical circles) was the third B vitamin to be discovered (hence the name B3). It wasn’t until about 1943, though, that a couple of doctors reported that niacin worked wonders in relieving the pain and stiffness associated with arthritis. Unfortunately, their research was never well publicized, since that was around...

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See a Chiropractor for Other Existing Ailments

See a Chiropractor for Other Existing Ailments Dr. Dave wants to pass this information to you from the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress…. Chiropractic treatment for health problems is not always considered when it comes to healing, but you may be surprised to find that relief from some of most chronic pains could be helped by a few chiropractic sessions. As an alternative form of medical treatment, chiropractic care is generally geared towards helping patients with back, neck and joint pain. Dr. Hamza Saif, an Ottawa-based...

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Alzheimer’s Avoidance Tips From Dr. Dave

Alzheimer’s Avoidance Tips From Dr. Dave Tip From Dr. Dave Jensen about Alzheimer’s… A British study may provide proof that aluminum does indeed have a role in Alzheimer’s disease. Although a link had been suspected by many scientists and health authorities for more than 50 years, many claimed there was no definite proof. In a study of more than 100 human brains, Professor Chris Exley and his research team from Keele University found that some of the highest levels of aluminum ever found were in the brains of people...

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Coping with Migraines

Coping with Migraines Migraine is an extraordinarily prevalent neurological disease, affecting 38 million men, women and children in the U.S. and 1 billion worldwide. Everyone either knows someone who suffers from migraine, or struggles with migraine themselves. Migraine is the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world. Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes someone with migraine. Amazingly, 12% of the population – including children – suffers from migraine. 18% of American women, 6% of men, and 10% of...

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Osteoarthritis Strategies

Osteoarthritis Strategies (Article Recommended by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress) Osteoarthritis is a degenerative form of arthritic joint disease, characterized by loss of cartilage in the joint. It also has an inflammatory component. Osteoarthritis is a frequent cause of disability among seniors, affecting 20 million people in the U.S. alone. While osteoarthritis typically involves the distal joints on your fingers and toes, knee and hip osteoarthritis is also common, the latter of which is the focus of this...

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Treat COPD Symptoms Naturally

Treat COPD Symptoms Naturally The third leading cause of death is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, more commonly known as COPD. This respiratory disease is characterized by an abnormal inflammatory response in the lungs and restricted airflow, which both result in difficulty doing the most vital thing in life —breathing. And these are just a few COPD symptoms so many people deal with. More than 11 million people in this country have already been diagnosed with COPD, but an estimated 24 million may have the disease...

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Restless Legs – Natural Remedies

Restless Legs – Natural Remedies Restless leg syndrome (RLS), also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, can cause uncomfortable sensations in your legs and an intense urge to move them. It often strikes at night, particularly when you’re trying to sleep. A lack of specific nutrients in your diet may cause the condition or make it worse. Foods to add if you have RLS: Spinach or other dark leafy greens Fortified cereals Beans Iron, folate, and magnesium are thought to have the most direct impact on RLS symptoms. Adding iron to...

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Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil Health Benefits of Coconut Oil Skin care: Coconut oil is excellent massage oil that acts as an effective moisturizer on all types of skin, including dry skin. Unlike mineral oil, there is no chance of having any adverse side effects on the skin from the application of coconut oil. Therefore, it is a safe solution for preventing dryness and flaking of skin. It also delays the appearance of wrinkles and sagging of skin, which normally accompany aging. It helps in preventing degenerative...

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Sauerkraut Benefits

Sauerkraut Benefits Note: Dr. Dave has more blogs that provide valuable health tips.  Be sure to go to My Remedy Shop and click on the “Blogs” menu item for additional information about alternative medicine and natural diets. Benefits of Sauerkraut A quick review of the health benefits of sauerkraut include its ability to increase your digestive health, boost your circulation, protect your heart health, provide you with quick energy, stimulate your immune system, strengthen your bones, reduce your...

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