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Muscular Pain Might Indicate Fibromyalgia – Treatment Available

Muscular Pain Might Indicate Fibromyalgia – Treatment Available Dr. David Jensen, WIN Health Institute, LLC and The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (www.f4cp.com), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness of the benefits of chiropractic, want you to know that chiropractic care has been shown to reduce the agonizing pain, debilitating fatigue, and joint stiffness associated with fibromyalgia. While fibromyalgia, a medically unexplained syndrome affecting the muscles and connective tissues, responds to various treatments,...

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Exciting News About Vitamin C

Exciting News About Vitamin C In this day of newly discovered and seemingly exotic supplements it is exciting to know that research of the benefits of our old friend Vitamin C is still being carried out.  It appears that this Vitamin must not be overlooked for maintaining optimum health. A new study has found that high dose of Vitamin C can suffocate mutated cancer cells and stop the spread of cancers in certain cases. The study conducted on mice found that cancer cells spreading due to KRAS and BRAF gene mutations could...

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Botanical Flu & Cold Therapy with Shorter Duration & Fewer Side Effects

Botanical Flu & Cold Therapy with Shorter Duration & Fewer Side Effects The coincidental timing of holiday air travel and flu season poses an increased health risk for patients. As your patients begin their travel plans for the holidays, two new studies on elderberry or a combination of Echinacea purpurea and elderberry may reduce the duration and severity of symptoms from colds and flu. The randomized, double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial was conducted with 312 economy class passengers travelling from Australia to an overseas destination. Cold episodes,...

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Chiropractic Care as Primary Approach for Management of Low Back Pain

Chiropractic Care as Primary Approach for Management of Low Back Pain CARMICHAEL, Calif. – September 14, 2015 – A recent study, Epidural Corticosteroid Injections for Radiculopathy and Spinal Stenosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (Annals of Internal Medicine 8.25.15), concludes that epidural corticosteroid injections for radiculopathy and spinal stenosis are ineffective for long-term pain relief and have no effect on long-term surgery risk. In response, experts at the not-for-profit Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), point out that...

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Too Lazy or Tired to Exercise? Vitamin C Can Help

Too Lazy or Tired to Exercise? Vitamin C Can Help The blood vessels of obese and overweight adults are characterized by increased activity of endothelin (ET)-1, a protein that constricts the small vessels. Heightened activity of ET-1 makes the blood vessel less responsive to blood flow demand and increases a person’s risks to develop vascular diseases. Exercise is known to reduce ET-1 activity but while individuals with weight problems are advised to exercise to improve their health, researchers said that more than half do not engage in...

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Existing Health Problems? Try Chiropractic Care

Existing Health Problems?  Try Chiropractic Care 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 chiropractor at the Hunt Chiropractic Clinic, says the treatment can also improve symptoms and effects of...

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Garlic – The Latest Antibiotic

Garlic – The Latest Antibiotic Here is some new news about using food as medicine…. Urinary tract infections are the second most common infection, with as many as 8.1 million doctor visits per year, according to statistics from US Health and Human Services. Physicians are concerned about an ever increasing number of cases resistant to the antibiotics Ciprofloxacin and Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMZ). A new study shows that garlic may be a novel solution. Researchers at the Birla Institute of Technology and...

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Sugar Buzz: The Effects of Drinking a Coca-Cola

Sugar Buzz: The Effects of Drinking a Coca-Cola An infographic about the effects of Coca-Cola after one hour of consumption is trending on social media. The said post contains information regarding the minute-by-minute actions happening inside the body the moment the famed fizzy beverage enters the human system. The infographic was based on an article by health writer Wade Meredith. Without further ado, here are the mechanisms that happen to the body after drinking a can of coke: 10 minutes after consumption Drinking a can of coke is...

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Time to Start Exercising: Inactivity Linked to Colon, Lung, Endometrial Cancer

Time to Start Exercising: Inactivity Linked to Colon, Lung, Endometrial Cancer It is widely accepted that physical inactivity leads to weight gain, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. New research links a sedentary lifestyle to certain cancers, specifically colon, lung and endometrial cancer, according to a study published June 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The research is significance as it shows sedentary behavior is emerging as an independent risk factor for cancer, chronic disease and mortality. However in a clinical setting, guidelines to...

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Chronic Pain (and many other ailments): Relieved by Chiropractic Care

Chronic Pain (and many other ailments): Relieved by Chiropractic Care Dr Dave agrees that: 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 chiropractor at the Hunt Chiropractic Clinic, says the treatment can also improve...

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