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Ways to Boost Immunity

Ways to Boost Immunity The immune system is the body’s defense mechanism to handle invaders. It is our body’s second line of defense, after physical barriers like the skin and the mucous membranes. The immune system is located throughout the body and includes the thymus gland, the spleen, bone marrow and a vast network of lymph nodes. It comprises many cells, proteins, tissues and organs. The main function of the immune system is to prevent and fight infections, germs and cancer. It works 24/7 to keep our body...

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9 Top Arthritis Strategies

9 Top Arthritis Strategies Research hasn’t always kept pace with the popularity of supplements. Dr. Dave wants to introduce you to alternative ways to use natural medicines which are being put to the test in well-designed clinical trials. Here are nine supplements that are backed by science and shown to be effective in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis (OA) and arthritis-related conditions. 1. SAM-e (S-adenosylmethionine) How it works: SAM-e acts as an analgesic (pain reliever) and has...

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Sports Chiropractor Trends

Sports Chiropractor Trends Dr. Dave notes that the trend towards chiropractic in sports care has been shown to be valid. It is hoped that more definitive studies in the area of nutrition, biomechanics, and injury rehabilitation will be done to heighten chiropractic in the sports care arena. Because of the increasing world-wide interest in sports and fitness, no matter what your age or level of athletic achievement, the opportunity to finally see the role of chiropractic in sports care is at hand. Introduction The...

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Vegatarian Athlete Diet

Vegatarian Athlete Diet It’s time to put an end to the idea that eating a vegetarian or vegan diet and running well are mutually exclusive.  There are plenty of world-class athletes (and not just endurance runners) that don’t eat meat. Running icon Bart Yasso is a vegetarian.  Scott Jurek, one of the greatest ultramarathoners of all time, is vegan.  (He now holds the American record of 165 miles run in 24 hours!)  Brendan Brazier is a vegan pro Ironman triathlete.  Robert Cheeke even makes the vegan diet work...

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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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Leaky Gut Signs and Symptoms

Leaky Gut Signs and Symptoms NOTE: MyRemedyShop.com has outstanding Dr. Dave recommended products to help with this issue. See GI Sustain- Leaky Gut Support , Glutagenics Gastrointestinal Support and Endefen – Gastrointestinal Support . Discussion: The GI condition commonly known as “leaky gut syndrome” has been gaining a lot of attention lately for several reasons: A growing body of research has linked leaky gut to a number of “seemingly unrelated” health concerns and chronic diseases. As more Americans...

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Brain Support: The 7 Best Cognitive Boosters

Brain Support: The 7 Best Cognitive Boosters Getting older is inevitable. But memory loss is not. And neither is Alzheimer’s. That’s the conclusion of the Alzheimer’s Prevention and Research Foundation in Tucson, Arizona. More and more research is pointing to ways your lifestyle can prevent Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia through brain supplements.Exercising and following a healthy diet aids in prevention. Make sure the diet is low in saturated and trans-fats, refined sugars and white flour products. It needs to...

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7 Proven COQ10 Supplement Benefits

7 Proven COQ10 Supplement Benefits If you are getting older, chances are, you’re CoQ10-deficient. In fact, the older you get the lower your CoQ10 count gets; it hardly seems fair. With the increasing amount of health ailments you have to worry about as you age, you have to worry about this now too? Fortunately, there is a CoQ10 supplement you can take to make up for this deficiency, so that is one less worry you can cross off your list. CoQ10 mimics the antioxidant naturally produced in your body and certain foods. Present in...

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