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Eating for Energy: Foods That Fuel

Eating for Energy: Foods That Fuel

· · Nutrition

We encounter a never-ending stream of products that claim to be energy foods. Energy drinks, energy bars, candy, and processed snacks fill grocery and convenience store shelves everywhere, always promising to provide a delicious jolt of energy.
The problem with many of these products is that the boost of energy  … Read More

Pain Management: Sorting Out Sciatica

Pain Management: Sorting Out Sciatica

· · Pain

“My sciatica is acting up.” This commonly uttered statement refers to pain that starts in the lower back and radiates down the leg. It’s mostly annoying, but it can be debilitating, making effective pain management an important pursuit.

Sciatica isn’t so much a diagnosis as it is a group of symptoms.  … Read More

3 Top Detox Soup Recipes to Promote Alkalinity

3 Top Detox Soup Recipes to Promote Alkalinity

· · Nutrition

The contemporary Western diet, heavy in meats and grains, is highly acidic. And, a long-term acidic load takes a toll on our health. Use these 3 alkalinizing detox soup recipes; they are excellent for daily use or can be consumed in greater amounts during a detox or cleansing program.  … Read More

COPD Home Remedies: How to Ease Symptoms

COPD Home Remedies: How to Ease Symptoms

· · COPD

Giving up the habit of smoking is an essential step for preventing and treating COPD, and can help you avoid COPD complications—but it isn’t easy. About 70 percent of adult smokers report that they want to stop completely, but very few succeed in permanently quitting on their first attempt. To  … Read More

Tinnitus: Treatment and Prevention

Tinnitus: Treatment and Prevention

An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, which causes a person to perceive noise in one or both ears when no external sound exists. The noise can occur intermittently or persistently and can interfere with sleep and concentration, and has been linked with stress and depression. The condition is  … Read More

Bothered by Muscle Spasms? 9 Tips to Put Them Behind You

Bothered by Muscle Spasms? 9 Tips to Put Them Behind You

· · Pain

Muscle spasms happen due to the sudden contraction of a muscle: The affected muscle pulls tight and may also feel harder than usual.

Muscle spasms can range from minor (for example, the leg or foot cramps you might experience at night sometimes) to more serious (lower back muscle spasms that might  … Read More

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