Your liver is a real multi-tasker, performing more than 500 functions. Located in the upper right side of the abdomen, just below your diaphragm, the liver helps transform nutrients into energy, makes bile for fat digestion, stores vitamins and minerals, makes proteins needed to fight infections and clot blood, and
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People who suffer from inflammatory joint disorders (IJDs) are more likely to have increased atherosclerotic cardiovascular (CV) disease risk compared with the general population.
Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque, comprising fat, cholesterol, and calcium, builds up in the arteries over time, narrowing the arteries and limiting the flow of
A mountain of evidence amassed by scientific researchers attests to the damaging effects of diabetes on the brain. But the precursors of diabetes—insulin resistance and prediabetes— also take a toll. If not carefully controlled, diabetes and its precursors can increase risk for health problems such as stroke, heart attack, and
Women with breast cancer that has metastasized (spread to other parts of the body) and who have higher-than-normal insulin levels have a significantly worse prognosis than women with normal insulin levels, according to a study presented in November 2015 at the Advanced Breast Cancer Third International Consensus Conference.
The researchers, who
Being aware of your state of health is essential to practicing natural medicine; it allows you to take early action to avoid disease and injury.
A diet high in carbohydrates and sugar may raise the risk for mild cognitive impairment and dementia. But, you shouldn’t avoid all carbs or eat a high protein, high fat diet to prevent “diabetes of the brain”…
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has become so prevalent in the U.S. that now almost one in five adults suffer from the condition. Fortunately, natural fatty liver treatment can reverse the disease if caught early enough.