Of all the classic osteoporosis symptoms of the spine, the possibility of “hunchback” should motivate you to a prevention strategy. No matter your age or bone density, there’s much you can do now…
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Energy. Chi. Life force. Holy spirit. There are many names for the invisible essence that flows through all of life. What if you could harness this natural energy to heal the body, mind, and spirit? According to traditional Chinese medicine, you can.
Grand Master Tang Wei Zhong has been a martial
Having multiple doctors giving you instructions for a variety of medical conditions can be complicated and counter-productive. Simply juggling appointments and taking medications as prescribed are daily chores.
But what if you had one place and one trusted doctor—your personal “medical home”—who could coordinate the efforts of your entire healthcare team?
Q. A friend thinks focusing on diet is enough to lose weight, but I say you need to combine diet and exercise—which of us is right?
A. Portion-control can help you lose weight by reducing your calorie intake, and exercise does so by helping you burn off calories. But both approaches
A recent study reveals that cancer survivors are slightly less likely than others to adhere to national dietary guidelines. The study (Cancer, online Oct. 13, 2015) involved more than 1,500 cancer survivors, and nearly 3,100 people who had never been diagnosed with cancer. Participants recalled what they ate over the
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Bones & Joints
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Carpal tunnel syndrome (Jan, 8)
“Hip school” could help ease your arthritis pain (Mar, 5)
Spinal stenosis can
For years, researchers have studied and debated a possible link between fat intake and breast cancer. For a while, experts accepted as fact that a high-fat intake increased the risk of breast cancer. Then came disappointing research results that caused nutritionists to back away from the fat-breast cancer link.
By Diana Dyer, M.S. R.D.3-Time Cancer Survivor and Registered Dietitian Diana Dyer tells what she changed in her diet and lifestyle to fight her cancers and optimize her chances for a full physical, emotional and spiritual recovery. She made her changes based on the best research available and what ‘felt
Q. Is soy helpful or harmful for people at risk for, or with a history of, breast cancer? A. Researchers believe that compounds in soy known as isoflavones act as weak plant forms of estrogen. By attaching to the same receptors as natural estrogen, these phytoestrogens are able to block natural human estrogen