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5. The Skinny on Weight Management

According to the CDC, over 70 percent of adults over 20 are either overweight or obese. Percentage of body fat typically increases dramatically with age. By age 75, it can be double what it was during young adulthood. Extra weight can increase the risk for diseases like type 2 diabetes,

New Study Ties Statins to Excessive Tiredness

New Study Ties Statins to Excessive Tiredness

Could your excessive tiredness be caused by your cholesterol medication? A new study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health links cholesterol-lowering drugs like simvastatin (Zocor) and pravastatin (Pravachol)…

B12 for Fatigue and Exhaustion

B12 for Fatigue and Exhaustion

Do you find yourself having to drag yourself out of bed in the morning? Are you tired at times of the day you should be raring to go? You aren’t alone. According to Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, 31% of adults

Do Antidepressants Really Work?

Do Antidepressants Really Work?

Depression is miserable and debilitating. It can rob you of your motivation, energy, and zest for life. The goal of treating depression is simple—to feel better! With more than 10 percent of the population taking antidepressants, it seems prudent to ask, “Do antidepressants really work?”

Antidepressants are the second most commonly

How to Cure Sleep Apnea: 4 Non-CPAP Remedies

How to Cure Sleep Apnea: 4 Non-CPAP Remedies

Untreated or poorly treated sleep apnea leaves you tired all the time and suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness and other sleep apnea symptoms. Use of the continuous positive airway pressure device or CPAP mask has been the gold standard of cures for sleep apnea over the past 25 years. But

Low Energy Causes May Be Rooted in These 3 Nutritional Deficiencies

Low Energy Causes May Be Rooted in These 3 Nutritional Deficiencies

It’s not surprising that nutrient deficiencies are low energy causes, given that your body’s trillions of cells rely on vitamins and minerals to generate energy. What is surprising is that few doctors recognize the fact that fatigue and lacking energy is often an early symptom of multiple vitamin and mineral

Smokers’ Diets Are High in Calories, Low in Value

People who smoke eat a poorer-quality diet than people who never smoked or who previously smoked, according to an observational study published April 4, 2018 in BMC Public Health. Researchers who analyzed data on 5,293 adults found a strong relationship between a smoking pattern and  dietary energy density.
Energy density (ED)

Vitamins That Give You Energy

Vitamins That Give You Energy

You’re looking for a boost, and you’re wondering if vitamin supplements are all you need to lift that sagging energy level. Perhaps you’ve taken vitamins sporadically over the years and are thinking about taking them on a daily basis.

First, realize that extreme fatigue may be a symptom of a medical

Ask the Doctor: Almond Milk vs. Cow’s Milk; Psoriasis; Frailty

Q: My granddaughter loves drinking almond milk. I typically drink just regular cow’s milk. Should I make the switch?

A: One isn’t necessarily better than another, and both can certainly be a part of a healthy diet. In some cases, it’s just personal preference. In other instances, people might choose plant-based

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