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Telemedicine Has a Bright Future Many people wondered whether the telehealth trend would continue once the Covid-19 pandemic started to wane. The answer has been a resounding yes. The convenience of never having to leave home to see your doctor has made healthcare more available and affordable throughout the country. The ability to streamline the patient experience (no commuting or …

3 Natural Strategies for Healthy Blood Pressure

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Most people don’t think about their blood pressure until it’s too late, but that can be a deadly mistake. High blood pressure, technically known as hypertension, can hurt your health before you even know you have it. In fact, your first symptom could be a heart attack or stroke. That’s why high blood pressure is often known as the “silent …

Stress Less!

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Your life is full of stressors that are often impossible to avoid. From work deadlines to that pile of bills to your endless to-do list, it’s no wonder you feel stressed out much of the time. You might have trouble sleeping, find it difficult to focus, or suffer from recurring digestive issues. That’s because non-stop stress can take a toll …

Can Curcumin and Zinc Treat Prediabetes?

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The Study Abstract: Karandish M, Mozaffari-Khosravi H, Mohammadi SM, Cheraghian B, Azhdari M. The effect of curcumin and zinc co-supplementation on glycemic parameters in overweight or obese prediabetic subjects: A phase 2 randomized, placebo-controlled trial with a multi-arm, parallel-group design. Phytother Res. 2021 Aug;35(8):4377-4387. Management of prediabetes is a critical step to prevent type-2 diabetes. Curcumin and zinc have been …

Safe Solutions for Seasonal Allergies

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Ahhh (or achoo!)…Spring! This highly anticipated change of seasons has many parts of the country feeling hopeful about warmer temperatures and sunnier skies. Flowers are blooming, trees are budding, and the beauty of this time of year almost has us forgetting about the dreaded allergy symptoms many of us will soon face. Seasonal allergies show up in many ways and …

Staying Healthy in a Toxic World

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What does the can of paint in your garage, the shampoo in your shower, and the veggies in your refrigerator have in common? They’re all sources of harmful environmental toxins that can undermine your health. In the last issue (Winter 2022), I told you how exposure to everyday toxins could trigger an array of acute health problems. But the buildup …

Does Your Dog Have Digestive Issues?

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Just like people, dogs can experience a variety of digestive issues. Aside from the obvious symptoms of vomiting or diarrhea, how can you tell if your pup is experiencing tummy troubles? And what can you do to provide relief? The following guidelines can help ease your dog’s digestive woes. Outside the Stomach If your dog appears to have a digestive …

Curtail Chronic Inflammation

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When the word “chronic” comes before the word “inflammation,” it’s time to pay attention. Inflammation itself is not harmful. While acute inflammation is part of the normal healing process, chronic inflammation can increase your odds of developing any number of health conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis. Since chronic inflammation is a spark that sets off disease …

Master Meal Prep

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How often do you find yourself in the drive-thru or ordering a pizza after a hectic day? If it’s less occasional and more of a weekly (or daily) routine, consider meal prepping! Having a fridge filled with healthy, ready-to-eat dishes or pre-cooked ingredients you can quickly throw together can save you time and money, all while keeping your family well …

No-Workout Workouts

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Feeling guilty because you haven’t gone to the gym lately? Here’s some good news: Many of your daily activities, as well as some of the fun things you do with family and friends, can be just as effective! Around the House Housework. An hour of sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, making beds, and washing dishes can torch 200+ calories. Washing windows can …