HEALTH LIBRARY

  1. Smart Phones Linked To Eyestrain and Headaches

    Smart Phones Linked To Eyestrain and Headaches
    In this age of digital delights, we have the world at our fingertips 24/7 in the form of laptops, tablets and smart phones.  Americans can be online anytime, yet it’s becoming a real pain.  Pain in the neck, head and eyes, that is. The American Optometric Association reports that 70-75% of computer workers report eye and vision problems.  That’s not all...
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  2. The Bone-Blood Connection

    The Bone-Blood Connection
    Osteoporosis and stroke are two totally different medical ailments, but scientists are now finding that they may actually be connected. Some studies looked at the incidence of hip fractures and osteoporosis (marked by a decrease in bone density) in stroke victims, while other studies looked at the incidence of stroke and survival rate in people already diagnosed with osteoporosis. In...
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  3. Do Mouth And Intestinal Bacteria Influence Atherosclerosis And Heart Disease?

    Do Mouth And Intestinal Bacteria Influence Atherosclerosis And Heart Disease?
    A new study published by researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden suggests that mouth and intestinal bacteria can influence the outcome of atherosclerosis - the first, necessary step for heart disease to occur. Some of the diseases that may develop as a result of atherosclerosis include coronary heart disease, angina (chest pain), carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease...
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  4. Inflammation and Broken Bones

    Inflammation and Broken Bones
    Emergency departments in hospitals across the U.S. are kept busy dealing with broken bones and fractures. Figures released by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons reports that one in every two Americans will sustain a fracture before they reach the age of 65. This risk is several times higher than the likelihood of them suffering a stroke, prostate cancer, breast...
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  5. Inability to Focus? Feed your Brain!

    Inability to Focus? Feed your Brain!
    When your body lacks food, it tells you by slowing down and losing its normal efficiency. In the same way, when your brain needs a boost, it lets you know by becoming slow, muddled and lacking its normal clarity.  Several foods appear to boost memory and cognitive function, as if they are brain superfoods. Next time you feel the inability...
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  6. How To Prevent Bone Loss Naturally

    How To Prevent Bone Loss Naturally
    Most middle-aged women nearing or undergoing menopause are told that they need to get their bone density tested because they are at a high risk for developing bone loss, which can potentially lead to hip fractures. According to Christine Horner, MD, bone mineral loss happens as a result of physical inactivity, specifically lack of weight-bearing activity. This includes any activity...
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  7. Is Plastic safe? The Dangers of Plastic.

    Is Plastic safe? The Dangers of Plastic.
    For years, we’ve heard that eating or drinking anything that is canned or comes in plastic is bad for your health. But do you really understand why? The quick answer is bisphenol-A (BPA). BPA is one of 800 different endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), compounds that interfere with the action of hormones in the body. Two of the most prolific EDCs in...
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  8. Healthy Recipes: Walnut Crusted Salmon Filets

    Looking for dinner ideas to add to your arsenal of high blood pressure recipes? Here is a delicious recipe that will be a sure hit! Ingredients 3 cups walnuts 6 tablespoons dry bread crumbs 6 tablespoons lemon rind, finely grated 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped Salt and pepper 12 3-oz salmon fillets, skin on...
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  9. Improve Your Memory With Supplements

    Improve Your Memory With Supplements
    It’s no overstatement to say that your brain can be considered the “leader” of your entire body. After all, it controls everything that you do, think, feel, see, and hear—both consciously and subconsciously. Maintaining the health, wellness, and optimal functioning of your brain is essential if you are to remain capable of carrying out the many complex activities of human...
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  10. Hair Loss: Causes and Solutions

    Hair Loss: Causes and Solutions
    Did you know that all hair exists in one of three different cycles: growth, transition and resting phases?  About 90% of head hair is in the growth cycle, which can last anywhere from two to eight years. The transition phase typically lasts 2-3 weeks, that’s when hair follicles shrink. During the resting cycle, which lasts around two to four months...
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