Insomnia and Acupuncture

There’s nothing more frustrating than lying awake, night after night, not getting enough sleep. Insomnia is the problem; acupuncture can help solve it. Over time, sleepless nights destroy productivity during the day. Stress and anxiety often cause insomnia, which then leads to even more stress and anxiety. Acupuncture treatments are a great way to relieve…

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Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Researchers have long suspected there is a link between the size of female babies and the risk of breast cancer later in life. Now, a new British study concludes women who were bigger and longer newborns have a greater chance of developing breast cancer. Scientists say the link is fairly small but perceptible, accounting for…

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Acupuncture for Arthritis

The older you get, the more likely it is you’ll be faced with arthritis. For many people, the pain of the disease can be managed with acupuncture. There are many types of arthritis, including the most common: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid. While the causes may vary in each type, they usually share the symptom of joint…

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Possible effect of cocoa on diabetes

A cup of cocoa may be just what the doctor ordered for many diabetes patients. That may be a surprise to most people, but new research indicates cocoa and diabetes control may be a good fit. Nothing is better than diet control and exercise, and will always recommend the most potentent, natural approaches first. Once…

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Headaches and obesity

How much food you put in your mouth may go right to your head. And it won’t feel very good either. A growing body of research shows a link between obesity and the frequency of headaches. Studies reveal that overweight people tend to have more headaches than those at or near their normal weight. The…

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The Mediterranean Diet

No one knows how far way scientists are from finding cures for heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer. Several studies, however, indicate researchers have already hit on a way to better protect you from developing those diseases. It’s the Mediterranean Diet. What is the Mediterranean Diet? More than a dozen countries border the Mediterranean Sea. Their…

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Boost your memory … Exercise

Remembering to exercise could help you remember to do other things as well. It sounds confusing, but it may be true. Put simply, running, walking or other physical activity may improve your memory. Researchers have long known that rigorous activity boosts cardio-vascular health and fights off depression. Now, a new study indicates good old fashion…

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Garlic: great to eat, great for your health

With advances in the modern medical world, it’s easy to forget that ancient herbal medicines may contribute to your health. Garlic is a prime case in point. Back when the pyramids were being built, Egyptians used Garlic to treat the sick. The French used the herb 300 years ago, hoping to ward off deadly plagues….

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Green tea for heavy exercisers

Green tea has long been touted as a fat burner, a beverage full of anti-oxidants that many researchers believe helps with digestion and may lower risks of some cancers and heart disease. A new study suggests green tea should be added to the diet of self-described “gym rats,” men and women who spend hours every…

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Help prevent cancer with exercise

Countless scientists and doctors are devoting their lives to finding the cure for cancer. While great progress has been made in fighting many forms of the disease, the overall cure remains elusive. However, several studies show the risk of cancer can be dramatically reduced with regular exercise. The latest research comes from Japan, where doctors…

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