Archive for August, 2012

The Dangers Of Chronically Low Blood Pressure For Those With Medical Conditions

The Dangers Of Chronically Low Blood Pressure For Those With Medical Conditions

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Diseases of the heart and circulatory system, called cardiovascular diseases, cause an astonishing number of deaths each year. In the US, problems with the cardiovascular system resulted in approximately 1 in 3 deaths as of 2007. This is despite the good news of a 25% drop in death rates from such conditions between 1997 and […]

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Using Hair Testing To Prevent Future Health Problems

Using Hair Testing To Prevent Future Health Problems

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One of the increasingly powerful ways to test what is happening inside the body is to test what comes out. With the Olympics just recently completed, this can quickly make us think of the urine and blood tests used to screen out those athletes who are trying to artificially enhance their natural abilities. However, there […]

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7 Ways To Prevent Osteoporosis As We Age

7 Ways To Prevent Osteoporosis As We Age

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If all the health information that we learned came from commercials, we would quickly come to the conclusion that getting sufficient calcium and vitamin D is all that we need to prevent brittle bones as we age. While both calcium and vitamin D are often helpful, preventing the brittle bone disease Osteoporosis is not simply […]

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