Giving Testosterone a Boost

If you are a male looking to boost your testosterone levels naturally, then this article might be able to help. There is a way to elevate your testosterone levels and protect against disease by consuming a low-glycemic, antioxidant rich diet; exercising with intensity; and taking key nutritional supplements that boost testosterone while lowering the enemy…

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Taking Aim at Easy Targets: The Elderly and Children

For the past few decades, there has been considerable concern regarding the number of prescription drugs taken by the elderly population in he U.S. The number of drugs prescribed to those over 65 years of age has grown considerably in the past 25 plus years. Almost 90 percent of seniors took at least one prescription…

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The Truth About Salt

Is salt good or bad for us? The answer to this question is not so simple. Sodium and chloride are both vital minerals, used for nerve transmission/impulse conduction, fluid balance and muscle contraction. Not having enough sodium will cause hyponatremia, a life threatening condition that occurs when someone sweats out too much sodium, or drinks…

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Detoxification: A New 21st Century Model

Detoxification is a health term in the public domain that specifies the body’s innate process of removing or altering metabolic wastes and acquired toxins, so the body can perform its life processes unencumbered by detrimental elements and disruptive molecules. Thus detoxification is the body’s natural process to “recycle” or “take out the trash.” The best…

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Prevent Cancer by Avoiding These Triggers

Cancer statistics are reaching staggering proportions. According to the World Health Organization, 1-in-2 men and 1-in-3 women are destined to develop some form of cancer in their lifetime. An article in Pharmaceutical Research states that “cancer is a preventable disease that requires major lifestyle changes. Only 5-10 percent of all cancer cases can be attributed…

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The importance of Optimal Vitamin D Levels

There has been a great deal of research on Vitamin D levels and their impact on health; optimal levels have been correlated with a reduced risk of developing numerous conditions. For example, Vitamin D increases the intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphorus, women with higher vitamin D levels have a lower risk of developing cancer,…

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Living Well 100th Issue: Looking Back

On April 12th of next month I will be celebrating my 12th year in practice and also this month I am celebrating my 100th issue of this newsletter. Looking back over the past 12 years I have written on so many topics in hopes to keep my readers current with the health topics that are…

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