The Impact of Smoking

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Certainly the researchers who published this article in The Lancet would agree – one of the best things you can do right now to greatly improve your overall health is to quit using tobacco products. Read the full article here.

Lower Vitamin D Levels Are Linked with Risk of Stroke

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Low vitamin D levels have been associated in past studies with neurovascular injury – damage to the major blood vessels supplying the brain, brainstem and upper spinal cord. A university of Massachusetts study involving 96 stroke patients assessed blood status of vitamin D. Stroke patients who had low vitamin D levels (less than 30 ng/mL)… Read more »

Signs and Symptoms of Dehydration

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Now that Spring is in full swing it is very easy to get dehydrated, especially in hotter parts of the country and when it is humid outside. Remember, you can be dehydrated even before you feel thirsty. In people over age 50, the body’s thirst sensation diminishes and continues diminishing with age. Many senior citizens… Read more »

What Is Ozone Therapy?

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Ozonotherapy is the use of medical grade ozone, a highly reactive form of pure oxygen, to create a curative response in the body. The body has the potential to renew and regenerate itself. When it becomes sick it is because this potential has been blocked. The reactive properties of ozone stimulate the body to remove… Read more »

The Facts on Arthritis in the United States

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On March 7, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new data on the prevalence of arthritis in the USA. More than 54 million adults (23%) in the USA report arthritis diagnosed by a doctor, and almost 60% are of working age (18–64 years old). 24 million adults with arthritis report that the… Read more »