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IBS: Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.

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Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Try massaging this point for nausea!

This acupuncture point is commonly used for nausea due to upset stomach, morning sickness, motion sickness, etc.  There are magnet bracelets that instruct you to wear them in such a way that the magnet faces this point.  Use acupressure on this point to help with any type of nausea.  You can also try food therapy for nausea by making a fresh

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30 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier – Tip #30

Tip #30   Grill, bake or steam instead of frying.

We all know we should eat healthier, but for some the task can seem overwhelming.  Making small changes can have a tremendous impact on our overall health.  Follow this Healthy Tips Series to learn 30 simple ways to make positive changes in your diet.  To have a custom nutritional analysis

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30 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier – Tip #25

Tip #25   Pack a healthy lunch or snack to take with you.

During the day, it’s easy for us to be in a rush and need something quick.  Unfortunately, many convenient options are unhealthy.

We all know we should eat healthier, but for some the task can seem overwhelming.  Making small changes can have a tremendous impact on our

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6 Alternative Treatments to Help with Arthritis

Exercise

For those with arthritis, exercise, no matter how little you do, is one of the best natural treatments. For those with severe arthritis, even the smallest amount of walking can make a difference. Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise for those with arthritis because it puts the least amount of impact on the joints. Strengthening exercises

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How will you honor Earth Day this year?

There are so many ways you can honor our planet this Earth Day.  You can help with a beach cleanup, plant a tree or recycle your old goods.  You can also watch a documentary on the environment that can help inspire you to make positive changes in your daily habits.  Whatever you do, be sure to

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30 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier – Tip #17

Tip #17   Use less salt.  Try using herbs or spices  to add flavor to your food instead of salt.  When dining out, ask the server to hold the salt in the preparation of your food.

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30 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier – Tip #16

Tip #16   Eat a healthy breakfast every day.

Eat a balanced meal that includes protein.  So many people think just having a bagel or croissant is good enough, but they are usually lacking adequate protein and fiber.  Try an egg white omelet with veggies and one slice of whole grain toast to fuel your mind and body for the

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5 Tips to Reduce Your Blood Pressure

Affecting one in three adults, high blood pressure is one of the most common health issues in America and most often the result of busy schedules and high-stress jobs. Sometimes it can be hard to slow down, however, addressing high blood pressure is very important to improving overall health and quality of life. Below are natural ways that can help

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