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Unusual Uses of Insects in Medicine

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Unusual Uses of Insects in Medicine

We know that insects are creepy and that many carry diseases, but did you know that some are actually good for you? Yes, you read correctly – some bugs are actually used for their medicinal benefits. Below you’ll find a handful of bugs that show promise as treatments for arthritis, heart disease, and cancer. South…

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Ready For Spring? Exercises For Those With RA

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Ready For Spring? Exercises For Those With RA

Spring has sprung, and everyone likes to get outside for a little exercise once the weather turns warm. For rheumatoid arthritis patients, however, the painful, swollen and burning joints caused by RA often make exercising seem impossible. But most RA patients know that exercise can actually reduce the pain and stiffness in joints. To get…

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6 Awesome Apps If You Have RA

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6 Awesome Apps If You Have RA

Do you need help relieving the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis? These six awesome iTunes apps can help you track your symptoms, discover new treatments, learn how to meditate or even inspire you to try yoga for RA. Read on for the high-tech way to help manage rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: My Pain Diary  (iTunes, $4.99)…

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Understanding The Risk Factors For Tooth Loss

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Understanding The Risk Factors For Tooth Loss

Making sure your teeth stay healthy and strong can offer a lifetime of benefits. Tooth loss, however, can lead to a variety of physical and emotional problems, including a loss of self-esteem, trouble eating, and problems speaking. Fortunately, much of what it takes to avoid tooth loss is within your control. The Risk Factors for…

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Effective Detoxification by Infrared Saunas

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Effective Detoxification by Infrared Saunas

For thousands of years, the sauna has been used to improve physical health in addition to mental well-being. The sauna has been known to have a multiple health benefit. It has helped many to calm their nerves by reducing their stress levels. Furthermore it has been know to reduce chronic fatigue syndrome, anorexia and rheumatoid…

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Weight Loss And Other Types Of Diets

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Weight Loss And Other Types Of Diets

The main types of diets are low-carb, low-fat, low-calorie, lifestyle change, fad, and special condition diets. Low-carb dietary plans restrict the consumption of carbohydrate-rich foods and emphasize eating protein, fat, and fiber-rich foods. Scientifically demonstrated and reported benefits include weight loss, lower blood pressure, better insulin sensitivity, and increased energy. Examples of low-carb plans include…

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Your Oral Health Affects You

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Your Oral Health Affects You

When you think about your oral health, you probably think about tooth decay and periodontal disease. Naturally you want to avoid those common dental problems to maintain the appearance of your smile, if for nothing else. However, it is important to maintain your good oral health to preserve your overall health and keep your smile…

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How to Improve Bone and Joint Health

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How to Improve Bone and Joint Health

There are many inevitable changes that occur in the human body as it ages, such as the appearance of wrinkles and grey hair. Some changes, such as declining bone and joint health, are believed to be unavoidable when, in fact, the decline can be prevented or reduced as long as you remain physically active. There…

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Reasons Why Your Joint Replacements May Be Defective (And What To Do Next)

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Reasons Why Your Joint Replacements May Be Defective (And What To Do Next)

The joints in your body are amazing things. They allow you to move with fluid motion, bend, reach, walk and more, and for most people, the only pain associated with their joints is minor aching from time to time. Unfortunately, some people find themselves experiencing a great deal of pain in their joints due to…

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