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How to Stop Your Gag Reflex

If you find it hard to swallow vitamins and supplements, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that nearly 40 percent of Americans have that same difficulty. For most, this difficulty stems from an oversensitive gag reflex. Tricks to Stop Your Gag Reflex * The next time you take your…

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Healthy Travel Tips

With my speaking schedule, conferences, and meetings I attend gathering research, I've been on more planes than I'd care to count. Over the years, I’ve gathered some "insider" healthy travel tips that make flying easier. My Seven Healthy Travel Tips * Buy water at the…

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Weak? Dizzy? It Could Be Dehydration

A number of years ago, after finishing ninth in the Indy 500, racecar driver Tony Stewart flew to Concord, North Carolina, to compete in NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 that same night—a grueling feat in racing. During the race, he began to feel nauseous and hot. By the race’s end, he had…

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Your Summer To-Do List for Better Health

I know we think of New Year’s as a time to make a fresh start, but in reality summer is an even better time to resolve to improve your health. The weather’s warm, the days are long, and we’re in a lull between holidays—with fewer temptations to overeat. I’ve seen on…

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Tips for Treating Plantar Fasciitis

They support hundreds of pounds—double your body weight when you walk and up to five times when you jump. They carry you around thousands of steps a day. They’re often jammed into tight, ill-fitting shoes. And they’re pretty much ignored most of the time. Is it any wonder three out…

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