Nutritional-Deficiencies

Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

People living with diabetes are at higher risk of developing periodontal disease than people without blood sugar problems. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, occurs when the gums become infected and inflamed. Signs that you may have periodontal disease include: * red, sore, swollen gums * bleeding…

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Natural Treatments for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is caused by an overactive immune system that triggers inflammation and excessive production of skin cells, which accumulate in thickened, itchy patches. Many conventional psoriasis treatments exist, including tar shampoos, topical steroids, immunosuppressive drugs, and injected biologic…

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Treatments for Depression

The untimely death of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams earlier this summer shed light on the hidden battles we all face. Many folks suffer silently with depression, dysphoria (an emotional state marked by anxiety, depression, and restlessness), and other demons that the rest of…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, an estimated one in two women and up to one in four men age 50 and older will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture at some point in their lives. While some loss of bone density is normal with aging, there are also factors that threaten bone…

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Solutions for 3 Common Digestive Problems

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic heartburn, constipation, and other gastrointestinal issues. As we age, our digestive organs secrete fewer enzymes, and peristalsis (the wave-like muscle contraction that moves things through the esophagus, stomach, and intestines) slows down. Consequently,…

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ADHD Treatments That Really Work

The human brain runs on electricity—it’s the spark that allows neurons to communicate with one another. So it’s understandable that irregularities in this system can make us feel out of sync. At Whitaker Wellness, we routinely use therapies that help normalize the brain’s…

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