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5 Secrets to Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

There is a definite relationship between high cholesterol and heart disease. It’s estimated that a drop of one point in cholesterol reduces the overall risk of a heart attack by 2 percent. Aware of this relationship, most conventional doctors prescribe cholesterol-lowering statin drugs for…

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The Power of Pumpkin

“Halloween” or “All Hallow’s Eve” dates back 2,000 years to the most significant Celtic holiday: the night before the new year (November 1 on their calendar), when the dead returned to mingle with the living. Scary faces were sculpted into turnips and gourds and lit…

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Natural Remedies for High Cholesterol

Over the years, several studies have shown cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can lead to diabetes. The biggest was the famous JUPITER study, which showed a strong link between statins and diabetes. But Astra-Zeneca, the manufacturer of the statin drug Crestor, decided to pay for a reanalysis of the…

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Let's Get the Word Out About Diabetes and Heart Disease

Diabetes is a silent stalker, and if you’re over 40, overweight, and inactive, you’re a prime target. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 25 million people in the United States have diabetes. And one-quarter of them don’t even know…

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DMSO Treatment Relieves Joint & Muscle Pain

If joint and/or muscle pain is interfering with your quality of life, I suggest you give dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) a try. DMSO is an exceptionally versatile therapy. For starters, it’s one of the few compounds that can be administered orally, intravenously, intramuscularly, or topically.…

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Are Prescription Medications Making Us Sicker?

If you look around the waiting room at the Whitaker Wellness Institute, you’ll see people clutching paper or plastic bags. No, they’re not toting their lunches or recent purchases. These bags contain bottles of prescription medications, which patients bring in for review with their…

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Alleviating Pain with PRP Treatment

Pain can be more than inconvenient and unpleasant—it can be downright dreadful. But whether you have chronic neck or back pain, arthritic joints, an acute sports injury, or a lingering sprain or strain, conventional doctors are quick to whip out their prescription pads. Yet there are a host of…

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Try ‘Natural Nyquil’ This Cold and Flu Season

When it comes to cold and flu season, prevention is the best medicine. But sometimes the most diligent efforts fail and you catch a cold or flu bug anyway. The first thing most people do when they experience signs of a cold or flu is reach for over-the-counter medications. Although these meds might…

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