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More Men's Health Problems--Solved!

…over-the-counter antifungals contain an active ingredient such as miconazole, clotrimazole, or econazole, and some include hydrocortisone to relieve itching. Look for these products in health food or drug stores. You may also be interested in: Four Ways to Prevent a Stroke Four Easy Ways to Stop IBS

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3 Powerful Ways to Stay Off the Cardiac Ward

…or call 800-488-1500. To locate an EECP provider in your area call 800-455-EECP (3327) or visit vasomedical.com. Now it’s your turn: What have you done to help protect your heart? You May Also Be Interested In: * How NOT to Prevent a Stroke * Four Medical Tests that Can Save Your Life

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Four Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

…(30 mg), and magnesium (500 mg). In addition, Ginkgo biloba (120-180 mg) helps improve circulation and prevent free radical damage. Now it’s your turn: What are you doing to prevent hearing loss? You may also be interested in: * A Sweet Cure from the Kitchen * Four Ways to Prevent a Stroke

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7 Summer Survival Tips

…can, however, hot weather may make air pollution even more dangerous. The pairing of these two elements has the potential to increase risk of stroke by about 50 percent! Your best bet is to stay indoors on hot days when air quality is poor. Now it’s your turn: Do you have a tip for weathering…

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4 Ways to Clean Up the Air in Your Home

…makes a real difference. For example, three years after public smoke-free laws were adopted in Florida, hospitalizations for heart attacks and stroke fell by 18 percent. You obviously have no control over the quality of air in public places, but here are four easy ways to clean up the air in your…

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The Link Between Anticholinergic Drugs and Dementia

…didn’t stick. It all came to a head when she fell outside her home. Confused and disoriented, she was taken to the hospital. An MRI ruled out a stroke but did show some age-related changes in the brain. They were told that Anne had early dementia and she was prescribed a patch for mild to…

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Health Benefits of Tea

…against cardiovascular disease. And a recent study found that regular consumption of both green and black tea reduced risk of heart attack and stroke by 10–20 percent. But be careful when reaching for the bottled varieties. Some prepackaged teas may have the same health benefits of tea that…

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Four Natural Pain Relievers

…can damage your joints. COX-2 inhibitors have problems of their own. In addition to gastrointestinal distress, these drugs increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. In fact, one of these medications, Vioxx, was removed from the market after being linked to more than 50,000 fatalities. And…

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4 Tips for Healthier Summer Travel

…long flights can also help reduce your risk of deep vein thrombosis. You can also massage your calves, quadriceps, and hamstrings. Use long, upward strokes to help the blood move toward your heart, and take deep, relaxed breaths to keep plenty of oxygen in your bloodstream. * Avoid Motion Sickness.…

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Niacin: Is it Really Safe and Effective?

…average total cholesterol of the men taking niacin fell by 10 percent, triglycerides by 26 percent, recurrent heart attacks by 27 percent, and strokes by 26 percent. Although there was no difference in the death rate at that time, in a nine-year follow-up period there were 11 percent fewer deaths…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…delivering it to target tissues. At Whitaker Wellness, we’ve had particularly good success treating patients who are recovering from strokes and those with hepatitis, neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, and other chronic illnesses—conditions associated…

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The Dangers of Diabetes Drugs

…not all. In early studies, one diabetes drug in particular (Avandia) was demonstrated to more than double the death rate from heart attack or stroke! In contrast, thousands of diabetic patients have learned how to manage diabetes with natural treatments, including special supplements for diabetes,…

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Defy Aging With Resveratrol

…of clots to the artery walls, which is the cause of most heart attacks and strokes. It is also a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent that tends to minimize damage, even if you have a heart attack or stroke. But resveratrol’s benefits go far beyond heart disease. Resveratrol may…

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Vitamin E for Diabetes

…disease. Israeli researchers found that when these people took 400 IU of vitamin E daily, their risk of cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart attack, and death fell by 50 percent! Vitamin E’s benefits were so profound the study was terminated early so all study participants…

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The Health Benefits of Beer

…Beer is also a great source of B-complex vitamins, which have been linked to lower levels of homocysteine and reduced risk of heart attack and stroke. So go ahead and enjoy an occasional cold one this summer, but don’t forget that the health benefits of beer (and other forms of alcohol) end…

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Vitamin E Benefits for Diabetes and Heart Health

…cardiovascular disease. Israeli researchers found that when these people took 400 IU of vitamin E daily, their risk of cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart attack and death fell by 50 percent! Vitamin E’s benefits were so profound the study was terminated early so all study participants…

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Prevent Cancer and Protect Your Heart with Tomatoes

…prostate cancers. Eating tomatoes also helps to lower your cholesterol and blood pressure—both of which can help to prevent heart attacks and strokes. That’s because they contain B vitamins and potassium. Lastly, tomatoes contain chromium which helps to lower your blood sugar and vitamin…

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Learn About Flaxseed’s Health Benefits

…Whitaker Wellness Institute is flaxseed. Flaxseed Health Benefits Flaxseed not only helps to lower cholesterol, it can help prevent heart attacks and strokes. Flaxseed health benefits also include its role as an excellent source of soluble fiber which acts as a natural cholesterol control mechanism.…

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Caffeine Withdrawal...A Mental Disorder?!?

…inflammation, platelet aggregation, blood flow, and blood clot formation. * Studies demonstrate that moderate caffeine consumption reduces risk of stroke. * At an optimal level of four cups per day, coffee protects against heart failure. Bountiful Benefits of Caffeine * Caffeine improves endurance…

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