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Let's Talk About Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)

…underlying constant was insulin resistance. Though the natural treatments for diabetes that I often write about are geared toward people who are already managing diabetes, it is good to know that your efforts at beating diabetes can also help protect against hypertension, heart disease, and obesity.

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Request a Magnesium IV for Heart Attack

…Magnesium IV can also provide rapid relief from migraine headaches, and it is indispensable in the treatment of preeclampsia (pregnancy-related hypertension). In a perfect world, magnesium IV treatments would be a standard therapy in all hospitals. Learn more about IV therapies. You May Also Be…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Dealing With Holiday Stress

…perception. Research also indicates that rhodiola is helpful in alleviating stress-induced insomnia, depression, poor appetite, irritability, hypertension, and headaches. Look for a standardized extract of rhodiola in health food stores and take 100–300 mg per day as needed to alleviate stress…

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Steps to Stave Off Sarcopenia

…bone density, and lowers metabolic rate and caloric needs while at the same time increases body fat. Sarcopenia is indirectly involved in hypertension, abnormal glucose tolerance, and cardiovascular response. Sadly, sarcopenia is what ultimately causes the loss of independence in many older…

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Acupuncture Benefits: The List Goes On and On

…benefits many other health concerns, including addiction control, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic fatigue, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, hypertension, infertility, joint pain, nausea, and sciatica. Acupuncture Gave Enid Her Life Back Enid came to Whitaker Wellness with a host of medical…

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Natural Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatments

…and bladder neck and thus make urination easier. They work rapidly and are pretty effective, but because they’re also used to treat hypertension, they may cause low blood pressure, dizziness, and weakness. The other class of meds reduces prostate volume by inhibiting the activity of an…

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The Top 5 Health Benefits of Avocados

…Potassium also plays an important role in blood pressure regulation. While a high-sodium diet has long been recognized as a risk factor for hypertension, the relationship between low potassium levels and increased blood pressure has been virtually ignored. In a landmark study, it was proven that…

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How NOT to Prevent a Stroke

…patients who have no symptoms at all! Safe, Effective Ways to Prevent a Stroke So, what are your options? The leading risk factor for stroke is hypertension, followed by atherosclerosis, atrial fibrillation, diabetes, obesity, alcoholism, and smoking. The most important preventive measure is to do…

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Herb-Drug Interactions: Why Most Fears Are Poorly Founded

…Americans took fen-phen before it was discovered that this drug combination could cause serious heart valve damage and primary pulmonary hypertension. Uncovering the Truth About Herb-Drug Interactions Now that you understand the different types of drug interactions that can occur, let’s…

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Snoring: Mere Nuisance or Real Health Problem?

Several years ago, at the request of my wife—who put up with my snoring but was disturbed by the increasing frequency of episodes when I appeared to stop breathing—I got tested for sleep apnea. In case you aren’t familiar with this condition, apnea means “no breath,”…

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