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Why Are Natural Treatments for Diabetes Often Ignored?

…changes require work on the part of both physician and patient, and who wants to put forth that much effort? So the doc pulls out his prescription pad and discharges that responsibility. And patients accept this because it’s an easy out for them as well. What could be simpler than taking a “magic…

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Are Prescription Medications Making Us Sicker?

…can you protect yourself from overuse of prescription medications? * Stop and ask questions the next time your physician whips out the prescription pad. Ask exactly why that particular prescription medication is being recommended, what the risk is of not taking the prescription medication, and if there’s…

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Tips for Treating Plantar Fasciitis

…drugstore to custom-made, $1,000 insoles. Try the less expensive ones first—they may do the trick. You can also look for lightweight arch support pads that wrap around the foot and typically fasten with Velcro. These adjustable braces do the work of medical tape without all the hassle. Various brands…

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Managing Insulin Resistance

I can’t even imagine how many conventional physicians across the country have worn out their prescription pads writing scripts for diabetes drugs. In fact, as a society we’ve become so focused on the pills that we’ve forgotten the real issue with type 2 diabetes: managing insulin resistance. What…

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

…suffer a stroke than those with normal blood sugar levels. So, what are doctors doing about this epidemic? They’re wearing out their prescription pads with Rx’s for diabetes and heart medications. Meanwhile, they pay half-hearted lip service to the importance of healthy eating and the right nutritional…

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Four Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

…manufacturers. It affects roughly 75 million Americans, and, as with many medical conditions, most doctors are treating it by wearing out their prescription pads, instead of using these natural remedies for high blood pressure. Four Remedies for High Blood Pressure * Four in five blood pressure readings taken…

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Alleviating Pain with PRP Treatment

…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 safe, effective alternative options that you would be smart to consider, and one of the most powerful is platelet rich plasma…

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Prolotherapy: Pain Relief That Lasts

…proper alignment. But when they become weak and slack, the structures they support move out of proper position and put pressure on the discs (the pads of protective cartilage between the vertebrae) and nerves exiting the spinal cord. This results not only in pain in the lower back, but also, depending…

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