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  • NSAIDs Put Hypertensive Users at Risk for Kidney Disease Read more >

    NSAIDs Put Hypertensive Users at Risk for Kidney Disease

    A new study published in the journal Hypertension suggests that people with high blood pressure should avoid taking the common painkillers known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDS. These drugs may heighten the risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Hypertension itself is known to increase the likelihood of kidney damage. Senior study author Hui-Ju Tsai, […]

  • How Much Protein Does Your Body Need? Read more >

    How Much Protein Does Your Body Need?

    Health experts may debate carbs and fats, but no one denies the tremendous benefits of protein. Our bodies must have protein to repair and rebuild bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. It also helps us feel full and satisfied, and thus able to resist unhealthy foods. The question for most of us is: How much […]

  • A Doctor’s 3 Top Health Tips Read more >

    A Doctor’s 3 Top Health Tips

    In a recent article, Dr. Greg Noble of Loveland, Colorado suggests three things you can do now to ensure optimal health. These are the foundational pieces that will help you maintain health in the face of the stresses and excesses of modern life.

  • 5 Surprising Health Benefits of Orgasm Read more >

    5 Surprising Health Benefits of Orgasm

    According to research, women are capable of having at least eleven different kinds of orgasms, a fact that might make men a little jealous. Aside from being pleasurable and life affirming, orgasms also provide some significant health benefits. Here are five benefits that may surprise you. 1. They help curb appetite. Orgasms stimulate the release […]

  • What Identical Twins Can Teach Us About Brain Health Read more >

    What Identical Twins Can Teach Us About Brain Health

    Most of us know exercise is good for our bodies and stimulates our brains. Still, we find it difficult to get up off the coach, strap on our running shoes, and get moving. A recent study involving identical twins may provide a little extra incentive. Researchers find it difficult to study the absolute effects of […]

  • The End of Diet Soda? Read more >

    The End of Diet Soda?

    When Americans began to understand the dangers of unlimited sugar consumption, many people turned away from sugared soft drinks to diet soda. Now research has demonstrated that aspartame, the primary sweetener used in diet soda, is one of the most dangerous food additives currently in use. It is known to cause seizures and many other […]

  • What is Laughter Yoga? Read more >

    What is Laughter Yoga?

    There is a new kind of yoga, and it is gaining an enthusiastic following. Laughter yoga was developed by Dr. Madan Kataria, who knew both yoga and laughter offer significant health benefits. In fact, studies show laughter can relieve pain, increase happiness and strengthen the immune system. Laughter yoga clubs now exist all over the […]

  • Scientific Proof This Herb Should Be in Your Medicine Cabinet Read more >

    Scientific Proof This Herb Should Be in Your Medicine Cabinet

    Every year, health enthusiasts around the world spend billions of dollars on Echinacea. Until recently, the popularity of the herb was based on anecdotal information. Five years ago, however, the U.S. National Institutes of Health began studying Echinacea, and their findings prove those billions are well spent. NIH wanted to find the answers to these […]

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