Month: September 2018

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For the Sake of Good Health, Trust Your Gut (Microbes)

The human body is home to trillions of viruses, fungi, and bacteria. These micro-organisms (microbes, for short) are part of a system scientists and doctors call the “human microbiota,” otherwise known as the microbiome. The fact that microbes are grouped together, however, doesn’t mean that they all follow the same function; they affect the body …

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Walking with Support: Understanding Prescription Orthotics

Almost everyone has experienced foot pain at some point in their lives. A 2014 study from the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) reported that eight out of 10 (77 percent) of Americans suffer from foot ailments. Since the feet bear much of the body’s weight, it’s no wonder people often run into foot-related  problems. The World Stops …

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The Holistic Way to Worrying Less? Homeopathic Medicine as Treatment for Anxiety

Homeopathy is a complementary medicine that offers a holistic alternative to treating illnesses. Based on the belief that the body can cure itself, this medical system uses small amounts of natural substances to stimulate the body’s healing process for certain health conditions. This includes psychological disorders, such as anxiety, depression, and stress. “Like Cures Like” …

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Boost Before Workout: Do Pre-Workout Supplements Really Affect Your Performance?

Pre-workout supplements are a hot topic amongst fitness circles. Many of its believers swear by their energizing effects. So, you’ve probably heard a couple of friends or health buffs talk about taking special supplements before hitting the gym. You might even be considering them yourself to improve your performance. It wouldn’t even be difficult to …

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