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How To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

How To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is by far the most common form of diabetes in adults.  This occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin or the insulin does not work well at moving glucose (a type of sugar) from the bloodstream into the cells of the body.  There is an...

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Exercise

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Exercise

Exercise has been shown to be beneficial in many ways.  Beyond just helping control weight, it can elevate mood, improve sleep and reduce chronic pain.  Blood pressure can be reduced, and cholesterol and blood sugar frequently improve, decreasing the risk of heart...

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Tips To Fight Seasonal Depression

Tips To Fight Seasonal Depression

Why is depression and, in severe cases suicide, more common during the holiday season? You would think that with all the celebration, a "blue mood" would be much less likely. Mental health specialists speculate that there are a variety of factors that contribute to...

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How to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Attack

How to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Attack

Heart disease continues to kill a large number of Americans each year.  The most common type is due to blockages in one or more heart arteries, known as coronary artery disease (CAD).  Listed below are the major risk factors for heart disease as well as what you can...

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

"Doc, my muscles are always stiff and sore and I'm so tired.  What's wrong with me?"  This is a common complaint that I frequently hear in my office, and it is often due to fibromyalgia. This chronic condition affects about 1 in 50 people and is more common in women. ...

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