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    How does physical therapy help with joint pain and stiffness?

    In physical therapy you'll learn ways to exercise that will help maintain your range of motion and flexibility. Gentle range of motion exercises are helpful for relieving joint stiffness and improving your flexibility. Your physical therapist will show you the correct way to do the exercises and give you a...Read More
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    I don't like cardio. Said it.

    I enjoy a little trail running in the rain and being at-one with nature. Otherwise, I'm not a fan of cardio for the sake...Full Post
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    What should I eat if I am regularly strength training?

    Strength training requires more protein than other exercises, but, unless you're an elite athlete, you probably get enough protein in your everyday diet as it is. However, research suggests that when you get your protein may be key in how quickly you amass muscle. Grab a meal with protein right after

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    I don't like cardio. Said it.

    I enjoy a little trail running in the rain and being at-one with nature. Otherwise, I'm not a fan of cardio for the sake...Full Post
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    Can a chiropractor help me if I have a pinched nerve?

    Most chiropractors are highly trained and very familiar with treating areas where a nerve may be pinched. Pinched nerves may be associated with a joint that is out of alignment and chiropractic adjustments can be a minimally intrusive form of treatment. Be sure to consult with your primary physician...Read More
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    How can socializing help improve my memory?

    There is a simple way to hone your mind. Try calling a friend. Staying in touch with friends and loved ones could slow the pace at which your memory dwindles with age.

    In a study of 16,638 older adults, people who were married, active in volunteer groups, and in regular contact with friends,

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    What is strength endurance training?

    Strength endurance training is an important step in an integrated training program. It involves using higher amounts of weight, lower repetitions, more sets, and little rest. This type of training is often done in supersets (one more-stable exercise is followed immediately with another exercise i

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    CONCLUSION
    "The brain’s ability to fight neurologic disorders and recover from injury is largely dependent upon lifestyle choices such as diet and...Full Post
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    What is the difference between flax and fish oil?

    Fish oil from fatty fish contains higher amounts omega-3 fatty acids such as EPA and DHA, the 2 fish oils that provide health benefits. Flaxseed oil comes from the flax plant and contains both omega-3 and omega-6 fats. Flaxseed oil contains the plant derived omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA),...Read More
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    Are french fries a vegetable?

    Sadly, although a potato is theoretically a vegetable, when I refer to "veggies," I don't include potatoes. That's because they're much higher in calories than all of the others. So I count them as a starch only. That doesn’t mean you can't eat French fries, though. It simply means that you...Read More
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    Some good info in here...
    https://www.sharecare.com/health/diet-nutrition/article/nutrigenomics-you-are-what-you-eat
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    What are allergies?

    Allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to a substance that is exposed to your body. While the substance is usually harmless, a slight irritation to your immune system causes it to react anyway. Read More
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    What is considered borderline diabetes?

    When the diabetes police are in hot pursuit and you are within five miles of a state border you have borderline diabetes.
    Sorry. I couldn’t resist. In the medical world we use certain fixed blood sugar numbers to determine who has diabetes and who doesn’t. The standards are set by the American D...Read More
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    What is considered borderline diabetes?

    Borderline diabetes is a term for a condition that's now called prediabetes. It's based on the level of blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, when you have fasted (which means you haven't eaten any food overnight). Your doctor will test your blood glucose in the office. If it is below...Read More