Auto-Immune Disorders

Optimizing Your Body's Best Defense Against Toxins - Cornelius NC

Optimizing Your Body’s Best Defense Against Toxins – Cornelius NC

Optimizing Your Body’s Best Defense Against Toxin You’ve heard antioxidant foods and supplements can help fight inflammation and protect you from toxins, but the most important antioxidant is one we make in our own bodies: glutathione. Unlike common antioxidant sources — vitamins C and E, beta carotene, turmeric, resveratrol, and foods such as blueberries, tomatoes,…

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Is Social Pollution and Workplace Stress Harming You? - Cornelius NC

Is Social Pollution and Workplace Stress Harming You? – Cornelius NC

Is Social Pollution and Workplace Stress Harming You?   Thanks to science and public awareness, we know environmental pollution from industry harms our health. Same goes with tobacco. But did you know “social pollution” is just as harmful? Social pollution refers to the long hours, lack of economic security, high cost of health care, exhaustion,…

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Syncing Productivity With Your Menstrual Cycle - Cornelius NC

Syncing Productivity With Your Menstrual Cycle – Cornelius NC

Syncing Productivity With Your Menstrual Cycle While the eight-to-five workday may suit a man’s physiology, female researchers are finding women can capitalize on periods of heightened creativity, productivity, enhanced communication, and reflection depending on where they are in their menstrual cycle. We tend to think of female hormonal cycles as problematic or negative, but the…

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Is Hashimoto's Causing Your Hypothyroidism? - Cornelius NC

Is Hashimoto’s Causing Your Hypothyroidism? – Cornelius NC

Is Hashimoto’s Causing Your Hypothyroidism? If you have symptoms of hypothyroidism, how do you know if it’s caused by Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune thyroid disease? Although about 90 percent of hypothyroidism cases in the United States are caused by Hashimoto’s, most doctors do not test for it. Why? Because it does not change their treatment. However,…

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Diet Soda Raises Risk Of Dementia and Stroke in Cornelius NC

Diet Soda Raises Risk Of Dementia and Stroke in Cornelius NC

Diet Soda Raises Risk Of Dementia and Stroke in Cornelius NC You’re supposed to ditch regular soda for diet soda because it’s better for you, right? Wrong — research shows people who drink diet soda daily are three times more likely to develop dementia or have a stroke compared to those who drink it less…

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Too Much Salt Nukes Your Gut Bacteria and Inflames You in Cornelius NC

Too Much Salt Nukes Your Gut Bacteria and Inflames You in Cornelius NC

Too Much Salt Nukes Your Gut Bacteria and Inflames You A high-salt diet has long been connected with cardiovascular disease. Too much sodium in the bloodstream causes fluid retention, which makes the heart work harder to move the extra volume of blood. This can stiffen blood vessels and lead to high blood pressure, stroke, heart…

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Cholesterol Good Fats, Bad Fats, and Heart Health in Cornelius NC

Cholesterol Good Fats, Bad Fats, and Heart Health in Cornelius NC

Cholesterol Good Fats, Bad Fats, and Heart Health Conventional medicine is slowly admitting that instead of fat, sugar and refined carbohydrates are the biggest sources of high cholesterol. Excess sugars and carbs drive good cholesterol down and triglycerides up, leading to the small, dangerous particles that encourage plaque buildup in the arteries. This contributes to…

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No More Egg Shaming Cardiovascular Risks Unfounded in Cornelius NC

No More Egg Shaming Cardiovascular Risks Unfounded in Cornelius NC

No More Egg Shaming Cardiovascular Risks Unfounded For years we’ve been warned the cholesterol in eggs raises the risk of cardiovascular disease, however new research shows that in people with pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes, eggs do not raise cardiovascular risk if they are part of a healthy diet. What’s more, they pose no additional…

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NSAIDs - The Dangers and The Alternatives For Pain in Cornelius NC

NSAIDs – The Dangers and The Alternatives For Pain in Cornelius NC

NSAIDs – The Dangers and The Alternatives For Pain Many people think the main keys to avoiding arterial plaque and heart disease are to watch cholesterol, avoid smoking, and exercise. But what is less known is how dependent your heart health is on your gut. If you have digestive problems, multiple food sensitivities, or chronic…

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Leaky Gut Raises Risk Of Artery Plaque and Heart Disease in Cornelius

Leaky Gut Raises Risk Of Artery Plaque and Heart Disease in Cornelius NC

Leaky Gut Raises Risk Of Artery Plaque and Heart Disease Many people think the main keys to avoiding arterial plaque and heart disease are to watch cholesterol, avoid smoking, and exercise. But what is less known is how dependent your heart health is on your gut. If you have digestive problems, multiple food sensitivities, or…

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