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How to Reduce Your Carpal Tunnel Pain 

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is characterized by a tingling, numbing, and painful sensation in your wrist. This can be caused by compression of the median nerve that runs along your forearm and into your hand. It can also be caused by adhesions, or stickiness, between

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Do Stimulants Help with Chronic Fatigue? 

If you’re suffering from chronic fatigue, you know how difficult it can be to get out of bed in the morning. In fact, it can be so difficult that some sufferers rely on the use of stimulants like caffeine or energy drinks to make it

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How Blueberries Can Help Reduce Arthritic Pain 

Did you know that a handful of blueberries every day could help reduce your arthritis pain, improve joint flexibility, and lower your inflammation? That’s right – the food you consume every day can have a large impact on your arthritis and daily pain levels. Blueberries,

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Food Sensitivities & Fibromyalgia: What’s the Connection?  

According to the Food Allergy Research & Education, researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies. And that figure doesn’t even take in account the number of people affected by food sensitives. Unlike allergies, food sensitivity isn’t deadly, but it may

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3 Key Nutrients in the Treatment of Male Impotence 

As we age, both men and women may experience diminished sexual ability in the bedroom. In the case of male impotence, it’s in the form of erectile dysfunction. However, age is rarely the problem alone. Multiple physiological factors and other possible underlying health conditions can

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Magnesium’s Role in Frequent Headaches 

Migraines could be caused by a host of different triggers from hormone imbalances and stress to nutritional deficiencies and food allergies. Some of these causes are easily recognized, such as excessive worrying and stressors, and others, not so much. Without a clear reason for the

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Improve Your Joints by Combining These 3 Supplements 

With nearly 80 million adults in America expected to be diagnosed with arthritis by 2040, joint pain is a serious concern. By taking preventative measures sooner rather than later, you may be able to reduce your risk of joint problems down the road. We’ve scoped

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Hunger Hormone Leptin Linked to Fibromyalgia Pain

Leptin, a hormone that regulates hunger and numerous other body functions, is under scrutiny for its possible role in Fibromyalgia. Recent research performed by Jarred Younger at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has shown that leptin levels fluctuate along with pain. Higher levels of

Improve Your Spinal Health with Yoga 

Yoga, an ancient practice originating in India, can be an effective treatment for back pain. One woman, Rachel Brathen, was even able to avoid back surgery by adding yoga to her daily routine. Studies have shown that yoga can help reduce back pain and may

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Managing Erectile Dysfunction with Natural Medicine

If you’re one of the over 30 million men in America suffering from erectile dysfunction, you know how hard it can be on your relationship and personal life. When it comes to erectile dysfunction, we tend to think it only affects older men. However, erectile

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Does Caffeine Help Chronic Fatigue? 

Caffeine seems to be hit or miss when it comes to sufferers of chronic fatigue. With some patients, caffeine works very well as a natural chronic fatigue treatment. On the other hand, caffeine does have the potential to worsen your fatigue. Caffeine directly impacts the

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The Potential Dangers of a Back Fusion 

If your doctor has recommended that you undergo a spinal fusion surgery, it’s important that you understand what’s involved in the procedure before you decide to proceed. While most doctors do mean well, following their recommendation may not be the best option in your situation.

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Prolotherapy Shown to Improve Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms

A recent study has shown that prolotherapy treatment successfully improved symptoms of knee osteoarthritis and provided patients a better quality of life. This is another successful study added onto the growing body of research that shows prolotherapy is a useful treatment for sufferers of arthritis

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The Troublesome Side-Effects of Long-Term Pain Pill Use

The use of pain pills has become almost a knee-jerk reaction in our society. Even the slightest hint of a headache or a minor pain has most Americans reaching into their pill cabinets for a quick dose of Tylenol. And with the “more is better”

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