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Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating

Debra Murray

  The holidays are festive, celebratory, and a chance to reunite with family and friends. The holidays can also represent a serious challenge to someone who is struggling to lose weight and to eat more healthily. It is tempting to put one’s diet and new lifestyle on hold and simply indulge oneself for the holidays. This can be a dangerous path to embark on. Thanksgiving is one of the most food-fueled holidays and it is easy to stay on the same food heavy path until the New Year. By the time you make it from Thanksgiving to the New Year,...

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Supplements That Keep You Feeling and Looking Younger

Debra Murray

There is no magic fountain of youth that can keep us all young forever, but if the body is cared for properly, it is possible to look and feel younger for longer than you would expect. The trick is to exercise regularly, drink plenty of water, and eat a healthy diet. A few health-boosting supplements are helpful too. Read on for a list of some of the best vitamin and mineral formulas that you should start taking today.    Thyroid Support Formula  Over time, the thyroid doesn't function as well as it used to, which is problematic because the thyroid...

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No Signs of Slow Down as U.S. Arthritis Cases Rise

Debra Murray

According to recent healthcare research findings, the market for chronic pain therapies will steadily continue with treatments for arthritis and back pain predicted to be the most lucrative over the next decade.     As populations age and people search for better remedies for aches and pains, the chronic back pain and arthritis pain market segments encompassed almost 57 percent of the overall chronic pain drug market in 2010.     Statistics from the National Arthritis Foundation state: Nearly 1 in 5 adults suffer from arthritis, and the number is growing Arthritis affects people in all age groups, including nearly...

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Health Tips for Restless Legs

Debra Murray

Restless leg syndrome causes an extreme urge for those affected to move their legs, especially at night. This often leads to difficulty in sleeping and daytime drowsiness. However, lack of sleep may not be the worst of the effects caused by this condition. Research is showing that those who suffer from restless leg syndrome have an increased risk of developing heart disease, as well as an increased risk of early death.   A study by Mayo Clinic found that those with more severe cases of restless leg syndrome, meaning that the legs twitch more than 35 times per hour, were...

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Simple Health Tips For When Pain Is Tougher Than Usual

Debra Murray

You've come to accept the fact that pain comes with aging. As the years advance, there is more wear and tear on the body. Arthritis, bones that have been broken in the past and daily aches are par for the course as we age. However, sometimes the pain will be worse, getting in the way of your everyday life. When the pain is tougher than usual, here are some helpful tips to keep you on your feet and moving.   Avoid Strain When your body is protesting, listen to it and don't overdo. While it's understandable that you have things to do, there will...

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Breaking Health News on Inflammation

Debra Murray

There are two kinds of inflammation that take place in the body - acute and chronic. When the body is injured or plagued by viruses, bacteria and pollutants, acute inflammation signals white blood cells to rush in and repair the damage. The problem arises when the body doesn't know when to stop healing itself and it ends up attacking its own tissues.   Chronic inflammation is dubbed the "quiet killer" for a reason. It spreads in the body, inflames your tissues and destroys your health without you even realizing it. Next thing you know, you are burdened for life with a chronic...

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