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Bone Health-This Silent Thief Can Steal Away Your Independence in a Flash

By Dr. Joseph Mercola It’s estimated that nearly half of all Americans over age 50 may be at risk with their bone health. And countless others of all ages are not getting sufficient bone-building nutrients in their diets and the physical activity needed for bones strong enough to last a lifetime. You need to give

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Children’s Health Expert Panel: Cell Phones & Wi-Fi―Are Children, Fetuses and Fertility at Risk?

Story at-a-glance – A panel of experts presented a wide range of scientific evidence that electromagnetic radiation from cell phones and other wireless technologies has indisputable biological, health and mental health effects, and are of particular concern for children. Radiation from cell phones and Wi-Fi has already been shown to cause diminished reaction time, decreased

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Controversial Paper Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Robert J. Szczerba , Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT.  The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents as Class 2B Carcinogens – possibly

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RETHINK YOUR DRINK

With the incidences of diabetes going through the roof for both adults and children, here is an article from CDC that might help you stay out of trouble: When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of diets promising fast results. There are low-carb diets, high-carb diets, low-fat diets, grapefruit diets, cabbage soup diets,

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How to optimize your detoxification system

Here is a very informative article by Dr. Mark Hyman, MD, on detoxification. You may also consult with Kathi at Help For Health if you have detoxification issues: The role of toxins and detoxification in health has been largely ignored by medicine. But thankfully scientists and practitioners are starting to recognize its importance in health.

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Having Problems with Gas and Bloating? Here Is an Article that Might Help:

Home Remedies for Gas and Bloating   http://www.everydayhealth.com/hs/gas-and-bloating/home-remedies-for-gas/ By Mary Elizabeth Dallas Reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, MD   Ginger, peppermint, and cinnamon may do more than add flavor to your food. These are just some of the natural remedies for gas relief, and chances are they’re already in your kitchen.   Although everyone experiences gas,

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National Institute of Health Resource Report on the Cryosauna Shows 50% Decrease in Depression Scores in up to 46% of Study Group

Whole-body cryotherapy as adjunct treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders Joanna Rymaszewska, David Ramsey, and Sylwia Chładzińska-Kiejna Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC (PubMed Central). Full Report at – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2734249/ Abstract Introduction: Rheumatism has been treated using whole-body cryotherapy (WBCT)

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A testimonial with many aspects, sleep, arthritis, pain, weight and cellulite loss, stress and mental clarity

The following testimonial contains so many beneficial aspects that we thought should be included as a reference article: “This is something I must share. I purchased a Groupon for cryotherapy after seeing it on several television shows and then I researched its benefits online. When I saw it has helped other people who had arthritis

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Lactose Intolerance: Natural Remedy Treatments

There’s an epidemic surrounding us of sensitivities to various foods. Allergies to foods, food intolerances, or even just increased sensitivity are becoming more and more common. Food allergies are not so common, but food intolerances seem to be increasing alarmingly. Unfortunately for many people, food intolerances are often misdiagnosed or even missed altogether. The symptoms

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Safe Cosmetics

Here is a timely article, from the Breast Cancer Action website, on how to avoid cancer-causing cosmetics. For more details go to http://www.bcaction.org/our-take-on-breast-cancer/environment/safe-cosmetics/ Because testing is voluntary and controlled by the cosmetic manufacturers, many ingredients in cosmetic products are not tested for safety. The Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep states that 89 percent of ingredients

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Bromines: Avoid This if You Want to Keep Your Thyroid Healthy

Bromides are a common endocrine disruptor. Because bromide is also a halide, it competes for the same receptors that are used in the thyroid gland (among other places) to capture iodine. This will inhibit thyroid hormone production resulting in a low thyroid state. Source: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/09/05/another-poison-hiding-in-your-environment.aspx Iodine is essential for your body, and is detected in

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Processed meats do cause cancer – WHO

26 October 2015 Processed meats – such as bacon, sausages and ham – do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Its report said 50g of processed meat a day – less than two slices of bacon – increased the chance of developing colorectal cancer by 18%. Meanwhile, it said red meats were

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Your Mother’s and Father’s Diet at Your Conception and Gestation Affects the Health and Lifespan of You and Your Children, Scientists Say

“You are what you eat, the saying goes. And, according to two new genetic studies, you are what your mother, father, grandparents and great-grandparents ate, too. Diet, be it poor or healthy, can so alter the nature of one’s DNA that those changes can be passed on to the progeny. While this much has been

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Want To Look Younger, Feel Younger, Burn Calories? Try Freezing

CBS Local May 17, 2012 10:52 PM MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — What would you go through to look younger, feel younger and burn calories? Would you be willing to freeze your butt off? People in the Twin Cities are exposing themselves to 220 degrees below zero for just those reasons. “It’s like walking outside naked, in

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Whole-body cryotherapy in patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease. A prospective study

[Article in German] Braun KP1, Brookman-Amissah S, Geissler K, Ast D, May M, Ernst H. Author information 1Praxis für Allgemeinmedizin (Inhaber: MR Dr. H.-P. Braun), Albert-Schweitzer-Strasse 11, 03050 Cottbus. kay-p.braun@web.de Abstract BACKGROUND: As yet, whole-body cryotherapy is especially used for the therapy of chronic inflammatory arthritis. An analgetic effect has been described in several studies.

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Insufficient Sleep Is a Public Health Epidemic

Source: http://www.cdc.gov/features/dssleep/ Continued public health surveillance of sleep quality, duration, behaviors, and disorders is needed to monitor sleep difficulties and their health impact. Sleep is increasingly recognized as important to public health, with sleep insufficiency linked to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical and other occupational errors.1 Unintentionally falling asleep, nodding off while driving,

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Cold acclimation recruits human brown fat and increases nonshivering thermogenesis

Anouk A.J.J. van der Lans1, Joris Hoeks1, Boudewijn Brans2, Guy H.E.J. Vijgen1,3, Mariëlle G.W. Visser2, Maarten J. Vosselman1, Jan Hansen1, Johanna A. Jörgensen1, Jun Wu4, Felix M. Mottaghy2,5, Patrick Schrauwen1, and Wouter D. van Marken Lichtenbelt1 1Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, 2Department of Nuclear Medicine, and 3Department of Surgery,

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Cryotherapy: Encouraging healthy weight loss

When it comes to losing weight, there’s no substitute for a healthy diet, sensible portion sizes and a reasonable amount of exercise. But if you’re looking to kick start your weight loss and reset your body to burn the maximum number of calories continually, then whole-body cryotherapy is worth considering. Polar bear swims, icy plunge

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Cryotherapy not just for Cavaliers

By Jen Picciano BEREA, OH (WOIO) – LeBron James uses it, and claims cryotherapy helps players heal faster. The Cavs practice facility even has its own cryo sauna now. But non-athletes can benefit from using it, as well. Cryotherapy is helping weekend warriors and professional athletes alike, heal faster. “It’ll cut muscle recovery time down to 72

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The Efficacy of Acupressure for Symptom Management: A Systematic Review

Eun Jin Lee, PhD, RN, ARNP and Susan Frazier, PhD, RN Author information ► Copyright and License information ► Abstract Context Acupressure is a non-invasive strategy used to manage various symptoms. Objectives The purpose of this paper was to review randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that investigated the efficacy of acupressure for the management of symptoms.

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Channel 9 Airs Cryosauna Session at Help For Health, May 26, 2015

  On May 28. 2015, Channel 9 News aired a Health Alert interview featuring the Cryosauna Therapy available at Help For Health, Vienna VA. It featured the benefits of Cryosauna Therapy afforded a Help For Health client, Terry Doyle. Terry, a hairdresser for over 30 years, began been experiencing arthritis and tendonitis, in her elbow

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Continuous PC6 wristband acupressure for relief of nausea and vomiting associated with acute myocardial infarction: a partially randomised, placebo-controlled trial

H.E. Dent, N.G Dewhurst, S.Y Mills, M Willoughby Article has an altmetric score of 3 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0965-2299(03)00058-X Abstract Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of continuous PC6 acupressure as an adjunct to antiemetic drug therapy in the prevention and control of nausea and vomiting in the first 24 h after myocardial infarction (MI). Design: Partially randomised, partially

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Whole body cryotherapy as a novel adjuvant therapy for depression and anxiety

Author: Joanna Rymaszewska David Ramsey Summary Aim. The whole body cryotherapy (WBCT) is becoming a more popular adjuvant method in rehabilitation and renewal. The objective was to evaluate influence of WBCT on depressive and anxiety symptoms. Materials and methods. The study group (n=26) was treated using a series of 15 daily visits to a cryogenic

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Two simple things you can do to live longer and healthier

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 Here are two easy activities you can introduce into your daily life that could have a big impact on your health: if you’re sitting around at the office or home most of the time, get up and walk for just two minutes every hour, and replace one sugary drink every day

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Studies on Whole-body Cryotherapy

WHOLE-BODY CRYOTHERAPY IN INFLAMMATORY AND NON-INFLAMMATORY RHEUMATIC DISEASES KARGUS, K.BLUM, T. TÄUBER, J. TEUBER, BAYREUTH   Since 1999, our clinic is equipped with a whole-body cryochamber which is used to combat rheumatic disorders. The cryochamber design is a two-chamber system consisting of an antechamber with a temperature of approx. -60°C and a main chamber with

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