Archives for Dr. Mercola

More Than Tired: A look at Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

We all experience exhaustion at times in our lives, and usually, a few good nights’ sleep and some self-care can get us back on track.  Occasionally, fatigue becomes chronic and other intervention is in order.  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a relatively new condition, having only been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control since 1988. According to the US Department of Health and Services Office on Women’s Health, experts say that one million people currently suffer from the condition, although fewer than 20 percent of these cases have been diagnosed.  Women are four times more likely to have disease,
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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Since May is National Stroke Awareness month, I want to take this opportunity to talk about what you can do, right now, to decrease your personal risk of stroke.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, stroke is currently the leading cause of death in the United States.  Over 800,000 people die each year from cardiovascular disease and stroke combined.  The time is now to make a few possibly surprising dietary changes that can have a huge impact on your risk reduction. Meat Look into this article by Dr. Joseph Mercola, to learn why not all red meat is created
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Don't Let Your Memory Fail You

Is your memory letting you down?  As we age, it’s natural to forget little things here and there, but it can be very frustrating when your memory fails you, especially at inopportune moments.  Rest assured, new research shows that there are steps you can take to ward off normal memory loss and prevent against it in the future.  In conjunction with traditional medicine and a healthy lifestyle, I feel that nutraceutical supplements can do a lot for our overall health, especially when it comes to cognitive decline.  Read on for my tips on getting the most out of your mind.
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