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Are You Sleeping?

by Joe Lawrence October 13th, 2017 | Common Conditions
Sleep is important. Do you get enough? What can you do?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults should be getting seven to nine hours of sleep per night. How many people actually do this? Sleep is the first thing sacrificed to make up slack from the day. We stay up late to finish that paper for school. We pull an all-nighter to wrap birthday or Christmas gifts. We get up super early to get to work early or to squeeze in the workout we can not make time for in the day. Sleep is treated as a luxury instead
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Foods that Heal – Common Injuries and Ailments and What to Eat to Speed Your Recovery

by Editorial Team August 21st, 2017 | Common Conditions
No one likes to go to the doctor. But when injuries and ailments are left unattended to, often we can make our situation worse by ignoring the pain. Thankfully, there are home remedies and foods we can eat that can put you on the fast route to recovery. Or at least keep an ailment under control until you can pencil in time to see a doctor.

Here's what you should stock up on the next time you're faced with any of these common ailments or injuries.

  1. Headaches.


Whether the result of a hangover, or low air pressure, headaches can range
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Foods to Help Arthritis

by Kimberly Hays August 17th, 2017 | Common Conditions, Health Observance
As many as 50 million Americans suffer from arthritis. Arthritis literally means “joint inflammation,” and it is caused by several factors including genetics, environment, age, obesity, and age. Treatment for arthritis includes weight loss, physical therapy, assistive aids, physical activity, and medication to relieve the pain. A person with arthritis needs to learn self-management skills to help in their treatment, and besides regular exercise, a healthy diet is essential. Here we will look at some of the best food choices to help if you or a loved one has arthritis.

Foods That Contain Sulphur –Vegetables like asparagus, onions, garlic, and
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Disinfect to Kill Flu Germs

by Kimberly Hays February 2nd, 2017 | Common Conditions
This has been a rough flu season, and although some reports state that the number of cases is dropping in some areas in the United States, we are still in the middle of an epidemic. If you have anyone in your household that is experiencing the flu, or is getting over the flu, you need to take precautions to rid your home of flu germs. These tips are also good if you have any kind of contagious virus in your home, and they are great if you work in an office where viruses are rampant.

Use Paper Products – Instead
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Understanding Canavan Disease

by Editorial Team December 20th, 2016 | Common Conditions
Canavan disease is a genetic condition passed to a child when both parents carry the gene. We call this an autosomal recessive condition, and it’s most common in a specific in eastern and central European children of Jewish heritage known as Ashkenazi Jews. There has been very little research about Canavan disease in other ethnic groups because it is so rare.  Canavan currently affects 1 out of every 6,400-13,500 Ashkenazi Jews.

How does Canavan disease affect the body?

Canavan disease is caused by a mutation in what’s called the ASPA gene. ASPA is responsible for signaling the production of an enzyme
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