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Avoiding Anemia

Feel tired all the time? You may be anemic! If you feel tired and weak you may have anemia. When the number of red blood cells or your hemoglobin level is too low, your body can’t get all of the oxygen it needs, this can leave you feeling very tired and may even affect your…
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Lack of sleep may cause back pain!

Many adults suffer from lack of sleep and back pain, and University of Haifa researchers who collaborated with colleagues from Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center have linked the two ailments for the first time. “Our findings point to the importance of integrated treatment for the two to prevent back pain and improve the quality of…
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Inflammation. A Choice?

As you are aware, if you catch a cold your immune system swings into action. Did you know it also becomes involved with a sprained ankle? Both infection and injury are triggers for inflammation and the familiar heat, pain, redness, and swelling associated with inflammation are also the signs that your immune system is involved!…
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Weight Loss Relieves Knee Arthritis Pain Symptoms!

Obese patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who maintain an initial weight loss report fewer symptoms compared with their baseline level of symptoms, Danish researchers reported in Arthritis Care & Research. The improvement in symptoms was similar regardless of the weight maintenance program followed; either a dietary intervention, a program of knee exercises, or no formal…
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Feel tired all the time? You may be anemic even if your doctor has told you otherwise! Your fatigue may not be depression!

If you feel tired and weak most of the time you may have anemia. Anemia occurs when the number of red blood cells is too low or your hemoglobin level is too low. When this occurs, your body tissues can’t get all of the oxygen they need leaving you feeling very tired and making every…
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Acupuncture for Infertility

When used in conjunction with Western fertility treatments, acupuncture increases conception rates by 26%. A recent study from Tel Aviv University reports, ““When combining IUI with TCM treatments, 65.5 percent of the test group were able to conceive, compared with 39.4 percent of the control group, who received no herbal or acupuncture therapy.” For the…
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Taking NSAIDs during pregnancy Is it safe?

Karen Jackson-Northey Michael F. Evans, MD, CCFP Nielsen GL, Sorensen HT, Larsen H, Pedersen L. Risk of adverse birth outcome and miscarriage in pregnant users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: population based observation study and case-control study. BMJ 2001;322(7281):266-70. Research question Are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) associated with adverse fetal outcomes when taken during pregnancy? Specifically,…
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Nutrition and Fertility

Eur J Endocrinol. 2012 May;166(5):765-78. doi: 10.1530/EJE-11-0984. Epub 2012 Jan 24. Vitamin D and fertility: a systematic review. Lerchbaum E1, Obermayer-Pietsch B. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Vitamin D has been well-known for its function in maintaining calcium and phosphorus homeostasis and promoting bone mineralization. There is some evidence that in addition to sex steroid hormones,…
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Infertility & Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the insertion of ultra-thin, sterile needles into specific acupuncture points on the body which reside on channels or meridians; these are pathways in both the exterior and interior of the body. These points, when needled, can regulate the way in which the body functions. Can Acupuncture Be Used To Treat Infertility? Acupuncture, frequently…
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