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Detox;  Beware of Dementogens

Detox; Beware of Dementogens

For those of you who are Harry Potter fans you might remember the scenes of the creatures that conjure up images of "dementors" that take away human happiness and create paths of evil.  Although the term "dementors" was not exactly used in Harry Potter the...

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Begin The New Year with 5 Healthy Habits

Begin The New Year with 5 Healthy Habits

 So here we are entering another decade.  I don't know about the rest of you but this year in particular seems to have gone by fast.  So as with many the start of the New Year brings about resolutions.  I am not fond of the term resolutions,...

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Twelve Steps to a Healthy Christmas and Life

Twelve Steps to a Healthy Christmas and Life

  Many of us are familiar with the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas".  I do personally like this song.  Listening to this song made me think of the number of different steps I have taken through the years to keep healthy.  Some of these...

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Did you experience Ghrelin or Gremlins this Halloween?

Did you experience Ghrelin or Gremlins this Halloween?

I have to admit, I am not much into Halloween, but love this time of year with the beautiful fall colors. We have a neighbor farm down the road from us who has quite the display of skeletons, ghouls and goblins. It is a bit of a scary sight as you drive by, although...

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Quality Sleep; Quality Energy

Quality Sleep; Quality Energy

Sleep deprivation is becoming all too common in today's society. Difficulty going to sleep, staying asleep and even hearing from some my schedule does not allow for that much sleep. Most recent statistics show that about 40% of Americans get less than seven hours of...

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Collagen’s Great Health Benefits

Collagen’s Great Health Benefits

Collagen is something I recommend to almost every patient I see.  It is the most abundant protein in the human body and is the substance that holds the whole body together. You will find collagen in "bones, muscles, skin and tendons where it forms a scaffold...

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