Foods that combat inflammation
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Foods That Combat Inflammation

Why Does Inflammation Happen? You might be surprised to learn that inflammation has a positive side. It’s one way the body attempts to ward off injury and infection. But if you suffer from chronic inflammation, being told there’s a point to it all is cold comfort. No doubt you’re tired of the pain, and you …

Water on the knee, knee effusion, and knee pain
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Water on the Knee

What is Water on the Knee? Water on the knee is a common term for what doctors know as knee effusion. It’s a particular kind of swollen knee. It happens when you have fluid buildup around the knee. You need a certain amount of fluid in your joints where bones come together. The fluid provides …

The Keto Diet and Stem Cell Therapy
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The Keto Diet and Stem Cell Therapy

What is the Keto Diet? Keto diet is short for ketogenic diet, a nutritional program gaining in popularity today. Essentially, it’s a high fat but low carbohydrate diet that helps many people lose weight or control their weight. The word “ketogenic” comes from “ketone.” Ketone bodies are one of three water-soluble molecules produced in the …

Foods That Increase Libido
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Foods That Increase Libido

Loss of Libido Loss of libido is far from uncommon. 32% of women report it, and 15% of men say they have a lack of sexual desire. It’s thus fair to say that both men and women can encounter this problem, and they encounter if with increasing frequency as they reach middle age or older. …

Natural remedies for sciatica pain and back pain
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Natural Remedies for Sciatica Pain

What Is Sciatica? The hallmark of sciatica is the throbbing sciatic nerve pain you experience in your lower back and/or legs. The sciatic pain can be constant or come and go. You’re likely to get sciatica pain when the spinal cord gets pinched or injured. The sciatic nerves themselves are two nerves that arise in …

Knee clicking and knee pain
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Knee Clicking: What It All Means

Knee Clicking Is Common If you knee keeps popping, it may be some comfort to know you’re not alone. All joints are somewhat prone to cracking and popping, and knee clicking happens the most frequently. Lots of people hear a knee cracking when they go through a full range of motion or squat. Most of …

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Juicing for Bone Health

What Is Juicing for Bone Health? Juicing is a way of making sure you get exactly the nutrients you need while avoiding excessive intake of calories. It provides essential compounds and minerals that come to you from a natural source. Juicing is potent enough to be used as a therapeutic aid for a number of …

Lymphatic system health
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Maintaining a Health Lymphatic System

Lymphatic System Function and General Health Most people have at least some notion of what the lymphatic system is, but they may not recognize the close relationship between having a healthy lymphatic system and a person’s general health. That’s because lymphatic system function is closely related to healing. It’s part of your immune system, fighting …

Barometric pressure and pain
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Pain and Barometric Pressure

There’s a Connection Between Pain and Barometric Pressure When we’re young, we may be happily oblivious to the link between pain and the weather just as we’re less susceptible to pain in general. But as we get older, we may find that the weather really does affect the degree to which we experience knee pain, …

Knee stretches for knee pain relief
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7 Great Stretches for Knee Pain

Fighting Knee Pain There are many conditions that produce knee pain. Runner’s knee and osteoarthritis knee are just two examples. That being the case, it’s often a good idea to consult a professional to identify the reason for your particular knee pain. That’s especially true if the pain’s getting worse, comes with swelling, or your …