Exercise Good for What Ails Ya! Part 2

Posted by Lloyd on October 12, 2012
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3) Exercise helps reduce symptoms related to seasonal allergies.

Yes, it’s true! Conditions such as hay fever and asthma can benefit from exercise. Since all seasonal allergies and some asthma-related respiratory conditions are allergic in nature, exercise has the ability to regulate the allergic process. Specifically, exercise has been shown to help the adrenal glands produce adrenaline and cortisol, which actually prevents or helps reduce the allergic response. Cortisol is related to the drug cortisone, which is frequently prescribed by physicians for allergic or inflammatory conditions. Look at that, you have an entire pharmacy of drugs produced inside your body and you didn’t even know it. Continue reading…

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Helping Your Spouse or Parent With Diabetes

Posted by Lloyd on July 13, 2012
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Helping someone you love deal with diabetes is often difficult and requires a delicate balance of encouragement and support. Type 2 diabetes is an extremely serious disease that requires daily self-management. But controlling diabetes can make a huge difference in a person’s quality of life. Continue reading…

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The Sad Truth about Lead Poisoning. Part 1

Posted by Lloyd on April 16, 2012
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* approximately 2 million children in the United States suffer from lead poisoning
* lead poisoning is the number one environmental disease of children
* lead poisoning is l00% preventable and if detected early on can be treated Continue reading…

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