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Lou Gehrig’s Disease (+ 6 Ways to Help Manage ALS Symptoms)

ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s disease, stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Early signs of Lou Gehrig’s disease can include muscle weakness, especially in the arms and hands, muscle atrophy, and trouble with speech and swallowing. According to Johns Hopkins Medical School, approximately 5,600 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with ALS …

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9 Unexpected Diabetes Triggers

We know that a poor diet and inactivity, two common factors of the Western diet and way of life, can lead to type 2 diabetes. But what’s not discussed very much is how so many people are dealing with this disease for other, lesser-known reasons. Reasons that are sometimes outside …

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Top 10 Pain-Triggering Foods

By Rachael Link, MS, RD Have you ever experienced chronic pain that lasts for days, weeks, months or even years? If so, you know just how debilitating it can be. Not only does chronic pain interfere with just about every aspect of daily life, but it can also cause feelings …

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Best Essential Oils for Colds, Flu & Beyond

With all of the viruses and ailments circulating this winter, it’s no wonder people are searching for the best essential oils for colds. And the flu. And dry skin and sore throats. Cooler months bring a unique set of health challenges. When this time of year sets in, I like …

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