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Juniper Berry Essential Oil: Uses, Health Benefits, and Recipes
Credit: iStock.com/joannawnuk For centuries, juniper berries have been used to boost the immune system to prevent various illnesses and ailments. In Medieval times, the berries were used to ward off the presence of witches, and in France, hospitals b... Read More
Vitamin B12: How It Fights Clogged Arteries and Protects Your Heart
After my recent angioplasty, I’ve been vigilant about protecting my heart. And in my search for better heart health, I’ve found some exciting news about vitamin B12, also known as cyanocobalamin. Vitamin B12 is responsible for the smooth ... Read More
Synovial Cyst: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
As we age, much of our physical makeup tends to degenerate, resulting in serious health conditions. A synovial cyst may form along the lumbar spine, resulting in painful movements as it affects nearby tissues and nerves. This fluid-filled sac may ind... Read More
Tonsil Stones: That Hard Lump in the Back of Your Throat
Have you ever noticed a hard white or yellow lump in the back of your throat? You may have thought it was nothing more than a piece of popcorn that got stuck, but it could be more than that. It could be a tonsil stone. What Are Tonsil Stones? Your to... Read More
How Periodization Can Help You Bust through Plateaus in the Gym
There’s a good chance that you’ve never heard of exercise periodization before. For most weekend warriors, and even those who hit the gym multiple times a week to improve their strength and physique, the concept is unfamiliar. Yet, it might be th... Read More
Making Big Health and Lifestyle Changes: Secret to Success
Last weekend, I was speaking to a colleague of mine who’s been a strength and nutrition coach for a number of Division I NCAA college football teams as well as for the NFL. And he had some essential, expert advice that I just have to pass on to you... Read More
Enteritis: What Are the Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments for Inflammation of Small Intestine?
With all the medical terms relating to different types of inflammation of the small intestine, it can be confusing—if not incomprehensible. We will break down the terminology, and the associated digestive tract parts, to learn what enteritis of sma... Read More
How Celebrity Diets Can Be Deadly
It seems like every time some new fad diet with a celebrity endorsement comes about, the outcome is the same, and science slams the door shut. This time, the diet in question has even been shown to have deadly implications. The Truth about the “Alk... Read More