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Risk of Heart Disease with Painkillers

A large-scale study several years ago indicated that common painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxen are considered risky for people who have had heart attacks. New research indicates that the risk can begin within the first week of usage. The study involved NSAIDs: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including ibuprofen—generically known under its brand names Advil and/or Motrin.Researchers…

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May 22, 2017

Integrative Medicine of New Jersey Partners With Memon Bionic Instruments

We want to make life easier and provide a oasis of relaxation for you. Experience clean air and water – a whole new level of health, free from negative environmental influences. Technology and nature are not mutually exclusive. The solution is to re-create natural conditions. In harmony with nature to live and act – that’s…

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February 18, 2017

Are Our Orders Getting Enough Protein?

In health and nutrition news for the lay public, fats and carbohydrates garner the lion’s share of attention. The second half of the 20th Century saw a nearly across-the-board demonization of all fats, and then a shifting of the focus specifically to saturated fats. In the new millennium, the pendulum has begun to swing toward…

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January 24, 2017
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Lack of Vitamin D Linked to Autism

A recent study found that women with low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to babies with traits of autism. New research has found that low vitamin D is associated with neurodevelopmental disorders and that for pregnant women at 20 weeks’ gestation, if their vitamin D levels are low,…

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January 11, 2017

Cilantro: 7+ Reasons to Love this Super-Herb for Your Health

Cilantro is known as Chinese parsley, and also coriander, although typically Cilantro refers to the leaves and stems of this plant and Coriander refers to the seeds of the plant, but in many places these names are used interchangeably. Cilantro looks a lot like parsley, but it has a definite lemony-green distinctive flavor that many…

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December 7, 2016
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Marijuana Decreases Brain Blood Flow, Increases Alzheimer’s Risk

Discriminative Properties of Hippocampal Hypoperfusion in Marijuana Users Compared to Healthy Controls: Implications for Marijuana Administration in Alzheimer’s Dementia Background: Few studies have evaluated the impact of marijuana use on regional cerebral blood flow. Objective: To determine whether perfusion in specific brain regions on functional neuroimaging, including those affected by Alzheimer’s disease pathology, are abnormal…

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December 5, 2016
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Too Much or Too Little Sleep Linked to Inflammation

Inflammation is a hot topic these days, as it contributes to numerous health concerns. A new study in the journal Biological Psychiatry reports that inflammatory markers were found in people who have sleep disturbance issues as well as long sleep duration. This highlights the fact that both too little and too much sleep may cause…

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October 28, 2016
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Do You Have Compromised Gut Health?

Gastrointestinal function is critical for good health. Emerging evidence has associated overall GI function and gut microbiome status with a wide variety of common illnesses. Assessing and normalizing GI function can have profound effects on overall health, leading to improvements in conditions such as IBD, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, Celiac, mood disorders, autoimmune and malabsorption…

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October 11, 2016
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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

SIBO occurs when bacteria that may (or may not) normally live in the GI tract have overgrown in a location not meant for so many organisms. This results in the interference of normal digestion and assimilation of food, and may lead to damage of the lining of the small intestine. Unwanted symptoms are common such…

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October 11, 2016
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DFH Paleo Cleanse & Lean Body Program

Feel great as you lose weight! Step 1. Start with Detox A 14 day detoxification program is a great way to kick-start weight loss and feel great as you lose weight. Why? Because many of the toxins in our bodies are stored in body fat. Research shows that when we lose fat, these toxins are…

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October 11, 2016