- May 1st, 2012
About 43 percent of the US population (and almost 70 percent of older women) use dietary supplements containing calcium, but Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, warns that without balancing calcium with magnesium, they may be at risk.Why it's important to balance calcium consumption with magnesium.
- January 1st, 2012
“Sidestep Dementia by Avoiding Animal Protein” Advises Leading British PsychotherapistStay in the game with the latest breaking news about Integrative Health.
- July 27th, 2011
WHAT IS IT? Magnesium is a naturally occurring mineral found in almost every living organism. Of all the minerals our bodies contain, this one is the fourth most abundant, and about half of it is found in our bones. The other half is found inside the cells of our soft tissues and organs.
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- March 1st, 2011
It is never too early to be concerned about the health of your bones. As a natural function of aging, we undergo a life-long progression of bone-tissue loss. For some, however, this loss progresses faster than others.Natural techniques help your bones be all they can be.By Craig Gustafson
- March 1st, 2009
An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but if you want to avoid the cardiologist, reach for a banana. Research presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s 41st Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in November linked low dietary potassium with high blood pressure in an analysis of more than 3,300 people.By Beth Bence Reinke
- October 1st, 2008
The first question most of us ask when someone gets lung cancer is: How much did she smoke? Unfortunately anyone can get the disease without ever lighting up. In fact, about 13 percent of those diagnosed with lung cancer are nonsmokers, according to the American Cancer Society.By Kristin Bjornsen
- March 1st, 2008
The English physician who first described restless legs syndrome (RLS) in 1683 wrote of “leapings and contractions of the tendons” so intense his patients were “no more able to sleep than if they were in a place of greatest torture.” Yet throughout the 1800s, RLS sufferers who complained of its hallmark “creepy crawly” or “itchy, burning” sensatioGet a step ahead of this common condition.By Lisa Marshall
- February 1st, 2008
Any man who’s gone through it will tell you that passing a kidney stone is the male equivalent of giving birth. In other words, it really, really hurts. Stones—ranging in size from a grain of sand to a small plum—form in the kidneys, when minerals and other substances in the urine aggregate.
By Lisa Turner