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Risks Involved with NSAIDs & Natural Solutions for Pain and Inflammation

In 2015, the FDA strengthened the issued warning on the risk of NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) from warning that these medications may cause an increased risk of stroke and heart attack to stating that they are known to increase this risk. The FDA went on to state that the risk may increase with prolonged use of these medications over time.Fast forward two years to now; a new study published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) confirmed that NSAIDs not only significantly increase the risk of heart attack, but this increased risk can occur as early as within the first week …

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Concussions

Have you ever fallen down? Fallen out of a tree? Been hit in the head or face with a hard object? Run into another person? Have you ever been in an auto accident? Motorcycle accident? Bicycle accident? Quad accident? Have you ever been knocked out? Knocked “silly”? Had your bell rung? Lost consciousness for a few seconds or even longer? These types of accidents (and much more!) often result in an extreme shaking of the head, often violent, known as a “concussion.” Symptoms of a concussion are known. They are a headache, disorientation, amnesia, poor balance, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, memory …

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Is Ketosis more than just what you eat and drink?!

You have decided to take control over your health and turn your body into a fat burning machine doing ketosis. Fat is now your new best friend and no longer the dreaded enemy. You learned to track your food, to read labels and to enjoy new recipes. Congratulations!! You are on track to a healthier you!!! At the Nutritional Healing Center of Ann Arbor, we want to take you one step closer to THE HEALTHIEST YOU! Now that you have the diet under control, I am here to help you target the non-edible items to get you faster into ketosis. …

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Resolving Chronic Illness

All chronic disease is a gradient level of lactic acidosis. You can have a small amount in a localized area. In the end, an extreme amount puts you in the hospital. Disease names and drugs are given to treat the symptoms, as the progression of this mechanism continues.

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What You Need to Know About Ketosis for Weight Loss

Why is getting into Ketosis necessary? When a body is burning only sugar, it is more likely to gain weight and develop a disease. Converting to fat burning, even just a couple of times a year can help prevent and reverse all of the above health issues.

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Prepare Your Skin for Winter and the Holiday Season

Minor skin chapping on hands and lips can turn into fissures that become infected. We recommend wearing a nourishing natural lip balm at all time and do not wait for temperatures to turn frigid before wearing gloves while wearing them daily until spring.

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Adrenal Function and Your Health

The adrenals are two small, triangular-shaped glands that sit on top of the kidneys. These glands are an important part of the endocrine (hormonal) system. The adrenals might be small, but their role in the body is not! They are responsible for producing many hormones called catecholamines. Dopamine, epinephrine (adrenaline), and norepinephrine are the primary catecholamines. As you can see in the graphic included in this article, these hormones are released into the bloodstream when you are physically or emotionally stressed. The adrenals do play a role in regulating stress response, blood sugar, blood pressure, sex hormones, inflammation and immune …

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The Nutritional Healing Center Healing Shoppe Anniversary

October 1st marks the one-year anniversary for The NHCAA’s Healing Shoppe! We wanted to give you an opportunity to learn why we chose to carry the products we do and to ask questions from the companies and representatives themselves.

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Can’t Sleep? Techniques & Supplements That Help

What prevents a good night’s sleep? Can’t sleep? There are many things that impair one’s ability to sleep. Especially as summertime comes to a close, schedules change, and often our sleep health changes with the seasons as well. Some patients tell me they go to bed early and have difficulty waking up, others state they cannot “turn off their mind” and have too much stress to fall asleep at night, others awaken easily from a small light. The most common complaint I hear is that night sweats, or need to get up to use the bathroom is a barrier to …

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Is There a Nutritional Component to Your Anxiety?

If you are anxious, your hormonal organs and glands are working overtime. As a result, your system burns through your nutritional reserves at an accelerated pace. The more your nutritional reserves deplete, the harder time your body has physically coping with anxiety which can make anxiety much worse.

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