Relief From Hip And Knee Pain

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A Common Cause For Pains From Hip To Knee  Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT –The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney  Happy April! Happy Spring! One of the best parts of April (other than all the beautiful flowers) is that the weather is great in both the North and the South.  Up north, you are warming up from the ...

Will Plant Proteins Help You Live Longer?

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Is A Vegan Diet Healthiest? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Unless you are Rip Van Winkle and have been asleep for the past 40 years, you have probably heard that whole food, primarily plant-based diets are good for you. They help you control your weight. They reduce inflammation. They reduce your risk of diabetes and heart disease. They ...

What Is An Anti-Inflammatory Diet?

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Can Diet Douse The Flames? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney If you have arthritis, colitis, bursitis, or any of the other “itis” diseases, you already know that inflammation is the enemy. Chronic, low level inflammation is also a contributing factor to heart disease, cancer, and many other diseases. Clearly, inflammation is a bad actor. It is something we ...

Do Omega-3s Oil Your Joints?

Fish Oil And Osteoarthritis Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Osteoarthritis is not just painful. It is one of the leading causes of disability in this country. And because the joint pain associated with osteoarthritis limits activity levels, it is linked to: Obesity The diseases associated with obesity (diabetes and heart disease). Osteoarthritis increases the risk of heart ...

Do Diet Sodas Hurt Your Heart?

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Love Your Heart Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Heart healthy diets are confusing. First, we were told that fats, especially saturated fats, were the problem. Then it was carbohydrates. Then, we were told not all carbohydrates were equally bad for us. Sugars were the culprit. Next, we were told not all sugars were bad for us. It was ...

Which Diets Are Best In 2021?

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Which Diet Should You Choose? Many of you started 2021 with goals of losing weight and/or improving your health. In many cases, that involved choosing a new diet. That was only 2 months ago, but it probably feels like an eternity. For many of you the “bloom” has gone off the new diet you started so enthusiastically ...

Update On The “Truth About Vaccines”

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The Four Biggest Unanswered Questions Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney As someone who is not normally a proponent of vaccinations, I have done my best to provide a scientifically accurate evaluation of the vaccines for COVID-19. My purpose has not been to change people’s minds. If you have already decided to get vaccinated, I applaud you. If you ...

Does Vitamin D Affect IQ?

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The Importance Of Vitamin D During Pregnancy Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney As an expectant mother, you want the best for your child. You want them to be healthy and happy. You probably also want them to be smart. Your doctor has recommended you take a prenatal supplement. You have probably heard about the importance of folic acid for ...

What Do The US Dietary Guidelines Say About Supplementation?

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What Do The US Dietary Guidelines Say About Your Diet? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Science is always changing, and nutritional science is no different. As we learn more, our concept of the “ideal diet” is constantly evolving. Because of that, the USDA and the US Department of Health & Human Services produce a new set of Dietary ...

A Novel Treatment For Shoulder Pain

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My Mission Is To Help You Live Pain-Free  Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT –The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney Happy Valentine’s Day When I lived up north, February was the worst month of the winter – cold, gloomy, and while it’s only 28 days long, it seemed endless.  If you’re in the cold weather, I hope you stay ...

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