Relief From Shoulder Pain

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A Simple Self-Treatment For The Infraspinatus Muscle Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT – The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney This summer has been HOT! HOT! HOT! High temperature records were broken not just in the USA, but all over the world!  The funny thing is it was sometimes hotter up north than down here in Florida.  A ...

Can Diet Protect Your Mind?

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Which Diet Is Best? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  Alzheimer’s is a scary disease. There is so much to look forward to in our golden years. We want to enjoy the fruits of our years of hard work. We want to enjoy our grandkids and perhaps even our great grandkids. More importantly, we want to be able to ...

How Much Omega-3s Do Children Need?

What Does This Study Mean For Your Children? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  It is back to school time again. If you have children, you are probably rushing around to make sure they are ready. Backpack…Check. Books…Check School supplies…Check Omega-3s…??? Every parent wants their child to do their best in school. But do they need omega-3s to do their ...

What Is The Truth About Low Carb Diets?

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Why Is The Cochrane Collaboration The Gold Standard? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  Atkins, South Beach, Whole30, Low Carb, high Fat, Low Carb Paleo, and Keto. Low carb diets come in many forms. But they have these general characteristics: They restrict carbohydrate intake to <40% of calories. They restrict grains, cereals, legumes, and other carbohydrate foods such as ...

Does Processed Food Give You Gas?

Why Does Processed Food Give You Gas? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  Does it feel like a war is going on in your belly every time you eat? It could be IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). IBD can take several forms, but the two most common are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. What do we know about IBD? The symptoms ...

Dealing With A Bone Bruise

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My Bone Bruise Experience Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT – The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney August is here and it’s hot in Florida, but that’s why we have air conditioning in our homes, offices, and cars…so that’s okay.  Meanwhile, we can enjoy outdoor sports in the morning, or later in the afternoon after the sun starts ...

Omega-3s Reduce Preterm Births

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Do Omega-3s Make For A Healthy Pregnancy? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  The role of omega-3s on a healthy pregnancy has been in the news for some time. Claims have been made that omega-3s reduce preterm births, postnatal depression, and improve cognition, IQ, vision, mental focus, language, and behavior in the newborn as they grow. The problem is that ...

Vitamin D And ADHD

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Can ADHD Be Prevented? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  If you are pregnant, or of childbearing age, should you be supplementing with vitamin D? Increasingly, the answer appears to be yes. Based on blood 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels (considered the most accurate marker of vitamin D status): 8-11% of pregnant women in the US are deficient in ...

Is It The Sugar Or Is It The Food?

Is Fructose Bad For You? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney I don’t usually report on studies done in mice, but this study sheds light on a particularly puzzling question: Why is fructose bad for us? The studies are clear-cut. High fructose consumption is associated with inflammation, obesity, non-alcoholic liver disease, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease, increased LDL ...

Relief From Shin Splints

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What Causes Shin Splints? Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT – The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney July is here and Florida is hot! The “Snowbirds” have gone north to the cooler weather (a goal of mine!) and life is moving in the slow lane. For me, the slow down time is giving me the opportunity to work on ...

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