Chronic venous insufficiency, or CVI, is a fairly common condition effecting up to 40 percent of the U.S. population. This condition is caused when the valves in the leg veins (or sometimes in the arm veins) don’t work properly, resulting in the collection of blood in the legs. (1) As the blood continues to pool in… Read more »
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Dramatically clutching the chest and slowly sinking to the floor is often how heart attacks are presented in television and movies. And while heart attack symptoms can arise suddenly and be quite intense, more often the symptoms start more slowly and are milder, according to the American Heart Association. (1) Heart attack symptoms can present… Read more »
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If you read your food labels, I’m sure that you’ve run across the ingredient “soy lecithin” because it’s one of the most widely used food additives on the market today. Soy lecithin is widely accepted in both conventional and health food stores — it’s often used as an ingredient in food products and is sold… Read more »
PMDD, or premenstrual dysphoric disorder, is more than just PMS. While PMDD shares many PMS symptoms,it is a severe condition. In fact, PMDD symptoms can cause significant physical and emotional distress. The hormone-induced symptoms can be debilitating, and it’s estimated that PMDD affects somewhere between 2 percent and 10 percent of menstruating women. (1)… Read more »
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Every person’s health and well-being depends on how well their body removes and purges toxins. With exposure to environmental toxins, toxic body care products and processed foods, most people are in desperate need of a serious detox! A liver cleanse is a great way to do this. One of the main ways that the body… Read more »
by Rachael Link, MS, RD Once considered a secret ingredient found only on the shelves of specialty markets and on the menus of high-end restaurants, black garlic has recently become a favorite of foodies looking to amp up the flavor and nutritional content of their dishes. This unique ingredient is made from Allium sativum, or regular… Read more »
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One of the most common things I hear from my readers is, “Dr. Axe, I can’t sleep.” If you’re one of those people who has trouble falling asleep, you struggle with insomnia, or you wake up frequently during the night, know that these problems are all very common. It’s believed that up to 30–50 percent of the general population… Read more »
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