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Sciatica is a painful condition which affects many people. The condition is highlighted by pain and numbness which radiates down the leg, often below the knee. According to the Harvard School of Medicine, nine out of ten cases of sciatica are due to a displacement of a disc in the lower back. [1] The sciatic [...]

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Many people may mumble in their sleep or toss and turn. Some have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. There are conditions much more irregular than these that indicate your sleep quality isn't all it should be. If you've ever lived with a sleep walker or talker, you know that it can be pretty funny [...]

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Right now, there are more than 2.3 million people in the world who are affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). [1] However, because the Centers for Disease Control does not require physicians in the United States to report new cases of MS and because symptoms of the disease can be invisible, only those cases in the [...]

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Onions--you either love 'em or you hate 'em. If you love 'em, you're in luck: onions are part of the allium genus of plants that includes leeks, garlic, and shallots--all of which have the unique sulfur compound allicin that accounts for their strong smell and flavor. Allicin has been proven to have antibacterial and antiviral [...]

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Your liver is responsible for cleaning all the crud out of your body and breaking it down to a form that can be expelled through the skin, urine, or feces. Toxin overload, evidenced by one or more of the symptoms below, may be telling you that your liver needs a little help. Eating lots of [...]

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Your brain is a muscle just like your biceps, buttocks or belly and probably could use a little training and rewiring. It may be hard to fathom, but the brain does not always think about putting the rest of the body’s interest first, it wants what it wants and does what it pleases. If you [...]

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When you experience pain of any type, it can be enough to drive you to reach for some acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Here we explore different natural ways to alleviate pain without having to resort to over-the-counter medications. Massage involves rubbing, manipulating and pressing on a person’s skin, ligaments and tendons. Generally, massage therapy is considered [...]

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