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Life after gallbladder removal

Each year, more than 600,000 people have their gallbladders removed. While removal provides relief from gallstones or other inflammatory related issues, it can lead to a variety of digestive problems. In fact, more than half of those who have the surgery report trouble digesting fats. While technically not necessary, the gallbladder plays a...

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Balance your blood sugar

Did you know nearly one in three Americans has prediabetes? Maybe even more alarming, 90 percent of those with prediabetes don’t even know they have it. Prediabetes simply means your blood sugar levels are above normal and, long-term, that’s not a good thing. Not only are elevated blood sugar levels associated with developing Type 2...

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The memory mushroom

An area of great interest for many of us is the growing research into nootropics—the class of medicines, supplements and other substances that may improve cognitive function, including memory. I’d like to discuss one of these substances, a medicinal mushroom that, according to research, contains bioactive substances that may protect...

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Choose your CBD carefully

By now you’ve probably heard that CBD derived from hemp is officially legal in the state of Ohio. That’s great news because for countless people suffering with symptoms of chronic pain and anxiety among other concerns, CBD from hemp has been tremendously helpful. However, today I want to warn you about what is on the horizon. Now that the...

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Minerals: The spark of life

Today, I’d like to discuss a specific set of nutrients that without them, we simply cannot survive. These nutrients play a key role in cardiovascular function, brain and nervous system support, joint and bone health, immune function, hormone production and balancing, even hair loss and simply getting a good night’s sleep. What are these super...

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