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Cold (Common)

This virus causes minor but very contagious respiratory infections that create inflammation in the mucous linings of the nose and throat. The familiar symptoms of the common cold (nasal congestion, sneezing, coughing, runny nose, watery eyes, and a sore throat) usually develop a day or two after exposure to a cold virus. The infection remains…

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Candida Overgrowth Syndrome or Candidiasis

The body plays host to a multitude of microorganisms, and a proper balance among them is a key to good health. While bacteria are the most common, we also carry another microorganism, a yeast called Candida albicans. Normally present in small amounts along the gastrointestinal tract, in the vagina, and on the skin, Candida overgrowth…

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Bronchitis

This is a usually temporary inflammation of the windpipe (trachea) and the bronchial tubes, the large air passages leading from the windpipe into the lungs. When an infection or an irritant inflames these airways, they thicken and swell, immobilizing the tiny hairs called cilia that line the respiratory tract and sweep foreign matter out of…

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder in which the body loses its ability to utilize glucose. There are two different types of diabetes mellitis. Type 1 diabetes, is also known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. This type develops suddenly, usually in people under age 30, and treatment entails taking daily insulin injections, usually for…

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Depression

More than just “feeling blue” or experiencing sadness or grief because of a specific circumstance, depression is a mood disorder characterized by a persistently sad or empty feeling, irritability, and a diminished or absent interest in everyday activities. Usually depression occurs in episodes, which can last for weeks, months, or even years. Many patients experiencing…

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Fatigue

Everybody feels tired now and then, but fatigue goes beyond that. Fatigue is a feeling of being tired almost all the time. This deep exhaustion is not an illness in itself; it’s most often a symptom of some other disorder, such as insomnia, nutrition deficits, overwork, too much exercise (or too little), or certain medical…

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Heartburn

This is the informal name for this stomach complaint whose chief symptom is a burning sensation behind the breastbone. Despite its name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. It occurs when stomach acid backs up from the gastrointestinal tract into the esophagus, a process reflected in the medical name for this condition: gastroesophageal…

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Fibromyalgia

This common but poorly understood disorder is characterized by chronic muscle pain, non-restorative sleep, and profound fatigue. Although fibromyalgia symptoms may imitate an autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, blood tests rarely come back positive and joint changes almost never develop. HELPFUL SUPPLEMENTS MAGNESIUM taken in combination WITH MALIC ACID helps fight fatigue and relax…

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Heart Disease

Heart Disease is the result of the narrowing of the arteries that supply the heart with blood, oxygen, and nutrients. This process, called coronary artery disease, can generally be traced to a condition called atherosclerosis, the build-up of cholesterol-rich fatty deposits, or plaques, on the inside of arterial walls. As these deposits accumulate over time,…

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High Blood Pressure or Hypertension

This disease characterized by the chronic elevation of the force that blood exerts on the walls of arteries and veins as it is pumped through the body. Regulated by your body through a complex system involving the heart, bloods vessels, brain, kidneys, and adrenal glands, blood pressure fluctuates virtually from moment to moment, tending to…

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