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National Eating Healthy Day

Healthy Eating Take the first step to making healthier food choices by taking part in the American Heart Association’s National Eating Healthy Day on Wednesday, Nov. 6. On this day, you are encouraged to make small, healthy changes and raise the awareness of the importance of good nutrition. Give your …

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Inflammation

With the fall equinox behind us and cooler weather in our midst I would like to touch on a topic many of you have come to me about lately — inflammation! What Causes Inflammation? Chemicals that cause inflammation can be found in a number of substances such as cigarette smoke, …

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Nutrients for Muscle Pain

Excessive exercise and exertion can cause muscle aches and pains due to the muscles being stretched further than normal. After exercise, if your muscles are not given the proper nutrients, they may not be able to fully repair themselves. This results in muscle soreness. Muscles that are not regularly used, …

Frozen Shoulder

What is Frozen Shoulder?

What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder is a disorder in which the connective tissue, known as the shoulder capsule, surrounding the glenohumeral joint becomes inflamed and stiff. This disorder can greatly restrict motion and cause chronic pain. Frozen shoulder, medically referred to as adhesive capsulitis is a painful and disabling condition that …