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atrial fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation: What Works/What Doesn’t

Sam knew something wasn’t right when his morning walks left him exhausted and short of breath. Ann noticed it in the gym, when the pulse monitor on the exercise bike couldn’t register her erratic heart rate. Louise’s first episode occurred

Glutathione

Unlimited Glutathione Benefits

Vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and other antioxidants are on everyone’s radar, so it’s ironic that we don’t hear much about the benefits of glutathione. After all, it’s the body’s premier antioxidant—and much, much more.

That’s probably because you

detox

The Truth About Cleanses and Detox Diets

Cleansing and detoxing are all the rage. You can have fresh, organic juice cleanses delivered to your door, pick up a detox kit at your local health food store, or follow one of the many do-it-yourself programs endorsed by celebrities

Tips to Get Healthy in 2017

It’s no secret that many New Year’s resolutions, however well intentioned, don’t stick. (Just notice the drop in attendance at the gym come March.) We claim we’re too busy to eat right, too tired to exercise, or come up with

bypass

What to Do If You’ve Already Had Bypass or Angioplasty?

“I know you generally recommend against bypass surgery and angioplasty. I was pressured into having an angioplasty and was not given any other options. What do you suggest for someone such as myself?” — W.S., Arizona 

This is a good

Back Pain

Back Pain Treatments That Really Work

Standing upright frees up our hands to use tools and has helped make humans the dominant species on the planet. But our bodies pay a price—often in the form of back pain.

The human spine bears a tremendous amount

Stroke

Stroke Recovery: What Works/What Doesn’t

The day started out like any other. J. recalled feeling dizzy when she first woke up, but she chalked it up to the flu that was going around and went back to sleep. When she woke up again, she had

Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis Treatment: What Works/What Doesn’t

“I have suffered from osteoarthritis and cervical and thoracic bone spurs for many years. My arthritis pain was constant, agonizing, and lately so intense that I wanted to give up—I just wanted the pain to end. Conventional treatment put me