plantar fasciitis

Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis, commonly known as heel spurs, is a painful condition caused by minute tears, inflammation, and tissue degeneration of the plantar fascia, the band of connective tissue that stretches across the bottom of the foot from the heel

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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

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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 

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Holiday-Themed Remedies

Holiday-Themed Remedies and a Healthy Holiday Recipe

December is in full swing and in honor of the season’s many festivities, I want to share a few fun and helpful holiday-themed remedies with you.

Natural Holiday Health Cure #1: Peppermint for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Natural Ways to Treat Fibromyalgia

Treating Fibromyalgia Naturally

Fibromyalgia has an identity problem. For years, doctors dismissed fibromyalgia pain as a psychological disorder and often labeled sufferers as hypochondriacs or malingerers. It was then considered a disease of the muscles and fibrous tissues or a rheumatic or autoimmune

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Why You Need a Multivitamin

For more than 35 years, I’ve specialized in helping people achieve optimal health through nutritional supplementation, dietary changes, and exercise. With the passing of time, however, I have become convinced that vitamin and mineral supplements may be the most

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