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What is Stress: Part 2

What is Stress: Part 2

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Type 1 Diabetes: A Holistic Approach

Type 1 Diabetes: A Holistic Approach Question: I was hoping you may be able to answer a question, Does Diabetes type 1 have any effect on the bodies ability to burn body fat? Answer: In type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar (glucose), starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. Conditions associated with type 1 diabetes include hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, ketoacidosis and celiac disease. Having type 1 diabetes increases your risk for many serious complications. Some complications of type 1 diabetes include: heart disease (cardiovascular disease), blindness (retinopathy), nerve damage (neuropathy), and kidney damage (nephropathy). Learn more about these complications and how to cope with them. (American Diabetes Association) There are many things that you can do with someone who has DM 1 when it comes to training. As well, you need to focus on the … Continue Reading

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Diffuculty Breathing After Cardio Workout

I have been doing a lot more cardio training recently compared to the past 6 months and I’ve been suffering from these very hacking, dry coughing fits in the middle of or after the end of my workouts that last for hours. Even this morning my chest still feels a little tight and like I need to cough, and that is from last night. I’m sure its related to the dry air where I live (I’m not sick and I’m not a smoker), but I was wondering if the research team had any suggestions? ANSWER: I have some questions for you, to ask yourself, before we begin into what could possibly be causing this. As most of the time, the answer is always in the question!: 1. How much cardio are you doing and how little were you doing? 2. What type of machine are you using? 3. Do you … Continue Reading

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Aspartame: The Silent Killer

Aspartame…nutrasweet, equal, Equal-measure…call it what you want, like many silent killers this additive has many alias’ and proves itself to be one of the most dangerous substances ever foisted onto an unsuspecting public. As early as 1974 after several studies conducted on rats and monkeys clearly identified the dangerous effects of this substance with side effects including: brain tumors, gran mal seizures, and even death due to cardiac arrest from an over stimulated nervous system, the FDA still approved it for YOUR consumption! In 1974 after much reveiw and several studies by scientists and researchers such as Dr. H.J. Roberts, Director of the Palm Beach Institute for Medical research, and Dr. John Olney of Washington University, the FDA did actually put the use of aspartame on hold. At that same time the FDA set up a panel of doctors to study the effects of aspartame, and once again after 5 … Continue Reading

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Is Fluoride Safe?

Is Fluoride Safe?

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Paul Chek: What is a CHEK Practitioner

Paul Chek: What is a CHEK Practitioner

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Stiff Legged Deadlifts

Stiff Legged Dead Lifts?

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Personal Trainer or Personal Drainer?

Trainer or DRAINER?

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Soil Depletion: Quick facts!

Soil Depletion and Foods: Quick Facts

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TMJ and Low Back Pain

TMJ and Low Back Pain

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