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Stress & Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a pain. It is a pain the body and the joints and makes life difficult for sufferers. Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto immune disease with many triggers and risk factors. Current research has now begun looking at the effect psychological stress has in aggravating the disease. The trigger is found in cytokines,...   #Temperance

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Sugar and Asthma

There is something haunting children around the world: asthma. More and more children worldwide are severe asthmatics and it has become a cause for international concern and investigation. Recent findings pinpoint sugar as the constant international variable. Of increasing interest has been the exposure of children to sugar during their perinatal period (the weeks immediately...   #Nutrition #Temperance

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Depression and Middle-Aged Women

Before you reach for your next anti-depressant…or “tinkle”, you may want to read this article, ladies. With depression on the rise, it has become increasingly clear that effective treatment for symptoms of depression and anxiety ought to take the whole person and their multi-faceted biological and psychological systems into consideration. A recent study recorded in...   #Temperance

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Caffeine: Fool’s Gold

How much caffeine can the average person tolerate? Research shows, it may be best not to try. Caffeine is one of the most popular drugs today and it’s ingested by young and old alike. Caffeinated “energy” drinks are the drug of choice and may be yours, but research has proven that caffeine use has negative...   #Temperance

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