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Can Vitamin C Really Help Your Immune System?

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Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is the most commonly used supplement of all the recommended daily vitamins, and it’s no wonder.  In the 1970s Nobel Prize-winning chemist Linus Pauling promoted the idea that mega-doses of vitamin C could be used for a number of health benefits, including prevention of the common cold.  This possibility naturally had Read More

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What is Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)?

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A growing number of studies are demonstrating the therapeutic benefits of using Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for treating both acute injuries and chronic pain. The treatment uses a painless, non-invasive device that emits infrared or near infrared light in the form of low-level laser beams or light emitting diodes that penetrate the skin to Read More

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How to Practice Yoga Safely

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Many people see yoga as being a calm, peaceful form of exercise (which it is) that does not put any stress on the body (which it definitely can).  The truth is that yoga is very good exercise, and may be particularly useful for individuals who have difficulty practicing other forms of exercise because of pain Read More

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What is a Compression Injury?

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While there are several different types of compression injury, all involve the compression of nerve tissue. For our nervous system to work properly, the nerves throughout the body must be free of pressure so they can easily send signals back and forth from the extremities, through the spinal cord to the brain. If any part Read More