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Sep

2018

Foolproof Ways to get more Vitamin C

Vitamin C is may not be the cure for a cold or flu but it is useful in protecting your immune system from deficiencies. Most people associate vitamin C with oranges or orange juice. However, while oranges are a reliable source for vitamin C, there are other fruits and vegetables that also contain a healthy dose of it.
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Sep

2018

The Most Effective Treatments for Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition where acid in the stomach flows back into the esophagus causing irritation of its lining. Symptoms can include burning in the chest, chest pain, regurgitation of food into the mouth, and difficulty swallowing. Even though this disorder can be painful and irritating, it can be effectively controlled. This is by over-the-counter medications or by prescription medications prescribed by your Gastroenterologist. This is in addition to making lifestyle changes. The following are some of the most effective treatments available to manage the symptoms and discomfort.
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Sep

2018

How Unhealthy are Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are a billion dollar industry and have become prevalent in American culture ever since they came on the scene in the early 1980’s. They were advertised as a way to “replenish lost energy”. Today, you have likely seen numerous advertisements and commercials for Red Bull, 5 Hour Energy, Monster, etc. 

Do you know what you’re putting into your body every time you pop the tab of your energy drink? Here are five reasons why energy drinks are unhealthy for you.
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Sep

2018

The Impact Alcohol Has on Your Body

The effects of alcohol on your body begin with the first sip of beer, wine, or liquor that you take. An occasional glass of wine with a meal probably won’t have a negative effect, but drinking too much at one time or over a period of time can take a serious toll on your health. Alcohol has an impact on every organ in the body.
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Sep

2018

The Tide Pod Challenge – Don’t Do It

The Tide pod challenge, the newest fad among adolescents, is presenting physicians and poison control centers with growing concerns about the dangers of children and teens consuming the pods, which have highly concentrated laundry detergent in them. 
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