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Stroke? Heart Disease? Treat it with a dose of Exercise!

Did you know that exercise is as good for treating Heart Disease and Stroke as medications? It's true, and a lot less expensive than a prescription! Dr. Leiber explains: "A new analysis of 305 randomized controlled trials (the gold standard in medical research) involving 339,274 individuals shows that exercise can be just as effective as [...]

By |2019-05-31T19:06:08-04:00October 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Acid Reflux Drugs May Cause Heart Disease

Drugs that block acid in your stomach may be causing other unintended consequences. These medications, such as: Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium, etc are not meant to be used long-term. In addition to increasing risk for fractures, osteoporosis, intestinal infections, vitamin deficiencies, and pneumonia, a new study shows that they might also increase risk of heart disease.  [...]

By |2019-05-31T19:06:08-04:00July 15th, 2013|Wellness|0 Comments
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