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If your blood pressure is only slightly high, your health is in danger - and you might not even know it. Here are some of the changes you can incorporate into your life right now to lower your blood pressure. Evade the Silent Killer

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Understanding Your Body's Healing System - Part 2

According to Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, seven core healing systems maintain our bodies' strength and vitality, with all illness being directly due to weaknesses in one or more of these systems. Recognizing the importance of these systems allows physicians to focus on the source of disease instead of merely treating symptoms. At the same time, it makes it easier to promote overall good health, improve underlying systemic weaknesses or imbalances, and prevent disease recurrence. Moreover, understanding what these systems are and how they work also empowers the individual to take practical responsibility for his or her own health through adoption of proper diet, nutritional supplementation, and a healthy lifestyle.
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Health Tip of the Day

Want to stay healthy and protect your environment at the same time? Then consider walking or bicycling whenever you need to travel short distances. Not only will you be providing yourself with the wide range of physical health benefits associated with walking and bicycling, you will also improve your ability to manage stress. That's because both walking and bicycling have been found to create meditative states of mind that trigger relaxation. And of course both activities are non-polluting.

Yesterday's Health Tip

Here's another reason why you should take care to bet regular exercise and manage your blood pressure and cholesterol levels: Doing so can help you reduce your risk of developing brain and cognitive problems as you grow older - as well as potentially avoiding Alzheimer's disease and senile dementia - according to a paper published earlier this year in the medical journal Alzheimer's and Dementia.. It's long been known that exercise and healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels are essential for ensuring healthy hearts. Now it turns out that these same preventive measures are also good for your brain. Read more health tips...
Concerned about Gastrointestinal Upsets
Nearly all of us experience gastrointestinal upsets from time to time. Often they are not serious. But, since you've indicated that your problems have been increasing lately, I recommend that you meet with your physician because GI problems can be signs of more serious health issues, including cancer. continued inside...

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