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pH Balance and Your Health (Part 1)

Acid-alkaline balance, also known as balanced pH, is one of the most vital factors necessary for achieving and maintaining good health. Too often, however, doctors ignore acid-alkaline balance. This is a mistake, one that can potentially lead to serious health problems for their patients. Is your body in balance; are you too acidic; or are you too alkaline? Let's begin by learning more about what pH and acid-alkaline balance really mean.
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Health Tip of the Day

Here's another reason to exercise regularly. Not only is exercise one of the most important self-care steps you can take to improve and maintain your physical health, it also helps to prevent the onset of impaired mental functioning as you get older. One of the reasons that regular exercise is good for your brain is that it increases blood flow to the brain, thereby also increasing the brain's supply of oxygen and nutrients. Regular exercise also helps to stimulate the growth of nerves involved in brain function.

Yesterday's Health Tip

Want more energy during the day? Then drink more water. Researchers have found that most people (75 percent) in the United States are chronically dehydrated, meaning they are not getting enough water to allow their bodies to work efficiently. They have also found that even mild cases of dehydration can slow down metabolism levels, which in turn leads to increased levels of fatigue. Read more health tips...
No Back Surgery! Maybe Traction or Epidurals?
I have had great success with traction in my patients that also commit to ongoing physical therapy and "back school" - learning how to sit, walk, and exercise in ways that strengthen back muscles and improve flexibility. Epidurals will work temporarily for 30 percent of people. continued inside...

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