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To help take the guesswork out of when to seek prompt medical attention, the Mayo Clinic recently published a list of 10 symptoms you should never ignore. 10 Health Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

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NAET: Innovative Approach for Eliminating Allergies

According to Devi S. Nambudripad, D.C., L.Ac., R.N., Ph.D., "There is hardly any human disease or condition in which allergic factors are not involved. Any organ, group of organs, or portion of the body, may be involved and the allergic responses may show great variations." Between 30 to 40 million Americans are known to suffer from allergies of some sort, but Dr. Nambudripad estimates that an additional 50 million or more have hidden allergies they aren't aware of. "They may have other symptoms that keep them going from Health Coach to Health Coach, trying all sorts of different remedies without getting any relief, not realizing that the underlying cause of their condition is an allergic reaction," she says. Among the conditions she claims can be due to allergies are gastrointestinal disorders, migraine, hyperactivity, arthritis, asthma, anxiety, depression, backache, and chronic fatigue.
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Health Tip of the Day

Here's another easy way to protect against memory loss: Eat more greens. That's according to a study conducted at the University of Illinois, who found that both foods may even help to protect against Alzheimer's disease. Green foods are rich with a chemical substance known as luteolin, which has been shown to protect against inflammation in the brain. In addition, luteolin also has been shown to inhibit a brain protein known as CD40, which has been linked to brain cell death and Alzheimer's. Two common green foods that are loaded with luteolin are celery and green peppers. To get the most benefit from them eat them raw and make sure they are organic.

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If you are 50 or older, here's an easy way to help maintain your memory and cognitive function: Take a walk. According to a study published in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA), adults aged 50 or older improved their memory scores by walking as little as two and a half hours per week. Read more health tips...
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There are five parameters, or risk factors, that define Syndrome X, which is also known as Metabolic Syndrome, Reaves Syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome, Dysmetabolic Syndrome, and "pre-diabetes." You must have three out of the five risk factors to be accurately diagnosed with Syndrome X. continued inside...

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