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What You Should Know About How Amino Acids Benefit Liver Health

Before we dive into the fascinating ways that amino acids benefit liver health, let’s provide some context on just how dire the consequences of not paying attention to the health of your liver can be. There are more than 4.9...

Alcohol and the Liver: What Really Happens When Your Liver Is Exposed to Alcohol?

It is a common joke among the party crowd and social drinkers to bemoan the plight of one’s liver and the suffering it endures as a consequence of imbibing alcohol. The morning after you have had a few drinks beyond...

Signs of Colon Cancer and the Importance of Early Screening

“I’m too young for colon cancer,” is a common misconception. Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is often thought of as an “elderly” cancer, or cancer that doesn’t affect young people. While it’s true that most cases of colon cancer occur...

Colon Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, and colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. Colon cancer affects men and women, and the American Cancer Society estimates that...

Atrial Fibrillation: Irregular Heartbeat and Its Risks

Many influences can cause your heart rate to speed up or feel like it skips a beat. Nerves, anxiety, and even diet can all cause the occasional heart skip or flutter. But if you find that interruptions in your normal...

Encephalitis: What Causes Inflammation of the Brain?

Inflammation is a common condition that many people suffer due to injury or illness. Common sites of inflammation in the body include joints such as ankles, feet, hands, and wrists. Inflammation can be chronic due to a disease, such as...

You Have Food Poisoning. Now What?

Food poisoning is probably the last thing on your mind when buying or preparing food and sitting down to eat. Yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year roughly 48 million people get sick, 3,000...

Everything You Need to Know About Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron deficiency anemia is a condition that develops when the body does not have enough iron, which is essential because it produces hemoglobin, a part of red blood cells responsible for transporting oxygen. Anemia occurs when the body produces low...

What Causes a Stroke? Signs, Recovery, Treatment and Prevention

A stroke occurs when blood flow to part of the brain is cut off or reduced. When this happens, the brain stops receiving oxygen and nutrients—and brain cells start to die. Strokes can occur close to the surface of the...

The Immune System Needs Nutrient Immune Boosters

There is no other physiological system more important to staying healthy than the immune system. It protects us against infectious organisms and invaders that cause bodily harm. The vast majority of ailments and health problems we experience can be attributed...

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