Diverticulosis: There is an Answer

Saturday, May 9, 2015 9:31:25 PM America/Los_Angeles

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Evening Primrose Oil: The Golden Pill

Friday, February 7, 2014 1:50:57 PM America/Los_Angeles

Once called the 'King's-cure-all', this golden oil has a long history of medicinal benefits ranging from wound healing to restoring menstrual regularity, but there are some cautions before taking this widely touted nutritional supplement. Find out what you should know before buying EPO in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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New Powers of Ancient Herbs

Sunday, October 6, 2013 10:55:25 PM America/Los_Angeles

herbalistFor thousands of years medicine was performed by individuals who had an extraordinary knowledge of the effects of certain plants, herbs, and spices and their effects on the human body to bring relief from a myriad of ailments. Today, even though our medicine has modernized there are many new discoveries being made about the effects of any of these ancient medicines. In this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center, we take a look at three common herbs that have incredible modern benefits.

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Allergies: There is Help!

Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 60 million people in the U.S. suffer from allergic diseases. Also, allergies are one of the leading cause of chronic disease in the US and cost the healthcare system over $18 billion dollars annually. A large portion of that money goes to some of the top grossing pharmaceutical drugs which are anti-histamines, the common side effects of which include: insomnia, dry mouth, fatigue, drowsiness, and sore throat.Not to mention that some of them are habit-forming and can create chemical dependence.



What exactly is an allergy though? We all know what the symptoms feel like, itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, rashes, etc., but what exactly is going on inside our bodies that causes these reactions? While all the facts are stil not yet known, there is a lot we do know, and much of it can be helpful in creating relief for allergy sufferers.



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Osteoarthritis: Not Just An Aging Disease

Friday, January 25, 2013 5:17:27 PM America/Los_Angeles

Many are told that osteo arthritis is the result of old age, simple wear-and-tear on old bones, but is that really true? Why do anti-inflammatory remedies have such marked effects on osteoarthritis sufferers? Find out the answers to these questions in this latest health article from Nutrikon.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

While comedic depictions of IBS show people in a constant desperate need to find a bathroom in order to relieve their distress through explosive diarrhea, the reality is that IBS can also manifest as severe constipation. There are three categories of IBS, diarrhea, constipation, and alternating and there are called IBS-D, IBS-C, and IBS-A respectively.

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ITP: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Friday, February 17, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

ITP is the acronym for a rare blood disorder called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. “Idiopathic” means that the cause is unknown. “thrombocytopenic” means an abnormally low platelet count. “Purpura” means bruising, which is one of the most common symptoms of this blood disorder. 

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Friday, February 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that affects roughly 1.5 million people in the US and approximately 1% of the global population. The highest incidence of rheumatoid arthritis occurs in women ages 44-65 though it can occur at almost any age and in both genders. While it may seem unusual that for almost no apparent reason, there are three times as many women affected than men, it is important to realize that rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition and women have a higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases in general compared to men.

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Crohn’s Disease

Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Today this disease affects approximately 500,000 in the United States alone and is the second most common form of inflammatory bowel disease after ulcerative colitis. In fact, these two diseases are often very hard to distinguish from each other due to the fact that both tend to affect the same areas of the gut through similar means.

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Ulcerative Colitis

Saturday, January 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

The most common form of IBD in the United States is Ulcerative Colitis, which affects roughly 1 million people. Thankfully, very few people actually die of the condition today, but what may be worse is that a large number of these people have a severely diminished quality of life.

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The Inflammation – Disease Connection

Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Inflammation is a natural immune system response to injuries in the body. These injuries can be injuries to tissues caused by trauma, radiation, chemicals, or biological pathogens. In fact, inflammation is critical in the healing process and as long as it is properly controlled and the injury is quickly remedied, there is little risk.

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Psoriasis, The Power of Natural Solutions

Saturday, July 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

An interesting irony is that even though Psoriasis may perhaps be the oldest known medical condition; it is one of the conditions whose mechanisms we know very little about. Even though many would argue that modern science has discovered many intricacies regarding psoriasis and many different medications have been developed, there are serious risks associated with these medications and safer, gentler, and equally effective sources of relief are needed for the suffering psoriasis population.

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