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Diabetes: A Growing Concern

Often when I think of diabetes I can’t help but think of the Wilford Brimley commercials talking about his “diabeetus.” His pronunciation is used for memes and videos but it is about a serious problem. Diabetes is a common word used today for an increasingly common disease. I am going to run through a breakdown of what diabetes is, the different types, causes, how it is diagnosed, and how it…

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Migraines: The Bane of My Existence

Migraine headaches are one of the most debilitating disorders out there. I personally dealt with them for a long time. I started developing migraines when I was in high school in the early 2000s. I got them periodically back then. Often on the weekend, I would feel it coming and then the excruciating pain would set in with waves of nausea. I often found myself throwing up which would bring…

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Wait, My Gut is Leaking?!?

Maybe you have heard of leaky gut or maybe not, but its prevalence today is increasing. Until recently, not much was known about it. There is a growing body of research surrounding leaky gut its negative effects. Many practitioners have known about this for a long time. Some have been very successful in treating it. Others knew there was something wrong with the gut and it was causing the patient’s…

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So Your Cholesterol is High: But is it as Dangerous as it Sounds?

Like many you may be concerned about your cholesterol. You have probably heard on the news that eating saturated fats will raise your “bad” cholesterol. No doubt you are concerned about the growing rates of heart disease. Well hopefully this article will help you understand what cholesterol is and why you should not be afraid of it. We may know the word cholesterol but how many of us understand its…

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Check Your Environment: Mold

Each climate is different and here in the Ozarks it can be very humid. The abundance of water brings a great deal of blessings. Massive forests, rolling hills of green grass, and lots of wildlife. But the humidity and combined with our living spaces can create a great breeding ground for mold. The dangers of mold have been covered on the news quite frequently especially black mold. Now not all…

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Migraines and Headaches

Headaches and Migraines. They are one of the most common problems in today’s society. Many of our patients deal with it. They are so commonplace that we often think it is just part of life, it is just normal. But this is not so. Headaches like all other pain are sign of something wrong. A leading researcher in pain, Lorimer Moseley, states that pain is a “multiple system output by…

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