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HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

What is the Fasting Mimicking Diet?

So many of us turn to fake science, trendy diets, and bizarre fasts to try and shed excess pounds or to look younger.  Quite often we have momentary success and then life gets in the way of our diet commitment or we simply can’t sustain the program.  New research suggests that if we adopt a diet that mimics the effects of... Read moreChevron

posted 07/02/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro

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Author, educator, patient and advocate

All About the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

“Chronic Pain Self-Management, Stanford Program (Stanford CPSMP), offers tips, techniques, and tools for everyone regardless of ability/pain level. We face choices every day; some are basic choices, such as whether we get up or stay in bed. We also make a choice to be an active manager or passive manager of our condition. I KNOW the... Read moreChevron

posted 06/23/2015, comments (0)|
Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Public Speaker

Psoriasis Treatment: One Man’s Journey with Clinical Trials

Psoriasis Treatment: One Man’s Journey with Clinical Trials


Justin’s Story

Justin Womack always had a few psoriasis spots on his body here and there, but with the traumatic death of his grandmother, the disease went full force - from a few spots... Read moreChevron

posted 05/26/2015, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

How Exercise Improves Pain Tolerance

Although study after study has shown that exercise helps reduce fibromyalgia pain, we've had little understanding of why until now. Scientists have long known that during prolonged strenuous workouts, our bodies release endorphins, a kind of natural opiate that reduces pain and enables us to continue exercising. But they haven't known why (or... Read moreChevron

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