Chris Regal

Chris Regal

Editor

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on HealthCentral.com, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.

Latest Articles by Chris Regal

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Erectile Dysfunction

Link Between ED and Heart Problems

Research indicates a link exists between erectile dysfunction (ED) and cardiovascular disease. Here are the main considerations when dealing with both conditions simulataneously.

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Multiple Sclerosis

12 Tips for Cooking with MS

When we are talking about food, simplify begins with what we eat. Diets may change to cater more to symptom management. Portions may shrink to offset reduced activity. Problems handling utensils, chewing and swallowing make simpler eating a necessity...

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Migraine

10 Things NOT to Say to Someone wth Migraines

Managing Migraines is an enormous challenge, but it can be even harder to deal with people who don’t understand what you’re going through.

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Multiple Sclerosis

What Food Helps Fight Inflammation?

A list of different kinds of food shows what is best to eat to fight inflammation.

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Infectious Diseases

Is Public Transit Making Me Sick?

For every hour we stay in a room, we release 37 million bacteria. What about on a bus?

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Fitness & Exercise

What Is an Adrenaline Rush?

Adrenaline is a hormone that accelerates the breakdown of sugar in the liver to provide fast-acting energy to be used during moments of stress, resulting in an “adrenaline rush.”

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Heart Health

The Health Benefits of White Wine and Champagne

It’s now generally accepted that drinking a glass or two of red wine can have health benefits. Moderate red wine consumption has been found to help prevent heart attacks, increase the amount of HDL “good” cholesterol and decrease the chances of blood ...

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Alzheimer's Disease

12 Ways to Slow Mental Decline

A 2013 study from the University of California, Berkeley found that structural damage occurs in the brain naturally as you age, which interferes with sleep quality and can blunt your ability to store long-term memories.