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What is the Role of Nitric Oxide in Overall Health

What is the Role of Nitric Oxide in Overall Health?

Nitric oxide has been used in medical applications since the 1800s, but it wasn’t until fairly recently that scientist confirmed its presence in the body. In fact, its discovery by three pharmacologists in the 1990s won them the Nobel Prize. The compound was proclaimed molecule of the year in 1992, and for good reason: as…

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What is a Fecal Transplant & Should You Consider It

What is a Fecal Transplant & Should You Consider It?

A fecal transplant may sound like the work of fiction, but it is in fact very real and can even have a life-saving effect for people with certain medical conditions. Also referred to as a stool transfer or fecal microbial transplantation (FMT), the treatment involves the transfer of fecal matter from a healthy donor to…

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The Importance of Physical Therapy for Neurological Conditions

The Importance of Physical Therapy for Neurological Conditions

Neurological disorders affect the central nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and/or peripheral nerves. These conditions can impede speech, movement, learning, and even vital functions such as breathing and swallowing. They may also impact a person’s mood, senses, and memory. For individuals with these types of conditions, physical therapy (PT) can be a powerful…

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Determining Risk Factors for Stroke. How to Be Preventative

Determining Risk Factors for Stroke-How to Be Preventative

Stroke is a serious, life-threatening condition in which the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or diminished, often resulting in permanent brain damage and disability. While nearly 800,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke each year, these conditions are largely preventable. In fact, up to 80% of all strokes can be prevented. Part…

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What is the Low FODMAP Diet & Should You Try It?

What is the Low FODMAP Diet & Should You Try It?

Certain types of food are commonly known to trigger inflammation in people who are sensitive to specific agents. To manage diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, and other chronic inflammatory disorders, many people have turned to the low-FODMAP diet. What Does FODMAP Mean? FODMAP is an acronym for fermentable oligo-, di-, monosaccharides and…

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