Relief From Headaches And Shoulder Pain

Treating Your Levator Scapulae Muscle Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT – The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney This newsletter is moving into the 21st century!  Everyone has been pushing me to get into videos, but I’m often a dinosaur and I could relate to just text and photos, so I pushed back.  And finally, I saw the ...

Does EPA Reduce Migraine Frequency?

Migraine

What Causes Migraines And The Role Of Omega-3s In Prevention Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Migraines can be debilitating. And they affect millions of Americans. According to a recent survey 17.1% of women and 5.6% of men in the United States suffer migraine symptoms. Symptoms range from frequent headaches to visual disturbances, nausea and vomiting, extreme light and sound ...

How Much Leucine Do Seniors Need?

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Where Can Seniors Find The Protein And Leucine They Need? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  Most Americans lose lean muscle mass as they age, a physiological process called sarcopenia. There are three factors that influence the rate at which we lose muscle mass as we age: Our physiology changes. Our bodies break down our protein stores more rapidly ...

Is The Mediterranean Diet Healthy For Women?

What Does This Study Mean For You?  Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  There is a well-known health disparity in clinical studies related to health. For years most of the studies have been done by men for men. Women have been assumed to experience the same benefits and risks from diet choices as men. But that hasn’t always proven ...

Is It TMJ Or Simply Your Digastric Muscle?

Treating Your Digastric Muscle Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT – The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney How wonderful, it’s May!  I especially love May when I’m up north and the flowers are all blooming, the air feels fresh, and people come out to enjoy the lovely weather. Here in Florida, it’s just starting to get hot.  Most of ...

Which Nutrients Prevent Prenatal Depression?

What Does This Study Mean For You? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  Yes, you read the headline correctly. Everyone talks about postnatal depression. But prenatal depression is also a “thing”, especially during the third trimester. Worldwide, 4-20% of women experience some degree of depression during the third trimester – with pregnant women in high-income countries at the lower ...

What Nutrients Are Missing In Prenatal Supplements?

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Do These Deficiencies Matter? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney If you are a pregnant mom, nothing is more important than the health of your baby. And if you are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant, your doctor has probably recommended a prenatal supplement. But does the prenatal supplement he or she recommended provide you with all the nutrients ...

Can Personalized Diets Help Control Blood Sugar?

What Does This Study Mean For You?  Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  Personalized diets are highly advertised. We are told to forget the old “one size fits all” diets of the past. We are told we are all different, so diets should be individualized to us. We are promised that by collecting DNA samples from our tissue or bacteria ...

Eat Green

Earth Day

Can Diet Affect The Health Of Our Planet?  Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Earth Day was yesterday. So, it is time for my annual reminder that what you eat affects a lot more than just your health. It affects the health of our planet. Once again, it’s time to ask yourself, “Is my diet destroying the planet? This is ...

Do Omega-3s Reduce Osteoarthritis Pain?

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How Do Rheumatoid And Osteoarthritis Differ? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  This week I am concluding my series on recent omega-3 advances by reviewing a meta-analysis that asks whether omega-3s are beneficial for people with osteoarthritis. This is an important question because osteoarthritis affects around 32.5 million adults in the United States, and that number is increasing each year ...

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