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Tree of Life Center Special Hours

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Tree of Life Center Special Hours

Saturday 10:30am-2pm (8/12/17) Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (8/14/17- 8/18/17) Saturday 10:30am-4pm (8/19/17) Monday 9am-5pm (8/21/17) Tuesday (8/22/17) back to regular business hours!

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Heart Disease What You Can Do

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Heart Disease What You Can Do

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women! According to American Heart Association’s 2016 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update: One of every three deaths in the United States is from heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. About 2,200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of 1 death every 40 seconds. About 92.1 million American adults are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or the after-effects of stroke.  Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives each year than all forms of cancer and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease combined. Heart disease is preventable,...

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Dry Eyes Help is on the Way

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Dry Eyes Help is on the Way

Dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca),  is one of the most common conditions diagnosed by eye doctors, and is characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes of the eye and dryness of the eye's corneal surface. This can happen when the eye doesn't produce enough tears to keep its exposed surface moist. If the cornea dries out, it can ulcerate (break down and become scratched), giving bacteria, viruses, and other harmful organisms tiny hiding places in which to multiply. It can also occur because the composition of the tears is abnormal. If you've ever tasted your own tears, you know that they're...

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Blog Rosacea! End the Suffering!

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Blog Rosacea! End the Suffering!

Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition which principally affects the face and worsens with time if left untreated. It usually appears as flushing, redness, and bumps across the nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead. Even the ears, chest, and back can be red all the time. According to the U.S. government, more than 14 million people are living with rosacea. Most people who get rosacea are typically between 30 and 50 years old, fair-skinned, and often have blonde hair and blue eyes and other family members who had rosacea or severe acne. Many physicians believe that rosacea is caused by...

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Diverticulitis Prevention

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Diverticulitis Prevention

Diverticulitis is preceded by diverticulosis. The colon (large bowel) is a long tube-like structure that stores and then eliminates waste material left over after digestion of food. Increased pressure within the colon (often as a result of constipation &/or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), causes bulging pockets of tissue (called diverticula), that push out from the bowel walls like grapes.  Diverticulitis typically occurs when these pockets become irritated, inflamed and infected. It is extremely important to have a regular easy bowel movement every day! Even 2-3 times a day would be great as long as you are not cramping/pain, having loose...

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