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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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Jane’s Blog Prednisone / Steroids Dangers

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Jane’s Blog Prednisone / Steroids Dangers

Several years ago I wrote about patient of mine who after a natural treatment regime was able to come totally off prednisone! It truly gives me great pleasure to help patients who take steroids for a variety of reasons achieve this huge hurdle. Particularly since my mother, who was my best friend, passed away at the young age of 58 (I will soon be 65 in February) of liver failure caused by prednisone. Toward the end she was suffering extremely from the side effects of this medication and her quality of life became a living hell. I saw a vibrant...

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Jane’s Blog Happy New Year 2020 Let’s Get Ready!

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Jane’s Blog Happy New Year 2020 Let’s Get Ready!

Prevent Intense New Year Hangover Ethanol is the main active ingredient in alcoholic drinks, but they also contain varying amounts of congeners. Ethanol is the main active ingredient in alcoholic drinks, but they also contain varying amounts of congeners, which are toxic chemicals that include methanol, isopentanol and acetone. Studies show they increase the frequency and intensity of hangovers. Drinks high in congeners include whiskey, cognac and tequila. Bourbon whiskey is exceptionally high in congeners. On the other hand, colorless drinks — like vodka, gin and rum — have low levels of congeners. In fact, vodka contains almost no congeners...

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Jane's Blog Calcium- Bone Health- Macular Degeneration

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Jane's Blog Calcium- Bone Health- Macular Degeneration

A woman’s chance of having an osteoporosis-related fracture today is 10 times greater than being diagnosed with breast cancer and 5 times more likely than having a heart attack. If you plan on living to at least 85, your chance of having a hip fracture is about 30 percent. Osteoporosis is a disease of progressive bone loss associated with an increased risk of fractures. The term osteoporosis literally means porous bone. The body repairs bones by constantly absorbing and replacing bone tissue. This process in carried on by bone cells called osteoclasts and osteoblasts. The osteoclasts function to dissolve older...

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Jane's Blog Coronary Artery Disease Prevention

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Jane's Blog Coronary Artery Disease Prevention

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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