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NSAID Avoidance Does The Body Good

Written by Dr. Kai Herman Conventional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which include popular brands as Aleve and Advil, are the most commonly used medications for soft tissue injuries and joint pain. They help treat mild to moderate aches and pains and are often used immediately following an injury and throughout the course of healing to […]

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Run For Your Joint Health

Written by Dr. Kai Herman Running gets a bad rap for causing joint problems, especially with regards to the knees. The medical literature, however, doesn’t substantiate this claim as studies have failed to demonstrate a clear causative relationship between moderate running (under 25 miles a week) and knee osteoarthritis (aka degenerative joint disease). In fact, […]

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The Positive Impact of Spring Cleansing

Written by Dr. Kai Herman Our bodies are constantly detoxifying. The “work-horse” of the detoxification system is the liver, which functions to break down, or metabolize, toxins. Once processed by the liver, toxic metabolites are eliminated from the body through the liver (biliary system), kidneys, skin, bowels and lungs. The demand on the detoxification system […]

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Food sensitivities may be contributing to Seasonal Allergies

Written by Dr. Kai Herman Seasonal allergy sufferers dread the spring months as blooms create a sudden abundance of pollen in the air. Hayfever symptoms such as runny nose, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, sneezing, post-nasal drip, and difficulty breathing, are annoying and incessant. To avoid the misery, many people stay indoors or rely on daily […]

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Simple tips for Winter weight-loss

Written by Dr. Kai Herman New Year’s Resolutions!! One of the most frequently made, and broken, resolutions is: LOSE WEIGHT. Holiday celebrations can add pounds quickly. Some folks attempt rapid weight-loss by taking drastic measures such as cleanses, fasts or other means of caloric restriction combined with a new strenuous exercise program. This approach is […]

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