The causes of Headaches vary greatly and in most instances can be eliminated by a properly functioningĀ Autonomic System achieved by a healthy diet.

Stop P.O.T.S. (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome)

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, called ā€œP.O.T.S.,ā€ is a relatively new and growing diagnostic label. Let’s take a look at this diagnosis and how to stop P.O.T.S. What is P.O.T.S.? Individuals with P.O.T.S. experience a rapid increase in their heart rate when they stand up, often accompanied by low blood pressure

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Thin But Constantly Hungry

We often think being thin is the same thing as being ā€œhealthy,ā€ but this is not necessarily true. Recent studies show that skinny people who eat everything in sight yet never gain a pound are at an increased risk of developing cancer, diabetes, fatty liver disease, and heart disease. Let’s

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Varicose Veins and Erectile Dysfunction

As different as they sound, the development of varicose veins (men and women) and erectile dysfunction (ā€œE.D.ā€ in men) are often of the same origin. Having one or both of those issues may signal underlying nervous system damage caused by metabolic inflammation. Fortunately, nonsurgical, non-pharmaceutical answers may help both of

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Lightheadedness, Headaches and Fatigue

Recurrent or Chronic Headaches and Fatigue Many patients with symptoms of lightheadedness, recurrent or chronic headaches, or chronic fatigue are often suffering from inadequate blood flow to the brain and scalp muscles that results in inadequate oxygen levels in neurons and scalp muscle, respectively.Ā  Many of these patients have been

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The Magical Health Qualities of Olive Oil

Did you know you can consume one food daily with cardioprotective, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, weight control, and anti-aging characteristics, which also fight food-borne inflammation? As an internal medicine physician, I recommend the daily consumption of extra virgin olive oil as a core component of a healthy, low-inflammation lifestyle. Olive oil is

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Intense Stress Can Damage the Heart: Takotsubo Syndrome

There is growing scientific evidence that stressful situations, emotional stress, and physical overload can damage how the heart functions. This can lead to various heart problems, including having a heart attack, developing an abnormal heart rhythm pattern, or developing congestive heart failure.Ā  Any of these problems can result in broken

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Nighttime Potty

Many patients I see have difficulty sleeping because they have to go to the bathroom multiple times during the night. Men are often told it has to do with their prostate being enlarged while women are often told they have a distended or prolapsed bladder. While these problems may cause

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Coat Hanger Neck Pain

Many individuals with chronic or intermittent neck tightness and pain are misdiagnosed.   They are told their vertebrae are out of alignment, have muscular injury from an accident, have a pinched nerve, ā€œcarry their stress thereā€, or have arthritic changes noted on an x-ray. While certainly some individuals may have

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Aging is associated with low-grade chronic inflammatory state referred to “inflamm-ageing” or inflammaging.   Inflammaging is abnormal and unhealthy. It is associated with a chronically increased level of inflammatory chemicals within the blood stream called cytokines, and looks as if there is a chronic infection within the body but none

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Understanding Headaches

Headaches come in many forms It is important to find out where are someoneā€™s headaches located, and what time of the day do they start? Some headaches affect the front or the back of the skull, some start with tight neck muscles and pain that travels, others start when someone

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Headaches and Fatigue

Headaches, A Common Malady A common problem many people experience from time-to-time is a headache. We can still function through the day with a mild headache but they can sometime become so severe as to incapacitate a person.Ā  There are many known causes of headaches but there are only a

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Brain Fog

Do you occasionally have ā€œbrain fogā€?Ā  There are ways to reverse it without medication. Brain fog is a term used to describe times when someoneā€™s brain does not function correctly.Ā  Like a fog rolling in from the sea, something changes the way their brain functions. They notice an inability to

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Foot Tappers

Some people do not hold still, they are foot tappers.Ā  Do you know what causes this?Ā  Surprisingly, foot tapping may be a sign of an injured nervous system and it can be significant to overall health. You will notice foot tappers at times when they should be still. Ā This may

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Your Brainā€™s Favorite Food

Did you know that omega-3 DHA is your brainā€™s favorite food? Studies of primitive man show their brain growth depended on the amount of omega 3-DHA fatty acids in their food. The evolutionary record demonstrates that the ancestors of modern humans that migrated from Africa, between 40,000 to 100,000 years

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High Omega-3, Low Omega-6 Diets Help Brains Recover

A growing body of scientific studies are suggesting that omega-3 fatty acids found in nuts, flax, wild fish, and grass fed beef can lead to the reduction of abnormal inflammation and restore a wide variety of cellular functioning within the body. A recent study has shown that long term omega-3

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Menopause is Permanent PMS

Some women suffer for decades after menopause. But what if we approach it like a traumatic brain injury or a concussion? What if relief lies in repairing the brains and nervous systems of these women just like repairing the brains and nervous systems of male pro-athletes? There are new treatments

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