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Cancer Treatment Can Cause Persistent Fatigue

There are a variety of studies documenting the phenomena of persistent fatigue lasting years after treatment for cancer.  Many researchers are trying to clarify what is the cause of the fatigue. A recent study has demonstrated an imbalance of autonomic function that parallels my own work with former cancer patients. The patients in this study …

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Do You Have Trouble Concentrating?

Psychologists are finding out that even when people try to focus on a task they tend to lose concentration within 40 minutes, and sometimes as little as 10 minutes. The studies are based on a new technique, called transcranial Doppler sonography, that uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow velocity in the brain. The technique could …

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“Pickles and Ice Cream” or Why You Crave Sweets

Salty or Sweet:  Your Brain’s Need for Increased Blood Flow Most people crave either salty or sweet food.  They sense these foods make them feel better and because of that they like to eat them.  But many people have never been taught what these food cravings actually mean to their brains.  The reason for your …

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Reduce Carbohydrates to Reduce Obesity

Reduce Carbohydrates to Reduce Obesity – Obesity Simplified Obesity is caused from excessive fat cell growth triggered by high insulin levels from excessive carbohydrate intake. Obesity is not caused by eating too much and exercising too little. Energy Balance is Not the Issue There is no scientific evidence to support the principle that obesity is …

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Why Starting The Atkins Diet Causes You To Feel Tired

Why Starting The Atkins Diet Causes You To Feel Tired Patients who go on the Atkins low carbohydrate diet often experience headaches, ‘brain fog’, lightheadedness or fatigue the first few weeks after reducing their carbohydrate intake. These symptoms will improve after a few weeks but for some individuals they can be quit severe and will …

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Excess Carbohydrates Equals Lightheadedness and Fatigue

Introduction Many people are familiar with the occasionally sensation of feeling light-headed when getting up out of bed or after bending over to pick up an item or tie their shoes. This lightheadedness can sometimes be accompanied by visual changes such as seeing black spots, burred vision or transient vertigo. On occasion, the lightheadedness can …

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