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Relaxation techniques

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  The benefits of relaxation techniques help and affect your Epigenetics    When faced with numerous responsibilities and tasks or the demands of an illness, relaxation techniques may take a back seat in your life. But that means you might miss out on the health benefits of relaxation.     Practice relaxation techniques, this will…
Categories: Physical Therapy
Tags: Epigenetics, Relaxtion

Health Benefits Of Different Types Of Protein

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One of the basic building blocks of our body, protein is the essential nutrient which is necessary for the growth and repair of bones, muscles, cells, and tissues. After water, it is the largest component in our body that plays a crucial role in proper functioning of our living system. Not only body functions, it…
Categories: Proteins
Tags: Protein

Sciatica Pain

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Recall, the age-old expression "Ignoring the problem will not make it go away," well it still holds correct. How many go to bed, or wake in the morning, with nagging lower back pains that appear to get worse and worse with passing time. Undeniably, sciatica pain is something that must on no account be ignored.…
Categories: Physical Therapy
Tags: Sciatica Pain

Chronic Pain in the Rural Community: A Novel Approach to Getting Help

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Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain. It continues to be the leading cause of office visits to physicians yearly. Untreated pain syndromes have led to a significant burden on the healthcare system and society. Reasons for this include loss of work hours, limited access to healthcare, increasing the cost of healthcare because of more…
Categories: Uncategorized
Tags: Chronic Pain

DNA Testing

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The science of DNA testing has been around for decades. It’s been used to test for paternity, ancestry, disease screening, prenatal testing and more. Since both hereditary conditions and diseases and developing diseases occur on the cellular level, a DNA test can help determine if an individual is at risk, or even exhibits, certain diseases.…
Categories: DNA Testing
Tags: Ancestry

Pharmacogenetic testing

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Pharmacogenetics Testing vs Pharmacogenomics Testing Results suggest that drug therapy based on individuals' genetic makeups may result in a clinically important reduction in adverse outcomes. Pharmacogenetic testing and research can reduce the incidence of adverse drug reactions in the resulting clinical, societal, and economic implications. “Genetics” focuses on single genes and their effects, whereas “genomics”…
Categories: Pharmacogenomic Testing
Tags: CYP450 Pathways

Warfarin testing

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Our doctors note that “with the exception of specific warfarin testing,” pharmacogenetic testing in their patient population has improved clinical decision making and patient outcomes. In one case treating a young woman with chronic pain and “NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) intolerance” in whom pharmacogenetic testing showed to be a poor metabolizer of almost all NSAIDs,…
Categories: Genetic Testing
Tags: Warfarin

Genetic mutation?

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How do they cause disease? Each of us contains many slight variations in our genomes that make us unique. Most of these variations have little or no impact on our health. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes if a DNA letter is missing or wrong in a gene’s instructions, it may produce a damaged…
Categories: Uncategorized
Tags: Genetic Mutation

Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorder tends to run in families. Research has suggested that people with certain genes are more likely to develop this disorder than others. Children with a parent or sibling who has bipolar disorder are much more likely to develop the illness, compared with children who do not have a family history of bipolar disorder.…
Categories: Bipolar Disorder
Tags: Bipolar Disorder, Manic Depression, Metal Disorder

Are There Prescription Drugs in Our Water Supply

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Did you know that when you ingest or are injected with prescription drugs, your body doesn’t necessarily use everything? Excess drugs are excreted as waste material. That’s good news for your body since pharmaceuticals can be very hard on your system, it’s not good news for the ecosystem since these residues work their way into…
Categories: Life Nutrients, Water Filtration
Tags: Prescription Drugs