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Breath Test to Detect Stomach & Oesophageal Cancers

Posted on October 22, 2018

There is a test that now measures the levels of 5 chemicals in the breath that has shown promising results for detecting cancers of the oesophagus and stomach in a large patient trial that has been presented at the European Cancer Congress 2017.   Stomach and oesophageal cancer together, currently account for around 1.4 million […]

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Choosing Complementary Medicine For Cancer

Posted on August 27, 2018

Choosing the complementary medicine best suited for your type of cancer can be a daunting and overwhelming decision. My opinion is a true integrative program of science based protocols that are done outside of the United States. However, many people are unable to travel outside of the US. There is some helpful information on integrative treatments […]

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Standing for Our Health

Posted on July 20, 2018

The average U.S. adult spends up to 10 hours a day sitting.  This is a habit viewed as a normal integral part of daily life with working at a desk job or commuting long hours.  We aren’t doing our bodies any favors by sitting so much as it contributes to rising rates of overweight and […]

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What Is Triggering Your Eczema?

Posted on October 9, 2017

Eczema is a skin condition that causes itchy, red, and swollen patches of skin. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, “atopic” meaning an allergy that is usually hereditary, and “dermatitis” meaning the inflammation of the skin. Stress Flaring? Try relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation, or deep breathing. Anxiety and stress can […]

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Foods that Fight Chronic Inflammation

Posted on June 27, 2016

The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease has conducted a study that identifies foodstuffs that can help prevent chronic inflammation that contributes to many leading causes of death. When inflammation in the body goes wrong or on for too long, it can trigger disease processes. If uncontrolled, inflammation plays a role in […]

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Your Cognitive Health

Posted on June 25, 2016

In order to protect your cognitive health or even improve your memory and brain function, exercise should come first. I know, if you are like me, exercise is not really my favorite thing to do but evidence shows exercise improves memory and cognition and helps stave off dementia. That might be worth walking around the […]

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Get Your Anger under Control

Posted on December 23, 2013

Get Your Anger under Control We get angry and it is only normal. But if you get mad for simple or wrong reasons or if you flare up every minute or every day, something is wrong with you. You are wasting your emotions, you are hurting the people around you, and you are making your […]

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What to Avoid When You Have Allergic Rhinitis

Posted on December 16, 2013

What to Avoid When You Have Allergic Rhinitis Allergic rhinitis or hay fever is the swelling or soreness of the nasal membranes. Symptoms include sneezing, postnatal drip, headache, earache, red eyes, itching (eyes, nose, palate, and ears), drowsiness, and others. To manage these, you can do some home treatments or take over-the-counter medications or as […]

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Tips to Improve Your Focus

Posted on December 11, 2013

Tips to Improve Your Focus Distractions are everywhere. No matter how hard you try, you tend to entertain everything that is happening around you. It then becomes difficult for you to concentrate—but you can do some things to increase your focus if you want to. Control your mind. You get distracted because you absorb everything […]

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Winter Health Conditions to Look Out for This Season

Posted on November 6, 2013

Winter Health Conditions to Look Out for This Season Keep an eye out for these winter health conditions that befall so many unknowing individuals. Learn what to do to prevent getting sick before the year ends. While most people welcome the winter season with open hearts, there are an unfortunate few who develop certain conditions […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon