Posts made in September, 2010

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Although October holds a number of important dates, it is the celebration that occurs throughout the entire month that is the most important aspect: Breast Cancer Awareness. Breast cancer awareness is an extremely important movement in today’s health industry. If people were more educated as to the signs, symptoms, and steps that you can take to help prevent the disease, it would claim far fewer lives. One way you can help protect your...

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Lisa’s Gluten-Free Advice and Healthy Living

It’s about time we feature another great website that we’ve recently connected with so, it’s with great pleasure to be able to introduce to you one of our favorite gluten free bloggers, Lisa, from Lisa’s Gluten-Free Advice and Healthy Living.  Having found out two years ago, Lisa is gluten intolerant and struggles with sensitivities from sugars and various dairy products.  Through her blog, she shares her own gluten experiences, struggles and...

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National Cholesterol Education Month

September marks National Cholesterol Education Month, which is a time that we can all take to educate ourselves about cholesterol health and to get our blood cholesterol levels checked. The key to keeping your cholesterol levels healthy is to constantly monitor how much cholesterol is in your system, because you may not even know that you have a high cholesterol level. Failure to keep your cholesterol levels in check could lead to heart...

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Stress And Heart Disease

Over the next few months we will be covering some of the many health problems that are caused or exacerbated by stress.  The three leading causes of death in America, heart disease, cancer and stroke are all expressions of chronic stress taking its toll. Understanding stress and its signs, and symptoms can help us take control of our lives instead of stress controlling our lives and diminishing our health. Stress is a natural response and in...

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National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

Although National Celiac Disease Awareness Day was on Monday September, 13, that doesn’t mean that it is the only day of the year we should think about this condition. Celiac disease is a condition where the human body can not effectively process or digest gluten, which is a by-product of foods that are made of wheat. Those with Celiac disease actually experience their immune system attacking gluten particles, because the body incorrectly...

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