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You may not think you have chronic inflammation. You still feel young and healthy! Or you’re focused on a specific problem—joint pain, heart disease, early signs of dementia—and you aren’t looking at a general cause like that. But many (most, I dare say) Americans suffer from some level of chronic inflammation. A diet with steady […]

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Chronic and recurring infections are something a lot of people talk about, but maybe not in those terms. Lately, I’ve chatted with a few people about that lingering illness that looms in the back of their brain. For a couple of people, it’s the constant pressure to avoid another sinus infection. One big bad one, […]

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Advocates for the 2.5 million American suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are hoping that a more serious name will get them taken more seriously by doctors, employers, and medical researchers. The new name, Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease, emphasizes the gravity of the situation—that it’s not just a “syndrome”, and it’s not psychiatric in origin. What […]

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The CDC has put out new data that 1 in 2 Americans has a chronic health condition (like heart disease and diabetes) and 1 in 4 have TWO chronic health conditions. Most of the discussion centers around health care costs, because our healthcare system is in a bad place (the first wave of boomers that […]

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Many people have theorized it, but now a well organized study has strengthened the link between infection and dementia. Ongoing viral infection had an especially high correlation with dementia symptoms. Common infections (like cold sores and the stomach dwelling H. Pylori) were found to have particularly strong correlations with dementia symptoms. Dementia is not technically […]

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