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When to take L-carnitine

L-carnitine is a common form of carnitine, an amino acid found in animal products, especially red meat. A vegan diet may be low in carnitine content. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), it is also naturally produced in the human liver, kidneys, and brain. It is found in the highest concentrations in the brain and skeletal muscle. L-carnitine is vital for mitochondria function and fatty acid oxidation—essentially, it helps with energy production by transforming fat into fuel for the

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Is Sleeping in a Recliner Chair Bad for You?

Recliners are one of the coziest spots to curl up with a book or binge-watch a beloved series. Some recliners are so comfortable that you might end up taking an unplanned nap—or sleep straight through the night. But is it bad to sleep in a recliner all night or every night? Well, sleeping in a recliner might have temporary benefits for some people, but it can also cause some issues. This article will explore everything

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Here are the ultraprocessed foods you most need to avoid, according to a 30-year study

Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. Eating ultraprocessed foods is associated with an early risk of death, according to a 30-year study — but different foods have different impacts. Ultraprocessed foods are those that contain ingredients “never or rarely used in kitchens, or classes of additives whose function is to make the final product palatable or

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Dr. Nuzzo received the Innovation Award from DEAC

Dr. Nuzzo went to San Antonio to receive the Innovation Award presented to SUNM from DEAC on April 16, 2024. https://sunm.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/IMG_5523.movhttps://sunm.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/IMG_5524.movhttps://sunm.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/IMG_5525.movhttps://sunm.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/IMG_5530.movhttps://sunm.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/IMG_5530.mov

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BIOHACKING 101

Biohacking’s origins can be traced back to the 1980s when “DIY biologists” self-experimented to modify their genes and optimize health. The word is still very buzzy today and can involve anything from meditation, intermittent fasting, or following a low-carb diet.

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Embracing Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition: A integrative Approach to Total Well-Being

Exploring the Role of Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition in Integrative Health: Discover the impact of anti-inflammatory nutrition on overall well-being and learn how to incorporate nutrient-dense foods to combat chronic inflammation and promote integrative health Introduction to Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition and Integrative Health Anti-inflammatory nutrition is a pivotal aspect of promoting integrative health through dietary choices that aim to reduce inflammation in the body. By understanding the significance of anti-inflammatory foods in combating chronic inflammation, individuals can embark

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What does right-side abdominal pain mean?

Gas, indigestion, and muscle strain are some common causes of abdominal pain on the right side Right-side abdominal pain can be caused by a variety of medical conditions, and treatment depends on the diagnosis. Pinpointing the location of abdominal pain can help you and your healthcare provider determine the cause. While gas, indigestion, or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may cause pain anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract, specific organs, such as the gallbladder and appendix, cause

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The Tissue That Connects Our Muscles May Be a Key to Better Health

Fascia is more important than previously thought. Here’s how, and why, you should care for yours. In recent years, the concept of caring for one’s fascia — the tough, flexible tissue that surrounds and connects muscles, bones and organs like cling wrap — has permeated fitness and wellness culture. Pilates instructors and massage therapists offer to make fascia more supple, and products like foam rollers, massage guns and “fascia blasters” claim to help you improve

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Naprapathy has been featured in Vegas Inc Healthcare Quarterly!

I am thrilled to announce that Naprapathy has been featured in Vegas Inc Healthcare Quarterly! It’s an honor to be recognized in such a prominent publication, highlighting our commitment to healthcare excellence. Click on this link and visit page 6 to read the article. Please join us in celebrating this milestone!

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Doctors All Agree: These 5 Techniques Are the Best Sleep Aids Aside From Medication

So you can’t sleep — you are in good company. Up to 60 percent of the population has the same issue, though it’s most common to have a sleep condition if you are ill, female, have mental health concerns, or are an older adult. It might seem like you’ve tried everything you can from home, and maybe have even talked to your doctor. From there, you might have been given some medicine to help you

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