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More than Pain and Infertility…The Suffering and Mental Distress of PCOS. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormone imbalance that causes infertility, obesity, and excessive facial hair in women, can also lead to severe mental health issues including anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. A study supervised by Columbia University School of

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a common disorder that affects the large intestine. Signs and symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both. (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2020) What are the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?Signs and symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Sugar, Inflammation, and the Pain Connection

Sugar. There are few people who don’t enjoy it in the many forms it comes in. Unfortunately, we aren’t just talking about people who have a sweet tooth, a big, sweet tooth. While there are individuals who really like sweets in the form of candy, chocolates, baked goods and soda,

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Ozone Therapy & Immunity

OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER BEFORE While there are people who sincerely take care to build and guard their immunity, immunity was not always a commonly used word. Eating well including organic, whole, locally sourced food was often left to “those people who do that” because mainstream

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Estrogen and Cardiovascular Risks in Women

Women, Estrogen, and Cardiovascular Risks

In 2020, nearly half (48%) of Americans are struggling with a vascular complication or heart disease. This includes hypertension, type 2 diabetes and hypercholesterolemia. Women undergoing menopause have a sharp increase in these factors. Not only that, but traditional risk factors are less predictive of cardiovascular risk for women than

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Arthritis Treatment Options in Traverse City

Arthritis…It’s Not Just For Seniors Anymore

Arthritis pain. We’re bombarded by television advertisements for pills, creams, copper devices and more created to alleviate or reduce the pain of Arthritis. But, do we know what Arthritis really is, are there multiple types, who gets it, why, and what can we do about it? What is Arthritis and

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