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The 9 Best Osteoporosis Natural Treatments

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​Osteoporosis is a serious medical condition that is unfortunately getting more common.  

There are ​several medications available for the treatment of osteoporosis, but they have some potentially very serious side effects.

So what are some non-prescription t​hings that you can do to strengthen your bones to treat or prevent any bone loss that you may be having?

In this article I will discuss the 9 best natural treatments for osteoporosis and discuss the research behind each one of them.

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Is TSH Enough

Is a TSH Enough to Test Your Thyroid?

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​Most medical providers have been trained to only check the TSH when monitoring thyroid function.

​But is th​e TSH enough to ​test your thyroid?  Is it enough to monitor whether you are on the right dose or right type of thyroid medication?

The answer is a definite "no" and I will explain why in this article...

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Is a Low TSH Level Dangerous?

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​Is it dangerous to have a suppressed TSH level lower than the "normal" range?

Does a low TSH increase the risk for osteoporosis or heart problems?

Are there situations when having a suppressed TSH is not only safe but helpful?

Are there things that can be done to avoid the potential negative side effects of a low TSH?

I will try to answer these questions and others in this article...

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The Best Natural Treatments for Weight Loss

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​A visit to a health food store can be overwhelming when you are looking for something to help you lose weight.

How do you know what works and what doesn't?  What is safe and what is potentially dangerous?

In this article, I will discuss some of the most popular weight loss supplements and show what can be effective and what probably isn't.

I will also discuss some nutrient supplements that can be beneficial for weight loss and even some ​food options that can help you drop some weight.

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Prescription Medications for Weight Loss

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​​​​People are always looking for new and effective ways to lose weight.

Weight loss​​ ​has become a multi-billion dollar industry​.  This includes diets, exercise equipment, supplements, and even prescription medications.

How do you know ​which medications work and wh​ich don't?  Which are safe for you and which should you avoid?

In this article, I will discuss the most commonly prescribed medications available for weight loss.  I will discuss how they work, any potential side effects, and how effective ​they can be.

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How to Use Liothyronine (T3) in Hypothyroidism

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​Liothyronine (T3) is ​the most potent thyroid hormone that you can take.

It is rarely prescribed by most doctors, which is unfortunate, because it can significantly improve your hypothyroid symptoms and overall quality of life.

The symptom improvements can include ​improved energy, weight loss, and even a reduction in depression.

​Learn who could benefit from using liothyronine, how to use it safely, and lots more in this article...

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Why Am I So Tired All the Time?

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​Why am I so tired all the time?  I am asked that question multiple times EVERY DAY.  

​​Our society is exhausted, and it's only getting worse.

​Do you ever wake up refreshed, make it through the day ​easily, then still have energy in the evening for home activities and family time?

​If you do, consider yourself fortunate.  Most of us don't​.  Not by a long shot.

In this article, I will discuss the most common ​reasons why you may be tired and give you some pointers on how to regain some energy and quality of life.

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What is MTHFR?

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​What i​s MTHFR?  Is that a curse word?

​​Science and medicine are ​in the ​early stages of understanding ​genes and gene mutations and the potential of gene therapy to treat disease.

The MTHFR gene mutation​s are probably the best known of the​ gene mutations, but ​relatively little is truly known about them by most people.

Having one of these gene mutations may increase your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, depression, neurological disorders, birth defects, developmental disorders, and possibly even cancer.

In this article, I will discuss ​the MTHFR gene mutation, explain how you can be tested for it, and show what it may mean if you are positive for one of ​its common variants.

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Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss – Yes It Is Safe and Yes You Can Do it!

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​The thought of purposely not eating may sound unrealistic and even terrible to you.

However, our bodies were not designed to eat constantly.

Until the last century or so, most people lived a "feast or famine" lifestyle.  It was not uncommon for them to go ​a day or more between meals until they could afford to buy more food or until they could find another animal or plant to eat.

Eating multiple meals per day has resulted in a ton of health issues, including diabetes, obesity, hypertension, heart disease, and many others.

In this article, I will discuss the history of fasting and some false information we have been taught about dieting.

I will also discuss the medical benefits of fasting, some popular ways of fasting that have been shown to help with weight loss, and I will answer some common questions that people have about fasting.

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Why Am I So Fat? 9 Reasons to Consider

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​That may seem like a harsh title, but I am asked that question almost daily in my medical practice.  ​People that struggle with their weight are desperate for answers.

​As most people would guess, diet and exercise ​​play a huge role in your ability to lose weight, but​ there are​ multiple other things ​also going on that are making ​it ​difficult for you to drop the pounds.

In this article, I will discuss 9​ commonly ignored reasons that anyone should consider if ​they are ​failing in their weight loss attempts.

These include thyroid issues, stress, poor sleep habits, insulin resistance, and many others...

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