Oxalate Overload- one person’s superfood is another person’s poison

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Spinach, kale, nuts, cocoa, and seeds, these superfoods are very popular among those who are health conscious. However, are these health foods causing more problems than you think? One person’s superfood may be another person’s poison. Leafy greens, fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts are known to have an organic compound called oxalic acid,

How Food and Function Work Together to Solve Your Pain

How Food and Function Work Together To Solve Your Pain

Did you know there are 2 sides to neuropathy? Neuropathy needs to be tackled from an internal and external perspective. LifeWorks Integrative health does both. Neuropathy is caused by damage to nerves and the blood vessels that support nerves. One of the primary causes of nerves damage is inflammation. In most people inflammation comes from a compounding effect of a variety of health issues like chronic disease,

Peripheral Neuropathy and Statins: A Dangerous Combo

Peripheral Neuropathy and Statins: A Dangerous Combo

Statin drugs are the most commonly prescribed drug in the United States and rates are growing worldwide. Over the past 30 years, since the development of statins the recommended levels of cholesterol continue to be lowered to where it is not uncommon to see physicians aiming for total cholesterol levels of 170 or lower. The controversy over the use of statins and ideal cholesterol levels is a discussion all its own,

Why Does Peripheral Neuropathy Happen?

Why Does Peripheral Neuropathy Happen?

This article will explain HOW nerves get damaged from Peripheral Neuropathy (PN) but perhaps a more important question to answer is WHY does it happen? If you know anything about LifeWorks Integrative Health, you know your favorite question is “Why?” When we can understand why your nerves are being damaged, then treatment can be more effective,

The Best Exercises for Healthy Joints

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Healthy joints can make all the difference when it comes to living an active lifestyle. Thanks to your joints, you can jump, run, walk, twist, and move. Your joints give your body stability by connecting your muscles to your ligaments. It also adds a layer of cushion to your bones.

Is Intermittent Fasting Disrupting Your Hormones?

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Intermittent fasting has been used as a weight loss tool for years. Recently, it has become popular again amongst the health and fitness world as numerous individuals have shared their success stories. Intermittent fasting takes a different approach to the typical diet. Rather than emphasizing which foods a person should eat,

3 Hunger Hormones And How To Tame Them

While many hormone issues are female and male dependent, hunger hormones, for the most part, function similarly in both men and women. Of course, issues can be compounded for each gender depending on what is occurring with sex hormones. Understanding how hormones affect your hunger cues can help you be in charge, and take proactive steps to regulate these hormones.

The best exercises for sciatica

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Sciatica is one of the most misunderstood types of pain. Affecting nearly 40% of people, this ailment becomes more prevalent with age. Individuals who suffer from back pain are more prone to developing sciatica. Typically sciatica is grouped together with back pain, however this pain is different as it originates from the sciatic nerves.

Seasonal depression and lack of vitamin D

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Winter is upon us again, and for those who do not live close to the equator, this season is full of snowball fights, skiing, and sledding. However for others the change in season can also bring a winter gloom, with the long dark days and little sunshine affecting their moods.

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