Dr. Absi

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25 Natural Ways to Defeat Stress

No one likes feeling stressed. Thankfully, there are many ways that you can reduce your anxieties and boost your happy-making hormones. Here are just a few suggestions for managing your stress. 1. Breathe deeply. It might sound cliche, but filling your lungs with oxygen can help you feel “present” in your body. 2. Breathe through one…

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What Does Cortisol do to Your Body When You Are Stressed?

What Does Cortisol do to Your Body When You Are Stressed? While we want to believe that we are handling our challenges to the best of our ability, chronic stress can make us susceptible to a host of health issues. Insomnia, compromised immunity, high blood pressure, inflammation, and poor digestion are just a few of the…

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How is stress affecting your health?

Stress and Your Digestive Health — What You Need to Know Stress is a part of everyday life. Driving through rush hour traffic, tight deadlines at work, even cleaning the house can all contribute to daily stress. While we expect to experience certain regular stressors, too much stress can have serious consequences for your health…

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Life After Your Gallbladder

Do you still have your gallbladder? The gallbladder is an organ that stores and concentrates bile. Think of it like a reservoir for the bile your body needs. This organ is often removed to resolve symptoms that we believe to be caused by the gallbladder. These symptoms can include nausea, bloating, jaundice, and fever. Sometimes…

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Should You Be Concerned About Your Dental Fillings?

For many years the dental industry has used amalgam fillings. These are also referred to as “silver fillings” because of their silver-like appearance. Recently, though, there’s been controversy about negative effects these fillings could have on your body. Amalgam fillings are a combination of mercury, silver, tin and copper. These fillings are generally used because…

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How Diet Can Improve Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Fibromyalgia directly affects the joints and muscles of the body. Since the cause is generally unknown, the only thing you can really do is try to help the symptoms. Fibromyalgia symptoms vary greatly from person to person. The pain from this illness can show up in many different ways. The pains is usually characterized by…

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Seven Ways to Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis can be one of the most painful and crippling of the autoimmune diseases. The effects of the disease usually manifests in the joints and can cause fevers and weight loss. Quality of life suffers for those with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Luckily, with certain lifestyle choices, living with this illness is possible. Here are seven…

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Lyme Disease: Symptoms and Treatment

Lyme disease is primarily known for the way you get it… typically a tiny bite from a tick. It’s also well known for the effects it has on the human body. In order to identify the infection and treat the symptoms, it’s important to have a thorough understanding of the disease. For example, Lyme disease…

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Ulcerative Colitis and Holistic Cancer Treatments

There are many diseases that can affect the digestive tract and cause various symptoms leading to dramatic suffering. These are usually chronic and can get worse over time. One example of this type of disease is Ulcerative Colitis. Ulcerative Colitis is a bowel disease which causes severe inflammation in the large intestine. The symptoms can…

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Crohn's Disease Symptoms and Parasites

Each day can be different for a Crohn’s disease patient. And symptoms can vary from person to person. Some of the most common include pain,  bloody stools, lethargy, diarrhea, loss of appetite and weight loss. Over time fistulas can develop in the perianal area and ulcers become more common. At times it may feel like…

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