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

By Dr. Absi / November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

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?

By Dr. Absi / October 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

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

By Dr. Absi / August 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

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?

By Dr. Absi / August 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

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

By Dr. Absi / June 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

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

By Dr. Absi / June 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

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

By Dr. Absi / May 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

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

By Dr. Absi / May 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

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

By Dr. Absi / May 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

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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Lupus Symptoms in Women

By Dr. Absi / May 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

A lupus diagnosis can affect any part of a person’s body. Lupus occurs when the body’s immune system attacks it’s own tissues and organs. This attack happens to the healthy and unhealthy cells alike. Women between the ages of 15 to 45 seem to be most at risk, but men are not immune to the…

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