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Will a purpose-driven life help you live longer?

Do you get joy out of volunteering, helping out with your grandkids, or learning new skills in that class you’ve been taking? If you said yes, it could help you live longer. As it turns out, being inspired by things in your life doesn’t just help your emotional well-being — it may keep you healthier. …

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Fall 2019 Issue Out Now

Fall 2019 Issue Out Now Conscious Lifestyle Magazine Share: 20 0 4 Digital Edition: Order Now Collectors Edition Print Issue: Coming Soon! EXERCISES FOR ENHANCING LONGEVITY By Dr. Steven R. Gundry Not all exercise is created equal. Learn which ways of moving the body are best for extending lifespan.   NATURAL NOOTROPICS: MIND MEDICINES By …

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Drills, needles, and pain, oh my! Coping with dental anxiety

For many people, going to the dentist is an unpleasant but manageable experience. For others, just the thought of going to the dentist causes severe anxiety, leading them to delay or avoid dental treatment. Unfortunately, this behavior can spiral into a vicious cycle of dental pain, health problems, worse anxiety, and more complex and costly …

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Yes, you can avoid weight gain over the holidays!

The holidays are a time when family and friends gather to enjoy each other’s company — and eat! Indulgent meals, bountiful buffets, cookie swaps, holiday parties… it’s no surprise that maintaining a healthy weight can present even more challenges during the holidays than throughout the rest of the year. Each year, on average, we tend …

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Suffering from “chemo brain”? There’s hope and many things you can do

Some of the most common symptoms experienced by cancer patients are memory problems, difficulties with multitasking, and reduced attention and concentration. Historically, cancer patients with these symptoms were often diagnosed with depression. Research over the past decade has revealed that many cancer patients experience such symptoms as a consequence of specific damage to the brain …

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Straight talk on planking

The best exercise I do only takes a minute. Granted, it is often the longest and most grueling 60 seconds of my life. I sweat, I shake, and I often collapse in relief when it’s over. But spending quality time in a plank pose always pays off. The plank pose is where you hold a …

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In defense of the salt shaker

Sherry B, a healthy and active 61-year-old woman, came to my office several months ago. She had noted an unusually fast heart rate during exercise, and felt lightheaded when standing in line at the grocery store or after finishing her five-mile run. She carried a water bottle with her and drank from it throughout our …

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