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Diabetes Can Cause Heart Disease: Are You Pre-Diabetic?

It's no secret that adult-onset diabetes (also known as type 2 diabetes) is one of the fastest growing disease conditions in the United States. What's not so well known is that approximately 40 percent of all adults in the US are already pre-diabetic, meaning that unless they make positive and lasting changes in their lives that they too will almost certainly develop diabetes as they grow older. Even worse, a significant number of people who are pre-diabetic have no idea that they are suffering from pre-diabetes. Are you one of them?
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Health Tip of the Day

The next time you experience sore muscles or joints, try massaging them with a small amount of the homeopathic remedy arnica cream. This simple home remedy has been shown to effectively reduce pain and swelling. You can also use arnica cream to speed the healing of bruises.

Yesterday's Health Tip

Do you suffer from low back pain? If so, try using the homeopathic remedy Rhus toxicodendron, which has been shown to be highly effective for relieving low back pain. You can find Rhus toxicodendron at your local health food store. Look for it in a potency of 30C and take two tablets twice a day. You should notice improvements in your back pain within two or three days. Read more health tips...
Excess Stomach Acid
Your weight is probably contributing to the excess stomach acid. For immediate relief start OTC Prilosec and then gradually wean away from the trigger foods, at that point you can stop taking the Prilosec. Avoid citrus, chocolate, coffee and nicotine in the meanwhile. Start an exercise program to help with the stress in your life and curb your appetite. continued inside...

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