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Beer, wine, whiskey and more: Moderate drinkers live longer than both abstainers and overconsumers, but which drink is best for your health? A Drink a Day Keeps the Doctor Away?

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Candidiasis, also known as candida, affects millions of Americans, many of whom unknowingly suffer from this condition of yeast overgrowth. Along with food allergy, with which it is often interrelated, candidiasis is one of the most commonly overlooked or misdiagnosed chronic disease conditions in America, and is responsible for a host of symptoms, including gastrointestinal disorders, chronic fatigue, depression, allergies, and low immune function. It is precisely because of this wide range of symptoms that candidiasis so often goes undetected.
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Health Tip of the Day

All of us are subjected to stress in our daily lives. Here is a simple step you can take to relieve the effects of stress. Twice a day set five minutes aside and breathe deeply through your belly in a relaxed manner. Doing so can quickly diminish the effects of stress and also leave you feeling more energized.

Yesterday's Health Tip

If you are trying to lose weight, you can help yourself by starting your lunch and dinner with a mixed green salad. By eating salads first, you will reduce your appetite for foods containing more calories. Equally important, you will make it easy for you to eat at least five to seven servings of fresh vegetables that health experts recommend for maintaining your health and preventing disease. Read more health tips...
Pain-free Swollen Knuckles
You are describing Heberden's nodes, which are the result of ongoing osteoarthritis. Some of these changes are in fact inherited. However, know that the swelling will most likely not persist. It may start and stop over a lifetime and then finally stay. continued inside...

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