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Functional Integrative Therapeutics
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Let Food Be Thy #Medicine! Discover common Nutrient Functions and Nutrient Deficiency Symptoms - Part 2 #functionalmedicine #healthyliving

Optimal vitamins and minerals are required by the body to properly eliminate toxins, facilitate the needs of your digestive system, cardiovascular system, metabolism and promote total body strength. Signs of deficiency can be both external and internal.…
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Malic Acid and Magnesium for Fibro Pain - sensations that should normally be interpreted by the brain as non painful can become extremely painful with Fibromyalgia...
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The Positive Side Of Fibromyalgia - Fibro patients are more “health savvy” than the average patient...
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Power to the Patient: Being Your Own HealthCare Advocate - All patients sometimes need to be reminded that they are the ones that are hiring the doctor not the other way around. You need open dialog with your doctor where questions and answers are shared.
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Pain Threshold Versus Pain Tolerance and Fibromyalgia - The term “pain threshold” defines the level at which the body first perceives a stimuli as being painful. The term “pain tolerance” has a completely different meaning and basically defines how much pain a person can actually take without breaking. We can think of tolerance as the “acceptance level” of an existing pain.
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Pain Versus Suffering and Fibromyalgia - pain crosses a certain threshold and we begin to define it as “suffering”. When a person injures themselves and or experiences an acute pain, the mind is able to process the injury and realize that it will be a temporary condition.
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Fibromyalgia Flares and Stress - When we are stressed, especially for extended periods of time, the body reacts and chemical changes occur. Most of us have heard of “fight or flight” where the adrenal glands release adrenaline in a sudden burst due to a severe stressor - the chemicals produced by the body get out of control and turn from productive to destructive.
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Simple Steps To Improve Back To School Lunch Box Nutrition - The average American lunch, especially while eaten at school, is substandard to say the least. With childhood obesity at epidemic levels, it’s no wonder that recent surveys of diet in the United States have shown that 25 percent of school aged children get one serving or less of vegetables per day, and only 50 percent of school-aged children get one serving of fruit per day.
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The Connection Between Fibro and Leaky Gut - GI or gastro intestinal are some of the most frequent symptoms I see with most of my fibro patients. These symptoms affect up to 80% of those that have fibromyalgia.
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Healing Fibro: Getting the Real Scoop - fibromyalgia can be helped. If you are one of the unfortunate fibro sufferers who has tried many different products, cures, remedies to get relief and feel like giving up, please don’t. Please do yourself a favor and consider taking a fresh look at your condition. When people with fibromyalgia understand exactly what they need to do, they can improve greatly. When they understand the truth about fibro and not the hype, much healing can be achieved.
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