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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Happiness – Guest Post

Alex Eingorn, DC, offers his thoughts on happiness
Why exercise is good for your brain

Why exercise is good for your brain

There's a lot more to exercise than mindlessly counting off the minutes on the treadmill.

Gourmet Guide to Lower Blood Pressure

High nutrient foods that have been shown to help you control high blood pressure.

What’s Good for Your Heart is Good for Your Brain

A heart-healthy diet has now been proven to enhance cognition.
The Chemistry of Bulging Disc Treatment

The Chemistry of Bulging Disc Treatment

Back pain means more than a breakdown of your spine's biomechanics. The chemistry of back pain is complex and offers clues to treatment.

More Bad News About Anti-Depressants

New research shows a 50% to 75% increase in gastrointestinal bleeding among those taking antidepressants, even when the drugs are taken for as little as 7 days.

Gluten Sensitivity – Part 3 – Stumbling Upon a Cure

A reader forwarded me this letter written by a chronic pain sufferer who found relief on a gluten-free diet. With his permission, I'm sharing this letter with you.

Gluten Sensitivity Part Two – What You Need to Do About It

Part 2 of this article on gluten sensitivity outlines a self-care plan which should help nearly anyone whose digestive tract is reactive to the gluten protein found in wheat.

Guest Article – Facts to Consider Before Having Hip Replacement Surgery

If you're contemplating hip replacement surgery, here are some facts to consider.
Creationism vs Evolution – The denial of reality by Adam Frank in The New York Times

Creationism vs Evolution – The denial of reality by Adam Frank in The New York Times

Adam Frank's editorial in the NY Times about the politicalization of science. Does it get you feeling outraged, too?

Gluten Sensitivity Symptoms and What They Mean For You

Many are finding health renewal in adopting a gluten-free eating approach. Could you benefit from eliminating gluten from your diet?
Chiropractic Pillows: Pillow Talk Courtesy of Guest Author Dr. George Russell

Chiropractic Pillows: Pillow Talk Courtesy of Guest Author Dr. George Russell

My colleague George Russell fields questions about pillows and how to get the most out of a night's sleep.

Quiz: How You Can Lower Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Which professional group contributes the most to the prevention of cardiovascular disease? Check out the answer to today's quiz.
Just do this – part 2

Just do this – part 2

There's much more to fitness than just muscle strength and cardiac endurance. Here are a few simple balance challenges to incorporate into your daily life.

Guest Post – Dr. Karen Erickson’s Rules for Health

Dr. Karen Erickson offers simple guidelines for health.

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