7 Habits that safely detox your body

Do You Need A Detox?

Many people these days are trying detoxes and cleanses. It’s a fad that has taken hold and continues to grow. In fact, even the word “detox” is so widely (and loosely) used now that the concept can be confusing. In my experience, most people don’t need to go to extremes when it comes to detoxing. […]

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High Blood Pressure

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication

Blood pressure fluctuates all the time, hour-by-hour, and day-by-day, and there has been extensive over-diagnosis and unnecessary treatment of millions of people because of this. In fact, it’s not uncommon for blood pressure to rise simply in response to a doctor’s visit! This is called the “white coat syndrome” and I’ve seen it repeatedly. On […]

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Why You Should Skip Your Annual Check-Up

The other day I received my “health plan” from my insurance company, which informed me that my health plan for the next year is to 1) get a mammogram, 2) get a colonoscopy, 3) have my lipid profile done, and 4) get a blood pressure check. Clearly my insurance company does not know me or […]

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