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PRP Therapy: Play Hard, Heal Fast

There’s a way to heal sports injuries that doesn’t involve surgery, months of physical therapy or a dependence on prescription medication. It’s called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. What Is PRP Therapy? It’s a form of stem cell treatment that uses platelets — colorless blood cells that help your blood clot — to rebuild a damaged tendon or cartilage. It not …

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How to Boost Your Immune System Quickly

You were born with all the defenses your body will ever need. It’s called your immune system. And if you keep your immunity strong you never have to worry about any disease.  But sadly, your immune system declines with age. That opens the door to chronic diseases and other conditions linked to aging. These include everything from infections to cancer.  That’s why …

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Resveratrol Benefits: Powerful New Discovery

New, “hidden” resveratrol benefits have just been confirmed by researchers — and I’m not surprised. You may already know that resveratrol is the astonishing antioxidant that’s found in red wine. I’ve been a fan of it for a long time, because of its anti-aging qualities. It helps prevent heart disease by increasing levels of HDL cholesterol, and protect against artery …

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Your body’s “other” pulse

When I take a patient’s pulse, I’m really checking to make sure their heart is beating in rhythm and their blood is flowing regularly. It wasn’t until much later that I learned your body has another pulse — your “dural pulse.” In the 1970s, Dr. John Upledger discovered the dural pulse. He was studying dural tubes at the College of …

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The Most Important Test Your Doctor Won’t Order

I’ve been getting a lot of mail from readers asking a similar question. Most are like this one from MK in Philadelphia: “I’m going for an annual checkup with my doctor soon. I want to make sure I’m getting the right tests. What’s the number one anti-aging test I should ask my doctor for?” It’s a great question. The problem …

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How to Take Control of Your DNA

Modern medicine likes to tell you that chronic diseases are in your genes. Maybe you’re worried about inheriting your mother’s cancer, or your father’s heart disease, or your grandmother’s arthritis. I never bought into that. I tell my patients that they aren’t “destined” to get any modern diseases. These are the results of your primal body coming up against a …