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Exercise and Aging

Raymond Francis, author of “Never Be Sick Again,” states exercise prevents disease by promoting efficient nutrient delivery to the cells and stimulates the lymphatic system, which is vital for removing toxins from cells. One study shows inactive people are twice … Continue reading

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Coping and the Autonomic Nervous System

Some people go through life with composure while raising small children, handling a stressful job and being a caregiver for an elderly parent. Others get extremely upset because a traffic light doesn’t change fast enough. Emotional stress taxes our systems … Continue reading

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Muscle Spasms and Cramps

The Body’s Way of Protecting Itself Have you ever wondered why you get a muscle spasm when you’re merely turning in bed after a quiet and relaxing sleep? Or why a simple heel-cord stretch before running sometimes produces a cramp … Continue reading

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