7 things you need to do to lose belly fat today

We've had some requests for an "Ask Dr. Miranda" feature, so here is the first question we've been sent: Q -- I'm trying to lose weight and my biggest issue is my stomach.  How do I get it down? Any suggestions? A - -  First, you are not alone!  Many people tend to...

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Chronic pain and the sugar connection

Chronic pain may be one of the most underestimated health issues there is, but many sufferers are only looking for a quick fix and an easy pill but that won't buy them relief - it only postpones pain and further degeneration.   Now, if I were to categorize people with...

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Timing is everything: when to take dietary supplements

It's been said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and that certainly applies to the world of dietary supplementation.  Many people, through research or recommendation, choose to take a variety of dietary supplements to improve their health, but what...

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Simple steps to stop cystic or hormonal acne

Acne sucks.  Yes, I said it!   As someone who has had uber fair, oily, sensitive skin my entire life, acne was something I battled with from the age of 11 onward.  I was so self conscious of my skin that I didn't get in any baby photos after the birth of some of my...

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Weight Loss Magic Bullets & What REALLY works

THERE IS NO MAGIC BULLET WHEN IT COMES TO WEIGHT LOSS! That is why there is NO SINGLE THING that will work for everyone. There are simply too many factors involved. That said, we can encompass these factors into key categories: Dietary, Hormonal, Chemical, Exercise,...

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What blood tests should you request from your Doctor?

You've heard about preemptive strikes, how about preemptive health?  Don't wait until you are really sick to get blood work drawn.  Have it drawn at your yearly physical and keep a copy for your records.  You OWN your medical records, by the way, your physician is...

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