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Using Non-Drug Enhancement to Gain an Athletic Competitive Edge

Only an athlete understands why spending a lifetime to shave off a second, claw an extra inch, or lift another pound seems like a fair trade off. Pain, imbalance, and performance issues arise for various reasons.  At Fundamental Health Solutions, … Continue reading

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What is pH and why it is important for your health

We’ve heard the term “pH” but what do we really know about it? Basically, pH refers to the acidity of a substance. The term stands for “potentiometric hydrogen ion concentration”, because acidity means the number of hydrogen ions floating around … Continue reading

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The Puzzle of Fibromyalgia

To understand what causes Fibromyalgia, we need to first look at the meaning of the word. Fibromyalgia received its name due to its connection with Fibrin. With Fibromyalgia, there is an elevation of a type of protein called fibrin, which … Continue reading

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How to Achieve Better Brain Health

Our brain is the most important organ in our body that helps us interact with the world around us.  Everything we know about ourselves is stored in our brain.  How our brain works in terms of optimal versus sub-optimal can … Continue reading

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Reducing the visible signs of aging with nutrition

Many anti-aging techniques focus on cosmetic solutions, but ignore what is going on inside your body. While cosmetic solutions can mask some of the signs of aging, without addressing nutritional issues, it is difficult to not appear haggard when the body … Continue reading

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Feeling better than your age

One of the biggest issues associated with aging is that a person usually doesn’t feel as energetic as they have in the past. They find that they are unable to participate in activities as they could when they were younger. … Continue reading

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The Anti-Aging Telomerase Enzyme

What is a Telomere? A telomere is a protective cap at the end of our DNA double helix strand which keeps them uniform and tight. As we age, our Telomeres become shorter. Therefore, with each cell replication the DNA strands … Continue reading

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Can Polyamine levels contribute to digestive problems and weight gain?

Polyamine’s role in digestive problems Your body needs polyamines in order to repair certain tissues, and to help you maintain a healthy nervous system. However, polyamines must be kept in balance if we are to remain healthy. Polyamines in high … Continue reading

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What is oxidative stress and how it contributes to cellular damage

Experts say a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help you ward off infections like colds and flu, because they contain immune-boosting antioxidants. Fortunately we can also take in nutrients via supplementation, and we’ll share why this is so … Continue reading

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Healthy Bones are needed for good health

We need healthy bones to be healthy! Besides providing our body a structural framework which allows our muscles, ligaments, and connective tissue to work, our bones provide a mineral reserve that our body calls upon during times of depletion and … Continue reading

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How Lectins contribute to immune system and weight gain issues

Have you ever wondered why other people can use a popular diet, and the pounds shed for them, but when YOU try this diet you end up gaining weight? How can this be?? Lectins are sugar-binding proteins found in all … Continue reading

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The Value of Blood Chemistry – Catching Health Problems Early

There is no general screening test that is more effective and efficient than a comprehensive blood chemistry panel. A comprehensive blood chemistry panel will allow a healthcare provider to quickly assess the degree of health in a patient. This tool … Continue reading

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How your blood type can affect weight loss

We often hear of people who are very careful about the foods they eat.  They will get a balanced diet of fresh vegetables, fruits and grains, not drink calorie laden sodas, eat moderate portions of meat and get frequent exercise … Continue reading

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Bone Health for Women

We all know that as we age, many people, especially women, begin to develop brittle and more fragile bones. What are some of the factors involved in this breakdown? Hormones, especially estrogen, play an important role in our bone turnover … Continue reading

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The Power of Thought in Healing Outcomes

Krebiozen was a promising new cancer drug in the 1950’s In the 1950s, a man named Mr. Wright was medically diagnosed to have cancer, and given only days to live. Hospitalized in Long Beach, California, he was a terminal cancer … Continue reading

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The Health Detective is Born

The word US Marine evokes the image of men and women who are tough, healthy, and strong in mind and body. When we think of Marines who accomplished and passed the rigors of Naval Flight School, we also think of … Continue reading

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