Vitamin D-efence Against Respiratory Infections

Vitamin D-efence Against Respiratory Infections

Approximately 70 percent of people get at least one respiratory infection, such as the common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, and sinus and ear infection, in a year. However, a large review and meta-analysis of randomized, controlled studies shows that vitamin D supplements can cut down the amount of people suffering these infections by 12 percent. The
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Shingles Vaccination not at Goal Levels in the U.S.

Shingles Vaccination not at Goal Levels in the U.S.

In the U.S., currently 1 million people get shingles every year, and about one out of every three people will get shingles in their lifetime. Anyone who has recovered from chickenpox may develop shingles. However, the risk of shingles increases as you get older. About half of all cases occur in men and women 60
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Prevent and Treat Low Blood Sugar

Prevent and Treat Low Blood Sugar

In a previous post, we discussed the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Here are some great tips for preventing and treating hypoglycemia.   Keep a balance – Try to stay close to your usual schedule of eating, activity, and medicine. If you’re late getting a meal or if you’re more active
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Hypoglycemia – Signs of Low Blood Glucose

Hypoglycemia – Signs of Low Blood Glucose

We often hear and read about diabetes and the symptoms and effects of high blood sugar, known as hyperglycemia. But, diabetics can often struggle with hypoglycemia or low blood glucose counts as well, and it can be just as scary. It is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia.   In
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