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3 Connected Diseases – Diabetes, Gout and Kidney Disease

Do What it Takes to Keep Parents Healthy These 3 diseases (diabetes, gout and kidney disease) have three things in common that makes it more likely for one to experience them at the same time.  And those common denominators are bad diet, lack of exercise and poor blood circulation.  An interesting aspect to this 3-way disease connection; studies show if you have high uric acid concentrations in the blood you are more likely to experience (more…)

Is Drinking Too Much Water Dangerous to Your Health?

Water is the Elixir of Life As I learned many years ago, if your urine is too yellow, you’ve not drank enough water.  If it is clear, you’re well hydrated.  I actually use this as an indicator when I need to hydrate during hard physical work.  Fortunately for me, I’m not concerned about over hydration, I’m more concerned about under hydration.  It is surprising how many people know very little about their bodies hydration needs (more…)