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MS and Diet: What You Should Know

No diet can cure multiple sclerosis, but making certain lifestyle changes can help protect body and mind and enhance your quality of life.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 04, 2019

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Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Intermittent fasting, or intermittent energy restriction, is method incorporating periods of eating and fasting for weight loss, improving gut health, and extending longevity. We asked a Cedars-Sinai researcher how intermittent fasting ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 25, 2019

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What Is a Seizure?

An estimated 10% of people experience an unprovoked seizure during their lifetime. Epilepsy—when a person has multiple seizures during their lifetime or is at risk of having multiple seizures—is far less common, affecting only 1.2% of ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 20, 2019

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Health Risks of a Long Commute

Living in a city means that long commutes are often a way of life. All that time sitting in traffic can take a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert about the health risks of a long commutes ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 18, 2019

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Child's Cough: Is No Medicine the Best Medicine?

Treating coughs and colds in kids with over the counter cough medicine may seem like a good idea, but are children's cough medicines good for kids? We asked a Cedars-Sinai pediatrician what’s safe when it comes to treating kids' coughs.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 13, 2019

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How to Relieve and Avoid Constipation Naturally

If you're seeking to relieve or avoid constipation without using medications, a few tweaks to your diet and lifestyle can help.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 08, 2019

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Is a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet Healthy?

The interest in vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based diets is on the rise. But how healthy are vegan and vegetarian diets? Cedars-Sinai dietitian Elena Fricke gives her health advice on these diet trends.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 01, 2019

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Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that occurs with the change of seasons. More than the winter blues, seasonal affective disorder (or SAD) can be triggered by the shorter days that come with the fall and winter months. ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 30, 2019

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Flu: When to Go to the ER

The flu isn't usually an emergency. But for those over 65, pregnant women, and people with chronic conditions or are immunocompromised, the flu can be deadly. How do you know when your flu symptoms warrant a trip to the ER?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 28, 2019

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Treating Back Pain Without Surgery

About 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their life. It’s a leading cause of missed workdays and work limitations. Finding a solution can be frustrating, but treating back pain doesn’t have to start with pain ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 23, 2019

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Exercise During Pregnancy: What's Safe?

The biggest misconception women have about exercising while pregnant is that they can't do it at all, says Dr. Keren Lerner, OB-GYN at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 21, 2019

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What are Electrolytes?

When talking about hydration, the typical advice is to replace electrolytes, but what does that mean? Essentially, electrolytes are essential minerals vital to many key functions in the body. But what do they do inside of the body?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 16, 2019

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Shortness of Breath: When to See Your Doctor

Many people regularly experience shortness of breath, also known as dyspnea. But in some cases, shortness of breath can be the symptom of a lesser-known, life-threatening condition.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 30, 2019

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Dandruff: What It Is and What to Do About It

Dandruff can affect anyone. While it's often associated with poor hygiene, the more likely cause is hormones or underlying skin conditions. So, how serious is dandruff and how can you get rid of it?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 25, 2019

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Do Brain Games Help Brain Health?

Neuroplasticity is the brain's ability to form new connections when stimulated, which may prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. Do brain-training games work?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 23, 2019