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Plugged Ears: The 6 Most Common Reasons Ears Feel Clogged, and What You Can Do About It

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When you experience what people call ‘plugged ears’o on an airplane or after swimming, that’s a simple was of saying your eustachian tubes — which run between your middle ear and the back of your nose — are blocked. We’ve mapped out the 5 most common causes of plugged ears and what you can do […]

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This is what the color of boogers and mucus says about your health

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If you claim you’ve never looked and inspected your own boogers, I think you are probably lying.  It’s okay to admit it. We’ve all done it at some point, especially when we’re sick and trying to self-diagnose.  And it turns out, decoding the color of your boogers can tell you a lot about your health. […]

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CrossFit Workouts For Exercise: Weighing the Pros and Cons

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The saying goes: How can you tell if someone is into CrossFit? They’ll usually tell you. From perfectly toned PTA moms who beam with pride about their intense WOD to your co-workers who compare their burpee records — it seems like you can’t go anywhere without coming across someone obsessed with CrossFit. A mix of high intensity […]

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What is CBD oil? How To Use Cannabidiol For Chronic Pain Relief & Workout Recovery

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CBD oil has huge potential to completely change chronic pain management and workout recovery regimens. Up until recently, pain management for individuals suffering from chronic pain stemming from conditions including cancer, neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis, has been limited to pharmaceutical analgesics typically accompanied by aversive side effects. In contrast, topical or ingestible CBD oil […]

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Anxiety is Good, Until it’s Not: 7 Ways You Can Keep It in Check

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“Anxiety is a good thing, which sounds crazy, right?” Says Dr. Matthew Mosquera, a psychiatry resident at Brigham Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. “Anxiety is the thing that pushes you to stay up late to complete that final paper, or waking up early for work.” The Goldilocks Principle of Anxiety: Not Too Much or Too […]

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Integrative Heart Health: The Ideal 7-Day Meal Plan Before Heart Surgery

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Having heart surgery is a big deal. So, before the procedure, it’s important to take initiative in changing your diet and losing weight beforehand to minimize risk of complications and promote recovery. One way is the 7-day heart surgery diet. It is said that the Sacred Heart Diet was developed by the cardiology department at […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation: Focus on Breathing

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Meditation is a technique that is learned through the mind, through the breath, through visualizations using the mind’s imaginary eye. This is how SuReceta’s founder Dr. Joseph Mosquera defines meditation practice, and he adds that this inner reflection helps you relax, focus and feel your body, no matter where you are. “It is excellent for […]

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What is Integrative Medicine?

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These days, we hear all sorts of “natural medicine” terminology being tossed around. Holistic, functional, alternative, complementary, and homeopathic, just to name a few. With all of those different names, who can keep them all straight? We here at Surecet, have told you that our founder Dr. Joseph Mosquera, M.D. is one of our nation’s […]

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Canker Sores: The 25 Most Common Causes

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Canker sores are small, painful sores on the inside of your mouth. And if you ever experienced a canker sore, you are all too familiar with the discomfort that comes along with these painful (and unattractive) blisters — but what may surprise you, is that your canker sore indicates something more about your health. Canker […]

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Best Workout Songs: Music that will make you burn the most calories

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Everyone has a favorite workout song to get in the zone. And the minute that anthem comes on, you feel like the hero of your own story. Whether you’re lifting weights or folding the laundry, when that jam comes on, you feel like a badass who can take on the world. When you make your own […]

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