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The Power of Your Gut Microbiome for Health and Immunity

Did you know that trillions of microscopic organisms call your body home? Your gut microbiome, a community of bacteria, fungi, and other microbes, heavily influences your overall well-being. However, living in the modern world, with its array of environmental toxins, heavy metals, biotoxins, and microplastics, can disrupt this delicate ecosystem. Let's delve into how this [...]

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There’s a Killer in your Kitchen: 10 Unhealthy Food Items to Swap

Even with the best intentions, maintaining a healthy diet can feel like navigating an obstacle course. Foods that may seem safe may have hidden ingredients, harmful production methods, or contaminated packaging. These factors can expose us to toxins without our knowledge.   Minimizing toxin exposure is a solid step towards living a longer, healthier life, and [...]

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Weed Killer is Killing You Too

The Hidden Dangers of Common Weed Killers We love living in Chicago, IL – the lakefront, the vibrant culture, and the fantastic restaurants are hard to beat. However, along with the city's perks come some unwanted guests: environmental toxins. Here at MDLifespan, we're passionate about promoting healthy living, including understanding the potential health risks these [...]

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Five Tenants of Health for Longevity

In the hustle and bustle of our modern lives, it's easy to overlook the fundamental aspects of our well-being. Yet, achieving optimal health is not an elusive dream; it's a journey that begins with cultivating the five critical pillars of wellness: nutrition, sleep, exercise, stress management, and detoxification. Let's explore these tenets and how they [...]

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The Cost of Alcohol

We think Dr. Amen said it best, "there is no amount of alcohol that's safe." Despite a few studies suggesting the benefits of alcohol for heart health, the risks associated with drinking alcohol greatly outweigh these potential benefits. A recent health challenge called Dry January has become increasingly popular over the years. This is when [...]

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8 Reasons to Try The Dry January Challenge

As the new year approaches, many seek ways to reset and rejuvenate our bodies and minds. One increasingly popular way to do this is by participating in Dry January. A month-long challenge where you abstain from consuming any alcohol. This challenge has become popular globally, providing many advantages like better health and saving money. In [...]

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The Impact of Family Health History & Your Well-being

Family health history is more than just a topic of conversation at family gatherings; it's a window into your genetic legacy and a roadmap for your health journey. As families gather around for festive get-togethers and at holiday tables, it's not just the stories of yesteryear that must be shared. Knowing your family's medical history [...]

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10 Signs You Are Experiencing Cognitive Decline

In the vast expanse of human health, the brain stands out as one of the most intricate and vital organs. As we age, our cognitive health can become vulnerable, and subtle changes may indicate a potential decline. Understanding these changes is not just about diagnosis but about embracing a proactive approach to brain health. As [...]

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Can Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Help Prevent Cancer?

Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) has emerged as a powerful tool with a wide range of clinical applications in medical advancements. While known for managing various autoimmune diseases and blood disorders, TPE holds immense potential in cancer prevention.

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