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Better Brain Health (Video)

June 30, 2014
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Keeping your brain strong throughout your life can help slow cognitive decline as we age. Here, Dr. Brad Jacobs talk about the importance of social relationships, good sleep, a healthy diet and consistent exercise when it comes to brain health. In addition, he talks about supplements such as vitamin D, CoQ10 and B vitamins...

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Fiber’s Benefits for Overall Health (Video)

June 12, 2014
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Fiber is an important inclusion in our diets because of its ability to regulate digestion, lower cholesterol, maintain healthy blood sugar levels and more. Here, Dr. Brad Jacobs talks about good ways to get it through diet, how much to aim for each day and other ways it can be beneficial to your health.

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The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet (Video)

May 25, 2014
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No matter which diet you follow, including lots of vegetables at every meal is an important way to boost health and can help prevent stroke, cancer, diabetes and more. Here, Dr. Brad Jacobs talks about the overall benefits of eating 5-7 servings of vegetables each day, and supplementing with powdered greens if necessary.

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Natural Ways to Battle Heartburn

May 6, 2014
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Did you know? Many natural remedies are available for reducing symptoms of acid reflux, GERD or heartburn. Here, Dr. Brad Jacobs talks about strategies for reducing acid reflux, as well as supplements that can coat the stomach and increase tightening of the esophageal sphincter, including marshmallow root, DGL, d-Limonene and melatonin. Acid reflux (otherwise...

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Alternatives for Fighting Low Back Pain (Video)

April 17, 2014
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Many people suffer from back pain—the good news is that there are a variety of natural solutions and strategies that can offer relief. Here Dr. Brad Jacobs talks about stress and posture, topical homeopathic remedies, acupuncture and herbs such as curcumin or boswellia, and their role in back pain relief.

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Boosting Your Body’s Healthy Stress Response

May 30, 2012
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We all deal with stress—and could use some extra help coping with it. Learn more from Dr. Brad Jacobs about how a variety of lifestyle changes, breathing practices and supplements can boost your body’s stress response. This video is part of a series of educational videos we’ll be posting from members of our Integrative...

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Sleep: Essential to Good Health

May 30, 2012
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Want better sleep? Here are Dr. Brad Jacobs’ expert recommendations for techniques and supplements that can give you the most restful sleep and set you on the path to good overall health. This video is part of a series of educational videos we’ll be posting from members of our Integrative Health Advisory Board.

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Ask the MD: Good Heart Health

February 3, 2012
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Wondering about how and when to get your cholesterol checked, or how exercise can boost your cardiovascular health? We got answers to some common heart health questions from Dr. Brad Jacobs, MD, and Chair of Pharmaca’s Integrative Health Advisory Board. How often should I have my cholesterol checked? Typically we recommend you get your...

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Ask the MD: Healthy Weight Management

January 3, 2012
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Ask the MD: Healthy Weight Management

We’ve gathered some common questions about weight management and posed them to the chair of our Integrative Health Advisory Board (IHAB), Dr. Brad Jacobs, MD. Here is his sage advice about maintaining a healthy weight. What integrative therapies can I use to manage my weight? First off, keep in mind that there are no...

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Video: Managing Your Cholesterol Naturally

June 14, 2011
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Need to lower your cholesterol? Here, Dr. Brad Jacobs talks about natural ways to maintain healthy cholesterol levels through diet, exercise and supplementation. This video is part of a series of educational videos we’ll be posting from members of our Integrative Health Advisory Board.

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