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6 Benefits of Attending Campus Visit Day March 15, 2019

Visiting a college campus is always full of excitement. You’re looking forward to seeing the campus, meeting new people and learning what your future could hold. On other university campus visits you sit and listen to speakers most of the day, and tour the campus with a large group of people. Not at National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) – and especially not during our kick-off to the St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Chicago!

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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Chiropractic Medicine, NUHS Florida

Unique Panels Give Florida Site Students an Extra Edge

You never know what might happen during lunch at National University of Health Sciences’ Florida site when much of the student body and faculty come together for unique panel presentations.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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Chiropractic Medicine, NUHS

Five Unique Qualities about NUHS’ Chiropractic Education That Prep You for the Future

When searching for the right school for your chiropractic education, it’s important to consider what will set you apart from the competition in terms of employment and, more importantly, what will benefit your future patients.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019
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Healthy Tips, Alternative Medicine

5 Ways to Treat Chronic Illness with Alternative Medicine

Whether you just learned that you have a chronic medical condition or you have struggled to manage a chronic illness for many years, you may be among a growing number of Americans considering complementary and alternative medical treatments to manage their conditions.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Oriental Medicine, Healthy Tips

Weight Loss Tips from a Traditional Chinese Medicine Expert

The start of the New Year is the most common time when people try to lose weight. Whether you want to shed extra pounds gained over the holidays or your weight loss plan is part of a long-term New Year’s resolution, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can increase your chances of success.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Dual Degree Program

Why I Decided to Switch my Career Path to Natural Medicine

Before starting the naturopathic and chiropractic medicine programs at NUHS, I was initially a pre-med major preparing to become a traditional medical doctor. At the time, I wasn't sure I wanted to work in a hospital setting or if I liked the largely drug-based practice style that a lot of doctors had.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Naturopathic Medicine, Healthy Tips

5 Health Issues You Didn’t Know Could be Caused by Poor Gut Health

Our bodies are home to tens of trillions of microbial cells. The entire collection of microorganisms which inhabit our body, both inside us and on our skin is known as the microbiome.

In recent years, an increasing amount of research has emerged demonstrating the effects of the organisms that live with us, especially the bacteria living in our gut microbiome.

The gut microbiome can be influenced by antibiotics, the type of food we eat and possibly other factors like stress. When the balance of microbes is out of whack it can cause many more problems than just digestion issues or an upset stomach. Here are five ailments that may also be caused by an imbalance of bacteria in your gut.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
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Healthy Tips

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Men’s Health Issues

During November, also known as Movember, men grow mustaches to raise awareness about men’s health. These awareness efforts have become more important in recent decades as the mortality gap between men and women has remained significant.

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in 2016, men lived to an average age of 76.1 compared to an average age of 81.1 for women.

With this mortality age gap even widening slightly compared to 2015, it’s important to discuss health issues specific to men. Raising awareness, particularly about being proactive is key in helping many men reduce their risk of common health issues.

Here are five things you might not have known about men’s health issues.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Healthy Tips

4 Mental Benefits of Massage Therapy

Did you know that aside from physical benefits, massage therapy also provides numerous mental and emotional benefits?

Massage therapy, broadly defined, is the manual manipulation of muscles and certain other soft tissues in the body, including connective tissue, ligaments, and tendons, with the purpose of improving a person’s health and well-being. Licensed massage therapists are highly-trained and well-versed in anatomy and physiology, and they use their expertise to improve wellness in a variety of ways.

Let’s take a look at some of the practical mental benefits that come from participating in massage therapy.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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Healthy Tips

6 Easy Exercises You Can Perform on a Daily Basis to Improve Your Overall Health

Movement and exercise have a great number of health benefits. A new study this month suggests that forgoing exercise may even be worse for you than smoking and diabetes. 

Not only can exercise improve your health and prevent a wide range of health concerns, it is also recommended to treat certain health ailments like depression, diabetes, and heart disease. In 2017, The American College of Physicians also recommended exercise to help treat low back pain as the first line of treatment before resorting to pain medication.

Exercises don’t need to be time consuming in order to make a difference. Here are some quick and easy exercises that you can perform on a daily basis to improve your overall health.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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