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Learn More About the Benefits of Fish Oil

Omega-3 Fish Oil Shortly after I published my book Fish Oil: The Natural Anti-Inflammatory and began speaking on omega-3 fish oil and its many health benefits, I found that consumers and practitioners that read the book had additional questions that were either not completely addressed or not covered in the book. Additionally, many of the questions about […]

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Power of Polyphenols

Phenomenal Polyphenols By Joseph Maroon, MD for Well Bella Magazine, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 These antioxidant compounds are a proven powerhouse of anti-aging benefits. Learn why supplements—especially resveratrol and green tea—should be included in your diet. Only 300 years ago did we learn that fruits and vegetables are not only good food sources that satisfy […]

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What are the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is conducted through a small incision, usually with the aid of microscopes or other endoscopic visualization, such as small devices or cameras designed for viewing internal portions of the body. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is intended to treat disorders of spinal discs with minimal muscle related injury and to allow rapid recovery, while […]

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Think Twice Before Taking a Non-Steroidal Pain Medication

The use of both over-the-counter and prescription nonsteroidal medications is frequently recommended in a typical neurosurgical practice for joint pain. But with persistent long-term use there can be significant safety concerns.  Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications or  NSAIDs work to reduce inflammation through a complex metabolic pathway that typically leads to reduction in pain.  NSAIDs are approved medications […]

THE LONGEVITY FACTOR

Resveratrol Fights Cancer

Dr. Joseph Maroon, author of The Longevity Factor: How Resveratrol and Red Wine Activate Genes for a Longer and Healthier Life, Simon & Schuster, explains the benefits of the natural supplement Resveratrol to fight cancer. What is Resveratrol? Resveratrol is a plant polyphenol extracted from the skin, stem and vine of grapes and other plants. […]

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Lifestyle, Diet and Supplement Changes can Help your Brain Capacity

Mental Energizers By Joseph Maroon, MD , For Well Bella Magazine, Saturday, December 1, 2012 These lifestyle, diet and supplement changes can help your brain to function at its greatest capacity. The brain is often called the last frontier of medical discovery. Over the last decade, however, research into brain function has rapidly evolved, and […]

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UPMC’s Dr Joseph Maroon Talks Life After Becoming an Ironman

Dr Maroon discusses what it feeling to have completed his 5th World Championship Ironman Triathlon in Kona, HI.  His blog post appears on UPMC Blog post on Nov 6, 2013 – Read Entire Post Here   The incredible high from the massive release of endorphins—that intense feeling of “flow” and focus—was followed, within 48 hours, […]