The Silent Thyroid Epidemic
Perhaps you are one of the millions of Americans who have one or more signs and symptoms of low thyroid such as fatigue, weight gain, dry skin, poor memory and focus, and depression.
Popular Thyroid Medication Not Effective for Seniors
The most widely prescribed drug in most states in America is Levothyroxine, also known as Synthroid.
Research is continuing to show a link between certain types of cancer and infections. Historically there has been a focus on viruses, parasites, and bacteria causing certain cancers.
It is all too common. Seniors come to our clinic with a list of health issues and a list of prescriptions and over the counter drugs they are taking. After analyzing their symptoms and medications, it becomes apparent that symptoms they are experiencing are not caused by medical conditions but their medications.
Mainstream Medicine Study Confirms Chelation Therapy Significantly Lowers Heart Attack and Stroke Risk
For decades conventional medicine has treated holistic doctors who prescribe chelation therapy to treat patients with cardiovascular disease like we were kooks.
If you have a family history of heart disease or stroke, migraines, trouble getting pregnant or have a child with Autism you might want to consider reading on to learn more.
I’d been hearing someone on staff at my clinic coughing throughout the day for at least a couple of weeks.
I’m not one to pry into my employees’ personal lives, but it seemed to be a common occurrence throughout the year, so I decided to inquire.
It’s one of the world’s most under acknowledged causes of illness. Elevated levels of it are linked to heart disease, impaired cognitive function, chronic fatigue syndrome, immune system dysfunction,
One of the biggest fallacies in the food industry is that diet sodas are better for you than regular sodas. The premise is that regular sodas are loaded with sugar (which they are) and therefore artificial sweeteners in diet sodas prevent diabetes and weight gain.
For years, nutritionists and public health experts have focused on the health hazards of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup for their roles raising the risk of type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.
It is a shocker when you or a loved one are told by your cardiologist that you have heart failure. It sounds like an immediate death sentence…but it does not have to be with the right natural therapies that I will give you the inside scoop on.
You may be aware that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are associated with muscle damage and pain. But even few doctors are aware that a study published in a major medical journal found statin drugs to be associated with an increased risk of musculoskeletal injuries.
According to a number of modern studies, testosterone deficiency in men can be deadly. Testosterone deficiency is associated with a number of health problems and diseases.
The media headlines were quite concerning: “Health supplements send 23,000 to emergency rooms in US each year.” Generally when I hear about nutritional supplements being bashed in the media I conduct my own research. Often it is sensationalism and this latest report was no exception.
Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhea, blood in the stool, and weight loss. Over the years I have found that nutritional and holistic methods can help people with this disease quite effectively. However, there are always those who require additional treatment.
What is LDL Cholesterol?
LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein) Cholesterol plays many important functions in our body: transporting antioxidants, building muscles, and fighting infection.
Be wary of a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs known as PCSK9 inhibitors. They will certainly be promoted as the new wonder drugs for cardiovascular disease and prevention.
Patients often ask me to better identify how to consume healthy carbs and the right amounts in their diet. Americans have caught on that refined carbohydrates are a big factor for the weight and diabetes problem in America.
Ginseng has always been one of the top selling herbs. This makes sense as fatigue and “stress” are universal health problems that people use ginseng for. The ginsengs are great examples of what we call “adpatogens.”
Vitamin D has many benefits, including supporting a healthy immune system, controlling inflammation of the body, and even weight loss. Most chronic diseases, if not all of them, are related to chronic inflammation.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an important supplement for people scheduled for some type of heart surgery. One of the major causes of death after a heart operation is low cardiac output.
Diabetes and dementia are so closely linked that Alzheimer’s disease is sometimes referred to as “type 3 diabetes.” But while the risk is real, having diabetes doesn’t mean you’re doomed to dementia.
Testosterone replacement therapy was found once again to be safe for men and their prostate health. This newer study is one of several in recent years demonstrating no link between prostate cancer and testosterone replacement.
If most folks know anything about beta-carotene, it’s that this nutrient found in carrots can protect the eyes and help save your vision.
But it could save something even more precious: Your life.
There’s no better way to end the day than with a piping hot cup of chamomile tea, and not just because it can help you unwind.
New research shows it could save your life.
You don’t have to be a smoker to get a lungful of toxins with every breath – all you have to do is live in a city, by a factory, or even near a highway. All are major sources of lung-damaging pollution, and that means nearly all of us are exposed every single day.
Living near a major road or highway might be great for a quicker commute, but it can also speed the aging process in your brain and put you in the express lane for dementia.
Arthritis damage isn’t limited to your joints. The same inflammation that leads to pain in your knees can cause damage throughout your body, which is why any plan to beat arthritis has to go beyond fighting pain.
Glutathione is a very important nutrient that’s found naturally in the human body. There have been over 80,000 studies done on this important nutrient, and it has many important functions in the human body.
We all suffer from the occasional “brain fart” as we get older, but mild cognitive impairment is another story altogether. In some cases, it could be the first and only warning sign that you’re at risk for dementia.
Some of the best-selling drugs on the planet are being sold on the basis of a myth. Big Pharma claims its cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can cut the risk of a heart attack by as much as 50 percent – but that’s a number that doesn’t come close to telling the full story.