7 Reasons Your Thyroid Medication Isn’t Working

thyroid_medeication_greenmedinfoWhile there is no “magic pill” for thyroid disease, some factors may influence the effectiveness of your thyroid medication.

When you are first diagnosed with a thyroid condition, a prescription for medication becomes much like Continue reading

Neuroplasticity Studies Reveal Your Brain’s Amazing Malleability

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Your brain is malleable, continually changing in response to your lifestyle, physiology, emotions, and environment; this is called neuroplasticity

Your choices and habits today profoundly influence how healthy your brain remains and how well it continues to function as you age Continue reading

EFT is an Effective Tool for Anxiety

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Chronic anxiety, like stress, is very damaging to your mental and physical health, temporarily shutting down your immune system

Long-term anxiety raises your risk for depression, Continue reading

11 Surprising Factors That Mess With Your Memory

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Your brain is a dynamic organ, constantly adapting and changing, for better or for worse, even on a day-to-day basis

Thyroid problems, depression, anxiety, menopause, lack of sleep, smoking, stress, and certain medications can take a toll on your memory function Continue reading

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts

walnutWalnuts benefit your heart, brain, bones and more.  Here’s why you need to eat more of them.

Researchers from the University of California Davis say the U.S. government is all wet when it comes to demonizing high fat foods.  In fact, a new study shows eating high fat whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth. Continue reading

Beginners Guide to Strength Training

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Strength training is an integral part of any well-rounded exercise program, regardless of your age or gender, and you’re never too old to begin Strength training produces significant Continue reading

Niacin, Exercise, and Sauna—A Simple and Effective Detox Program That Can Significantly Improve Your Health

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The average person is likely to have more than 500 – 1,000 times higher levels of toxic chemical in the fat compartment of their bodies, which includes all fatty adipose tissues, brain and lipids in blood, Continue reading

Lime Juice and 8 Other Natural Ways to Quit Smoking

stop_smoking_naturallyCompelling reasons to stop smoking far outnumber effective ways to do so. Even with recent revelations that tobacco is contaminated with the highly carcinogenic radioisotope polonium-210, the addictive hold it maintains on millions of smokers worldwide who already know it causes premature death and cancer is far more powerful than Continue reading

Genetic Roulette—The Gamble of Our Lives

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The health dangers of genetically engineered (GE) foods are masterfully presented in this documentary by Jeffrey Smith, one of the world’s leading authorities on GE foods Continue reading

Exercise Prevents Heart Disease as Effectively as Expensive Medications

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After reviewing 305 randomized controlled trials, researchers found no statistically detectable differences between physical activity and medications for prediabetes and heart disease, including statins and beta blockers

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Vigorous Exercise May Significantly Lower Your Stroke Risk

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A new study shows that vigorously exercising at least four times per week can reduce your risk of a stroke, especially if you’re a man; the results are unclear if you’re a woman

This study (and some prior studies) seem to suggest that women Continue reading

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease—A Neurologist Speaks Out

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Alzheimer’s disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million Americans—including one in eight people aged 65 and over—living with it. There is no known cure, and few truly effective treatments

Research suggests the best hope is in prevention focusing on exercise and diet, specifically replacing carbohydrates with Continue reading

Study Finds a Strong Link between Cell Phone Use and Cancer

Study Finds A Strong Link Between Cell Phone Use and CancerThe dangers of cell phone use have long been debated but for the first time a clear connection between cell phone use and higher risk of cancer has been established in a study by Tel Aviv University.

Scientists from TAU, Rabin Medical Center and the Technion examined the saliva content of 20 long-term heavy cell phone users, defined as a mean of 12 years of 30 hours per week of use. Continue reading

Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry Celebrates Enormous Successes

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Dental amalgam is composed of about 50 percent mercury, a well-known neurotoxin. Evidence shows mercury is easily released in the form of vapor each time Continue reading

Which Antioxidants Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease?

prevent_alzheimers_diseaseAre you walking into rooms but can’t remember why? Staring into the refrigerator and wondering what you needed? Forgetting familiar phone numbers? Maybe an orange or a carrot would help.

A study from the University of Ulm suggests that people with mild dementia – an early sign of Alzheimer’s Disease – have significantly lower blood concentrations of vitamin C and beta-carotene than their healthy counterparts. Continue reading