4 Reasons Dental Problems Are Causing Illness in your Body

1234Teeth have been treated as tools rather than a living part of our physiology. They have been pulled, drilled, and filled, and as a result, significant damage has been inflicted to the rest of the body. This is why it’s vitally important to understand the four reasons dental problems are causing Continue reading

Long Overdue FDA Action on Agricultural Antibiotics Still Unlikely to Protect Your Health…

salmonellaStory at-a-glance

Antibiotic-resistant disease is a major threat to public health, and the primary cause for this is the widespread misuse of antibiotics—primarily in agriculture

According to a landmark report by the CDC, Continue reading

Asthma Linked to Chronic Bacteria Infections

Asthma Linked to Chronic Bacteria InfectionsResearch from Australia’s University of Adelaide has determined that many asthma and chronic sinusitis patients are dealing with sustained infections of bacteria – including many that are resistant to antibiotics.

The researchers tested 513 patients with asthma and persistent rhinosinusitis – a sustained blockage Continue reading

Can Dental Stem Cell Technology Make Root Canals Obsolete?

dentalstemStem cell technology is promising in many respects and nowhere is that more evident than in the field of dentistry where painful root canals could become a thing of the past if promising advances in treating tooth decay pan out.

According to The Wall Street Journal, scientists have made Continue reading

Peripheral Neuropathy

peripheral neuropathyThe Most Common Disease You’ve Never Heard Of

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of one of the most common diseases in America. Treatment is limited and truth be told, doctors don’t seem to know much about it. It’s often misdiagnosed and definitely misunderstood and that’s why this week is dedicated to Continue reading

Six Dangerous Prescription Drugs You Should Think Twice Before Taking

precripJust because your doctor prescribes it does not necessarily mean it is safe for you to take. Many popular prescription drugs, it turns out, come with the potential for serious side effects, including everything from short-term nausea and headaches to chronic inflammatory myopathy and heart disease — or worse. Continue reading

Boost Low White Blood Cell Count and Immune Function Naturally

Low white blood cell counts are indicative of a suppressed immune system and can have many causes. Emotional state and stress, an unhealthy diet and lifestyle, and nutritional intake can all cause lower immune system response and low white blood cell counts. Low immunity can also be caused by a number of health conditions, by surgical or medical treatments and by the natural aging process. Whatever the cause, Continue reading

New Study Shows How Copper Restricts the Spread of Global Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

New research from the University of Southampton has shown that copper can prevent horizontal transmission of genes, which has contributed to the increasing number of antibiotic-resistant infections worldwide.

Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) in bacteria is largely responsible for the development of Continue reading

How Blood Pressure Drugs Are Causing Hip Fractures

If you’re taking blood pressure medication, I need to tell you something very important. In fact, it might be life-saving.

But first, a little backstory:

My mother-in-law likes to joke that she’s bionic because she has an artificial hip; but the reason she has one isn’t funny at all. Continue reading

Fortify yourself this winter with Nature’s Medicine Chest

Cold and flu season is almost upon us. Before it’s too late, strengthen defenses naturally with herbal, dietary and lifestyle tips. If a bug does manage to settle in, use a few of the following suggestions to lessen symptoms and severity — helping you to get back on your feet fast.

Diet for a strong immune system

Sugar. Quite literally the scourge of health. Macrophages (a type of white blood cell) Continue reading

Strengthen your Immunity this Cold and Flu Season with these Vitamins and Herbs

The cold and flu season is right around the corner so it’s a good idea to get a head start on improving your immunity before it hits. There are plenty of vitamins and supplements that are currently known for possessing immune-enhancing properties. After all, washing your hands frequently and avoiding contaminated surfaces will only carry you so far in preventing infection. Continue reading

The Drink That Could Shield Against Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is sure making the health news rounds lately. What’s promising about this scary illness is how much we are able to help shield our minds from it. A brand new health breakthrough proposes that coffee could help older adults avoid dementia.

A new study Continue reading

Boost Your Immune System with Zinc

zincDid you know that more than 300 unique enzymes need zinc to work effectively? Zinc is found in each cell of your body. It is involved directly in nearly every single bodily process that you can think of.

But that’s not all that makes zinc an amazing mineral. Zinc also has the power to boost your immune system in a special way. Continue reading

“You Haven’t Tasted Beef Until You’ve Tasted Grass-Fed: When You Do, You’ll Be Hooked for Life.”

Today more than ever, the source of your food matters. Gone are the days when you could trust your neighborhood butcher or grocer to provide your family with wholesome, fresh food free from unnatural – and dangerous – hormones, antibiotics, pesticides, and herbicides.

Sadly, Continue reading

Health Secrets from your Tongue

tongueDid You Know…

… that your tongue can reveal powerful secrets about your health, including the presence of infection and other health threats?

In the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), “stick out your tongue” has nothing to do with Continue reading