How to Rid the Body of Lyme Disease Naturally

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The bacteria that cause Lyme can be found in the skin, heart, joints, and nervous system. On top of that, Lyme disease specialists are finding that what we call Lyme disease may be caused by several different infectious organisms and may even be caused by a combination of different infectious pathogens. Some speculate that Lyme disease is an infection from the bacteria Continue reading

Dental Caries and Periodontitis Linked to Hardening of the Arteries

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Research from Austria has confirmed that dental caries are specifically linked with atherosclerosis – the hardening of the arteries – a major component of most heart diseases. Continue reading

Can Dental Stem Cell Technology Make Root Canals Obsolete?

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Stem 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. Continue reading

Would You Like Some Salt With Your MS?

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You don’t need to hear about more high-salt diets causing weight gain, heart problems, and diabetes. You get it all the time. But there’s something you might not know: it can also make you more susceptible to autoimmune diseases, like multiple sclerosis, by impacting your body’s ability to fight infection. Continue reading

Garlic and Ginger Inhibit Drug Resistant Bacteria

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Recent research has confirmed and quantified that whole extracts of Garlic and Ginger have the ability to stop several species of multi-drug resistant bacteria.

The newest research comes from Italy’s University of Pisa. The researchers tested garlic against the infective bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli. The research found that all three bacteria species were inhibited by the Garlic extract, which was taken from fresh Garlic bulbs.

This research confirmed another Continue reading

The Dangerous Truth about Root Canals

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What are the dangers of root canals?

You may have a colony of bacteria in your mouth that you aren’t even aware of, especially if you haven’t heard about the dangers of root canals to your total body health.

Dr. George Meinig, a dentist and one of the founders of the American Association of Endodontists, asserts in his book The Root Canal Cover Up that a root canal is paramount to leaving an organ that dies to rot inside Continue reading

Olive Leaf Extract

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Did You Know…

… that a delicious fruit enjoyed in Mediterranean cuisine can fight infections, strengthen your immune system, protect against heart disease, prevent osteoporosis and help you lose weight?

Olive leaf extract is one of the most powerful, all natural antimicrobial agents known to science.  It has been shown to treat colds, flu, and infections of the sinuses and upper respiratory tract. But the health benefits don’t stop there.  Continue reading

The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Dentistry

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  • Early intervention with minimally invasive dentistry can eliminate 80 percent of future dental interventions on the vast majority of patients
  • By identifying hypocalcific areas and using a miniature air abrasion tip to clean out those pits, fissures and grooves, Continue reading

4 Ways Probiotics Can Reduce Infections, Flus and Colds

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Probiotics are bacteria or yeast introduced to the body to aid in total body health.

It may seem counterproductive to purposely consume microorganisms but our body naturally contains many beneficial bacteria – the digestive system alone contains more than 500 such organisms – that help to keep our complex processes running smoothly.

Maintaining the proper balance is crucial to our health. Both good and Continue reading

Majority of U.S. Pork Supply Tainted with Deadly Drugs, Bacteria

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The next time you reach for the bacon, ham, pork chops or pork steaks, you may want to rethink your dining choice: A majority of samples of “the other white meat” that were obtained in a recent study contained bacteria, potentially deadly drugs or a combination of both.

According to Consumer Reports, samples of U.S. pork chops Continue reading

Fashion and Beauty Trends in Fall Take Toll on Health

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While women are all set to bid adieu to their summer wear, and get ready to shop for the latest fashion gear for fall, experts have advised them to be aware of fashion and beauty trends that may be harmful to their health.

Shazia Khan, co-medical director, Loyola Primary Care Center at Oakbrook Terrace, Continue reading

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

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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

Airplanes Found to Be Full of Filth; Passengers Flying in ‘Tube of Human Feces’

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The interiors of airplanes are awash in bacteria, including fecal bacteria, according to random tests conducted by Dallas-Fort Worth’s local CBS affiliate.

CBS 11 contracted a team to randomly swab 10 surfaces on two separate planes. Continue reading

Natural Disinfectants Win Over Toxic Chemical Disinfectants in Studies

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If you have never considered using a natural disinfectant – perhaps you should. Recent studies have shown that 40% of cleansers and disinfectants sold in stores are ineffective against germs and bacteria!

Noroviruses – the viruses responsible for more than half the cases of food poisoning and stomach flu – are only eliminated with bleach-based cleaners.

In the United States, 21 million people are infected every year with noroviruses.

Professor Julie Jean at Université Laval Agriculture and Food Sciences was part Continue reading

Fortify yourself this winter with Nature’s Medicine Chest

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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