Drinking green tea and coffee daily linked to lower death risk in people with diabetes

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Drinking plenty of both green tea and coffee is linked to a lower risk of dying from any cause among people with type 2 diabetes, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care.

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New Research Confirms Statins Are Colossal Waste of Money

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  • The food industry shifted away from saturated fat and cholesterol to improve public health, and the medical industry has massively promoted the use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs for the same reason. Despite that, the rate of heart disease deaths has steadily risen
  • Research has found that the more LDL (so-called “bad”) cholesterol is lowered, the greater the risk of heart attacks and strokes
  • The Minnesota Coronary Experiment, published in 2016, found replacing saturated fat with vegetable oil increased mortality and cardiovascular events, even though total cholesterol was lowered by 13.8%. For each 30 mg/dL reduction in serum cholesterol, the death risk rose by 22%
  • Since the commercialization of statin drugs in the late ‘80s, total sales have reached nearly $1 trillion. Lipitor is the most profitable drug in the history of medicine. Yet these drugs have done nothing to derail the rising trend of heart disease
  • While there are studies claiming to show statins lower your risk of heart attack, many involve misleading plays on statistics. Statins also have many serious side effects

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Alzheimer’s Patients Experience Marked Improvement With New Drug – Really?

This is supposed to be good news but is it? According to mainstream medicine there is currently no drug treatments on the market that can slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease but the pharmaceutical company making aducanumab believes that their new medication could soon be a groundbreaking treatment for dementia patients. Continue reading

Blood pressure control could slow age-related brain damage

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  • 1 in 3 American adults has high blood pressure, which increases your risk for heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and dementia
  • 95% of seniors between the ages of 60 and 90 have lesions in the white matter of their brains, and those with high blood pressure tend to have more white matter lesions and a higher risk for dementia in their later years
  • Recent research suggests intensive blood pressure treatment to reach a systolic blood pressure goal of 120 mm Hg can limit the progression of age-related brain damage, thereby lowering your risk for dementia
  • While those in the intensive treatment group suffered less brain damage (lesions) over time, they ended up losing a greater total volume of brain matter. The cause for this discrepancy is unknown, and it’s unclear what the clinical significance might be
  • Clinical blood pressure guidelines now call for a blood pressure goal of 120/80. Elevated blood pressure or prehypertension is defined as a systolic blood pressure between 120 and 129. Stage 1 high blood pressure is 130 and 139 systolic, and 80 to 89 diastolic. Stage 2 high blood pressure is anything over 140 systolic and 90 diastolic

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Study Finds Essential Oils May Improve Cognitive Functioning in Alzheimer’s Patients!

Alzheimer’s Disease is the only cause of death in the top ten that cannot be prevented or cured.  For many families, a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease is more devastating than any other diagnosis.(1) Many people are searching for holistic options that may help improve symptoms or slow progression of the disease.   Continue reading

Strengthening Your Body Strengthens Your Mind

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Strength training boosts brain function and improves memory; just 20 minutes of strength training was found to enhance long-term memory by about 10 percent

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Revelations from the Women’s Health Initiative

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The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) is a landmark trial showing that hormone therapy with estrogen and progestin in women who had not had a hysterectomy dramatically increased strokes, Continue reading

The Case Against Aluminum in Vaccines – Dr. Suzanne Humphries

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Aluminum is a known neurotoxin; it can play a significant role in neurological diseases, including dementia, autism, and Parkinson’s disease

When you orally ingest aluminum, your body will absorb between 0.2-1.5 percent of it. When aluminum is injected, your body absorbs 100 percent, Continue reading

98.6F Ideal Body Temperature

The easiest, safest and most effective way of treating most disease, including cancer, is to increase body temperature with infrared therapy. It is a foundational treatment, which has profound ramifications for thyroid sufferers, patients with adrenal issues and even for people with restless leg syndrome. Doctors waste a lot of their time and patients money administering other treatments, which cannot work as long as core body temperature is not raised back to normal. Continue reading

Regular Coffee Drinkers Have Cleaner Arteries

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People who drank three to five cups of coffee daily were less likely to have calcium deposits in their coronary arteries Continue reading

Protein and Strength Training—Two Important Components for Healthy Aging

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 According to recent research, current dietary guidelines on protein intake may be too low for health, particularly if you’re over 50 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

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Neurological Diseases; Also Raises Risk of Asthma Attacks, and More…

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Nearly 3,000 genes are influenced by vitamin D status

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent among those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neuromuscular conditions Continue reading

How To Keep Your Brain Young

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If you notice memory lapses, you may want to consider making some immediate lifestyle changes to help reverse, or at least minimize further damage that might lead to Continue reading

Vitamin D for Depression, Dementia, and Diabetes

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Vitamin D can improve a number of brain disorders, including depression and Alzheimer’s disease

Seniors with severe vitamin D deficiency may raise their risk for dementia by 125 percent Continue reading