If your child were diagnosed with a very serious, very rare form of brain cancer, what would you do?
Where would you turn?
This is the situation that Rick Schiff, a police sergeant Continue reading
Did You Know……that positive thoughts can produce health-enhancing biochemicals superior to any that a pharmaceutical company could ever manufacture–without any adverse side effects? Continue reading
We’ve previously discussed how cancer can be related to dental infections. But the fact that your teeth connect via your nerves to the organs, muscles and body tissues means that heart and gland problems can also originate from dental pathogens. So if you want your heart and glands to be healthy, check the health of your mouth first. Continue reading
The future of the American brain looks murky. One in 10 children reportedly suffers Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and millions are taking ADHDmedication.1 At the same time, the memories of many older Americans have started to falter as they begin to experience the mind meltdown known as dementia. The possible common factor that may be driving a portion of this collective brain dysfunction: our boundless appetite for bread and other gluten-containing foods.
The treatment and care of heart patients is always evolving, often dramatically, and one therapy in particular now may help cardiac arrest survivors in central Alabama. Continue reading
Did You Know…that there’s an aromatic plant which offers an alternative that rival those of medical marijuana treatment—without the side effects or the necessity for a prescription? This same medicinal plant also protects against inflammation, stress, and even radiation poisoning. Continue reading
The brain’s response to the tempting appeal of a sugary, fatty milkshake or to a bag of salty, greasy snack chips appears to be the same response a drug addicts brain exhibits when anticipating the next “hit,” suggests a new study published in the journal Archives of General Psychiatry. Ashley Gearhardt of Yale University and her colleagues found that the addictive nature of many junk foods is literally the same as the addictive nature of drugs.
The team analyzed the brains of a group of 48 young women, who were tempted with either a chocolate milkshake or a tasteless beverage solution. Based on data gathered using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the team discovered that the women’s anterior cingulated cortex and the medial orbit frontal cortex — two areas of the brain known to respond to drug addiction — both responded to sensory cravings for the milkshake, regardless of the women’s weight.
“If certain foods are addictive, this may partially explain Continue reading
From its involvement in a healthy immune system to its role in cell growth, zinc is an essential mineral for the human body. Zinc deficiency is a worldwide problem that affects approximately 4 million people in the U.S. alone.
Consumed naturally in the human diet, zinc can be found in food sources, such as beef, yogurt, eggs, and fish. Furthermore, zinc is widely used in dental products, specifically denture adhesives.
However, as with any herb, vitamin, or mineral, excess intake of zinc could pose a potential health hazard. Denture wearers are advised to pay special attention to the Continue reading