Medical Reports

Is your drinking water harming your heart?

It might be if it is fluoridated water. A study published in the journal Nuclear Medicine Communications definitively proved that fluoride is absorbed into your vascular system and that the fluoride uptake is higher in patients with cardiovascular events then it is in patients without cardiovascular event. Researchers followed 61 patients after administering fluoride and found that 96% of them had fluoride uptake in their cardiovascular walls.   After hundreds of studies have shown fluoride affects everything from cognitive function in humans to diabetes, fertility and more in animals, I recommend avoiding fluoride in water and never use fluoridated toothpastes. …

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Preventing Alzheimers…

  (We saw this double rainbow out of our window when we were driving in the rain a few weeks ago… my hubby was driving and I snapped this blurry pic to capture the magic!) Alzheimers runs on one side of my family, so this is a topic very near and dear to my heart. I’d like to do whatever I can while I am still mid-life to protect my brain as much as possible from developing this devastating disease. Thankfully there are some very simple things you can do to boost your brain’s health and help ward off Alzheimers. …

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Eat This… Save Your Brain!

Hi Peeps!!! I have a great list of foods for you today as we begin the month of June focusing on ULTIMATE BRAIN HEALTH!!! On Wed and Fri I am going to outline for you the energy of the brain and how we can use our thinking to really facilitate keeping our brains flexible, adaptable and young. You really don’t want to miss that!   In the meantime, I’ve read the latest studies in the medical literature and compiled a great list of foods for you to eat for maximum brain health. Let’s commit to eating these types of foods …

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Tylenol Found to Worsen Asthma

Here is one of my newer works of art… a mixed media collage I created out of my old medical school anatomy book. I call it A New Rx and after you read this post today, I think you’ll be agreeing it’s time for a change in plans. Man. I do greatly prefer revealing the positive side of holistic and natural healthcare and focusing on the good news to be found among the medical literature. But occasionally I come across something that I really want my peeps to KNOW and I want to be sure the this information gets out …

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Honey To Speed Wound Healing (and reduce scarring!)

You already know I love honey to ease seasonal allergy symptoms… this pic shows the honey lollipops I love to make… and literally my son’s allergy complaints are non-existent this year. And you know I scour the medical literature on your behalf to bring you all the positive, uplifting, cutting edge and natural health advice possible… (like how chocolate is great for brain and heart health! Yes sir! Give me another!) So I’ve got something else easy and natural that is proven to work, even in the cynical and cold/calculating world of medicine… honey stood up as a wound healing …

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Thoughts On Health… Relief From Seasonal Allergies, Naturally

  It turns spring this week, baby!!! And for many folks the first thing that comes to their mind during spring isn’t beaches and bare feet and picking fresh strawberries and bumble bees and gardening and sunshine… it’s allergies. Well poop. That stinks. But I’ve got your back. Because I don’t want you to drug up on antihistamines and watch your lovely spring season go by in a blur of grogginess. Here is what you are going to do to help establish your own equilibrium without the Rx…   1. Wash your hands like it’s going out of style. Every …

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Thoughts On Health… Fabbo study results for Vit D

Sun…     …or rain, get out there and grab the benefits of natural light on our body, mind and soul! Yet another amazing study has come out showing a positive correlation between Vitamin D and mood. This one goes a bit further to show specifically that higher Vitamin D levels are associated with a decreased risk of depression! A new study, recently published in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings is the largest to date, involving 12,594 participants. Earlier, smaller studies have shown inconsistent findings on the link between Vitamin D and depression, so these results are …

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