Global Warming Worsens Allergies

Trouble has started earlier this year for allergy sufferers and this year might be the worst so far, especially in the eastern part of the country. The pollen count in Atlanta, Georgia, where a count of 120 is considered high, has already reached a…

Is Male Hormone Replacement Therapy Safe?

There’s been a lot of controversy concerning hormone replacement therapy. Some scientists believe that it can increase the risk of prostate cancer or cardiovascular disease. Others believe that hormone therapy is safe and can greatly reduce the risk of a whole host of diseases…

ADHD Stimulant Abuse

I had a parent tell me one day that the doctors are concerned about a developing abnormality with their child’s heart due to the long term use of an ADD/ADHD medication Adderall. The parents went on to say that their child “Just gets better…

Alzheimer’s May Soon Be Known as Diabetes Type 3

There is increasing evidence that insulin problems are a possible trigger for Alzheimer’s disease. Type 1 diabetes is when the body can’t make insulin; Type 2 diabetes develops when insulin levels are so high that the body develops insulin resistance. Now researchers are finding…

76 Additional Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health

By Dr. Mercola In addition to throwing off your body’s homeostasis and wreaking havoc on your metabolic processes, excess sugar has a number of other significant consequences. Nancy Appleton, PhD, author of the book Lick the Sugar Habit[5], contributed an extensive list of the many ways…

The Toxicity of Aluminum

Aluminum: Don’t Sweat It? Aluminum is the most abundant metal on the planet and it is never destroyed, only transformed. It binds to other particles and can dissolve in water, be taken up by plants and stay suspended in the air. There’s a big…

Antibacterials and Asthma

By Dr. Emmett Blahnik 60 million Americans suffer from asthma, more than the people afflicted with diabetes, heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s combined, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. 1 Every day in the US, 40,000 people miss school…

The Depression Diet

By Dr. Emmett Blahnik British and French researchers that published in the November, 2009 issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry compared depression rates among people that consumed fish, fruits and vegetables to those who ate large amounts of fried foods, processed meats, refined…

Low Cholesterol Levels Are Worse Than High?

By Dr. Axe Most of us have been led to believe that cholesterol is the culprit behind rising rates of heart disease. For over 60 years, we’ve been getting the message that lowering fat and cholesterol (especially our ingestion of animal fats), and using vegetable…

Chocolate: Indulgence or Superfood?

By Vin Miller Traditionally, chocolate has been considered to be an unhealthy indulgence for a variety of reasons. However, research has also shown that chocolate can provide a number of important health benefits. The question that remains is if these benefits outweigh chocolate’s potential…