Monthly Archives: June 2012

Stuck in stress mode

When our bodies get stuck in a stressed-out state, the hypothalamus continually sounds an alarm that resounds through the whole body. This causes the central nervous system to respond by triggering the adrenal glands to release adrenaline which raises the … Continue reading

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Milk doesn’t a body good

A study published in the journal Pediatrics, by the American Academy of Pediatrics, shows an association between the use of antibiotics in the first year of life linked to an increase in the occurrence of asthma. The study also noted … Continue reading

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Multipurpose melatonin

Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone that helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle. Melatonin also blocks the effects of estrogen in hormonally-influenced cancers, such as breast, endometrial, ovarian and uterine cancers. Natural sources of melatonin in order of most effective to … Continue reading

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Candida!

Candida albicans is a common type of fungus that normally lives in your intestines in balance with good bacteria. It actually serves a good purpose in a small amount and generally doesn’t cause trouble until something upsets the balance of … Continue reading

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Sweating it out over sweating

Hyperhydrosis: Sweating is controlled by the autonomous action of the sympathetic nervous system. Nerves stimulate sweat glands to secrete sweat under certain conditions such as external heat or emotional stress. Alcohol, caffeinated beverages and spicy foods all tend to cause … Continue reading

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Top secret death ingredient

Dr. Myron Wentz ~ Legal drug use has surpassed alcohol as the #1 cause of liver disease. The top culprit is acetaminophen found in Lortab, Tylenol and other readily available, OTR pain relievers. Acetaminophen lowers glutathione levels; glutathione is a … Continue reading

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Really stupid botox move

Botox in your bladder?? The cutting edge treatment for overactive bladder (OB) is to kill it with botulinum toxin. The truth is only one out of three women get any relief from the botox bladder injection. But one in six … Continue reading

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Enzymes for digestion

If your diet consists primarily of cooked foods then you will need to take an enzyme supplement. There are a number of good enzyme supplements available at the health food store that will relieve common digestive problems like gas and … Continue reading

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Long term consequences

Candida albicans is a common type of fungus that normally lives in your intestines in balance with good bacteria. It actually serves a good purpose in a small amount and generally doesn’t cause trouble until something upsets the balance of … Continue reading

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Mushrooms and estrogen driven cancers

White button mushrooms contain a potent cancer-fighting substance called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). CLA minimizes the effects of the enzyme aromatase, which reduces cancer risks that come with high estrogen levels. Other than in mushrooms, CLA is found exclusively in … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s defense

Your absolute best defense against Alzheimer’s disease is in the food you eat. In a recent study, the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association found that people who eat the RDA amount of folate have a much lower risk of developing … Continue reading

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Ghost writers in the sky

Prempro and ghost writers… Big Pharma uses well-paid ghostwriters to draft articles for publications and then have top-flight physicians to sign on as the author – even though all they do is read the articles and suggest changes. This fact … Continue reading

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One in five

In 2010, 300,000 women underwent breast augmentation surgery. This means that 300,000 women felt that unhappy with their bodies. One major risk of the surgery is losing sensation and sexual pleasure in the breasts. The loss of sensation may be … Continue reading

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Smile awhile :-)

A positive attitude is a state of mind of your own choosing. This is where you control whether you view a position or situation positively or negatively. A positive attitude is what it takes to have both success and happiness. … Continue reading

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Over-cooking your food

Avanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) are produced when meats are cooked at high temperatures, such as while grilling, frying or broiling. AGEs are also made when foods are pasteurized or sterilized. According to researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine … Continue reading

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A kick in the ole testosterone

Statins – one of the most common prescription drugs –can double your risk of low testosterone levels, leading to a rapid decline in sexual performance. Statins tell the pituitary gland that the body doesn’t need any more testosterone, effectively shutting … Continue reading

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Digest this!

Your body contains more than 2,500 different enzymes. For digestion, enzymes in your saliva that are mixed into the food as you chew helps break down starches. The enzymes in your stomach start breaking down protein. When the food hits … Continue reading

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The miracle of MSM:

Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) inhibits breast cancer growth. MSM is an organic sulfur-containing natural compound with absolutely no toxicity. In a recent study, MSM substantially decreased the viability of human breast cancer cells in a dose-dependent manner. The higher the dose, the … Continue reading

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Reporting one percent

Vaccine awareness: VAERS is a passive reporting system set up by the CDC, so the number of people believed to be hurt by vaccines is horribly under reported. On the CDC website: Dr. David Kessler, former head of the FDA, … Continue reading

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Weeding through the BS

A damning report on findings in the current issue of BioScience, notes: 21 different weed species have evolved resistance to the GMO glyphosate crops – 3/4 of which have been documented since 2005. Did you know that the industry research … Continue reading

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