Is it possible that the closer you are to the ground, the more likely you are to be sick?
A recent article in the Associated Press noted a study that found that short people had a 50 percent higher chance of getting heart disease, than taller people.
I?m exposed to sick patients all day long. With this year?s flu epidemic, I?m with them more than usual. Some of them ask me,
?Doc, aren?t you sick yet? Did you get flu this year? Did you get vaccinated??
With obesity rates in children three times the number as in the 1960?s (1), scientists and doctors have been scrambling to find out exactly why the numbers have sky-rocketed. Are there just ?fat genes? that are passed along? Is it the high-fat, processed diet that has become more popular?
Whether you want to crash a plane or you don?t want to get out of bed from depression, there may be more to your feelings than what comes from a troubled past or a monotonous lifestyle. Our brains are part of our bodies, and when the body is unbalanced or unwell, so is the brain.
A recent study released by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland found that children born to mothers with high cholesterol are nearly four times more likely to have elevated cholesterol levels as well.
While it may be ok to work up a sweat during exercise or physical activity, night sweats are something completely different, and diagnosing it as just a symptom of menopause can do more harm than good.
Early cave dwellers did it. Adam and Eve did it even before that. What are they doing that many of us are not? Consuming a paleo diet, or a diet of natural raw foods, that can reap significant health benefits and potentially stave off medical conditions such as leukocytosis.
I see it in my office every day. A woman in her early 50s comes in, complaining of hot flashes, brain fog, memory loss, fatigue and low sex drive. The cause is most likely menopause. Everything looks pretty straightforward, so I shouldn?t have any further questions. Except one: does she really need to suffer?
They may be right, as water is necessary for almost every function of our body. Therefore, we should drink enough. However, recent reports suggest that our tap water is contaminated by multiple toxins.
Even though raw caw?s milk is probably better, then drinking soda, it still is not really 100% natural. Reason: when men were created, there were no agriculture.
Therefore our digestive system is not designed to drink cow?s milk. And it actually may do more harm then good.
Are you a night owl or an early bird? Do you burn the midnight oil or are you early to bed, early to rise? It is customary now to divide people into morning and evening people. The morning type has peak performance in the morning.
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