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  • Can a Change in Diet Cure Your Migraines? Read more >

    Can a Change in Diet Cure Your Migraines?

    Low carbohydrate diets have been steadily growing in popularity. Currently, the most highly-regarded is the ketogenic diet, which appears to offer a variety of health benefits. Now a new study indicates another benefit: a reduction in migraine headaches. Migraine sufferers know the crushing headaches significantly lower quality of life. They affect millions of people around […]

  • Researchers Identify Physical Origin of Depression in the Brain Read more >

    Researchers Identify Physical Origin of Depression in the Brain

    Scientists have now identified the physical locus of depression, greatly expanding scientific understanding of a disorder that affects millions of people of all ages. Researchers did MRI scans of the brains of 900 subjects. The results show feelings of low self-esteem and loss are link to the functioning of the orbitofrontal cortex, the region of […]

  • Does a Hidden Second Bacterium Contribute to Lyme Disease? Read more >

    Does a Hidden Second Bacterium Contribute to Lyme Disease?

    Lyme disease is an affliction that frustrates both patients and doctors. Approximately 329,000 Americans are infected every year, through bites from ticks that carry the Borrelia bacteria. Symptoms include a characteristic “bullseye” rash, headache, fever and fatigue. Most people get better after treatment with a brief course of antibiotics, but some percentage of sufferers continue […]

  • Even Knowingly Taking a Placebo May Reduce Your Pain Read more >

    Even Knowingly Taking a Placebo May Reduce Your Pain

    Scientists often use placebos in comparative drug studies. The point of a placebo is that the patient is unaware the placebo has no medicinal value. However, a new study shows that even when a person takes it knowingly, a placebo can reduce pain. The decrease in pain for patients in the study was substantial, up […]

  • These Heartburn Medications Can Destroy Your Kidneys Read more >

    These Heartburn Medications Can Destroy Your Kidneys

    Heartburn and GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, have become widespread disorders, perhaps because of our modern diet. Scientists say heartburn is a result of so called “proton pumps,” that produce excess stomach acid. Proton pumps are not just in the stomach, but are present in most of the cells in your body. Every cell except […]

  • Do You Know What’s in Your Dental Fillings? Read more >

    Do You Know What’s in Your Dental Fillings?

    Modern dentistry has made it possible for people to experience better dental health than ever before, but a hidden health threat lurks in many dental fillings. That threat is mercury, a known neurotoxin. Dentists began using mercury in fillings more than 150 years ago, and its use was controversial even then. In the years since, […]

  • This Garlic Ginger Soup has Magic Healing Properties Read more >

    This Garlic Ginger Soup has Magic Healing Properties

    Did you ever wish there was a natural alternative to your annual flu shot? We’ve found one! It’s garlic soup, made with 52 cloves of garlic, ginger, onions, thyme and lemon. It destroys almost any virus you are likely to encounter, including colds, flu and even the norovirus. Garlic is well-known as an antiviral because […]

  • This Ancient Spice Protects Your Brain as You Age Read more >

    This Ancient Spice Protects Your Brain as You Age

    One of the most frightening possibilities to contemplate is losing your memory and your cognitive ability. Unfortunately, that will be a reality for many Americans. By the time we turn 68, one in eight of us will have this experience, and by age 80, the number will rise to one in two. Despite the efforts […]

  • What Dandelion Root Does for Your Immune System Read more >

    What Dandelion Root Does for Your Immune System

    Dandelion has been used for healing for thousands of years. But the most powerful benefit to have been discovered by medical researchers is its potential to cure cancer. We now know this powerful root boosts the immune system, and can cure prostate, lung and other cancers better, in some cases, than chemotherapy. Dr. Carolyn Hamm […]

  • Probiotics to Reduce Anxiety and Mood Disorders Read more >

    Probiotics to Reduce Anxiety and Mood Disorders

    Every year in the United States, doctors write approximately 48 million prescriptions for the anti-anxiety medication Xanax®. One of every ten Americans is on an anti-depressant drug. It is estimated 6.7 percent of Americans suffer from anxiety, and and 18.1 percent from depression.

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