Just Say No To Acetaminophen (Tylenol®) Acetaminophen (such as Tylenol®) is the most commonly used analgesic medication worldwide. I have never been a fan of using acetaminophen for any condition. Let me explain. A recent study published in the British Medical Journal (March 1, 2015) highlighted some of the adverse effects of acetaminophen. The researchers looked … Read more Tylenol Can Kill: Study Shows Kidney and Heart Problems, Death
Is it time to get your flu shot vaccine? I guess I could say “yes” if the flu vaccine actually worked and did not contain toxic additives. However, the opposite is true: It doesn’t work and it contains mercury and formaldehyde. The toxicity of the flu vaccine is reason enough to avoid it. The CDC … Read more Time To Get Your Flu Shot Vaccine? Think Again
Lower Your Salt Intake? Fugetaboutit! Folks, I have written to you many times about the benefits of unrefined salt. Human beings are designed to desire and utilize salt on a daily basis. We can’t live without salt. Remember, we have no stores of salt in our bodies. Either we ingest adequate amounts of salt on … Read more Do you really need to eat less salt?
Folks, I sent the following letter (below) to the editor of the American Family Physician Journal. I wrote the letter after reading an article about the shingles vaccine. “Do I need the shingles vaccine,” is one of the most common questions I receive in my practice. I hope this letter will help you decide on whether to … Read more Should You Get A Shingles Vaccine?
What is your favorite sleeping position? Sleep is a tricky subject. How much should you get? Is it better to sleep on your side or on your stomach? What position makes you more likely to snore? Thankfully, The Huffington Post put together an infographic (see below) detailing the pros and cons of each sleep position. … Read more Which sleep position are you? It could be causing pain, wrinkles and acid reflux
It may seem that your knees ache so much that it’s not physically possible to “kick the bucket.” The pain from arthritis is real, the truth is arthritis hurts. However, emerging research shows that more and more deaths are a direct result of arthritis. A Serious Problem Arthritis is already known to be the most prevalent … Read more Arthritis Hurts …. But Can it Kill?
Arthritis pain can be so bad that a walk to the bathroom can seem like struggling through a bed of nails –if only the nails were being hammered into your knees and back! Your body tells you to “sit down and rest” between every step. But that’s some horrible advice, no matter how well intentioned … Read more Take a Walk-Cure Arthritis
Ask a doctor why you have arthritis and you’ll probably hear a rambling response involving vague phrases like “multiple causes”, “inflammation” and “genetics”. There’s some truth to the fact that many things contribute to arthritis. But most of these fly under the radar screen of most doctors (and many of their patients). That’s why I’m … Read more 6 Most Common Arthritis Causes
Move over blueberries; black elderberries are richer in some important antioxidants When it comes to our health, antioxidants are nature’s good guys. And when we’re concerned about our immune health, the black elderberry is a real hero. Now adults and children can harness the antioxidant power of black elderberries with the unique Sambucol black elderberry … Read more Orange Juice is Good, But There’s a More Potent Way to Rev Up Your Immune System
Do you often find yourself feeling sluggish and exhausted? Maybe it’s a struggle to get out of bed every morning because you just don’t feel rested. While it’s normal to feel tired every now and then, a constant state of fatigue could indicate an underlying problem. Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that … Read more What Causes Chronic Fatigue