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    The Biggest ‘Drug’ to Reverse or Prevent Heart Disease Isn’t a Medication

    “Dr. Hyman, my father has heart disease, his father did too, and I’m obviously concerned about my own heart,” writes this week’s house call. “What can I do to prevent heart disease?” Most importantly, please know while genetics contributes to some degree, many other factors completely within your control can contribute to or reverse heart […] More

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    The Rise of Functional Medicine & How It Will Radically Change Your Life

    Modern medicine is in crisis. The reason: it’s just not working. Chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, obesity, and allergies are increasing with no letup in sight and account for seven of the top ten causes of death as of 2010. Heart disease and cancer accounted for forty eight percent of all deaths. […] More

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    10 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

    Low magnesium is known in research circles as the silent epidemic of our times. Many of the signs of low magnesium are not unique to magnesium deficiency, making it difficult to diagnose with 100% accuracy. Thus quite often low magnesium levels go completely unrecognized and untreated.   Signs of Magnesium Deficiency Chronic low intake of magnesium is […] More

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    12 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency Most People Miss

    Vitamin D deficiency can result from inadequate exposure to sunlight; malabsorption; accelerated catabolism from certain medications; and, in infants, the minimal amount of vitamin D found in breast milk. Decades ago, health care professionals thought vitamin D was only good for keeping healthy bones and teeth. Recent advances in science, however, have put this vitamin […] More

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    Alzheimer’s: Why is the Brain Deteriorating?

    After considerable research it is interesting to bring you up to speed on documented evidence of things which answer the question. “Why is the human brain deteriorating faster than the rest of the body?” For starters I find it disturbing and somewhat criminal that a common blood pressure medication called calcium channel blockers has been […] More

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    Coronary and Carotid Plaque: What is the Cause?

    Most people and even physicians will have the knee-jerk response that the plaque found in the coronary and carotid arteries is filled with cholesterol. If you have read my past articles we now understand that cholesterol is laid down as a Band-Aid to repair damaged blood vessels. Contrary to what many people have been led […] More

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    Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Stroke and Plaque Buildup in Carotid Arteries

    A study published in the the Canadian Medical Association Journal revealed that people low in vitamin B12 had an increase risk of a fatal heart attack and stroke. The study focused on the relationship between homocysteine, B-12 and carotid artery plaque. The study showed that higher blood levels of B vitamins are related to lower […] More

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    To Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke, Monitor 10 Risk Indicators, Not Cholesterol

    With cardiovascular disease claiming the lives of one out of two people in America today, it’s no wonder people look to medicine for help preventing heart attacks and strokes. However, the focus on high cholesterol as the main cause of heart attacks and strokes is woefully misguided. The clinically proven indicators of cardiovascular disease include […] More

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    Chemical exposure may be linked to rising rates in diabetes and obesity

    According to a statement issued three days ago by the Endocrine Society, their summary links endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure to two of our biggest public health risks, diabetes and obesity. This news builds upon the Endocrine Society’s 2009 report, which examined the scientific evidence on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and the health risks associated with them. Since […] More