Cutting Calories May Boost Aging Brains

Eating less to remember more might become a new prescription for some elderly people, German researchers say. They found that memory and thinking skills improved among healthy, overweight subjects who cut their calorie intake by 30 percent over a three-month period. If further research supports this conclusion, "from a public health point of view, you … Continue reading Cutting Calories May Boost Aging Brains

Book review: Doctors Are More Harmful Than Germs by Dr. Harvey Bigelsen M.D

Most people would consider a knife wound to the stomach a serious health risk, but a similar scalpel wound in an operating room is often shrugged off. In Doctors Are More Harmful Than Germs, Dr. Harvey Bigelsen explains how today’s medical doctors overprescribe surgery and ignore its long-term health implications. Any invasive medical procedure, he … Continue reading Book review: Doctors Are More Harmful Than Germs by Dr. Harvey Bigelsen M.D

Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

Children born to mothers exposed to microbes during pregnancy may be less likely to develop allergies, German researchers say. They found that pregnant mice exposed to inhaled barnyard microbes gave birth to allergy-resistant offspring. The microbe exposure triggered a mild inflammatory response in the mothers. This response was characterized by increased expression of microbe-sensing Toll-like … Continue reading Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

A holistic approach to cancer therapy

The current situation Thorough analysis of the situation in the field of cancer therapy shows that dissatisfaction with the range of treatments offered by orthodox medicine has grown among patients and many of the doctors treating them. More and more patients are rejecting the aggressive forms of therapy used by orthodox medicine and seeking treatment … Continue reading A holistic approach to cancer therapy

Epsom Salt: 10 Benefits for the Bath and Other Uses

  Source: Epsom Salt: 10 Benefits for the Bath and Other Uses by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Epsom salt is a potent mineral compound comprised of magnesium and sulfate. It is widely used to relieve many minor health issues. Soaking in a bath with Epsom salt can relieve achy feet and soothe sore … Continue reading Epsom Salt: 10 Benefits for the Bath and Other Uses

The Health Risks of Titanium

Source: The Health Risks of Titanium by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Titanium is the ninth most abundant element in the Earth’s crust. This abundance and its status as a corrosion resistant, strong metal have landed it many industrial applications where its best features can be fully taken advantage of. Some uses include airplane … Continue reading The Health Risks of Titanium

Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Tin

Source: Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Tin by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM When most people think about tin, they imagine tin cans, tin foil, and maybe even Rin Tin Tin. Tin is a naturally occurring metal of a familiar silver color. Tin is resistant to corrosion and often used as a coating … Continue reading Toxic Metal: The Health Dangers of Tin

Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies

Source: Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as mucous colitis or spastic colon, is a chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. Put simply, that means that your bowels behave abnormally without evidence of damage from the disease. IBS affects 10 to … Continue reading Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies

Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Bloating is caused by gas or air trapped in the abdomen and can cause mild to severe discomfort. Extreme cases can cause difficulty eating or breathing. Although bloating can be a signal that something is amiss in your diet or digestive tract, in general, bloating is relatively common and isn’t cause for concern. A healthy … Continue reading Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Study: Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Increased Risk of Fractures

The results of a 2010 study by Swiss scientists at the University Hospitals of Geneva and Lausanne shows strong evidence that children and young adults who suffer from inflammatory bowel disorders, such as Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, are at an increased risk of fracturing bones [1]. How Does IBD Affect Young Bones? Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) … Continue reading Study: Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Increased Risk of Fractures