EWG Explains: How to choose the best water filters

Water filters are necessary to remove or reduce the myriad chemicals that contaminate our nation's drinking water, some of which are linked to cancer and endocrine disruption. For more tips on selecting the best filter for your home, visit EWG's Healthy Living: Home Guide. Related Post What’s In Your Bottled Water – Besides Water? DRINKING … Continue reading EWG Explains: How to choose the best water filters

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Heavy Metals – A Risk for Alzheimer’s?

For years we’ve been seeing scientific literature describe the various health risks associated with having elevated levels of (potentially) toxic heavy metals. The reason this information is so important is because it opens the door to a discussion about both prevention and treatment for the associated diseases. Certainly, one disease that draws interest from both … Continue reading Heavy Metals – A Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Epigenetics and environmental chemical exposures

Prenatal exposures to environmental pollutants may lead to chronic diseases later in life. Toxic effects of environmental pollution on human health are well recognized. Yet, for a long time conventional wisdom held that a child developing in the womb is sufficiently protected and insulated by the placenta from harmful pollutants outside. This expectation no longer … Continue reading Epigenetics and environmental chemical exposures

The Cure for 97% of Diseases

It may sound like an incredibly bold statement, however, Dr. Bergman will discuss exactly how 97% of diseases can be prevented and cured. The belief system of the medical allopathic model of healthcare is beginning to shift to a vitalistic approach to healing that supports the body's natural systems. It's time to change the world … Continue reading The Cure for 97% of Diseases

DIRTY DOZEN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential … Continue reading DIRTY DOZEN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

Leong, Syed and Lorscheider 2001 degeneration of neuron structures following exposure to mercury

Christopher C. W. Leong, Naweed I. Syed and Fritz L. Lorscheider, 2001, Retrograde degeneration of neurite membrane structural integrity of nerve growth cones following in vitro exposure to mercury - Neuroreport, Vol 12 No 4, 733-737. Related Post Mercury in our Food More information on mercury toxicity The Possible Role of Mercury Silver Amalgam Fillings … Continue reading Leong, Syed and Lorscheider 2001 degeneration of neuron structures following exposure to mercury

Medical Director of Swiss Clinic Takes Brave Stand on the Hazards of Electromagnetic Pollution

Dr. Thomas Rau, Medical Director of the world renowned Paracelsus Clinic in Lustmühle, Switzerland says he is convinced ‘electromagnetic loads’ lead to cancer, concentration problems, ADD, tinnitus, migraines, insomnia, arrhythmia, Parkinson’s and even back pain. At Paracelsus (www.paracelsus.ch), cancer patients are now routinely educated in electromagnetic field remediation strategies and inspectors from the Geopathological Institute … Continue reading Medical Director of Swiss Clinic Takes Brave Stand on the Hazards of Electromagnetic Pollution

Low-carb diet almost kills new mom

A 32-year-old Swedish mom was rushed to the hospital with a life-threatening condition after going on a strict low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diet to lose her baby weight. When they brought her in, she suffered from severe nausea, vomiting, heart palpitations, trembling and spasms in her limbs. When the doctors questioned her, she told them she … Continue reading Low-carb diet almost kills new mom

Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Common Products

There's a growing segment of the population who are shopping for natural, chemical-free products, out of concern that long term exposure to small traces of common chemicals, can be dangerous. The leader of an advocacy group says the problem is real and probably more dangerous than people think. These are products we all use every … Continue reading Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Common Products

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