Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

Source: Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  There are many sources of stress in life, some overt, some less obvious. One type of stress that doesn't get a lot of attention but has a big effect on our health is the stress associated with our environment. Some … Continue reading Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

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Fluoride’s Epigenetic Effect on Bone Development

When it comes to dental health, fluoride is considered a champion against tooth decay. It’s in just about every brand of toothpaste, even added to our drinking water here in the US. But fluoride is a chemical and too much of it can be toxic. Excessive exposure to fluoride has been shown to cause adverse … Continue reading Fluoride’s Epigenetic Effect on Bone Development

Nutrition May Have an Epigenetic Impact on Early Puberty in Girls

Maintaining proper nutrition is a very important factor in living a long, healthy life. Foods that have little nutritional benefits have become easier to get our hands on, so the emphasis on proper nutritional health has become a fleeting priority for some people and their families. As a result, most individuals have inadvertently accepted the  western … Continue reading Nutrition May Have an Epigenetic Impact on Early Puberty in Girls

Essentials of Natural Chelation Therapy at Home

In this article I present some of the best natural oral chelation products that work with different principles because chelation is a long-term process and it behooves people to alternate and experiment with different types of natural chelators and to use them alternatively through the months and years. I also present in my protocol a … Continue reading Essentials of Natural Chelation Therapy at Home

Protective Epigenetic Marks Go Awry in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a complex neurodegenerative disease that occurs due to an accumulation of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain. It affects over 5 million Americans of all ages, particularly those over 65 years of age and is one of the leading causes of death in the US. Currently, there are no … Continue reading Protective Epigenetic Marks Go Awry in Alzheimer’s Disease

Exposure to Cold Temperatures Can Change Our Gene Expression and Fat Cells

Long-term exposure to cold temperatures could actually affect our gene expression and influence our fat cells, a recent study suggests. Research published in Nature Communications offers more evidence on how lifestyle choices and exposure to our environment can dictate the way our genes express themselves, an overarching theme of epigenetics. A group of researchers based … Continue reading Exposure to Cold Temperatures Can Change Our Gene Expression and Fat Cells

Recent Epigenetic Discovery Could Help Revitalize Immune Response to Cancer and Viruses

A recent discovery out of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital finds an epigenetic cause to why T-cells fall ineffective in immune responses to cancer and viral infections.  T-cells, a type of cell produced by the thymus gland, are a critical combatant in the human immune system. Their main job is to fight foreign invaders such … Continue reading Recent Epigenetic Discovery Could Help Revitalize Immune Response to Cancer and Viruses

The Powerful Health Benefits of Iodine – Dr. Edward Group

Did you know that over 90% of people and pets in the U.S. are mineral deficient? And most of those people are deficient in iodine? In this video, we check in with Dr. Edward Group to discuss the health benefits of iodine In this Dr. Group interview, he explains how low iodine levels are connected … Continue reading The Powerful Health Benefits of Iodine – Dr. Edward Group

5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA

No one disputes that bisphenol A, a toxic compound widely used to line food cans and other food packaging, is polluting people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found BPA in the urine of more than 90 percent of Americans sampled. In 2009, tests commissioned by EWG were the first to find BPA in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA

Iodine Supplements and Dosages

Iodine is necessary for the proper function of many of the body’s tissues including the breasts, pancreas, brain, stomach, adrenal glands, skin, salivary glands, and cerebral spinal fluid. Iodine deficiency can lead to a dysfunction of these tissues and cause symptoms such as dry mouth, dry skin, reduced alertness, brain fog, fibromyalgia, fibrocystic breasts, and many … Continue reading Iodine Supplements and Dosages