10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Blood Test

Learn more about your blood test results — and your health — by discussing your blood work with your doctor. A typical routine blood test is the complete blood count, also called CBC, to count your red and white blood cells as well as measure your hemoglobin levels and other blood components. This test can uncover … Continue reading 10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Blood Test

Pistachios May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

Source: Pistachios May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s semi-annual Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, suggest that a small daily portion of pistachio nuts may lower individual risk for developing lung and related cancers.[1] Multiple Benefits Medical experts have long … Continue reading Pistachios May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

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

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Asthma

Anyone who has breathing difficulties knows just how much it can seriously affect quality of life. Unfortunately, as pollution levels rise, so, too, does the rate of asthma. Recent data from the Center for Disease Control reveals hard truths. In the U.S., for example, 1 in 12 adults have asthma and 9 die from it every … Continue reading 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Asthma

6 Avoidable Risk Factors for Asthma

Many of us would agree there’s nothing worse than difficulty breathing, and while there are many conditions out there, I want to talk to you today about asthma. A terrible respiratory condition, it can greatly affect one’s quality of life. If you’re living with asthma, it’s likely you already know your triggers, but there might be … Continue reading 6 Avoidable Risk Factors for Asthma

The Health Dangers of Beryllium

The extensive use of toxic metals in industry and consumer products has resulted in a toxic metal proliferation in our daily lives and environment. Metals are not biodegradable and can remain in the environment to produce a variety of negative effects. Toxic metal exposure has been linked to organ damage and some metals have the … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Beryllium

What is COPD? 7 Facts You Need to Know

As the third leading cause of death in the United States, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, probably affects–or will affect–someone you know. While COPD may not be highly profiled as heart disease or cancer, it’s still one of the most prevalent and deadly conditions today. In order to fight against the development of COPD and … Continue reading What is COPD? 7 Facts You Need to Know

Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf?

Source: Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Loquat, also known as Eriobotrya japonica, is a subtropical tree with a long history of use in traditional and herbal medicine. Although the loquat produces edible fruit that is rich in calcium, iron, vitamin A, and potassium, … Continue reading Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf?

Are You Suffering from Sick Building Syndrome?

Sick building syndrome refers to ailments that occur as a result of spending long periods of time in well-sealed, poorly ventilated buildings that contain indoor air toxins. In 1984, the World Health Organization reported that the materials used in up 30% of newly built buildings might cause acute illness. [1] That means that, as of 1984, almost … Continue reading Are You Suffering from Sick Building Syndrome?

The Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Inhalers

Himalayan salt has many great health benefits, especially when used with food. Using a Himalayan Salt Inhaler offers an easy, drug-free way to conveniently get many of the multiple benefits of salt-air therapy. This article will discuss Himalayan salt inhaler therapy and the health benefits associated with its use. What is Salt Therapy? Humans have been … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Inhalers