I don’t want cancer

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This week the scientific journal Nature reports conclusions reached by a team of researchers regarding avoiding cancer.  The researches believe that the vast majority of cancers are not “genetic”, like some believe, but rather arise from exposure to things like radiation and toxic chemicals. As a healthcare provider I likely have a somewhat enhanced awareness […]

DOMS de dom dom..

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      DOMS is achy sore stiffness. If severe enough, miserable experience most of us at one time or another have experienced.  If severe enough even walking may be difficult.  DOMS of course is an acronym for delayed onset muscle soreness.  DOMS is not felt in the joints:  It’s the muscles.  DOMS peaks 24 […]

Safe ways to address depression

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There’s little disagreement that depression can be a serious issue, but whether drugs are the best approach is increasingly drawing controversy. This is especially pertinent in light of a  new British Medical Journal (BMJ) which analyzed data from about 30,000 women and found a link between the use of the antidepressant Paxil (paroxetine) and heart, […]

Is fatty liver an epidemic?

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With a prevalence of 20-30% in the general population of Western countries, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is rapidly becoming the most common liver disease worldwide. Furthermore, the prevalence of NAFLD among children is 3-10%, rising up to 40-70% among obese children. The prevalence of NAFLD is 80-90% in obese adults, 30-50% in patients with […]

Pesticides in our produce, a concern?

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American consumers are increasingly seeking fruits and vegetables with less pesticide. Why?  Consider that nearly two-thirds of produce samples contain pesticide residues–known toxins which can hamper human intelligence, behavior, and health. Pesticides remain on and/or in fruits and vegetables, even when they are washed and in some cases, even when peeled. Unfortunately, it can be […]

Fat soluble toxin management

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We know from blood and biopsy studies that weight-loss can be associated with an alarming release of fat soluble toxins from fat cells into the general circulation–but short of these studies, most of us will likely never know for sure how much toxin our fat cells harbor. There is little doubt that as most of us […]

Are smoothies a good idea?

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We’re reminded to regularly enjoy our fruit and vegetables and even to sweeten our smoothies with bananas and carrots.  An apple a day keeps the doctor away….we’ve all been taught fruit is good us.  However, too much fruit isn’t such a good idea for most of us. This is because tasty fruit (ripe) is loaded […]

June is International Men’s Health month!

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The goal of Men’s Health Month is to raise awareness of male health issues on a global level and encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. Men’s Health Facts [1] 12.1% of men 18 years and over are in fair or in poor health (2012) 20.9% […]