Dealing with a condition like Parkinson’s disease usually involves medication that treats the disease’s symptoms. Recent studies, however, suggest there may be a cure not in drugs but in bacteria, specifically the bacteria in our gut.
You may think that obesity comes about as a result of poor diet and lifestyle choices. But it could also be hereditary. Parents may actually be able to pass down obesity and related developmental issues to their children.
It may sound funny, but there’s a link between dairy allergies and hearing loss. It’s not just dairy allergies, though. Allergies in general and iron-deficiency anemia could contribute to hearing issues. But the root of anemia- and allergy-related hearing loss?
What if instead of chemotherapy, the answer to cancer was something simple and right under our noses? The solution to cancer could be in our food. What if a bag of nuts is all we need to keep cancer away?
As convenient as hormonal birth control can be, the risks and consequences that come with it may vastly outweigh the benefits it offers. It may be worth reevaluating whether or not hormonal birth control is the right choice for you.
When it comes to skin conditions like rosacea and dry skin, our skin might not be to blame. It’s likely that the root cause of such conditions lies beneath the surface of our skin, all the way in our gut.
It turns out that we might not be able to trust the packaging on some of our food products. The packaging might market the food as something else entirely or fail to mention some questionable additions.
There’s an “epidemic” of ADHD going around that seems to be sorely misunderstood. The disorder is treated by potentially toxic drugs that leave children even more disadvantaged in their adult life than the disorder alone.
Autism has been thought to be caused by genetics, but recent research is pointing to environmental factors. The likely culprit? Toxins. Toxins that aren’t even in use today seem to have a link to autism.
Lingering Chemicals Make Themselves Known
We’ve known that there’s a link between Alzheimer’s and plaques that form in the brain. With the increasing amount of research that goes into Alzheimer’s, we can now say that those plaques may originate from infections and the brain’s defense mechanism against those infections.
They may be stubborn like Black Rhinoceroses, stealthy like bats, cute like gerbils, and – some might argue – disgusting like cockroaches, but teenagers share another common trait with these well-known creatures: many of them are naturally nocturnal. And most of those adolescents spend those late
A friend of mine has a mother who lives in a retirement community. At almost 80, she’s one of the lucky ones – she’s still mentally and physically able to live in an independent living apartment. The others in the next building aren’t quite as fortunate. Suffering from dementia, they’re in a c
No other vitamin has sparked so furious a fight in a medical community as Vitamin D. The debate concerning whether or not it prevents cancer is ongoing. Naturally, the stakes in this fight are extremely high because cancer is the second highest cause of death in this country after cardiovascula
Be aware of a salmonella outbreak in 17 states. Two things are important to know here: Salmonella can kill and these outbreaks are linked to contaminated tomatoes. Therefore I?d refrain from tomatoes at least until the series of outbreaks are over.
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