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About Diabetes

A high-fat diet causes glucose intolerance and insulin resistance. Atherosclerosis is the most common complication of diabetes. There is strong evidence from primary prevention studies in non-diabetics that reduction in LDL (bad cholesterol) level and elevation in HDL (good cholesterol) level each reduces the risk of coronary artery disease. It is essential that physicians pay Read More …

Anxiety and Depression

Lifestyle and core health issues have a lot to do with depression. Smoking, drinking alcohol, drug abuse, prescription medications, nutritional deficiencies and even caffeine use can contribute to depression. Eating a lot of refined food is also a major contributing factor. One of the easiest and often most effective treatments for depression is to exercise Read More …

A Guide to a Healthy Mouth

The purpose of this article is to provide you, the health care practitioner and parent, information and a practical guide to approaching your child’s mouth with natural holistic ways to keep them healthy.

Preschoolers are Getting Obese

According to pediatric endocrinologists at the University at Buffalo, children as young as three are obese. They have shown that children as young as 10 have abnormal liver function and high insulin levels—possibly leading to type II diabetes. These finding were presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting being held May 3, 2003 in Seattle. Read More …

Cardiovascular Health

This report is meant for general information. It is not as a substitute for diagnosis or treatment. If you suspect that you have a health problem, see your physician. This is one area in which, if you suspect problems, you want to do a more traditional cardiac workup or make a referral to a cardiologist. Read More …

Holistic health care can have a role in treating patients with cancer.. There is a difference between treating cancer and treating patients who have cancer.This is an important distinction Patients with cancer need balancing of the muscloskeletal system for neck and back pain, just like anyone else. They need good nutrition, exercise and adequate rest. Read More …

Dysbiosis

Bowel flora are important for good health. You have between four and seven pounds of bacteria in your bowel. There are more bacterial cells there than there are in your entire body. They belong there. Beneficial bacteria do the following: Produce vitamins like folic acid and B12. Nourish the lining of the colon by producing Read More …

Blood pressure should be checked periodically because it can be abnormal without causing any symptoms. Failing to find and adequately treat high blood pressure (hypertension) increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. Many things affect blood pressure, including neural, glandular, kidney and cardiovascular factors. High blood pressure can be caused by hardening of the Read More …

Natural Health Care and Back Pain

Pain in the back and neck can affect your health on  deeper levels, beyond the discomfort that they create. There are many natural approaches to  back and neck pain, including chiropractic, acupuncture, naturopathy, and (many people are surprised at this–nutrition) Muscle Balance Affects Health Muscle imbalance can create poor posture and stresses the body and Read More …

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Respond to Diet

According to the article, “Clinical Review of Dietary Therapy For Rheumatoid Arthritis”, published in the British Journal of Rheumatology (1993;32:507-514) changes in diet may benefit patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The authors of the study propose that improving the diet is extremely safe and may improve symptoms and reduce medication needs without any side-effects. One of Read More …