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Diabetes

Earlier diabetes diagnosis results in higher risk for other life-threatening diseases including cancer, heart disease, stroke

Even though Type 2 diabetes (T2D) was previously regarded as a disease that usually affected older individuals, the global epidemic of obesity has seen diagnoses soar among young adults, adolescents and even in young children. According to a study, “the earlier a person is diagnosed with T2D, the higher their risk of death from heart disease and stroke.” […]

fats

Not ALL fats are bad: Consuming good fats can actually prevent stroke

Fat has become the enemy over the past few decades. These days, foods proudly proclaim their low-fat status on their packaging, acting as though they’re “health food” even if they’re devoid of nutrients and full of other chemicals that make up for the flavor lost by removing fat. While there’s no doubt that obesity is […]

Absolute WORST foods that clog your blood and lead to Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and strokes

Absolute WORST foods that clog your blood and lead to Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and strokes

Quick! Check every single food item in your pantry, refrigerator and freezer for the following ingredients and toss them in the trash can before you can’t remember what you just read: High fat meats, canola oil, margarine, ice cream, whole milk and vegetable shortening. Don’t stop to Google for research because it’s all defended by […]

heart burn

Heartburn Drugs Linked To Up To 94% Increased Risk Of Ischemic Stroke

Ads for heartburn medication are everywhere, with media being littered with ads for “the big guns” like Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, and Protonix. They must be safe, right? Well, it’s still important to know the risks – as one study shows that people who take proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s) have a higher risk of stroke. Lead study author Dr. […]

palpitations

Nutritional Response Testing – A Testimonial

Mid-September of this past year I began having serious heart palpitations. I felt nervous, anxious and jittery all the time. I kept expecting it to dissipate and go away, but instead, it got worse and worse until, sitting at work one day, I was sure I was going to have either a heart attack or […]

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How to recognize the signs of a stroke

A stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery or a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to an area of the brain. When either of these things happens, brain cells begin to die and brain damage occurs almost instantaneously. Brain cells die off during a stroke. Because of this, the abilities controlled by […]

Stop Taking Statin Drugs – High Cholesterol Leads to Longer Life

Stop Taking Statin Drugs – High Cholesterol Leads to Longer Life

High cholesterol levels are believed to lead to heart conditions and early death. Statin drugs to lower LDL cholesterol are prescribed to more than 13 million Americans, and almost all men over the age of 60. Research published in the Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism in April 2015 now shows that, as you age, having […]

Is LDL Cholesterol Really “Bad”?

Is LDL Cholesterol Really “Bad”?

I find it hard to believe that your body would make anything that was actually harmful to you. The human body is a finely tuned machine. It does everything that it does for a reason. So why does the medical community claim that LDL Cholesterol is “bad” cholesterol and must be lowered because it can […]

Statin use can lead to heart failure: research

Statin use can lead to heart failure: research

Promoters of statin drugs for high cholesterol often claim that this particular class of pharmaceutical is no more harmful than a placebo, providing vast benefits without inflicting any harm. But credible scientific research suggests otherwise, having determined in multiple instances that taking statins tends to deplete levels of a key coenzyme responsible for protecting against […]

Cory Terry Died After Drinking Red Bull, $85 Million Wrongful Death Suit Claims

Cory Terry Died After Drinking Red Bull, $85 Million Wrongful Death Suit Claims

A lawsuit filed Monday claims that a Brooklyn man suffered a fatal heart attack as a result of drinking Red Bull. Cory Terry was a regular drinker of Red Bull, a highly caffeinated energy drink that has sold 35 billion cans worldwide in the past 25 years. “He drank that stuff all the time. He […]