Posts Tagged: heart

Yet Another Study Gives Survival Advantage To Overweight, Not Underweight

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  Well I thought this would be the perfect medical article to blog about this week, as many of us tuck into eating huge delicious Thanksgiving holiday meals!   If you are going to eat, don’t make those calories laden with guilt and remorse and negative thinking. As you can read in one of my… Read more »

The Latest Study To Prove That Grounding Improves Health

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  On top of the past 25 years of medical research on grounding, a new study has been released showing just how beneficial grounding is to even the most vulnerable humans — preterm infants.   If babies born so early that they are not even meant to be outside of the womb, breathing or eating yet, can… Read more »

Lithium In Our Drinking Water?

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Many recent studies have come out lately showing just how important the mineral lithium is to our health. And I’m all for whatever natural solutions we can find to preserve health… but not this one.   I’ll give you details below on studies that show that long term lithium use is associated with a reduced… Read more »

How Sleep Affects Your Heart Health

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Last week I shared with you a study that shows even a small decrease in sleep, as little as one hour less of sleep, dramatically increases your risk of mood disturbances (anxiety, depression, hopelessness.) This week is the last on my series focusing in on sleep… and this one is important too. Turns out, your… Read more »

Sauna To Protect Your Brain

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  Now this is a medical study I can really get behind!  Woot! I LOVE HEAT. And I love love love anything that boosts circulation — like grounding, sauna, steam room, hot baths, sleeping with a hot water bottle, massage, exercise…   …it just feels intuitively right to get your blood flowing, don’t you think?… Read more »

Emotional Stress Directly Predicts Heart Attack… 10 Ways To Prevent It

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  Finally, a medical study explains why there is a direct correlation between stress and heart attack. It turns out, increased brain activity in the area of emotional processing (the amygdala) directly increases the risk of cardiovascular events.   This study is the first to show that increased amygdala activity in humans strongly predicts cardiovascular… Read more »

Back To School Special: The Latest Medical Studies On ADHD

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Recently published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) on May 31, 2016… …researchers found that the stimulant methylphenidate (commonly prescribed for children to treat ADHD: Ritalin, Daytrana, Concerta) increases the risk of cardiac arrhythmias.     It’s back-to-school time… a time when children are often diagnosed and treated for ADHD (average age of diagnosis of… Read more »