Posts Tagged: risk

Short Sleep Can Double Mortality… The Latest Research + How To Get That Extra Hour Of Life Saving Sleep

Posted by & filed under Earthing™, Medical Reports.






I’m a big advocate for the importance of sleep, and have written these articles for you over the past year or two on how important sleep is: How Sleep Affects Your Heart Health Missing Just One Hour Of Sleep Skyrockets Your Risk Of Depression, Anxiety Sleep Increases Your Recovery From Depression Sleep: An Easy Way To… Read more »

ADHD Raises Suicide Risk More Than Depression Does

Posted by & filed under Medical Reports, Positive Parenting.






  A new study (published Sept 19, 2016 in Pediatrics) found that children who die by suicide are more likely to have been diagnosed with ADHD than with depression.   The Study: A national database tracked violent deaths from 2003 to 2012 in 17 different states During the study period, there were 693 early childhood… Read more »

Back To School Special: The Latest Medical Studies On ADHD

Posted by & filed under Medical Reports, Positive Parenting.






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 »

Prevent A Fatal Heart Attack Naturally

Posted by & filed under Intuitive Medicine, Medical Reports.






       I’ve blogged before about how important Omega 3 fatty acids are for your brain, increasing brain volume and protecting against dementia… … and I’ve touched on how Omega 3 fatty acids are super hearth healthy after speaking with cardiologist Dr. Sinatra about holistic heart therapies… … but now there is more proof than… Read more »

Low Vit D Linked To Increase In Dementia And Broken Bones (You Can Prevent It)

Posted by & filed under Female Health, Medical Reports.






Low vitamin D levels are associated with a substantial acceleration of memory loss and cognitive decline, a new study shows.   Published Sept 14, 2015 in JAMA Neurology, researchers looked at baseline vitamin D levels and mental status change in over 380 adults (average age 75 years old.)   Here is what they found:  … Read more »

Saturated Fat Does NOT Increase Mortality

Posted by & filed under Earthing™, Healthy Mindframe, Healthy Weight, Medical Reports.






This week, many of us are heading into the holidays.   And as you head into a week of parties and connection and warmth and pot lucks and FOOD… I can think of no better holiday gift than this:   To share with you, directly from the medical literature, the truth that saturated fat does… Read more »

Good Moods Are Contagious In Teens (And Prevents Depression)

Posted by & filed under Healthy Mindframe, Medical Reports, Positive Parenting.






As I blogged about last week… mood is not just something that colors our day. Our moods actually make a huge difference in our projected lifespan… this is now a medical fact!   On the heels of that study, yet another study was published just last month (August 19, 2015 in the Proc Biol Science) … Read more »