Posts Tagged: prevention

Holistic Prevention Of Lyme (+ what to do if you find a tick on you!)

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  The weather is warming up, and this always means my inbox is full of emails from patients asking how they can reduce their chance of tick bites while still connecting to the earth outside.     Ticks carrying the Lyme disease bacteria (Borrelia Burgdorferi) have been found in all 50 states, so don’t be… Read more »

I Had No Idea This One Neurotransmitter Changes Everything We Know About Aging

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Serotonin is historically linked with depression — and poor sleep as well — since serotonin is the precursor to melatonin and folks who are low in serotonin are likely low in melatonin too. (Which sucks because as I blog about here, folks struggling with depression are only likely to have the depression resolve if they… Read more »

Are You Kidding Me? What Diet Drinks Are Really Doing To You

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File this under: I’m not surprised.   But all the same, a new medical study shows us the disturbing proof that eating foods and drinking diet drinks with artificial sweeteners in them actually changes how your body is able to handle glucose… increasing your risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Makes sense… you are basically training your body to… Read more »

Sunscreen May Not Reduce Melanoma Risk (Here is what can…)

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A new study (presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting on Nov 19, 2016) shows that sunscreen did not have the ability to reduce future melanoma risk.   466 children (enrolled in the study at age 6) were followed for almost a decade (through age 15) and with a detailed report of annual sun… Read more »

Migraines Linked To Oral Health

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Nitrates have long been revealed as a headache trigger — found in foods like red wine, chocolates, processed meats and some cheeses, migraine sufferers have long been cautioned to avoid foods containing nitrates. This latest study might explain why some people get triggered to have a migraine when consuming nitrate laden foods, while others can… Read more »

Lithium Decreases Cancer Risk

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A new study links lithium — the gold standard treatment for bipolar disorder — with a significant reduction in cancer risk. Not only that, but the reduced risk of cancer was found to be dose dependent… …meaning patients who took higher doses of lithium had even greater reduction in cancer rates than those who took… 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 »