Author Archives: Dena Schmidt, staff writer

10 chronic health problems caused by dental amalgam fillings loaded with mercury

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(NaturalHealth365) Cases of chronic disease have reached epidemic proportions in the U.S., with issues related to the immune system high on the list. These diseases have all been associated with mercury-based dental amalgam fillings. Dental amalgam fillings contain up to a 54 percent ratio of the neurotoxin mercury. The National Institute for Health, through an extensive epidemiological study, showed a ... Read More »

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Poor gut health linked to Parkinson’s disease, says new study

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(NaturalHealth365) New research is finding that gut health could play a primary role in the onset of Parkinson’s disease. Scientists at California Institute of Technology found a link between gut health and the nervous system disorder. The study examined mice with Parkinson’s disease and found that symptoms were alleviated using treatments to improve gut health. Healthy gut microbes seem to ... Read More »

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High blood sugar linked to brain shrinkage

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(NaturalHealth365) Research has established a direct correlation between a decline in the size of the hippocampus – the memory center of the brain – and overall brain health.  Elevated blood sugar levels have been shown to have a direct relationship with brain shrinkage and resultant problems with memory, learning and cognition. A report by German researchers published in the journal ... Read More »

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Herbal medicine news: Pau d’arco neutralizes a wide variety of infections

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(NaturalHealth365) Have you heard of the benefits of pau d’arco? It could just be one of the most powerful types of herbal medicine. Tinctures made from pau d’arco tree bark can help to treat a range of health conditions from minor to severe. These include colds, flu, cough, fever, anemia, colitis, rheumatism, boils and malaria. This herbal medicine also offers ... Read More »

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Sickening legislation: Senator Richard Pan wants to take away parental rights in healthcare decisions

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(NaturalHealth365) California’s push for mandatory vaccinations in 2016 with bill SB-277 was alarming enough. Now the state is seeking to restrict parental rights when it comes to any and all decisions regarding the health and well-being of children. It’s probably not too surprising to most that the same legislator behind the SB-277 mandatory vaccination bill is behind this current action. ... Read More »

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Chlorine in drinking water linked to heart attacks and cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Numerous studies are showing a link between chlorine intake and cancer, heart attacks and other negative health effects. This occurs when chlorine byproducts trigger harmful free radicals in the body and inhibit other cellular processes. While drinking water with chlorination causes the most damage, cooking and bathing with it can also expose you to negative health effects.  Keep in ... Read More »

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New study discovers major differences between GMO and non-GMO corn

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(NaturalHealth365) A 2016 study published in Scientific Reports of Nature magazine has revealed major differences between GMO corn and its natural, non-GMO counterpart. These findings call into question the safety of genetically modified organisms in terms of human health and safety both near- and long-term. The peer-reviewed study conducted at King’s College in England used molecular profiles to assess the ... Read More »

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Stop migraine and headache pain naturally

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(NaturalHealth365) Persons who suffer with headaches or migraines on a regular basis endure a dramatic reduction in their quality of life. Fortunately, there are natural cures available to ease the pain and discomfort. A headache is typically caused by stress or a sinus infection. “Tension” headaches tend to start on the forehead and spread down to the neck and shoulders. ... Read More »

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Vitamin C intake drastically reduces the risk of COPD

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study has found antioxidants to be extremely helpful in supporting healthy lung functioning and preventing COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD is a disease of the lungs that results in obstruction due to the airways becoming inflamed and thick. This in turn leads to progressive symptoms such as a persistent cough and shortness of breath. COPD ... Read More »

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Permanent hearing loss caused by commonly used drugs

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(NaturalHealth365) Many prescription drugs have troublesome side effects. However, one of the least-talked about side effects of prescription drugs is ototoxicity, or the risk of hearing loss. An alarming number of prescription drugs are ototoxic, and some of them might be in your medicine cabinet right now. Complicating the issue is the fact that many of these drugs do not ... Read More »

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Common vitamins prevent breast cancer recurrence

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(NaturalHealth365) While researchers won’t yet admit that taking multivitamin supplements prevent cancer, one study has found that they can help to prevent breast cancer recurrence. However, adhering to a healthy, active lifestyle is foundational to vitamins and supplements making a difference – including the maintenance of an optimal vitamin D blood level. The Journal of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment ... Read More »

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Best foods and herbs to cleanse and detox the kidneys

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(NaturalHealth365) The kidneys play a crucial role in filtering out waste products and toxins from the blood. Without this detox process, harmful toxins would remain in the body and our health would quickly break down. Because of this, keeping the kidneys in top shape is crucial to overall well-being. A balanced diet, plenty of clean water, and regular cleansing with ... Read More »

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