Author Archives: Dena Schmidt, staff writer

Researchers find chronic fatigue syndrome linked to gut health

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(NaturalHealth365) Chronic fatigue syndrome has mystified healthcare providers for years. It is a condition marked by debilitating fatigue after just normal amounts of exertion.  This fatigue also isn’t alleviated by getting extra rest.  The diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome requires a long list of tests to determine a wide variety of underlying health issues like, digestive problems, infections and heavy ... Read More »

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People who eat fast food have hazardous levels of phthalates

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people who consume fast food are aware that it isn’t good for them. Fast food is notoriously high in fat, sodium, processed carbohydrates and calories. However, what consumers might not be aware of is that these foods are also high in harmful chemicals called phthalates. A study from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health ... Read More »

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Vitamin C stops drug addiction with zero withdrawal symptoms

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(NaturalHealth365) Amazing findings related to vitamin C and natural cures for drug addiction show tremendous promise for overcoming addiction to hard drugs such as heroin. A vitamin C deficiency seems to correlate with drug addiction, and administering vitamin C in high doses offers profound healing effects without the negative side effects associated with toxic conventional therapies. Drug addiction to heroin ... Read More »

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The most effective way to stop prostate cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancers in men in the U.S. It currently kills around 26,000 U.S. males per year, and over 180,000 American men will be diagnosed with the disease this year. The PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood test can check if a man has normal PSA levels. This test enables early detection of ... Read More »

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Food packaging chemical causes irreversible damage to children’s teeth

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(NaturalHealth365) The results of a new study should be of concern to parents. The findings suggest that the exposure of young children to a chemical included in food packaging components can result in irreversible tooth enamel damage. Another chemical used in common fungicides causes these damaging effects as well. The study findings were presented in Munich, Germany at the 2016 ... Read More »

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Sugar addiction and withdrawal: What you need to know

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(NaturalHealth365) If you have a sweet tooth and would like to reduce your intake or stop eating sugar altogether, you should be aware that sugar addiction is very real. In fact, addiction to sugar triggers some of the same addictive responses and withdrawal symptoms as drug addiction. However, what gets tricky with sugar is that it is a food, not ... Read More »

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Reduce cancer cell growth and improve the gut microbiome by eating walnuts

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(NaturalHealth365) You might have already heard about the benefits of walnuts as a vegan source of omega 3s. The nutrients in walnuts offer many health benefits, including cardiovascular and brain health. However, new evidence is showing that they are effective in optimizing the gut microbiome to suppress colon cancer cell growth. And, by the way, colon cancer is currently the ... Read More »

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Simple way to slash your risk of pancreatic cancer by up to 48 percent

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(NaturalHealth365) Pancreatic cancer is one of the most insidious and deadly forms of cancer. It is estimated that in 2016, 53,070 people will be diagnosed with it.  Of these persons, a staggering 41,780 will die from it. However, new findings have linked the simple act of increasing your intake of B vitamins and choline with a lowered risk of contracting ... Read More »

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Junk food diet increases risk of kidney damage

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(NaturalHealth365) It is already well-known that type 2 diabetes can cause kidney damage if not managed appropriately. Now a new study has shown that consuming a high-fat or junk food diet can be just as harmful to the kidneys. The study results add to the long list of reasons to avoid eating fatty, processed foods. Diabetes refers to a condition ... Read More »

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Aerobic exercise lowers the risk of 13 types of cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware that regular aerobic exercise is beneficial to health. Conversely, a sedentary lifestyle can be very dangerous, leading to conditions like obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Simply the truth: Physical, mental and emotional wellbeing are all improved with exercise. And, now, there’s compelling evidence that regular aerobic exercise also contributes to a reduced risk of many ... Read More »

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Long term antacid use can damage arteries

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(NaturalHealth365) Instead of eating better and seeking out natural remedies for acid reflux, all too many Americans have come to view the antacid as a license to eat poorly. However, chronic, long-term use of the antacid drugs known as PPIs, or proton pump inhibitors, can have serious and deadly side effects. A Circulation Research paper from the American Heart Association ... Read More »

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Why add vitamin C to a natural pain relief protocol?

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(NaturalHealth365) Instead of seeking effective options for natural pain relief like vitamin C, all too many Americans reach for over the counter medications when they are feeling even low levels of pain. Advil, Motrin and Aleve are a few of the top choices – however, the side effects of these painkillers could be deadly. This class of pain relievers called ... Read More »

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