Author Archives: Dena Schmidt, staff writer

Acid reflux drugs increase risk of heart attack

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(NaturalHealth365) Acid reflux is a condition that affects millions of Americans. In fact, as many as 60 percent of U.S. adults deal with some form of gastroesophageal reflux (also known as heartburn and acid reflux) in any given 12 month period, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). While the best way to address acid reflux is to ... Read More »

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New testosterone drugs causing heart attacks

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(NaturalHealth365) In the past decade, there’s been a trend toward encouraging men who are experiencing the effects of lowered testosterone associated with aging (also called “low T”) to undergo testosterone therapy to help offset the effects.  But, does this increase the risk of heart attacks? Yes!  More and more lawsuits are being filed as it becomes clear that these testosterone ... Read More »

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Calorie restriction can slash your risk of disease by half

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware of the benefits of calorie restriction and an anti-aging diet, but did you know that taking these steps can actually stimulate and activate your longevity gene? A startling number of Americans are eating too many calories, and it isn’t just visibly overweight persons. Even people who look lean and otherwise healthy may be eating more ... Read More »

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Artichokes can prevent cancer and protect your liver

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(NaturalHealth365) Many people don’t think about including artichokes in their weekly menu, but their rich nutritional value, ability to help prevent cancer and other health benefits are very good reasons to take another look. Artichoke nutrition is comprised of a range of minerals, nutrients and valuable phytochemicals that can help to support the liver and prevent cancer. They take a ... Read More »

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Lower blood pressure naturally and improve heart health

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(NaturalHealth365) Around 70 million Americans have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control; that’s nearly one third of the United States adult population. On top of that, it’s estimated that hypertension costs the U.S. around $46 billion per year in health care services, medications and missed work. Sadly, the vast majority of Americans with high blood pressure ... Read More »

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Prevent diabetes: Mulberry leaf stops blood sugar spikes

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(NaturalHealth365) An alarming 80 percent of American adults have blood glucose levels that are out of the safe and healthy range. The longer one waits to address blood sugar issues, the higher the odds of becoming diabetic. Diabetes can in turn lead to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, kidney failure and blindness. The effects of consuming even ... Read More »

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Antibiotics cause peripheral neuropathy plus other damaging side effects

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(NaturalHealth365) A stunning 1 in 15 Americans – that’s 20 million people – have peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy refers to issues with the peripheral nervous system that leads to nerve damage and symptoms such as muscle tingling, numbness and muscle weakness.  Today, we issue a major health alert about the side effects of Cipro. Sadly, in advance cases, this condition ... Read More »

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Research says: Pesticide spraying may spread food borne illnesses

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(NaturalHealth365) You’re careful about food preparation and storage; plus you always cook meats at safe temperatures. But, if you’re not eating organic produce, you might still be at risk for food borne illnesses and this news may be quite surprising to many people. While most cases of food borne illnesses such as salmonella come from animal products (poultry is still ... Read More »

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New studies: Blueberries could increase life span by 22 years

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(NaturalHealth365) One of the foundational causes of disease, aging, low life span and death is faulty DNA repair in the cells. While our DNA is continually being damaged throughout our lives by both external and internal stressors, a healthy body actively and effectively works to repair this damage. However, as we get older, this internal DNA repair process becomes less ... Read More »

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New Documentary: The Human Experiment exposes a toxic reality

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(NaturalHealth365) There are literally thousands of unregulated, untested chemicals in the products we use every day, in the materials that make up our homes, and in the foods we eat. Many of them are toxic, and these toxic chemicals in food as well as in materials and products make their way inside of our bodies. Why do we see a ... Read More »

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How to boost your immune system and fight cancer with spirulina

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(NaturalHealth365) When it comes to superfoods, spirulina is in a class all its own. Spirulina is a blue-green algae that contains a potent mix of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, essential amino acids and concentrated protein. It helps to support immune system function, prevent cancer and cellular damage, and offers a myriad of other benefits. In fact, it is so good for ... Read More »

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Buyer beware: The health benefits of almonds are being destroyed

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(NaturalHealth365) For thousands of years, almonds have been considered one of the healthiest foods on planet Earth. Almonds are nutritional powerhouses – a true superfood. Even the ancient Egyptians were aware of the health benefits of almonds, and the pharaoh King Tut was said to have taken almonds along into the afterlife. The health benefits of almonds include: Muscle-building protein ... Read More »

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