Author Archives: Sharon Thomas, staff writer

New sepsis treatment reduces death by 87 percent


(NaturalHealth365) Sepsis, a body-wide infection that can progress to shock and organ failure, features a grim mortality rate of 30 to 50 percent.  In fact, one out of every three patients who die in a hospital bed has sepsis – which claims a shocking 270,000 lives in the United States every year. Now, a new study reveals that a revolutionary ... Read More »

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WARNING: Birth control pills increase the risk of ischemic stroke


(NaturalHealth365) In a sobering review published in January of this year, researchers from Loyola University Medical Center confirmed an unexpected yet potentially devastating side effect of birth control pills: an increased risk for ischemic stroke. In fact, this review is an updated account of a paper originally published in the journal Medlink Neurology in 2003.  The truth is: many studies have revealed the link between ... Read More »

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Breaking NEWS: Why the one ‘baby’ aspirin per day habit is so dangerous


(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease is a major killer – it’s to blame for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States every year.  And with so many of us at risk for heart disease-related problems like stroke, heart attacks, and clogged arteries, Western medicine would have us believe that a ‘baby’ aspirin will protect us from harm. (But, the cost will surprise most uninformed heart ... Read More »

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Protect your kidney function BEFORE it’s too late


(NaturalHealth365) Poor kidney function is often associated with an inability of the kidneys to properly filter out waste.  And, make no mistake, this condition can progress to irreversible end-stage kidney disease – for which the only effective treatment is dialysis or a kidney transplant. Unfortunately, conventionally-speaking, most people remain uninformed about how a proper diet and early intervention can improve ... Read More »

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Shocking reality: How bed rest can actually cause back pain


(NaturalHealth365) Have you ever wondered if too much bed rest can actually cause back pain? Well, you’re right! In fact, a 2007 study published in the scientific journal Spine confirms what most people would be shocked to hear – just how much physical inactivity can change your spine. And, just for the record, when we refer to ‘bed rest’ – we mean any kind of forced or ... Read More »

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A simple way to improve indoor air quality

(NaturalHealth365) It’s well known that the quality of outdoor air can affect our health, but lesser known is the idea that indoor air quality is even more of a risk. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission warns that indoor air can contain more pollution than outdoor air – especially in highly polluted cities. Home and office buildings gather pollutants ... Read More »

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