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Ibuprofen Doesn't Work for Colds and Flus

submitted by: admin on 11/20/2013
A study published in the November issue of the British Medical Journal reported that ibuprofen and Tylenol had no beneficial effect on the symptoms of colds. In fact, they suspected that the illness was worsened by either drug. So, it neither reduced symptoms nor did anything to hurt the virus.  You have to wonder what took so long for an article...

Ibuprofen Proven To Cause Heart Attacks

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Ibuprofen has been associated with an increase incidence of heart attacks. It also causes an increase of GI bleeds and perforations, strokes, and kidney failure. Over the last 10 years there have been over 400,000 deaths and 4 million hospitalizations caused by NSAIDS.        

Ignored Medical Breakthroughs

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Every year there are advances in research that should be brought forward into clinical practice but don't make it because of conflicts of interest. One reason is that new technologies may require more study or financial investment by the practitioner. Second, new technologies will replace old ones that are profitable. The example of the photon stimulator...

Imagery

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Our thoughts have a profound effect on our neurochemistry. Imagery is a very powerful tool for changing habits and modifying our responses to stress. It is related to many stress-induced illnesses such as ulcers and heart attacks.          

Imagination and Stress with Martin Rossman, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Human imagination is the strongest force on earth aside from God or nature. It makes us the most creative force on earth. Planning ahead is a good quality, but too much allows us to imagine dangers that may never happen. Habitual worriers can shift their thinking through meditative practice.              

Immunization Information Quick Links

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2017
  Questions about immunizations? Do you need a Flu Shot? What is a vaccine? Check these links for the answers to these questions and many more.                           

Importance Of Communication With Doctors In Cancer

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2017

Importance of Exercise for the Elderly

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2017
Exercise is especially critical in the elderly. As we lose our youth it becomes easier to lose our strength and fitness and it takes longer to get our fitness better. Walking 3 days a week does a lot to support healthy aging, better mood, and mental acuity. Exercise allows the body and mind to adapt and do more work with less energy.

Importance of Sleep

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Lack of sleep leads to chronic inflammation that puts us at risk for many chronic diseases that are discussed. It also has profound effects on our stress hormones as well as insulin and leptin. We need 7-8 hours of sleep.          

Impotence

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
There are many ways to evaluate and treat impotence that range from drug therapies to nutrients and supplements or even surgery.            

Improv For Good Health with Sue Walden

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2017

Including Children In End Of Life Care

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2017

Increasing age

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2017
Increasing age 

Indications of Alzheimer's Disease is Evident 20 Years Before Dementia

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
  Biochemical signs of Alzheimer's Disease are reflected by the brain's limited capacity to metabolize glucose occur 20 years prior to the memory and cognitive defects we associate with the clinical disease. A shortage of ATP (energy) in the brain eventually leads to an electrical brown out manifested by recent memory loss and cognitive defects...

Indigenous Lifeways and Healing with Phillip Scott

submitted by: admin on 06/17/2017
This half hour interview with Chief Blackhorse (Phillip Scott) of the Lakota tribe explains some of the highlights of the Native American Tradition. Philllip discusses the roles of science, spirituality, ceremony, community cooperation, in the way of the ancestors and how it contrasts with the way of modern civilization.

Indigestion

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Indigestion usually results from a weak gut lining caused by drugs such as aspirin, steroids and NSAIDs, and physical or emotional stress, depression. Treatment with drugs is dangerous and addicting.          

Infant Brains Benefit from Breastfeeding

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
  The benefits of breastfeeding compared to infant formula was studied in 133 babies from 10 months to 4 years of age. Those fed with breast milk had much better brain development than those fed formula according to a June 2013 issue of the journal Neuroimage. There was a 20-30% greater development in language skills, emotional function, and cognition...

Infection Can Lead to Cancer

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
  A new MIT study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in June of 2012 showed that chronic viral and bacterial infections account for 16% of cancers of the liver, colon, and stomach. When the body's immune system detects pathogens it activates macrophages and neutrophils to engulf and kill them with hypochlorous acid. When...

Infectious Mononuceosis

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2017

Inflammation and Sports Injuries

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Inflammation has now been shown to promote healing, so using anti-inflammatory analgesics, while they control pain and swelling, retard healing. Injuries stimulate the production of IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor) and the body manages a symphony when it comes to regulating inflammation and healing. Steroids are the ultimate example of reducing inflammation...