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Can Diet Treat ADD and ADHD?

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2016
  A study published in the journal, Pediatrics, in January of 2012 concluded that adding essential fatty acids could treat children with ADD and ADHD. It went on to state that adopting a healthy dietary pattern that includes fish, vegetables, fruit, legumes, and whole grains is a good idea because most kids with ADD and ADHD consume a diet high in fast...

Can Your Blood Pressure Medicine Make You Blind?

submitted by: admin on 06/06/2014
A study conducted over 25 years on 5000 people aged 43-86 from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine was published in the medical journal, Opthalmology, in May of 2014. This study documented that when drugs that dilate arteries to lower blood pressure, such as Apresoline (hydralazine) or Minipress (minoxidil...yes the same drug that is used to treat...

Designs For Health: GLA 240 mg 60 softgels

submitted by: admin on 02/17/2019
  GLA is the active ingredient found in the oil of Borage Seeds. It is an Essential Fatty Acid in the Omega-6 category, but unlike the unhealthy Omega-6 oils such as vegetable oil, Borage Oil has tremendous health promoting effects. It is essential for smooth, healthy skin and female hormonal balance with conditions such as PMS and menopause. GLA has...

Laugh More and Stress Less with Alice Glasser, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Humor is a great healer. When we laugh we activate very powerful brain chemicals that support healing. Dr. Glasser gives examples and shows us how to use laughter to combat stress and its negative effects.          

Melatonin and Exercise Help in Alzheimers Disease

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2016
  Research from Barcelona on mice with genetic predisposition for Alzheimer's Disease showed that a combination of melatonin and exercise lowered their risk for developing the disease. This combination protected the brain from oxidative stress and from excesses of amyloid and tau proteins. It also improves energy production in the brain, which is...

Natural vision improvement

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Mainstream medicine uses technology such as glasses, operations, and drugs to manage eye disorders. Eye exercises are the key to reversing these kinds of problems. It is possible through regular exercises that strengthen muscles in the eye to overcome many of the problems seen with these diseases. If we don't use our muscles they atrophy; if we use them they...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Lower Inflammation and Anxiety

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Increasing omega 3 intake my lower both anxiety symptoms and proinflammatory cytokines. Medical students receiving omega 3 supplements for 3 months showed a 20% reduction in anxiety and 14% reduction in interleukin 6, a proinflammatory cytokine. An omega 3 deficiency is associated with increased anxiety, which is very common in the US. Other benefits of omega...

Sleep Can Be Improved with Essential Fatty Acids

submitted by: admin on 03/21/2014
A study from Oxford University that was published in the Journal of Sleep Research in March of 2014 showed that among 362 children between the ages of 7-9 slept significantly longer when on a course of supplements containing the omega 3 essential fatty acid DHA. It was interesting that among these "normal" kids that 40% had clinical sleep disorders!  Several...

The Humor Revolution with Alice Glasser, MD

submitted by: admin on 02/17/2019
Laughter is a great tool to disarm stress. There is an enormous opportunity for humor in most of what we do on a daily basis. Our mindset needs to evolve so we can give ourselves permission to play and have fun.

The US is Prescription Happy

submitted by: admin on 04/12/2015
  Four billion prescriptions were filled in the US in the year 2011 and at a cost of $227 billion according to the World Pharmaceutical Market Summary. The top five therapy classes of drugs were statins, antiulcerants, antidepressants, antipsychotics, and antihypertensives. The top five drugs sold were, Lipitor, Plavix, Nexium, Seretide, and Crestor....

Why ADHD and ADD are Becoming a Pandemic

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2016
According to a November 2014 article published in Social Science and Medicine, the diagnosis of ADHD and ADD are spreading like an infectious disease. Until the past decade, the US consumed 90% of the drugs used to treat these disorders, and the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Brazil the rest. Even though far more of these drugs are now used in the US, we...

Yoga For the Eyes with Meir Schneider, CMT, PhD

submitted by: admin on 02/17/2019
Through his own experience with near blindness, Meir created a system of exercising to restore vision that is remarkable. He feels that glasses impair vision, which discourages the need to do eye exercises.