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About Inflammation

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Inflammation as a cause of chronic diseases is described and defined.  The roles of cytokines and brown fat are explained.  A lifestyle that includes exercise, stress reduction, sleep, weight management, and a healthy diet is a powerful antidote. Cholesterol is a marker of inflammation, not the cause of it. Addendum: This is an excellent review...

Addiction Programs Don't Work with Richard Gracer, MD

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Many addiction programs exaggerate their success. In general only about 15% of people in these programs get better. Usually there is a problem that is urgent that leads to getting into a program. Underlying problems must be addressed. For the first time, a doctor has developed a treatment program especially for "hidden" addicts-people whose lives...

Adolescent Health Declines, Why?

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Teenagers are at a high risk for smoking, alcohol, drugs, and promiscuity because they are trying new things. Education in school on a living a healthy lifestyle is part of the answer. Obesity is another issue.              

Americans Are Struggling with Life

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki discuss many of the challenges we face in the US that cause stress, anxiety and depression. Life in the fast track with materialistic rather than service oriented values often lead to confusion and frustration regarding what life's purpose is. We have lost our sense of what life is about and generally aimlessly pursue goals that are...

Anger and the Heart

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
Our emotions can have serious effects, both good and bad, on our heart rhythm and function. Anger can cause fatal events and this is presented. Sympathetic and parasympathetic balance is discussed and distressing is suggested.              

Anti-Aging Smaging with Lani Simpson, DC

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
We live in a culture that deifies youth. The Premarin and Provera fiasco is revealed. The conflict interest of Big Pharma is revealed. Bioidentical hormones are overdone too. Natural progesterone during perimenopause, especially with low bone density. The role of lifestyle with diet, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, weight management is highlighted.            

Antioxidants and Cancer Treatment

submitted by: admin on 05/13/2015
Cancer is a disease of lack of energy production. It is associated with loss of mitochondrial ATP production caused by oxidative stress. Antioxidants are the antidote to cancer development. This is why we sometimes see success with IV vitamin C treatment. Caveolin 1 is a marker that predicts survival. The question then is would it be worthwhile to treat with...

Anxiety and Stress Health Assessment

submitted by: admin on 04/21/2015
  Our Anxiety and Stress Health Assessment will ask you questions about the severity of your symptoms, what supplements and drugs your using, why you are having symptoms, how anxiety affects you, and offers considerations for management. Stress and Anxiety in the short term boosts our ability to cope with stress, but when it becomes longterm it creates...

Appetite Suppressants

submitted by: admin on 05/16/2015
Appetite suppressants not only don't work well but have serious safety issues. Lifestyle issues such as, stress, insufficient sleep, lack of exercise as well as endocrine issues are important.          

Aromatherapy Relaxes Emergency Room Nurses

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2015
Aromatherapy treatment was shown to lower the anxiety of emergency room nurses. Yet this is not done in clinical practice. It could be used in the hospital to relax the entire staff and patients. Lavender would be a good example. Massage therapy is another very useful relaxants, especially for surgeons.              

Attitudinal Breathing, HeartMath with David McArthur, JD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
HeartMath has been used to manage stress for years now. Making the shift from the experience of worry by intentionally focusing on the heart area and breathing through the heart that is uplifting and relaxing. The heart is the center of powerful feelings that provide tools to make a powerful positive physiological shift in our thinking and feeling. Shifting one...

Babies Born to Abused Mothers Have More Morbidity and Mortality

submitted by: admin on 05/27/2017
The lifestyle of abused mothers is often not healthy for the child. The question of drug and alcohol use as well as poor diet, sleep, and stress all are factors leading to effects on the fetus. Their impact is discussed.

Baby's Breath, Garlic Breath, and now Cancer Breath

submitted by: admin on 06/18/2016
  A study published in the October issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology showed that breath testing could be used to distinguish between lung nodules that were cancerous from those that were benign. Volatile organic compounds in the breath of people with lung cancer could be identified using gas chromatography with mass spectrometry. This is a much...

Boosting Your Mojo with Steve Sisgold

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
The body never lies and gives us powerful insights into our state of being. The first step in boosting body energy (mojo) is by being aware of how our body feels. Measure your BQ or body quotient to see where your body energy level is.      

Brain Health Introduction

submitted by: admin on 02/24/2014
Len Saputo, MD interviews Francesco Garri Garripoli of WujiTech on brain health and how we often don't realize that the body, brain and mind are one and inseparable. Brainwave feedback reveals this connection and much of medicine is based on this relationship. WujiTech is an example of a company doing cutting edge work in this field and their WujiBrainwave...

Breast Cancer and Air Pollution

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Pollution is a major factor that interferes with the biochemistry of our cells. This can lead to cancer. Traffic pollution has been shown to be associated with a higher incidence of breast cancer. Nitrous oxide is the determinant factor that results in the higher incidence of breast cancer. The rate of cancer doubles when you compare the highest quartile...

Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects Last for Years

submitted by: admin on 06/26/2016
More than 60% of breast cancer survivors report at least one treatment related complication even 6 years after their treatment. Thirty percent are dealing with two issues such as lymphedema, skin reactions to radiation, upper pody symptoms and functional limitations, weight gain, fatigue, and peripheral neuropathy from chemotherapy. Fragmented care leads...

Broken Heart Syndrome

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
People do die of a "broken" heart. It is called stress cardiomyopathy. Stress hormone levels of cortisol, adrenalin, and nor-adrenalin spike after an emotional shock and if you don't have the reserves acute heart failure can follow. If you survive, this is reversible.      

Can Eating Satisfy Your Hunger with Julie Motz

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
We need to know the deeper reasons for why we overeat and they are usually ignored. Body type and biochemical indviduality is only part of the problem. Maternal-child interactions are at the root of overeating as the child is absolutely dependent for its survival on the mother. Eating can be come a coping mechanism for the trauma and stress of infant hunger ....

Can You Die of a Broken Heart? (Audio)

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Shocking events can lead to abrupt very high stress hormones levels which can stun the heart and lead to heart failure, angina, and/or rhythm disturbances that act like a heart attack. In this "broken heart syndrome" there is no underlying heart damage. If people survive this their heart returns to normal.