HRT Drugs Offer No Protection Against Disability

Hormone Replacement Therapy using hormone substitution drugs doesn’t protect older women from physical decline and disability as has previously been suggested, according to a Philadelphia study. Women taking HRT drugs are just as likely to lose muscle strength as those who go through menopause naturally. Why would HRT protect against disability?         Women’s muscle cells have receptors for the…

How to Reduce Hearing Loss

Rapid hearing loss can occur from acoustic trauma and result in permanent cochlea damage by excessive noise levels from sources such as gunfire or explosions.  Otherwise, hearing loss is gradual and is basically a long term infringement upon the guidelines that have been set by various health associations.  A variety of activities that expose a person…

Japanese Vegetarian Cuisine

Even if you don’t like seafood, your local sushi restaurant features an array of medicinal plant-based foods that regularly accompany each meal. This article will highlight ten healthy vegetarian items commonly found in Japanese cuisine along with their key health properties. Part I – Seaweed Products * Dulse – Palmaria palmata (Palmariacea) A red seaweed,…

Put an End to Troubled Sleep

One out of three American adults experiences sleep problems, whether restlessness, insomnia, a sleep disorder, or just not getting enough sleep. Many of us don’t even realize when we are overtired, since it seems to be such a common part of our lives. But without sleep, we can’t focus, problem solve, drive, cook, or read.…