Elderly Prescribed Drugs Linked to Death and Decline

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Researchers in Britain have linked drugs commonly prescribed to senior citizens to increased incidence of death and mental decline. The researchers’ findings, which were published recently in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, suggest that side-effects from the drugs negatively impact the the brain, increasing the risk of decline and death. The new study examined 13,000…

Beheading the Health Care Monster

(Health Secrets) Whether you call it the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or simply Obamacare one thing remains indisputable. If Americans were healthy the costs of insuring them would be a whole lot less, and health care coverage could easily be provided for all without a government mandate. Healthy people don’t need hospitals, drugs or expensive medical…

Is Anemia Sapping Your Energy?

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Anemia is a blood condition in which the number and/or size of the red blood cells is reduced. Because red blood cells move oxygen from your lungs to the tissues and organs, any decrease in size or amount limits how much oxygen is transported and can open the door to severe fatigue…

How to Protect Yourself from Deadly Excitotoxins

  The first line of defense against the two most commonly used and pernicious food additives, monosodium glutamate (MSG) and aspartame, is avoidance. However, complete avoidance is not possible for everyone all the time because MSG has been disguised with several different names and aspartame is appearing in almost everything. Aspartame or its primary constituent, aspartic…

On the Path to Health: Psychosomatic Health

  It is no secret that what your mind thinks describes your body’s physiology. Recent research has changed this from something that could easily be observed to something powerfully supported by physiological data, expanding the focus of holistic health and holistic healing. It has been shown, for example, that every cell of the body has neurotransmitter receptors, a…

Imitate a Corporation for Good Health

The quest for wellness continues to gain ground, especially in the business world.  Corporations have begun to realize that wellness programs can add to their bottom lines.  For every dollar invested in worksite wellness programs, there is a return of $15 to the employer, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).  Wellness programs are touted to increase productivity and…