Health A-Z

How Much Water is Too Much and Even Dangerous to Your Health?

Water is the elixir of life. We wouldn’t have evolved if it hadn’t been for it. That’s for sure. And every single cell in your body needs water to function properly. That’s why doctors all over the world will tell you that to continue having a healthy life you need to drink a few liters of water every day. But what happens when you drink too much of it? Well, you develop something called “water intoxication” or “water poisoning”. And this is a life-threatening condition, which severely affects your brain. Here’s a bit of info on what exactly happens when

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Health A-Z

Is Californian Wine Radioactive? Are You in Danger of Radiation Poisoning?

On March 11, 2011, a devastating tsunami had hit the Japanese archipelago which caused the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. This was considered one of the most devastating nuclear events after the 1986 Chernobyl explosion. 1,600 people lost their lives after evacuation procedures, but the real damage was yet to be determined. The Aftermath of Fukushima’s Nuclear Disaster Just one year later, the children located in close proximity of Fukushima at and during the time of the radiation spillage started showing signs of cancer. A report revealed that over 36% of children experienced unusual growth of their thyroid glands. Another year

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Food, Health A-Z, Living

Do Dairies Really Protect You Against Osteoporosis?

How many times have you been told to eat milk and other dairies to have strong bones and secure your calcium intake? I bet the answer is more times than you can count. But there’s just one problem… As opposed to the popular belief, milk can actually increase the risk of you suffering from bone fractures by 50%! Up to date, there are several thousand medical studies, and they’ve all reached the same conclusion and debunked the myth that milk is good for you. A Harvard study, which prospectively tracked the dietary intake and medical histories of 77,761 women along

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Mythbusting – Are Fish Oil Supplements Good for Your Health?

Short answer? Not quite. This may come as a shock, but the truth is that omega 3 fish oil supplements do more harm than good. And by the end of this short article, you’ll understand why. Why Supplements Are More Foes Than Friends Just to be clear, I’m not saying that fatty acids are bad for you. I’m saying that fish oil supplements are useless. Even dangerous. You see, we need to consume key fatty acids, like docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) that our bodies cannot actually make by itself. Or make at all. But we need them since

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Beauty, Health A-Z, Living

The Color Of Your Skin Tells You How Healthy You Really Are

What if there was a way for you to spot some of the most fatal diseases out there, BEFORE they wreak havoc upon your health? Without spending $$$ on doctors’ consultations and tests… and without having to take the word of rookie doctors for it. In fact, it’s something so easy to do that it was accidentally discovered by a 7-year-old kid. Erik, who is the grandson of one of my eldest patients, saw his grandmother’s purple arm rash and told her that she would die. Emma laughed, but there was something about that whole experience that continued to bother

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7 Summer Drinks That Improve Your Health and Satisfy Your Taste Buds

Don’t you hate it when hot days turn into scorching days? At one point, water isn’t enough to keep you cool and, let’s face it, begins to taste boring. I hear a lot of my patients and friends complain about this: “I know I have to keep hydrated especially in this heat but water just doesn’t do it for me anymore.” And that’s just the 6th complaint I heard today. It wasn’t even from one of my patients, it was from my assistant. You see, heat waves can be very dangerous for people of all ages. But more so for

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Mustard Seeds – Four Health Benefits that Will Improve Your Life

Mustard seeds: how can something so ordinary be revered as a potent medicine? Mustard has gained quite a negative reputation because the commercial mustard paste that you see in jars contains sugar. So that’s why you hear most doctors telling you to avoid it. And they’re right. The mustard that you see in supermarkets is fattening. However… the mustard seeds that you can buy in any Walmart store aren’t. In fact… they can help you lose weight. Nutrition researchers have shown that if you add a little mustard to any meal, then – within a few hours’ timeframe – your

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Health A-Z, Living

9 Tips to Reverse the Harmful Effects of Excess Salt Intake

The Damaging Health Effects of Excess Salt Consumption Do you know that high salt intake: Weakens your immune system Promotes tissue inflammation Activates autoimmune diseases 1 Triggers hypertension 2 Affects heart health 3 Causes osteoporosis 4 Prompts cancer 5 These side effects of excess salt consumption have been observed over years by scientists and researchers. As you can see, the conclusions are quite grim. You see, to preserve a good health, a person should consume about 1,500 milligrams/day. In reality, the average American takes in over 3,592 milligrams of salt/day. And if you are: over 50 years old or African-American

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