My beloved mother in law (may she rest in peace) knitted a somewhat similar baby jumper, like in the picture below, for my firstborn. She lived up to the honorable age of 95 and she was smart as a whip. No dementia or memory loss issue, she could always remember her grocery list and never forgot to take her remedies and enjoy her siesta. Little did we all know that her favorite downtime – knitting – was actually responsible for her brain health and general state of wellbeing. And when I stumbled on the following research, I realized that my
I was asked an interesting question recently: “Dr. Ishiguro, is it true that clothes can sometimes cause itchy rashes and allergies?” And my answer to that is: “Unfortunately, yes.” Clothing Allergies: The Scary Truth Most of my patients report the following symptoms, once they fall prey to their unexpected clothing allergies: Runny nose Watery eyes Acne Skin redness Blisters which crack and leak fluids, which crust around the affected skin But these are just the mild symptoms which can plague you. When it comes down to the not-so-ok-to-live-with symptoms… things can change by up to 180 degrees. I’m talking about a
Today I want to share with you delicious and yet healing food recipes with rhubarb that my wife likes to pamper me with. So let’s just dive right in. 1. Rice Pudding with Rhubarb and Strawberry Sauce Ingredients 8 oz. of chopped rhubarb 27 oz. of water 16 oz. of milk 1/4 teaspoon salt one pinch of nutmeg 7 oz. of long grain rice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 oz. of mascarpone 2 oz. of sugar 5 oz. of Porto wine Porto 10 oz. of sliced strawberries Method Using a bowl, mix the strawberries with 0.7 oz. of sugar. Then
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
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
Anyone battling chronic pains knows that there’s so much more to them than just the pain. If you are one of the victims, then the following are sadly familiar to you Mental, physical and emotional tiredness Visual auras Limb discoloration Anxiety Clumsiness Painsomnia Deafness Stiffness Nausea Swollen limbs Blurred vision Dehydration Neuropathy Gastritis Vertigo Syncope Tinnitus “It’s a constant torment.” Is what most of my patients told me before giving them a natural, safer, and more effective remedy. Conventional Pain Management – A Real Issue It gets to a point where no pills or drugs can take away your sensations.
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
If you’re interested in boosting your body’s overall performance, then look no further than the potato. That’s right: potatoes have healing powers. For centuries, potatoes have gained quite a bad reputation since they were considered to be toxic for humans. And now, they continue to be surrounded by a bad aura. But that only happens because they are associated with fried foods that make us fat. But despite all that, the potatoes are still among the most consumed foods in the world. Coincidence? I think not. As far as I am concerned, in this day and age, potatoes are like