One of the most underlooked triggers for hard to control blood pressure

High blood pressure is one of the top contributing factors in most cases of heart disease. And if you’re struggling to keep your blood pressure (BP) in line, it’s important to address this right away. Especially since uncontrolled blood pressure amplifies your heart disease risk. Today I’m going to talk about one way you can […]

Step away from depression into longer, happier years

Use of antidepressant drugs is higher than ever among seniors in the U.S. — far exceeding other age groups’ use of these drugs. This is a highly disturbing trend for two reasons: It appears that a large population of today’s seniors are prone to depression — which decreases their quality of life and increases their […]

These three supplements can mean the difference between arthritis agony or relief

Trying to control the pain and symptoms of arthritis without taking your nutritional needs seriously is like trying to water your lawn while standing on your garden hose… In other words, if your body’s not getting the nutrients it needs, your body can’t heal itself properly, and thus, arthritis pain persists. But if you do […]

Prevent, treat, and stop the recurrence of cancer with this powerhouse food secret

When you’re fighting cancer, eating a wide variety of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables isn’t only a good idea, it can quite literally be a lifesaver. You can thank the nutritional powers of phytochemicals for that. Phytochemicals are the compounds that protect plants as they grow, but they also protect us! When we eat them, […]

Protect your brain’s secret “gatekeeper” to fend off dementia

Each of us is built with a remarkable and powerful shield that helps protect us from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. You’ll never get to see it — and rarely hear about it — but it’s an essential part of your overall health. It’s called the blood brain barrier (BBB) and it’s the brilliant gatekeeper between […]

This popular heartburn treatment is actually making your symptoms WORSE

Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs are tremendously popular for one reason: they bring millions of people heartburn relief. Unfortunately, that relief comes at a high price for many patients. PPI drugs such as Prilosec®, Prevacid®, and Nexium® come with a list of side effects, including nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and headaches. And those are […]

Why it’s critical to check your vitamin D levels every September

With Labor Day fast approaching, this is the ideal time of year to call your doctor to schedule a checkup and request one very important blood test. Ask for a 25-hydroxy vitamin D test (also known as a 25(OH)D test), which measures your blood levels of vitamin D. Why is September a perfect time to […]

Women have more strokes than men. How to cut your risk in HALF.

When it comes to women’s health, you might be surprised to learn that stroke is far more fatal than breast cancer. And a woman who has a stroke is more likely to die from it than a man. One simple way to determine — and reduce — your risk of stroke and heart disease is […]

The brain-protecting, body-balancing herbal extract you should start taking NOW

When it comes to protecting your memory from the rigors of dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other age-related attacks, drugs just aren’t going to cut it. You need something that promises to give your brain’s gray matter the balance it craves. And that’s what you’ll find with the herb Panax notoginseng — a type of ginseng (a […]

Men, beware of these dangerous drugs intended to treat an enlarged prostate

Overweight men with elevated blood sugar need to watch out for a major, unexpected risk… Of course, carrying around some extra weight and having high blood sugar are two metabolic issues that obviously put men at higher risk of type 2 diabetes. But what’s less apparent is a second risk you might never imagine would […]