heart disease

  • safety alert 

    As reported on Sat Apr 2 in Reuters, Antidepressants use is linked with an increase risk of heart disease. Middle-age men who use antidepressants are more likely to have a narrowing of blood vessels, increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes, than those who do not use the medications, according to a study of more than 500 male twins with a mean age of 55. Depression itself not seen associated with thickening. For a herbal tincture to alleviate depression try Carahealth Nervous System

  • statin side effects

    Experimental studies have shown that statins have potential protective effects against cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the use of statins was associated with prostate cancer risk.

  • Image

    Our eyesight is precious, often taken for granted until something goes wrong. Our eyes provide a way for us to see the world and for the world to see us. One of the greatest problems we are faced with as an aging population is eye disease.

  • Healthy Eating

    We have all heard about eating the right amount of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. This is important to maintain health. Every cell in our body needs the correct balance to function properly.

  • insulin resistance

    Insulin resistance (IR) is the condition in which normal amounts of insulin are inadequate to produce a normal insulin response from fat, muscle, and liver cells. Insulin resistance (IR) is a prominent pathophysiologic component in a myriad of metabolic disorders, including obesity, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  • With this medicines safety now in question, in the light of recent scientific evidence that it poses increased risk of heart attack, it seems that the medicine's regulator may be putting the interests of the drugs industry before patients.

  • why diets dont work

    Excess weight in terms of complementary medicine is seen as an excess condition of toxicity that needs to be eliminated. Did you know that central obesity is as much linked to cardiovascular disease as cigarette smoking?.

  • SAD

    Living in the higher latitudes of the northern hemisphere I, like the locals, have learnt to view the weather in a different light. “At least it’s not bitterly cold,” we say. As we fully submerge ourselves into winter grey and indulge in hot toddies, hot ports and warm hearths, some of us may unfortunately feel like a storm cloud has descended on us. People will describe low moods, feeling foggy and physical symptoms that are worse in the damp weather such as lung and joint problems. Whilst a seasonal decline in energy and mood is normal for many of us, some of us may actually be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or the winter blues.

  • Dietry guidelines

    Reduce risk of degenerative diseases, including kidney, liver & heart failure, want to improve vitality, have followed a low reactive diet & wish to return to a healthy eating plan.

  • Vitamin D

    Vitamin D regulates the immune system, which is important not only in immune deficiency diseases such as cancer but also in conditions of a hyperactive immune system such as seen in autoimmune disease.

  • This diet is beneficial to prevent the development of late-onset diabetes, heart disease & obesity. Balance is the key to any diet. This diet does not deprive the body of essential nutrients. The idea of the zone diet is to balance the ratio of carbohydrate, protein & fat.